Adult Learners Week 2006
CDU and the Department of Employment, Education and Training will show their support of lifelong learning for all Territorians with Adult Learners Week 2006, which starts tomorrow, Friday 1 September.
Farewell to Brian
An emotional farewell was held in at CDU's Chinese Gardens on Wednesday 16 August, for Dr Brian Gray, the co-creator of the methodology behind the National Accelerated Literacy Program (NALP - formerly known as Scaffolding Literacy).
Ethics essay competition open for entries
Entries are now being accepted for the CPA Australia Ethics Essay Competition to highlight the importance of ethics to students studying to become accountants. Find out more...
The Administrator's Pleasure Concert
The Administrator's Pleasure Concert will be held on Saturday 23 September at the Darwin Entertainment Centre with performances from local and interstate guests, including Gina Jeffreys.
e-tax: do your tax online
e-tax allows you to prepare your individual tax return electronically and lodge it online. Designed by the Australian Tax Office, e-tax is free, fast, safe and secure with most refunds issuing within 14 days.
Interactive hydrography - future directions
The 13th Australasian Hydrographic Conference, from 29 August to 1 September, will bring together people from all over the Asia-Pacific region to discuss recent advances in the hydrographic industry.
No child left behind in the NT?
Having just completed a three month Churchill Fellowship touring North America, Associate Professor Tess Lea's report calls for focused investment in an evidence-based education system.
Tournament of the Minds
CDU's Casuarina Campus will again be the focal point as it prepares to host the Northern Territory finals of Tournament of the Minds.
Maria leaves lasting memories at Alzheimers Aust NT
Maria Kambouris recently gave a presentation to staff at Alzheimer's Australia NT about the Life Memories Album project she completed as part of her learning practicum for the Bachelor of Welfare Studies at CDU.
Annual international student lunch
CDU's International office will host the annual international student lunch on Tuesday 5 September from 12.30pm to 2.30pm in the breezeway (near the library) at the Casuarina Campus.
Darwin All Stars primed for Brunei
CDU recently announced its sponsorship of the Darwin All-Stars senior men's basketball team who are currently competing in the prestigious Rimula Cup in Brunei.
CDU Graduate Recruitment Fair 2006
Are you a current student or a graduate of Charles Darwin University? Don't miss out on this year's Graduate Recruitment Fair on 29 August - bigger and better than ever!
Alice Springs activities
CDU's Alice Springs Campus hosted Taste of Uni on 24 August, with over 30 Indigenous students attending from local schools. Find out more...
Sundowner is on again!
It's that time of year - the CDULSS is having its first Sundowner for semester two on 4 September from 6pm.
Launch of CDU research initiative
CDU, in conjunction with the Northern Territory Department of Education, Employment and Training, invites you to visit the ArtStories exhibition.
Nhulunbuy - active in the community
Lecturers from CDU's Nhulunbuy Campus headed out into the community recently reaching the Saturday morning shopping crowd with up-to-date information on CDU courses available through the Campus.
Commissioner Willy Telavi
Former Northern Territory University (now CDU) graduate, Commissioner Willy Telavi, has taken his qualifications to places and positions far beyond even his own expectations.
Gerber technology at CDU
CDU's fashion department has been utilising the latest industry technology - the Gerber AccuMark.System.
A move to Nhulunbuy and enrolling in a VET certificate IV course unlocked the potential in Mosiana Taufalele-Johns.
CDU's Flying Professor Service
CDU recently registered a trade mark for a 'Flying Professor Service' which will seek to emulate and advance the underlying philosophy of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia in terms of its facilitating access and opportunities.
Indonesian dance group performs at CDU
The Sasak Dance Group from Lombok, Indonesia attracted great interest with a recent preview of their highly anticipated Darwin Festival performance at CDU's Casuarina Campus.
Hearing well for the fullness of life
The NT Office of Senior Territorians and CDU have joined forces to offer free hearing screenings and information sessions for Hearing Awareness Week, 20-26 August.
Sculpture in the Park
The annual Sculpture in the Park, held from 6-13 August, saw a large selection of CDU fine arts students participate with thought provoking and imaginative works installed throughout Darwin's Civic Park.
The creative convener
What exactly is creative citizenship? Basically it means becoming involved in the creative life of your community. There will be the chance to find out more when CDU hosts the Creative Citizenship symposium in Alice Springs in September.
Free SER seminar
Adjunct professor Karen Edyvane presents 'Paradise lost? Meeting the challenges of marine conservation in the Northern Territory', on Friday 25 August from 1pm to 2pm.
Academy Award winner at CDU
CDU's Casuarina Campus will play host to a select group of award winning directors and producers, including an Academy Award winner this weekend.
Free SER seminar
Ashley Brooks presents 'An evaluation of the effectiveness of ten years of internationally funded conservation and development projects in and around Cat Ba Island National Park, Vietnam', on 23 August from 1pm.
Natural dye workshop
Local artist and CDU honours student Aly de Groot will provide a natural dye workshop from 26-27 August, 12pm to 3pm. Find out more...
Free MSHR seminar
Professor Lesley Barclay, Dr Amanda Harris, Dr Suzanne Belton and Dr Gao Yu present 'Preliminary findings: Improving birth outcomes in China', on Monday 21 August from 12pm.
CDU supports Disability Awareness Week
CDU is a proud supporter of the 2006 Disability Awareness Week, which features a number of education and awareness activities including an Employers Breakfast on Thursday 17 August at SKYCITY.
Yulara Centre activities
Yulara Centre staff have been heavily involved with the local community over the past month in the delivery of CDU courses.
CDU goes CEO Online
CDU's Faculty of Law, Business and Arts has successfully established a partnership with CEO Online and the International Institute of Directors and Managers.
Katherine Campus activities
Katherine Campus' success at the recent Katherine Show and Royal Darwin Show and presence at this year's Flying Fox Festival cap off a hectic month.
What sets us apart makes us unique
A DVD about CDU shows the extent to which the University interacts with its community and the depth and breadth of the University's involvement across the Territory.
Free SSPR seminar
Kate Golebiowska presents 'Regional policy for skilled migration in Australia and Canada', on Wednesday 16 August from 1.00pm to 2.00pm.
Allan Patience joins CAH
Professor Allan Patience recently joined the School of Creative Arts and Humanities as lecturer in political science.
Promoting CDU in Indonesia
CDU's International Office recently took part in several student recruitment activities throughout Indonesia. Find out more...
National Science Week 2006
The spotlight was on CDU's Casuarina Campus as it opened the Northern Territory Science Week 2006 last week.
Jabiru Centre activities
Hosting a careers expo for local students and providing units as part of the Junior Ranger Program, Jabiru Centre is big on community involvement.
Eureka for research fellows
Professorial research fellows of the School of Environmental Research, Professor Barry Brook and Professor David Bowman, have been co-nominated as a finalist for the 2006 Botanic Gardens Trust Eureka Prize for biodiversity research.
Kathy goes back to school
It was a very special journey for CDU's Kathy Arbon and Betty Ah Kit when they travelled to various remote communities to fly the CDU flag in late June.
Farewell Meg, welcome Professor Brown
CDU and the Indigenous Academic Support Unit are delighted to announce that Associate Professor Isaac Brown has been appointed to the position of coordinator, Indigenous Academic Support Unit for six months.
Make a difference!
Make a difference - be one of Australian's future leaders with the General Sir John Monash Awards - 'Australia's most prestigious postgraduate scholarships promoting excellence in learning.'
2007 Rhodes Scholarships
Applications for Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford University are invited from candidates who received, or will receive, their first degree in the Australian Capital Territory or the Northern Territory.
Dianne flies the flag
CDU's Dianne Underwood recently attended the 18th Women, Management and Employment Relations Conference held in Sydney.
Disability Awareness Week 2006
Disability Awareness Week 2006 will get underway this weekend further promoting this year's theme of 'Celebrating ability and achievement'.
Congratulations to outstanding students
CDU's Faculty of Education, Health and Science congratulated its outstanding students at their prize giving ceremony held at the Cornicopia Cafe on Thursday 3 August.
Adult Learners Week 2006
CDU, with the Department of Employment, Education and Training, are again showing their support of lifelong learning for all Territorians with Adult Learners Week 2006.
CDU researchers showcase current projects
The inaugural CDU Postgraduate Symposium gets underway on 11 August offering postgraduate research students an opportunity to discuss and present their current projects to their peers and a wider audience.
CDU library - A top performer
Recent library client survey results place the CDU library amongst the top performing academic institutions in the country.
Garma Forum - Look back, look forward and reflect
The 2006 Garma Forum attracted a diverse range of speakers including leaders from traditional aboriginal communities, government officials, policy makers, academic researchers, teachers, health workers and corporate representatives.
Crossing Cultures book launch
CDU invites all to attend the book launch of the new CDU Press publication, 'Crossing Cultures: Art, Politics and Identity', edited by Sylvia Kleinert, on Friday 11 August.
Tiwi etchings on show at CDU
An exquisite collection of 21 new etchings from Melville Island will be launched on Saturday 12 August at 12.30pm at CDU's Northern Editions Gallery.
Free SSPR seminar
Dr Daniel Etya'ale presents 'Addressing people's health: Going beyond the medical, on Wednesday 9 August from 3pm to 4pm.
Gil Sullivan performs at CDU
Gil Sullivan performs the complete set of Mozart's piano sonatas at the CDU Theatre, Casuarina Campus from 22-26 August.
Orpheus in the Underworld
CDU's School of Creative Arts and Humanities, in collaboration with OperatuNiTy, presents Orpheus in the Underworld by Jacques Offenbach, a Darwin Festival event, from 15-19 August.
CDU on show
The fun and excitement of the Royal Darwin Show has passed for another year, with hundreds of show goers making their way to the CDU stall at the Foskey Pavilion over the three jam-packed days.
Artist's forum - Hayley West
Hayley West, administrator of DVAA's Artist Run Initiative, presents a free forum on Tuesday 8 August from 12pm to 1pm.
Sculpture in the Park
CDU staff and students will show their work at this year's Sculpture in the Park, a Darwin Festival event, from 6-13 August.
SPA national conference and life awards
The Suicide Prevention Australia National Conference 2006 will be held from 2-4 November in Glenelg, South Australia. Nominations for the SPA 2006 Life Awards close 18 August. Find out more about both these events...
Disability Awareness Week 2006
Disability Awareness Week 2006, from 13-18 August, celebrates ability and achievement with a variety of events throughout the week. Find out more...