Charles Darwin University
February News 2011
Kieran’s one bright spark
25/2/11 - Having a hand in Darwin’s booming construction industry is something that Indigenous welding apprentice Kieran Bush is pretty pleased about.
National project to strengthen NT workforce
25/2/11 - A project that will boost the job prospects of university students and help Territory employers to find experienced graduates will be launched at Parliament House in Canberra on Monday (February 28).
CDU academic in the running to co-chair national Indigenous body
24/2/11 - A Charles Darwin University (CDU) academic is among the final round of candidates in the running to co-chair Australia’s premier representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Alice Springs’ aspiring leaders converge on CDU
23/2/11 - Some of Alice Springs’ most influential identities will converge on Charles Darwin University this week as part of a new leadership development program.
CDU appoints leading resource management expert to head institute
23/2/11 - One of Australia's leading authorities in natural resource management has joined Charles Darwin University as Director of one of its flagship research institutes.
CDU appoints Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and International
22/02/11 - Charles Darwin University has appointed a new Deputy Vice-Chancellor to head its Research and International portfolio.
International Student Barometer report – good news for sector, but more work to do
21/2/11 - Universities Australia has released the findings of a new benchmark survey, involving 34 of Australia’s universities, on the expectations and experiences of international students pursuing higher education in Australia.
Bombing of Darwin’s forgotten casualty a tourism hot spot
21/2/11 - Darwin could become Australia’s “Mecca” for aviation archeologists and enthusiasts nationally and internationally, according to a Territory maritime archaeologist.
Largest ever intake of Indigenous medical students announced
21/02/11 - The largest intake of Indigenous medical students ever to a single Australian course has been accepted into Flinders University’s new Northern Territory Medical Program (NTMP).
Advancing Indigenous Australia through knowledge engagement
14/02/11 - Far more needs to be demanded of service deliverers and people responsible for interacting with Indigenous communities to facilitate cultural understanding, according to a Northern Territory academic.
Returning home to build confidence in Indian students
11/02/11 - A chance meeting with the Australian High Commissioner of Thailand in 1965 instilled in Ram Vemuri the difference he could make as an Indian student studying in Australia.
Former Chancellor honoured with gallery tribute
09/02/11 - Charles Darwin University has honoured former Chancellor Dr Nan Giese by naming a Casuarina campus art gallery after her.
New festival set to nurture future NT musicians and artists
07/02/11 - A new festival designed to cultivate art and performance within the NT community will showcase the latest in innovative musical concepts and technology by some leading international musicians.
NT’s leading training provider offering more in 2011
02/02/11 - The Territory’s leading vocational education and training (VET) provider, Charles Darwin University will offer more innovative educational courses than ever for secondary students in 2011.
CDU research receives high praise
01/02/11 - The quality of research at Charles Darwin University has again been recognised, this time through the Federal Government’s Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative.
CDU professor advises on sustainable population for Australia
01/02/11 - One of Australia's leading social scientists has recently provided advice to assist the Minister for Sustainable Population, Tony Burke.
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