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Changing Careers

Four ways to impress on your professional placement at Deloitte

Find out what makes a professional placement student shine. 

Too many universities to choose from?

Not sure what university to choose? Feeling like a kid in candy store? Or a hipster in a Melbourne laneway cafe?

Newborn and new career path: how Chandu did it

When Chandu de Silva was on maternity leave caring for her one-month-old son, Riyon, she decided, when the time came, she wanted to return to the workforce as a biomedical engineer.

How to have the confidence to study something new

Deciding to finally start that degree you’ve always desired or one day realising that you want a change of career is undoubtedly a little daunting. We understand that before you decide to pursue your passion, you need to feel confident that you’re making the right decision.  There are many things to consider including your interests, goals, strengths and whether you’re committed to taking the road untraveled. 

Needing inspiration? Check out this 'My Story' doco

Hear from some amazing women from around the world who now call Darwin home. This recent Darwin Community Arts project showcases five stories of inspiring and courageous women who migrated to Australia, studied at Charles Darwin University and established their lives and careers in the Northern Territory. The project was initiated by Creative Producer Silpi Dhungana Pant and filmed by her husband, Nitesh Raj Pant, who is currently studying Tourism at CDU. Within two days of publishing on social media, it reached more than 10,000 views globally. 'My Story' is the video documentary based on the life story of courageous, independent and inspiring women of our community here in Northern Territory.  

Are you thinking of studying, but not sure which course is the one for you?

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Why I changed careers at 30

Daniel had a career in banking, but after eight years he realised that it wasn't the career for him. He shares how he decided to put passion ahead of profession and instead study his hobby.

After four degrees, I found my passion

Caitlin studied Law online with CDU, graduating with 1st Class Honours. After trying her hand at a few other different degrees, she was compelled to chase her dream in Law.

Explore our 2017 courses

Looking to start study this year? Explore our courses on offer from health, business, education, science, arts and more.

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