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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.

I studied to make a local impact

Samuel Keitaanpaa has spent the last few years studying pharmacy, but hasn’t waited until completing his studies to start creating positive change and making plans to shape a better future for healthcare in the Northern Territory. Here's his story...

After four degrees, I found my passion in Law

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

How I spent a semester studying in Indonesia

Did you know that you could complete some of your studies overseas? And that there are scholarships and grants available for this purpose? No? Yes? Either way read on to find out more about this great opportunity. Lara Whitehouse is currently studying a Bachelor of Secondary Teaching, Humanities and Social Sciences majoring in Bahasa Indonesia and English Literature. She has a passion for the Bahasa language and wants to follow her goal of teaching in an international school, hopefully in Indonesia. Lara Whitehouse shares her story about studying overseas and the positive impact the experience had on her studies and personal life.

Kicking goals in exercise and sport science

Sam Gleadhill is the guy you want to know if you are keen to get the most out of your exercise routine. He knows what he is talking about. He is a certified weightlifting and strength and conditioning coach, has completed his Certificate III and IV in fitness and also has a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science degree under his belt.

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Nam Thien Tang: your future doctor of medicine

Nam Thien Tang is currently studying a Bachelor of Clinical Sciences with CDU. Hear his tips on studying and his plans for the future.

How I got into the swing of study before starting uni

Felex completed our Tertiary Enabling Program (TEP) in order to gain the skills to succeed at university after moving from Uganda. We asked him about his experience studying TEP, VET and Higher Education with CDU.

How I give back to students through the alumni network

Meet Calista Hudson who graduated with a Certificate III and IV in Fitness from CDU. Hear about her experience studying on campus at Casuarina and how she contributes back to CDU through the Alumni network.

Explore our 2018 courses

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

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How Naomi studied a teaching degree while working full time

Wondering if it’s possible to balance study and family? It's a question Naomi asked herself before starting a Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Early Childhood). Turns out you can. She did her teaching degree while working, having her third baby and moving interstate. Read on to see how she overcame the challenges of studying teaching as a busy working mum. 

TEP helped me gain entry into Nursing

Irene is a CDU student, who once thought going to uni wasn't on the cards. Here's her story.

The ride of my life: Kerry’s story

Do you pay attention to the talents other people see in you? For Kerry, a comment from her children’s school principal started her on the ride of her life.