Plenty to cel­e­brate for new CDU grad­u­ates

NT News - - NEWS - PHILLIPPA BUTT

HUN­DREDS of new grad­u­ates cel­e­brated at Charles Dar­win Univer­sity yes­ter­day, as al­most 1300 stu­dents re­ceived awards.

16 of the grad­u­ates re­ceived PhDs for their re­search rang­ing from un­der­stand­ing how malaria im­pacts im­por­tant im­mune cells to the con­ser­va­tion of the bush­tailed mul­gara found on the sand plains of Cen­tral Aus­tralia.

The cer­e­monies, held at the Dar­win Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, cel­e­brated the ef­forts of stu­dents from a broad range of vo­ca­tional and higher ed­u­ca­tion cour­ses.

Graham Bradley gave the Oc­ca­sional Ad­dress at the morn­ing cer­e­mony while Jo Seiler de­liv­ered it at the evening cer­e­mony.

Franck Go­hier was hon­oured as a Com­pan­ion of the Univer­sity for his con­tri­bu­tion to the devel­op­ment of fine arts in Aus­tralia, par­tic­u­larly in the North­ern Ter­ri­tory.

Beaulah Maziriri, Larissa Pot­ter, Linda Luck and Kri­tika Ad­hikari were all ex­cited to have com­pleted their qual­i­fi­ca­tions and re­ceive their cer­tifi­cates of grad­u­a­tion.

CDU Grad­u­ates Beaulah Maziriri, Larissa Pot­ter, Linda Luck, and Kri­tika Ad­hikari at the Con­ven­tion Cen­tre

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