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‘We deserve better.’ A mother and medical student’s mission to improve regional health services
FEATURES  5 May 2022

‘We deserve better.’ A mother and medical student’s mission to improve regional health services

This mother-of-two is making it her mission to bring back vital health services to regional areas by making a career change from teaching to Medicine.

Charles Sturt University Medicine

Riverstone graduate gets degree while also juggling full-time work and COVID-19 lockdowns
FEATURES  4 May 2022

Riverstone graduate gets degree while also juggling full-time work and COVID-19 lockdowns

Despite the pressure of maintaining a full-time job and isolation due to COVID-19 lockdowns, a Bachelor of Education graduate can hang her hat on pushing through this challenging time to complete her degree online.

Charles Sturt University Society and Community Teaching and Education

Teaching graduates overcome personal setbacks and COVID-19 disruptions
FEATURES  4 May 2022

Teaching graduates overcome personal setbacks and COVID-19 disruptions

Among the many teaching graduates at the Charles Sturt University graduation ceremonies in Bathurst this week, three overcame personal setbacks as well as the disruptions caused to all by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Charles Sturt University Society and Community Teaching and Education

Teaching is not the only thing this mother-of-five has mastered
FEATURES  3 May 2022

Teaching is not the only thing this mother-of-five has mastered

Mother-of-five proudly attends rescheduled graduation ceremony in Bathurst as she celebrates her achievements, including completing her master's degree while homeschooling her children while caring for a premature newborn and working part-time.

Charles Sturt University Teaching and Education

Charles Sturt celebrates one of the first rural First Nations Dental Science students
FEATURES  28 Apr 2022

Charles Sturt celebrates one of the first rural First Nations Dental Science students

Despite feeling directionless and not “smart enough” to be a dentist, one of Charles Sturt’s first rural First Nations students in the Bachelor of Dental Science is proving that grit and determination are all you need to pursue your dreams.

Charles Sturt University Dentistry Indigenous

Hard life lessons shape future teacher
FEATURES  22 Apr 2022

Hard life lessons shape future teacher

Growing up in a volatile, social housing estate in a single-parent family with siblings to care for was tough for a scholarship recipient from Dubbo. He recounts how those years helped him to succeed both personally and academically later on.

Charles Sturt University Society and Community Teaching and Education

Family history 50 years in the making
FEATURES  21 Apr 2022

Family history 50 years in the making

The former Riverina College of Advanced Education is not the only things celebrating 50 years in 2022. It has also been 50 years since the start of the Davis family, which is ingrained in Charles Sturt tradition.

Charles Sturt University

Are you inspired to teach? It’s not too late to make a career change
FEATURES  20 Apr 2022

Are you inspired to teach? It’s not too late to make a career change

Applications are open for another round of the Mid-Career Transition to Teaching Program. Two students currently enrolled from round one talk about their decision to change careers and the benefits of the program.

Charles Sturt University Teaching and Education

Thank you to the unsung heroes helping our most vulnerable
FEATURES  15 Mar 2022

Thank you to the unsung heroes helping our most vulnerable

On World Social Work Day on Tuesday 15 March, two students and an academic from the Charles Sturt School of Social Work and Arts recount why they wanted to dedicate their lives to helping people.

Charles Sturt University Indigenous Society and Community

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