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Aboriginal Australians -- Education (Higher) -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Aboriginal Australians -- Education -- Research -- Periodicals

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Charles Darwin University

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issue 24

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2 ISSUE 24 | March 2010 STUDENT PROFILES NICOLE ZIMMERMANN COURSE Bachelor of Arts WHERE ARE YOU FROM? I was born and raised in Canberra, but my Nana is from the Daly River regions; she was a Marranunggu woman. WHY STUDY AT CDU? Studying externally and having a small campus here in Nhulunbuy for extra support really appealed to me CDU has all that. LIKES Photography DISLIKES Cold weather FAVOURITE BUSH TUCKER Kangaroo FAVOURITE FOOD Mexican, Indian, Moroccan... the list goes on FAVOURITE MOVIES AND MUSIC I enjoy comedies such as Zoolander old school stuff and music changes, depending on my mood. I can listen to anything as long as its not angry, head banging stuff. FAVOURITE SPORT To watch on television Tennis To play Soccer or beach volleyball AMBITION/ASPIRATIONS To complete my degree then work in a fi eld helping people through their social and emotional issues WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE SOMEONE CONSIDERING STUDYING IN THIS DISCIPLINE I have only just started my degree, but I chose a Bachelor of Arts as it covers a wide range of subjects from Politics to Sociology. I can then carry on and complete a Graduate Diploma in Psychology if I choose. . . Hi, my name is Annette Wilson. I am a Warumunga woman born in Darwin. My mothers family is from Tennant Creek and I have an extended family and strong family ties to Tennant Creek, extending down as far as Alice Springs. I am a mother of three children and grandmother to one. My daughter, Kristen, is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Teaching & Learning at CDU and is in her third year. In June of 2009, Kristen had my fi rst grandchild Aaliyah, we all call her Princess. My eldest son, Shaun, commenced his teaching degree this year also through CDU and my youngest son, Jordan, has a scholarship and is at boarding school in Adelaide. He dreams of one day becoming a professional athlete. I told him thats great, but school is important and he needs to fi nish school fi rst! I attended school at Millner Primary and then Casuarina ANNETTE WILSON