In 2014 Charles Darwin University celebrated 25 years of university education in the Northern Territory, a history that commenced with the opening of the Territory’s first and only university, the Northern Territory University, in 1989. Prior to the establishment of the Northern Territory University post-secondary education in the Territory had a history dating back to the late 1940s.
CDU's diverse Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses have been designed to suit a range of career fields. Flexible study options are available to help you complete your course - on campus or externally online. Both of these options are supported by CDU to ensure you feel confident in your studies.
Located in the remote far north of Australia, research is central to the purpose of Charles Darwin University, and closely tied to the needs of the Northern Territory and the Territory’s immediate region: Timor Leste, Eastern Indonesia and the Arafura Sea.
The CDU Careers and Employment team offers career development services to current CDU students and recent graduates.
There are plenty of accommodation options in Darwin: on-campus accommodation, student accommodation, and private renting.
The Office of Library Services (OLS) provides high quality information resources, services and facilities to support the learning, teaching and research needs of the Charles Darwin University community.
TheCDU Medical Centre is situated on the Casuarina campus of Charles Darwin University at the corner of Lakeside and Ellengowan Drives.