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 students will value lifelong and life-wide learning and understand that learning occurs anywhere, anytime and through varied experiences. Throughout their studies, our students will build essential skills for success in academic pursuits, their work and their lives beyond CDU. Further, our co-design approach will also strengthen CDU processes, systems and practices required to achieve CDU-wide key targets.
The distinctive characteristics of the Northern Territory present researchers and research students at Charles Darwin University with unique experiences and opportunities.
CDU is an exciting and progressive research-intensive university that prioritises the complex issues facing Northern Australia and the Asia-Pacific. Our internationally recognised research is strongly aligned with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and makes a real, positive difference in people’s lives.
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The Office of Student Administration and Equity Services (SAES) manages all aspects of Higher Education admissions, enrolments, examinations, progression and fees. Across the Higher Education and VET sectors, the office administers scholarships, student records, the University cashier and timetabling.
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Casuarina campus is CDU's largest study location and the main hub for Higher Education, Vocational Education and Training (VET), and Research programs.
It could have been better. I was not that interested in the subject material to begin with.
I have experienced a very helpful environment in this university. I will be rejoining them in Feb 2021 and cannot wat to start a degree that is close to my heart with them
The University is well structured and support is available. The lectures are recorded to watch later.
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