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Major projects

Charles Darwin University is growing its
capabilities to deliver more teaching and research to our community.

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University profile

CDU dates back to the 1950s. With no offices or permanent staff, shorthand and French were first conducted in school premises.

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Our Faculties and Schools

CDU's Faculties and Schools offer comprehensive courses and tailored programs to help you start your NextLife.

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Corporate information

Through education and research, CDU has helped to strengthen the social and economic development of northern Australia and the Asia-pacific region.

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Campuses and centres

CDU teaches 21,000 students at four campuses and four training centres. It also delivers training in more than 170 remote locations across the Territory.

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Learning and teaching

The University promotes and supports the development of educational practices that provide high-quality and diverse learning experiences for all students.

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Partnerships and industry collaboration

From the Government to other universities, CDU has established many strong partnerships around the world.

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Fast Facts About CDU More about CDU

  • Times Higher Education ranks CDU in the top 2 percent of universities in the world.

  • Times Higher Education ranks CDU in the list of top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old.

  • Reuters ranks CDU in the top 4 in Australia and NZ for research quality in Environmental Science.

  • Each year CDU teaches over 4,000 Indigenous students in over 150 locations across the NT.

  • Reuters ranks CDU in the top 4 in Australia and NZ for research quality in Ecology.

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