International current students


If you are already studying as an International Student at CDU then this is the site to find the support and information that you need to ensure that life in Darwin and study at the university is smooth-running and successful.

This site is designed to help you from your first weeks at Charles Darwin right up until your last weeks and the things you need to know in between.

The International Support Team aims to offer the highest level of support to the international students at Charles Darwin University.

Our goal is to enhance the academic experience of international students by providing expert academic advice, encouragement and assistance to our international student community at Charles Darwin University.

Our Services

Senior International Student Adviser (SISA)

Our SISA is able to provide support and advice in relation to the following circumstances:

  • Visa related issues (work permit, visa extensions and visa conditions)
  • Course information and enrolment advice
  • Overseas student health cover
  • Tax file number applications
  • Activities and events
  • Referral to other support services both on and off campus

International Support Officer (ISO)

Our ISO is the first point of contact for international students when they arrive at Charles Darwin University. The ISO is able to provide international students with general information about course, enrolments, accommodation and health cover.

To get in contact with SISA or ISA send an email to

The Office of International Services will be visiting the following countries soon. If you would like to meet our representative in country please email them directly to make an appointment.

Country Dates Person
Timor Leste 3-4 Aug S. Hodgetts
Philippines 8-10 Aug M. Procianos
India 10-14 Aug S. Hodgetts
Melbourne 23 Aug D.Swat

International Student Guides

International Prospectus (PDF 3.2MB)
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