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Higher Degree by Research

Scholarship applications are open until 31 October

Why choose CDU?

  • Top 100 university globally for quality education

    According to the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2021

  • #2 Australian university for graduate employment outcomes

    The Good Universities Guide 2022 ranks CDU as a leader for undergraduate employment outcomes

  • 30 years' experience in distance and online education

    We have what it takes to support flexible study

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News

  • Sam Jacob is Charles Darwin University's newly-appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor.

    CDU to grow VET sector and champion student success with new Deputy Vice-Chancellor appointment

    Vocational Education and Training (VET) and students will be at the top of the agenda for Charles Darwin University (CDU) with the appointment of a new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Student Engagement and Success and Vocational Education and Training.

    Read more about CDU to grow VET sector and champion student success with new Deputy Vice-Chancellor appointment
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    Backing Top End research through the pandemic

    More than 36 research projects in the Territory will be funded at Charles Darwin University (CDU) thanks to $3.4 million in funding from the Federal Government to help alleviate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on university research.

    Read more about Backing Top End research through the pandemic
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    New integrated report card to protect Darwin Harbour

    Territorians will get a better insight into the health and long-term sustainability of Darwin Harbour, following the launch of the first truly integrated Darwin Harbour Report Card.

    Read more about New integrated report card to protect Darwin Harbour
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Research and Innovation

We are a research-intensive university with a commitment to building collaborative, co-designed research support. Concentrated within the central unit of Research and Innovation, we provide high-quality support and administration of research and consultancy projects, from conception to completion.

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CDU Alumni 2021

CDU Alumni Awards

The annual Charles Darwin University Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of the University’s alumni and the finalists for the 2021 awards have been announced.

Congratulations to all the finalists. The winners of each award category will be announced on Thursday, 21 October 2021 at CDU Alumni Awards Night @ Darwin Convention Centre. Come along and join us at the CDU Alumni Awards Night, connect and network with NT’s industry leaders and celebrate the success of CDU’s most accomplished graduates.

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