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  • Five-star Australian university for employment outcomes

    According to The Good Universities Guide 2024 CDU ranks as a leader for graduate employment outcomes

  • 100% flexible to study however it suits you

    With over 30 years of experience in online and distance education, we know how to support your flexible learning

  • #5 Australian university for first-in-family study

    The Good Universities Guide 2024 ranks CDU as a leader in providing first-generation university education

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    CDU is committed to providing opportunities to students through our scholarship program. Scholarships are sponsored by individuals, businesses, government, community groups and the university to assist students with the financial burden of studying.

     
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    From our Darwin, Casuarina and Palmerston locations down to Alice Springs and Sydney, find out what our campuses and centres have available to you. 

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    Student life

    Whether you are looking for flexible study to juggle work and family, or want to get involved with clubs and societies, there's something for everyone at CDU.

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  • Professor Indra Abayasekera

    Expert tests if AI can help teach students accounting

    ChatGPT will not be replacing human teachers anytime soon, with a study into the technology’s capabilities finding it can’t help students critically understand academic assessment solutions. 

    Read more about Expert tests if AI can help teach students accounting
  • The CDU Menzies School of Medicine’s new suite of micro-credentials explores emergency and disaster health.

    New short courses to give insight into emergency and disaster health

    In a time of environmental disasters and ongoing threats of disease outbreaks, a new suite of micro-credential courses will give students access to the knowledge and strategies of how to be prepared in a crisis.

    Read more about New short courses to give insight into emergency and disaster health
  • The inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES) machine was donated to Charles Darwin University (CDU) from the INPEX-led Ichthys joint venture.

    CDU receives research and development equipment from Ichthys LNG

    The INPEX-led Ichthys joint venture has made a significant investment into research and development in the Northern Territory, gifting Charles Darwin University (CDU) a key piece of equipment critical for detecting traces of metals and chemical elements in groundwater, wastewater, soil, and solid waste samples.

    Read more about CDU receives research and development equipment from Ichthys LNG
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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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