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Use your military knowledge to shape the new world

Study with a new world university that embraces change and champions innovation. Whether you are an ex-serving or a serving member of the Australian Defence Force, we want you to help us shape the new world.

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Why choose CDU?

At CDU, we share the need for rewarding work and feeling like you have made a difference. We also know the importance of real-world experiences, and we want you to help us build a better world.

We know you have the skills, knowledge, and attitude for success in anything you do. So why not let CDU help you to shape a better future.

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Defence spotlight

  • Dr Rebecca Murray and Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price

    CDU’s 3D printing technology deployed into Navy

    Cutting edge 3D printing technology developed at Charles Darwin University (CDU) will be deployed by the Royal Australian Navy in a world-first trial that will streamline the maintenance of patrol vessels.

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  • Professor Sue Shore and Hannah Tanio-Spick

    Networking towards a ‘military friendly’ institution

    Charles Darwin University has tapped into Darwin’s defence community as part of a national project to increase support for younger student veterans in Australian higher education.

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  • People viewing the 3D printer

    CDU 3D printer recognised as military supplier

    CDU's LightSPEE3D printer has been accepted into a military sales catalogue that features some of the biggest defence contractors in the world.

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