CDU Darwin Waterfront FAQs for Students

FAQs for Students

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All business units in the double degrees will be delivered at CDU Darwin Waterfront. Units from other courses will be delivered at Casuarina campus.

Common units CUC100 and CUC107 will be delivered at CDU Darwin Waterfront, as well as at Casuarina campus. Preference for CDU Darwin Waterfront units will be given to students undertaking a majority of other business units at the campus.

Currently no non-business electives are being delivered at CDU Darwin Waterfront. Students can undertake them at Casuarina campus, or may elect to undertake them externally. (Please note: Restrictions may apply to international students undertaking external units – contact the Office of International Services for details).

There are several public bus routes between Casuarina and Darwin, with a number of collection points available to students.  Route 4 travels between Casuarina and Darwin bus interchanges, including a stop at Casuarina campus.

Darwin bus interchange is located just 500m from CDU Darwin Waterfront, which is a pleasant seven minute walk using well-lit walkways that are covered for most of the distance.

There is no student parking at CDU Darwin Waterfront, however there is a parking station adjacent to the Adina/Vibe where there is two hours’ free parking. There is also metered on-street parking and parking at the Darwin Convention Centre for $5 per day.

CDU Darwin Waterfront has state-of-the-art learning technologies and student Wifi throughout. There are multiple areas where students can power their own devices, and numerous lounges and breakout areas. There is a large student kitchen with heating facilities and fridges, as well as a prayer room. There is also onsite technical support, with Student Central staff available on the ground floor.

International Office

Staff will be available on the ground floor on Wednesday between 10am – 12pm.

You can make an appointment online with the Senior International Student Advisor.


The Librarian is available on the ground floor on Thursday and Friday between 8.30am – 4pm.

There is also a self-service Bookpod on Level 3

Equity Services

Careers & Employment, Counselling and Disability support services are available at the Waterfront Campus at different times during the year, however they can be contacted anytime.

Visit the Equity Services website for appointment details and contact information.

Yes, there is a student card machine on the ground floor in the Student Central area.

Yes, you can pay your fees at Student Central on the Ground Floor. However all payments should be via credit card or EFTPOS only – there is no facility for accepting cash at CDU Darwin Waterfront.

Orientation will be held at both. General orientation will occur at the Casuarina campus, but there will be one full day of orientation at CDU Darwin Waterfront.

There are plans for an onsite café, however currently there is no food available within the building. Fortunately CDU Darwin Waterfront is surrounded by a vibrant entertainment district that has numerous restaurants and cafés, as well as a convenience store.

The building is open from 0745 to 2100 Monday to Friday.  It is not open on the weekends.

Contact us

CDU Darwin Waterfront

  • (08) 8946 6666
  • Freecall: 1800 061 963
  • Fax: 08 8927 0612
  • Location: 21 Kitchener Drive, Darwin, NT 0800