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Join our range of student-run groups including sporting, academic, social, cultural, and faith-based groups. Each group holds a range of events across the academic year and new members are always welcome.

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Joining a student group will help you connect with people with common interests, celebrate your culture or religion, and have fun with your peers.  Whether you want to get fit, share your passion, discover something new, or try to change the world, there's something for everyone. 
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Check out the list of CDU student groups you can join, below.
African Students Forum

The group aims to support the cultural and social needs of all African students on Campus presently enrolled in CDU. We aim to provide a social atmosphere for African students to connect, share and grow together. Together we believe we can keep our African heritage alive. 

Learn more here! https://www.facebook.com/cduafricanstudentforum 

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Ally and Pride Networks

CDU is proud to have students and staff of diverse gender identities and sexualities as active members of its communities.

Pride@CDU

Pride@CDU is a closed group for CDU students and staff who identify as LGBTQIA+. It’s a safe and welcoming (virtual) space for people to connect, share stories, support each other and organise campaigns about issues that matter.

Learn more and sign up

CDU Ally Network

All CDU staff are encouraged to become active allies: visible advocates for LGBTIQA+ inclusion at CDU. As well as taking part in celebration events, they help:

  • share their knowledge with others
  • correct harmful myths and stereotypes
  • identify and act on inappropriate behaviour and negative comments
  • display symbols of inclusion (e.g Ally Network lanyards, stickers and pins) which are provided upon completion of the Ally Network training.

If you are a staff member or know a CDU staff member who is keen to join the network, the staff portal has info on how to sign up.

Bangladeshi Student Association
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Determining and representing the interests and views of members to the Bangladesh Student Association, the University, the International Student of CDU, the enrolled students of CDU, other Students’ Societies or Associations and the Bangladeshi Community as a whole.

Join this group or you can contact us via Facebook

CDU Allied Health Collective
Allied Health Collective

The Allied Health Collective is a community of Health Professionals trained through CDU. This group is for collaboration, support and networking, to improve allied health service delivery.

The group also focuses on personal growth through professional development.

To find out more and join!

CDU Cyber Security Club
We aim to provide a student-led platform that introduces its members to cyber security and advance their knowledge through workshops and other such activities, to legally and ethically improve the cyber security skills of the Club's members, and to participate in Cyber Security competitions on behalf of CDU. Join us today!  https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100084944057820
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CDU Catholic Society
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We are a group of young people who are growing our relationship with Jesus through personal and spiritual development, as we connect, support and serve each other. We will host events such as Mass, Faith information events and other social activities.

Find out more at CDU Catholic Society on Facebook, or you can contact us via email.

CDU Chinese Students & Scholars Association
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CDUCSSA represents the voice of all CDU Chinese students. We aim to offer a platform that can help with personal and professional growth. We offer a range of activities for students to expand extracurricular interests, develop social skills and increase academic interactions. Our group facilitates culture communication to serve the interests of Chinese students and scholars in the CDU environment.

Click here to join now!

CDU Christians
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Our aim is to support and encourage Christian University students in their faith during their time at CDU. We also want to help other interested people at CDU to find out about Christianity. We aim to achieve these goals through weekly bible studies, students meeting up together, a Friday Night connect event with dinner, social games and teaching on Christianity. In terms of contributing to student life - all our events provide avenues for students to build friendships and support networks during their time at uni which really aids them in their student life and study.

To find out more visit our website. Click on here to join today!

CDU Dance Club

A group of CDU student amateur dancers getting together to teach dance classes on CDU Casuarina Campus, boosting diverse genres and multiculturalism! Anyone can dance! 

Click here to check out what we do and join today! 

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CDU Engineering Student Society

Engineering Students Society is a small family for engineering students and other students who are interested in the field. We aim to provide opportunities for networking with the engineering profession, tutorial and skill learning workshops for you to get ready with your engineering journey and last but most important, fun social activities to ensure you have the best campus life ever! Find out more here: https://www.facebook.com/CDUESS2022/  

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CDU Information Technology Students Association
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CDU ITSA's objective is to provide all IT students opportunities for growth and a platform of learning new skills, understanding the industry needs and networking with the IT professionals.

Send us an email for more information.  Click here to sign up to our group!

CDU Magic Club
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Magic is an art that combines skill and performance, which brings miracles to thousands of audiences. The Magic Club was established to promote this art to more audiences. Our club holds regular activities and magic theme activities to achieve this goal. We provide an opportunity for students and staff, as well as magic enthusiasts to understand and learn magic.

To learn more, join today!

CDU Outdoors Club
 
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CDU Outdoors Club is Darwin's newest outdoors group, bringing together the adventurous at heart for good times across the Top End. Club's activities include social events and half-day to multi-day kayaking and hiking trips in Top End and Kimberly. We also have a ramge of equipment available for hire by our members on club and private trips. The club is open to everyone, no matter your experience, with opportunities for beginners to build up to more challenging trips. Our list of activities will continue to grow with our membership base. If we're not running a trip you're keen on doing then chances are one of our members are, so join up and say G'day!

More details here:

https://www.facebook.com/CDU-Outdoors-Club-100249482815451 

 

CDU Student Council
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The purpose of CDUSC is to:

  • Promote and advance the rights, interests and welfare of students;
  • Represent students within and outside the University;
  • Provide the means for effective communication between students and the University;
  • Deliver other services, amenities and programs for students funded from the CDUSC membership fee and other income received by CDUSC.

To join our group click here.

CDU Table Tennis Club
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Our club mission is to connect, discover and grow through multiculturalism. We provide a shared platform to enhance life skills and solidarity among university students and the broader community through playing Table Tennis. 

Become a member by clicking here! 

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CDU Yoga Lifestyle Club
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CDU Yoga Lifestyle Club provides weekly yoga classes to University students for free (during S1 and S2 only). Other activities planned to help students increase their awareness of health and wellness. 

If you'd like more details please click here or email us.

CDU Virtual Student Club
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CDU Virtual Student Club is a student group started by external students with an objective of organising virtual events and activities for students. Given that a lot of the events are on-campus where online students cannot participate, the CDUVSC aims to do virtual events and activities so that both online and on campus students can participate together through virtual mediums and feel equally included, engaged and inspired in CDU.

Click here to find out more and join today!

CDU Volleyball Club
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We are a group of volleyball enthusiasts mainly based on campus as students or alumni or staff. The group focuses on playing volleyball and participating in local tournaments. The primary purpose of the club is to promote volleyball as the recreational activity and connect with other like-minded students.

To join head to our Facebook Page.

CDU Queer Network

The CDU Queer Network exists as a safe space for all Queer CDU students to freely connect, gain support, and embrace queer culture. The group aims to either acknowledge or celebrate significant dates relevant to the LGBTQIA+ community and encourage CDU to promote queer theory in student learning. 

Join here! https://www.facebook.com/groups/305622901615397  

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Darwin K-Pop Dance Group
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This club is aim to provide an safe environment and opportunities where students can learn, practice and perform K-pop style dancing. We aim to bring together those people who love dancing and interested in K-pop. Students can make new friends and having fun in the club. To learn more click here! 
EnviroCollective
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We aim to improve sustainability on campus and raise awareness about environmental issues in the Northern Territory and beyond.  We provide a space for all people who are interested in sustainability and our environment to come together and create positive change through connection, education and inspiration. For environment students, it is an excellent way to meet people in your field, gain relevant work experience, and find out what opportunities exist for employment after university life.

Click here to join our group alternatively contact us via email or Facebook.

Jesus Youth CDU
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Jesus Youth is a lifestyle of young people themselves, who filled with the Holy Spirit try to reach out spiritually to young and active students. We mainly focus on enhancing the spiritual upliftment of young Catholic Christians through various events, prayer gatherings, outreach, etc. We also focus on International students who need spiritual support and guidance and make friends for life.

Contact us via Facebook or click here to join!

PPIA NT (Indonesian Student Association NT)
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The main objective of our association is to create a space where the students can improve and express themselves in a safe environment.  Our group activities include education, culture, bonding, competition, and seminars.

For more details head to our Facebook Page, alternatively click here to join today!

Sri Lankan Students Association CDU
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SLSA is a Sri-Lankan student community based in Charles Darwin University, initiated to support the growing Sri Lankan community in the University and other institutions in Northern Territory. We promote student engagement activities in Charles Darwin University and collaborate and participate in local community events representing our university. Our aim is to enrich the well-being of members and share the Sri-Lankan culture and values in Charles Darwin University.

To be apart of our group please click here or contact us through our Facebook page.

The Good Games Social Club
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A club which holds social events that involve various gaming-related activities including but not limited to: table-top games, board games, card games, video games, laser tag, scavenger hunts and the list goes on.  Connecting with like-minded people who are passionate about games, in all shapes and form, who aim to share their experiences, as well as experience new forms of gaming with others.

Click here to join today!

 

 
 
 
 
University Cricket Club
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Uni Bulls Cricket Club aim to foster and promote the game of cricket within the Charles Darwin University Community as defined by the Northern Territory Cricket Association.

To sign up click here or go to our Facebook.

University Rebels Basketball Club
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Our club promotes basketball to all persons (seniors and juniors) within the Darwin Region and CDU. We provide development programs, encourage participation in a sportsman like manner, develop junior basketball and participate in competitions. 

More information on how to join go to our Facebook Page.

Women's Collective
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Our mission is to encourage and empower women to achieve their goals by developing an exchange network with students, business organisations and the Government. In the long run, the group aims to generate a ripple effect for women to contribute in productive ways.

Click here to join today!

RIEL & Co Postgraduate Society
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RIELCPS is a student representative body developed by RIEL and SENV for postgraduate students in the College of Engineering, IT and Environment (CEITE) and affiliate organizations. The primary focus of RIELCPS is to enhance the postgraduate student experience by providing social and academic services and outlets, representing postgraduate students - individually and collectively, and providing support to students over the course of their studies.

Click here to join!

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