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Celebrating international students at Kindness Festival

Charles Darwin University (CDU) sponsored the Kindness Festival held at Darwin Waterfront on Saturday, 31 July to celebrate the Northern Territory’s international students and multicultural community.


From VET student to NT Trainer of the Year finalist

With 15 vocational education and training (VET) certificates under her belt, Charles Darwin University (CDU) VET Lecturer from the Alice Springs Campus, Wendy Blight, is a strong believer in lifelong learning.


Indigenous students get ranger ready

Remote Indigenous communities are learning valuable and useful skills as they are upskilled to become rangers through a course providing meaningful employment, training and career pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.


Students saddle up for Katherine show

Students at CDU’s Katherine campus have saddled up for the Katherine Show taking home a number of awards and displaying their expertise in handling horses.


CDU scientists help fight biosecurity threat

Charles Darwin University (CDU) chemists have developed a scent profile and artificial scent lures designed to help sniffer dogs to detect citrus canker disease in citrus orchards in the Northern Territory.

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Revitalising Charles Darwin University’s Central Australia Campus

Charles Darwin University (CDU) is backing a major revitalisation of its university campus in Central Australia as part of a new strategic plan for the campus, which includes higher education.

Drones for innovation playground event

Inspiring young Territorians to pursue science, technology and innovation

Charles Darwin University (CDU) and Inspired NT is inspiring young Territorians to pursue careers in science, technology and innovation as part of a new interactive and educational event, Innovation Playground.

Dr Noordin Shehabuddeen

Innovator takes helm of VET at CDU

An innovator who is deeply committed to ensuring students and employers are equipped for the jobs of the future has commenced as the new Pro Vice-Chancellor Vocational Education and Training (VET).

Arafura Swamp Rangers Aboriginal Corporation members Erica Ngurruwuthun, David Bidingal and Charlie Ramandjarri test out the virtual reality technology at CDU. Virtual reality image courtesy of Injalak Arts.

VR technology has the potential to map sacred sites

Indigenous rangers are exploring the possibilities of using state-of-the-art virtual reality technology at Charles Darwin University to help them map sacred sites across the Northern Territory. 

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Renewable energy focus builds at CDU

Charles Darwin University has taken carriage of a facility that will enable industry and government to continue to ensure the reliable flow of energy throughout the vast expanse of the Northern Territory and further integrate renewable and conventional energy.