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Orientation Event

Welcome to CDU Darwin Orientation

Let's help you start right for Semester 1
Presenter CDU Orientation team
Contact person T: 1800 061 963 E:
Location CDU Casuarina and Waterfront Darwin campuses
Larrakia Country
Open to Students only

Calling all Semester 1 newly commencing students in Darwin (including Casuarina campus, Waterfront Darwin and external).

Join us for three days of fun activities, free lunch, drinks and games. Plus, connect with your Faculty and get to know your fellow peers.





Day 1 - Wednesday 28 February
11 am - 3 pm
  • Official welcome event with Smoking Ceremony and formal introduction to CDU. 
  • Explore the campus and connect with fellow students. Meet the teams who provide essential services and support your learning, health and wellbeing journey.
  • Hear essential CDU 101 info and International student session about understanding visa requirements during study.
Day 2 - Thursday 29 February
From 9 am - 4.30 pm
  • Connect with your Faculty. Find your study spaces at select locations in Casuarina and Waterfront Darwin campuses. See your Domestic or International student Orientation schedule for more information. 
Day 3 - Friday 1 March
1 pm - 6.30 pm
  • First Nations students are welcome to the Gurinbey Centre to meet the First Nations Leadership and Engagement Team.
  • Finish your Orientation off in style with an afternoon social. Enjoy music, games, community stalls and get involved with our student groups at the New Student Carnival.
  • Attend a workshop about campus and community safety. Hear words of wisdom from current students and ask questions about student life.
  • CDU Student Groups to host Games and Sports Night. 


group of three at orientation

Register your place today and secure a limited Orientation welcome pack. Registered students who attend Orientation will also go in the draw to win the ultimate CDU starter pack! 

Register now

If you live with a health condition or any kind of disability, and you require any additional support to fully participate in Orientation and in your studies, please let us know by emailing

We will keep your information private and do everything we can to ensure you are set up for success from the very first day. We are committed to developing a fully inclusive community that is fully accessible to all staff, students and visitors with disabilities; a community characterised by dignified accessibility.

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