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Message from the Pro Vice-Chancellor
At Charles Darwin University, our vision is to be Australia’s most connected university by delivering the education, training and research that matters to the people of the Northern Territory, Australia and beyond.
The Faculty of Health leads CDU’s commitment to Australia’s health and community sectors. Delivering health education and research that is locally embedded and world-class, we focus on issues of national and regional significance, including the management of chronic health conditions, mental health, rural, remote and First Nations health.
We are currently developing a range of initiatives to support the health and workforce needs of the Territory. This includes a suite of new courses designed to educate and grow the health workforce in areas of need identified by the sector. Our courses will provide innovative learning opportunities and supported career pathways to attract and retain quality health professionals in, with and for the NT.
The student experience
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CDU Menzies School of Medicine
CDU Menzies School of Medicine is a partnership with Menzies School of Health Research and National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre (NCCTRC).Find out more
CDU Wellness Centre is committed to delivering an inclusive teaching and an inter-professional training and research environment, to benefit the health of our community. We are Northern Territory's first student-run, multi-disciplinary health centre. We believe in a holistic approach to health - healthy mind, healthy body, healthy community.Explore our services
Careers at CDU
New course tackling critical health professional shortagesRead More
A new Charles Darwin University (CDU) course launched this year is helping to address critical health workforce shortages in rural and remote areas of Australia.
People quarantined at NT’s COVID-19 facility suffered low psychological distress, report findsRead More
The psychological distress of people in Northern Territory’s COVID-19 quarantine facility was low because those in the facility realised its importance in controlling the pandemic, according to a Charles Darwin University (CDU) study.
Award-winning paramedic shines at CDU Open DayRead more
Working at the busy intersection of education, primary healthcare, emergency medical services and public health, Amy McCaffrey is an inspirational figure.