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High school to uni

  • Medical Laboratory Science student Hajrah in the lab at Casuarina campus

    Hajrah hopes to take her laboratory skills to remote NT

    Darwin local Hajrah knew she would study at CDU once she finished Year 12, but the specifics took a little longer to figure out. Wanting to stay close to her family and Darwin’s multicultural community, she now has big dreams to use her new-found skills for the benefit of more vulnerable communities in the Territory.

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  • CDU VET carpentry student

    The VET pathway for high schoolers

    Are you in high school and thinking about what comes next? Vocational Education and Training (VET) is a great option to find a career you love. The best part? You don't have to wait until you graduate to get a head start on your future. 

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  • CDU students walking across Casuarina campus

    What kind of student support can I get at CDU?

    Starting university is an exciting time as you immerse yourself in new surroundings, meet new people and take on study challenges. However, it’s normal to feel anxious. How will you adapt to university? Will you make friends? How will you cover all your fees? Let's take a look at all the ways CDU can support you on your journey. 

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  • Accounting student Eugenia in Casuarina campus library

    High achiever Eugenia didn't hesitate to stay local for uni

    After receiving an impressive ATAR score, Darwin school leaver Eugenia was going to be spoiled for choice when it came to choosing courses and universities. She didn’t hesitate to stay local and is now kick-starting her accounting career goals at CDU.

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  • Parent helping teen with university admissions

    A parent's simple guide to university admissions

    As a parent you play an important role in helping your child to make decisions about the educational path they’ll take and helping them understand the admissions process. But first you need to understand it yourself. The process has likely changed since you were a school leaver, so let's break down how it works these days.

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  • School children taking Year 12 exams

    Parents, here's how to help your teen through Year 12 

    Year 12 can be a stressful time for both you and your teenager. Study, final exams, and decisions about further education can feel overwhelming, and it's easy to forget how stressful this chapter of life can be. But it doesn’t have to be! With some simple strategies and teamwork, Year 12 can be memorable for all the right reasons.

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  • Two female students walking their bikes and smiling

    Year 12 survival tips: Learn the uni lingo

    Heading to university is a big change from high school, and it comes with a lot of words you won’t hear anywhere else. We’re here to explain some of the most important uni terms you should know, from A(TAR) to Z.

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    Year 12 survival tips: Optimise your study space

    We put so much time and energy into studying during Year 12, so let’s get the most out of it! Maximise your productivity by adjusting how and where you get it all done. Follow these tips on how to create the ultimate study space to set yourself up for success.

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  • Engineering student Johanna Luck

    Johanna's building an engineering career in the Territory

    After travelling around Australia on her gap year, Johanna decided to study engineering at CDU instead of going back home to Germany. She’s now working for a global engineering company in Darwin while finishing her degree.

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