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Casuarina campus

Casuarina campus is CDU's largest study location and the main hub for Higher Education, Vocational Education and Training (VET), and Research programs. 

The campus is located on Larrakia country, about 15kms from Darwin's central business district and within 20kms to Palmerston city. 

The nearest shopping centre is a 10-minute stroll away, but you can also jump on one of the many public buses servicing our campus. We also offer free inter-campus bus services between Casuarina and CDU Waterfront, for students, during study semesters. 

We have a variety of on- and off-campus student accommodation options available with access to public transport and other facilities. 

The campus is also less than a 10-minute drive to the Darwin International airport. Enquire about our student pick-up service from the airport.

Students on casuarina campus
Students at Casuarina cafe

Find your way 

Casuarina campus is set in 56 hectares of parkland and offers a variety of student study and recreational spaces placed around the campus both undercover and indoor, so you can take full advantage of Darwin's tropical outdoor lifestyle.

Casuarina Campus Map

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