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New CDU city campus reaches major milestone

Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) new city campus has reached a significant milestone this week with the excavation for the main Education and Community Precinct building completed

International students

CDU welcomes international students as flight lands in Darwin

Charles Darwin University (CDU) has become the first university in the country to welcome international students back to Australia, with a flight carrying 63 students landing in Darwin this morning (Monday, 30 November). 

Dr Alan Anderson

CDU academics named among world’s most influential

Charles Darwin University academics have been named as some of the most influential scientists in the world as part of newly-released database compiled by Stanford University. 

Leah Maclean and Charelle Williams

Outback hairdresser a cut above the rest

Charles Darwin University hairdressing apprentice Cherelle Williams works at one of the most remote salons in the world but that hasn’t stopped her from winning a student excellence award.


NT croc resurgence under investigation

A team of researchers from Charles Darwin University will investigate the impact of the recovery of the northern Australian estuarine crocodile population on river ecosystems after being awarded a Discovery grant in the latest round of Australian Research Council funding.

ARC funding 2020

CDU secures $2 million research boost

Charles Darwin University researchers have been awarded more than $2 million in funding following the latest round of Australian Research Council funding announcements.


Joel Benesha

CDU graduate looking to trial ‘life-saving’ smartwatch

A Charles Darwin University graduate who has developed a potentially lifesaving smartwatch designed to help address remote health issues is aiming to trial the project in Indigenous communities. 

Hairdressing apprentice Aimee Sawtell

Apprentice Aimee top of the class

Apprentice hairdresser Aimee Sawtell has just taken another small step toward her ambition of becoming a hair dresser in the Australian Outback.

CDU transformation

CDU releases restructure plan to balance budget for 2021

After six weeks of consultation and feedback with staff, industry and the NT Government, Charles Darwin University today released its Change Plans to unify Vocational Education and Training and Higher Education across the university campuses and balance the budget through $9m in savings.

Senior Research Fellow Dr Christine Schlesinger

Wildlife flourishes when buffel removed

Scientists in Central Australia have confirmed that native wildlife will flourish in areas where the introduced weed buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris) has been removed.

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