External relations

The Office of University Advancement supports and promotes the strategic vision and mission of Charles Darwin University (CDU). Our aim is to build and maintain strong links with the key stakeholders and the wider community, developing mutually beneficial relationships that contribute to the future of the University and its students.

We are responsible for the direction, planning, and execution of all University activities relating to:

  • philanthropic fundraising
  • alumni relations
  • relationship and knowledge management systems.

Support CDU

At CDU we have unique challenges that come with providing best practice teaching and learning in over 170 locations throughout northern Australia often in some of the harshest environments.

From the very beginning of the University in 1989 as the Northern Territory University, individual and business donors and supporters have provided crucial funds and in-kind goods and services that have enabled the University to respond positively to our challenges.

Visit Support CDU to see how you can contribute to your University.

CDU Alumni

Charles Darwin University's Alumni has been set up to support and promote the interests of our graduates, and to foster an environment where members can contribute to the future of the University. The Alumni provides a professional and social connection for all people who have contributed to Charles Darwin University whether as a student, staff member or friend of the University or one of its predecessors - e.g. Northern Territory University, Centralian College, Darwin Institute of Technology (DIT), University College of the Northern Territory (UCNT) and Darwin Community College (DCC).

Visit CDU Alumni to stay in touch and to update your details.

CDU Foundation

The Charles Darwin University Foundation was established in 1993 to enhance the relationship between the University and the wider Northern Territory community. The Foundation is trustee of the Charles Darwin University Foundation Trust. It encourages donations and other contributions and guarantees the security of funds raised to promote the University's development.

Visit CDU Foundation to learn more about the program.