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CDU Open Day 2022

Alice Springs campus Open Day

Welcome to our Alice Springs Campus, Arrernte country. 

Join the crowds to meet our community by twilight and see what amazing opportunities we have to offer you in degree and TAFE courses. Explore our campus and learn about the courses delivered locally or available online at CDU.
Enjoy performances by our students, chat to our community networks, and grab a bite to eat under the stars. 
We’ll also have workshops and interactive activities you can participate in with family and friends. 

2023 Program

Stage performances / Entertainment (4pm - 8pm)
Activity Location

Live performances by students and staff:
- DJ Karnage 4:10pm
- Ruby Hill 5:00pm
- Multicultural Community Services of Central Australia performance 5:50pm
- Katie Harder and band 6:17pm
- Katanga Junior 7:10pm

Main stage

Free fairy floss and photobooth

General area

Food Stalls; enjoy sweet and savoury treats from
- Bao Sisters
- Potato Tornado
- I Love Sweets
- Centralian Cafe

Workshops (4pm - 7.30pm)


Activity Location
Make your own birdhouse (Construction) Building 8

Make your own pinch pot (Visual Arts)

Building 3 - Studio

Make your own monoprint – Studio (Visual Arts)

Children’s Corner; paint with marbles, leaf prints and pool noodle ring toss (Children, Health and Community / Children’s University)

Picnic tables opposite food trucks

Kitchen tour and spring roll cooking demonstration (Culinary Arts)

Building 6 - Desert Lantern
Time Activity Location

4pm - 6.30pm

Music Production and Film activities (Music)

Building 12
4pm - 7:30pm

Have a look at our beauty facilities (Beauty)

Building 3​
See our functioning motors and other displays in the workshop​ (Automotive) Building 11​
3D Printing ​(Engineering) Building 10​
Hair braiding​ (Hairdressing) Building 3​

Mocktail making​ (Hospitality)

Building 6​

Walk through our Nursing Lab

Building 1​
Check out our Paramedicine space​ Building 12​
Information Stalls (4pm - 8pm)
Activity Location
General info Hub 



General area

Better Health Futures (Multi-discipline)

Business and retail (TAFE)

Student Central

Community organisations

First Nation Leadership

Building 2 – Akaltye Centre

CDU Library

Building 4

Talks and Tours
Time Activity Location
University can be an exciting yet challenging time for students. Join this information-packed session about course options, entry requirements, pathways, how to apply, student support services and more. It’s a must for all prospective students and their families.
Library Seminar Room


CDU Scholarships are sponsored by individuals, business, government, community groups and the university, to assist students with the financial challenges of studying. Learn more about the scholarships available and tips on how to apply.




Campus tours
Come on a tour around our campus to see the variety of facilities we have available for students.

Departs from Info Hub


Getting there

10 Grevillea Drive
Alice Springs
NT 0871

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