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CDU Orientation 17 July - 19 July 2024

Welcome to Orientation

Are you excited? We sure are!
2023 Virtual Orientation

Your student journey begins here

Orientation is all about connection and community. It is a time for you to get all the information you need to start well with CDU.

Prepare for Orientation

Set up your account

Activate your account to access your student email and all the essential systems and applications. 

Enrol for your units

Now that your account is activated, you can plan ahead for your semester and choose the units you want to study in your course. 

Familiarise yourself with Learnline

Learnline is our online learning platform where you access your learning units and attend online classes. 

To learn more about your new student essentials visit New to CDU.

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Explore Faculty and course information

Your Faculty looks after the course you are enrolled in. Find out more and access resources for detailed course information.

Faculty and course information
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Are you ready for study?

Take the Start Well with CDU quiz

Check how prepared you are for your first semester of study with a quick self-evaluation. The Start Well with CDU quiz is designed to help you feel more confident and is not meant to be a formal assessment. 

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Plan your sessions

On-campus Orientation sessions are all about:

  • exploring your campus and study spaces
  • connecting with your faculty and meeting your lecturers
  • finding information about key support services
  • being social and getting involved in student life.

No matter where or how you study, there is something for everyone to join in on all the fun at Orientation.

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Darwin Orientation (Casuarina and Waterfront campuses)

Larrakia Country

17 - 19 July 2024

Come along to three fun and informative days designed to connect you with CDU support teams and your fellow students, and gain the tools you need to set yourself up for student success.

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Sydney Orientation

Gadigal Country

17 July | 19 July 2024

Discover all the essential info to kick-start student life and connect with CDU staff who will support your learning journey.

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Alice Springs Orientation

Arrernte Country

17 July 2024

Join us on campus, get your welcome pack and connect with your CDU support teams and fellow students.

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Take a virtual tour of CDU

Our locations

Find out more about our different locations.

Our locations
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What's happening during Orientation?

There are a range of events at CDU, from exhibitions and conferences available for the general public to workshops and social events for current students.

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Post-Orientation: Transition to student life

Your student journey continues

We are here to support you through your transition into uni life. Orientation is just the beginning.

Over the first four weeks of the semester, we will run a huge range of fun activities, informative workshops and academic support sessions. These are all designed to connect you with our teams and give you the tools you need for a successful start at CDU.

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Need help? Get in touch

Visit Ask CDU and get answers to frequently asked questions at any time.

You can also contact us for live support and help with any issues you may have. 

Feedback and suggestions

We want to hear from you. Join the CDU Your Voice Student Network for your chance to provide feedback about Orientation and your transition into student life.

Your Voice Student Network
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