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We believe it’s the unique experiences, perspectives and opinions you bring that help make us the new world university.

As a top 5 university in Australia for graduate employment outcomes, we can support you to achieve your study goals. Study where, when and how it suits you, with online, on-campus, part-time and full-time options.

You make CDU.

Why choose CDU

  • Top 100 university in the Asia Pacific

    According to the Times Higher Education Asia-Pacific University Rankings 2019

  • #4 Australian university for undergraduate employment outcomes

    According to The Good Universities Guide 2023 CDU ranks as a leader for undergraduate employment outcomes

  • 30 years' experience in distance and online education

    We have what it takes to support flexible study

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Why choose CDU

Like our namesake Charles Darwin, we think differently. We innovate, embrace change, challenge conventions and look for better ways.

We bring those with unique experiences and perspectives together in an inclusive and supportive learning environment to connect, discover and grow.

We are young, flexible and internationally recognised for teaching, research and First Nations education. 

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At CDU, there is a study pathway for everyone. Explore our course and student types, admission requirements and pathways to study so you can apply with confidence.

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