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CDU Live Webinar Series

Join us for our new CDU Live Webinar series where we will answer your burning questions on upskilling, changing careers, studying online, how to apply and the pathways between our Vocational Education and Training and Higher Education courses. We’ll be featuring our very own students who will share their experiences and our lecturers will be available to answer your questions too.  

Check out the topics below and register today. Upon registration, you’ll receive an email with a link to join in via Zoom. 


All times listed are Australian Central Standard Time (ACST)

  • Thursday 30 July | 6:30pm – 7:30pm (ACST)

    Apply now to CDU

    Choosing your course to study was the first step, now it’s time to apply. Join this live webinar as we talk you through the steps on applying to study with Charles Darwin University. We’ll also talk to you about ATAR and the Tertiary Enabling Program. 

    What you’ll get out of this webinar: 

    • You’ll know how your Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) will affect your application 
    • How to apply for HE through the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC) and Universities Admissions Centre (UAC)
    • How to apply for VET courses 


  • Thursday 6 August | 6:30pm – 7:30pm (ACST)

    Help your child transition from high school to post-secondary education

    Life after high school can be an exciting yet stressful time for your son or daughter, especially at this uncertain time.  It can also be unknown territory for parents. 

    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 parents. 

    What you’ll get out of this webinar: 

    • Understanding university terminologies  
    • How to support your child and help them turn their passions into a career 
    • Explanation of adjustment factors and Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) 
    • Know how to apply 


  • Thursday 8 October  | 6:30pm – 7:30pm (ACST)


    Find out what financial support is available to help you through the tough economic times ahead. At Charles Darwin University, scholarships are sponsored by individuals, businesses, government, community groups, and the university to assist students with the costs of studying.  

    What you’ll get out of this webinar: 

    • Learn what scholarships are, who they are from and the eligibility requirements 
    • Hear from scholarship recipients and how it’s helped with their studies 
    • Encouragement to apply for our scholarships! 


  • Let's myth-bust VET

    Thursday 15 October  | 6:30pm – 7:30pm (ACST)

    Let’s debunk some rumours about the Vocational Education and Training sector and hear how these skills can help shape successful careers.  

    What you’ll get out of this webinar: 

    • A comprehensive understanding of the VET sector and skills you can transfer to other jobs.
    • A brief outline of different learning styles and if Vocational Education and Training may be for you.
    • Knowledge of pathways between Vocational Education and Training to Higher Education.                  


Previous Topics

  • Tuesday 5 May | 6:30pm – 7:30pm (ACST)

    Evaluating your job prospects and future career options?

    Find out why now is the best time to make a change and study something you really love. Hear from a student who risked it all to follow his passion and has never looked back.  
    What you’ll get out of this webinar: 

    • Knowledge of courses in both Vocational Education & Training and Higher Education 
    • An explanation of our pathways and how you can fit studying around your routine 
    • Student’s unique story on their journey from professional ukulele performer to primary school educator. 
  • Tuesday 12 May | 6:30pm – 7:30pm (ACST)

    Careers of the future

    Wondering what to study and what the future might hold? Find out what careers and sectors are likely to grow post Covid-19 crisis. 
    What you’ll get out of this webinar: 

    • Discover the emerging jobs of the future. 
    • A perspective of job trends in the next five years. 
  • Thursday 14 May| 6:30pm – 7:30pm (ACST)

    Staying productive and connected from home

    Looking to stay connected and productive over the coming months but not sure what to do with yourself? Make the most of this opportunity to upskill and learn about our range of courses. 

    What you’ll get out of this webinar: 

    • Dr Simon Moss explains the psychology behind how you learn and what you can do to improve your concentration at home. 
    • We’ll present an overview on the Psychology, Health and Exercise Sport Science pathways.  
  • Tuesday 26 May | 6:30pm – 7:30pm (ACST)

    Considering a career in health

    If you’ve found yourself watching the news and wondering if health is a career for you, find out more about the many well paid and rewarding jobs in this rapidly growing employment sector. From nursing and midwifery, mental health through to medical research.  

    What you’ll get out of this webinar: 

    An overview of our courses on the health frontline: 

    • Midwives (Midwifery) 
    • Laboratorians (Medical Laboratory Science) 
    • Nurses (Nursing) 
    • Mental Health (Psychology) 
    • Environmental Health (Public Health)
  • Thursday 28 May | 6:30pm – 7:30pm (ACST)

    Why now is the time to upskill

    Find out about the many postgraduate study options and application processes. Hear from students who have taken the next step to expand their careers. 

    What you’ll get out of this webinar: 

    • We’ll talk about how you can further develop your skills with a postgraduate course and where to get started. 
    • Hear from Jane who came to Australia as a refugee, completed her Bachelor of Nursing and is now studying a Graduate Diploma of Clinical Nursing. 
  • Thursday 4 June | 6:30pm – 7:30pm (ACST)

    How to study online and adapt to today’s changing classroom environment

    Want to study online but not sure how it all works? We’ll take you through the steps on what it is like to study online with CDU and hear from current students who will share their hints and tips to succeed.  

    What you’ll get out of this webinar: 

    • Learn what equipment you need to study successfully.  
    • Navigate through our online learning platform; Learnline. 
    • Hear from external student Paul about his experiences with studying online from Adelaide.
  • Thursday 11 June | 6:30pm – 7:30pm (ACST)

    The world design around us

    Discover what it takes to keep up with new technology, nurture our evolving environment, and design new structures and machinery in our world today. Our experts in Engineering, IT, and Environment explain how you can shape the future with these skills. 

    What you’ll get out of this webinar: 

    • Professor Luis Diaz Herrera will shine a light on how engineers help shape our everchanging world and what skills are required to become an engineer. 
    • Dr Bharani Shanmugan will update you on the technologies and innovation in today’s IT industry. 
    • Associate Professor Hamish Campbell will explain how our environment is impacted and what you can do to help preserve it. 
  • Thursday 18 June | 6:30pm – 7:30pm (ACST)

    Humanitarian, Emergency and Disaster Management

    Do you feel a sudden need to help when you hear about natural disasters or national crises in the news? Want to learn more about the politics behind the scenes? Find out how you can become part of the solution with our Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience and Arts courses. 

    What you’ll get out of this webinar: 

    • An understanding of the pathways for the Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience, Arts and Social Work courses.  
    • The types of jobs you can gain with any of these qualifications. 
  • Thursday 25 June | 6:30pm – 7:30pm (ACST)

    Turn your passion into a profession

    Our course offerings are always evolving. Learn about our range of qualifications, flexible study options, and pathways that will prepare you for careers of the future. When it comes to graduate employment and salary outcomes, we’re one of the top five universities in Australia.  

    What you’ll get out of this webinar: 

    • We’ll go over the diverse range of courses on offer to you in both Vocational Education & Training and Higher Education 
    • We’ll explain your pathways and how you can fit studying around your routine 
    • An understanding of the link between passions and success in studying 

Win an Apple iPad Air

Apple iPad Air

Register and participate in one of our webinars and you will automatically be entered into the draw to win a 64GB Apple iPad Air* valued at $779.00.