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Main campus location:Casuarina Campus, Darwin

Quick contact central phone number:08 8946 6288

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Institution faculties


Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment


Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts


Faculty of Vocational Education and Training


Research Institutes and Centres


Institution Locations and fields of education if different at each campus

Campuses and Centres

  • Alice Springs
  • Casuarina
  • Jabiru
  • Katherine
  • Melbourne
  • Nhulunbuy
  • Palmerston
  • Sydney
  • Tennant Creek
  • Yulara


Fields of Education

  • Aboriginal and Australian Studies
  • Art and Design
  • Business and Economics
  • Computing and Information Technology
  • Education and Teaching
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Medicine and Health
  • Music and Creative Arts
  • Sciences and Mathematics
  • Tertiary Enabling Program (TEP)

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Staff Contact

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Liz Hendry 
Team Leader, Careers & Employment


Chris Little
Student Advisor


Sarah Smith
Employer Liaison Officer



Approximate number of Students that graduate each year: 

CDU continues to attract students from around the world. Currently there are more than 22,000 students enrolled, including over 8,000 interstate and overseas.

Higher Education Award completions: approximately 1500 per year


Employer Visits:  

We offer a range of services for employers, including free advertising of job vacancies, graduate recruitment programs, internships, vacation employment and volunteer opportunities. Employers are welcome on campus to present Recruitment Information sessions, guest lectures and meet with students.


Semester and Event Dates:

Higher Education semester dates

Events Calendar


Other Details: 

A dual-sector university.

Charles Darwin University (CDU) is a dual-sector university, which means we offer a full spectrum of education and training opportunities in Higher Education (HE) and Vocational Education and Training (VET).

A leader in research

CDU is one of seven members of Australia's Innovative Research Universities network, which involves members directing knowledge, capabilities and resources to enhance the outcomes of higher education.

CDU sits alongside Flinders, Griffith, James Cook, La Trobe, Murdoch and Newcastle universities in the network.


Top of our game

The research excellence at CDU is recognised in an international ranking of universities.

The Times Higher Education ranks CDU in the list of top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old and in the top 2% of universities in the world.

Reuters ranks CDU in the top 4 in Australia and NZ for research quality in Environmental Science.

The Spain-based SCimago Institutions 2009 World Report published the first index of institutions that are active in research, and ranked CDU in the top five Australian universities.


Joint ventures and partnerships

CDU is a partner in many nationally funded co-operative research centres (CRC's). We are a partner in Aboriginal health, desert knowledge, national plant biosecurity and sustainable tourism.

The University has relationships with universities and organisations at home and around the world.

Find out more about CDU's partnerships in the annual report.


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