• Year of estabishment

  • Staff

    1421 (Approx)
  • Acceptance Critieria

    Profile Dependent
  • Accomodation


Charles Darwin University


  • College Address

    Ellengowan Dr, Casuarina NT 0810, Australia

  • College Website


  • College contact

    +61 8 8946 6666





No.of students

22000 (Approx)



Known For Providing The Best Education And Being A Front Runner In Research-based Projects CDU Was Established In The Year 2003 And Enrols More 20,000 Students. This University Has The Courses For International Students With Campuses And Centers Across The Region. Situated In Ellengowan In Australia, Reuters Has Ranked This University Among The Top 4 In The Country.

Being A Research-intensive University, It Has A Vast Range Of Subjects And Has Every Facility To Foster The Career And Growth Of Students. Courses Offered Are Available In Various Fields And Students Can Take The Help Of TEP That Is Tertiary Enabling Program To Get Enrolled Here For Some Graduation Course.


CDU Has Been Ranked Among The Top 2% On A Global Level By THE And Every Year, Around 5000 Students Become A Part Of This University For Pursuing Education From Here. The Facilities Offered In The Campus Are Available Across The Globe At The Following Places:

·         Yulara Centre

·         Tennant Creek Centre

·         Palmerston Campus

·         Jabiru Centre

·         CDU Sydney

·         CDU Melbourne

·         CDU Katherine

·         CDU Darwin Waterfront

·         Casuarina Campus

·         Alice Springs Campus

There Is CDU Bookshop As Well As Library Making It Easier For The Student To Catch Up With The Latest Information Available On Various Subjects.


Charles Darwin University Is Known For Being The Best Young University In The World. CDU Has Following Schools Through Which Courses Are Imparted:

·         Faculty Of Engineering, Health, Science And The Environment

·         Faculty Of Law, Education, Business And Arts

·         School Of Academic Language And Learning

·         School Of Business

·         School Of Creative Arts And Humanities

·         School Of Education

·         School Of Engineering And Information Technology

·         School Of Environment

·         School Of Health

·         School Of Indigenous Knowledges And Public Policy

·         School Of Law

·         School Of Psychological And Clinical Sciences

·         Vocational Education And Training

There Are Many Research Institutes As Well Which Includes The Following:

·         The Northern Institute

·         Research Institute For Environment & Livelihoods

·         Research Centre For Health And Wellbeing

·         North Australian Centre For Oil And Gas

·         Menzies School Of Health Research

·         International Centre For Education (IGCE)

·         Centre For School Leadership, Learning & Development

·         Centre For Renewable Energy

·         Australian Centre For Indigenous Knowledge And Education (ACIKE)

Teaching Standards

This University Has Been Ranked 34th By ERA National In Australia. Internal And External Audits Are Carried Out On A Regular Basis And Activities Related To Teaching And Learning Is Conducted On A Regular Basis. Awards Are Also Offered For Excellence In Adopting Innovative Ways For Teaching And Ample Support For Multimedia Materials Emphasises More On Education.

CDU Also Has Quality Assurance For HE (TEQSA) And VET (ASQA) And Students Are Sent For Internships Across Various Industries To Gain Work Related Experience. Online Learning Management System Of The University Further Contributes In Fostering Education By Covering Subjects From Various Streams.  


CDU Offers The Courses For International Students With The Mode Of Study As Internal, External And Multi-modal. Subjects Are Available For Semesters 1 And 2 And Level Of Study Is Postgraduate And Undergraduate Along With Research. You May Check For The Courses Offered In The University At All The Levels:

·         Aboriginal And Australian Studies

·         Architecture, Building, Design And Planning

·         Art And Design

·         Business And Economics

·         Computing And Information Technology

·         Education And Teaching

·         Engineering

·         Environmental Studies

·         Humanities; Social Sciences And Religious Studies

·         Law And Legal Studies

·         Medicine And Health

·         Music And The Performing Arts

·         Non-SATAC Courses

·         Research

·         Sciences And Mathematics

·         Tourism

·         Hospitality

·         Sport And Recreation

Student Facilities

In The University, Students Have An Access To CDU Bookshops And Gym Facilities Through Which The Extra-curricular Activities Are Ensured. With The Darwin Symphony Orchestra, You Can Enjoy Musical Nights In The University Which Is Held On A Regular Basis. To Improve The Reading Habits Of Students There Are Available Libraries Too Through Which It Becomes Easier To Get An Access To Knowledge.

Through Uniprint, Education And Learning Become Much Easier And To Listen To Everything That Is Going On In The City And Campus, Students Can Listen To Territory FM 104.1. Training Restaurants Offer Great Food In CDU Which Has Been Considered To Be A USP Of This University.


CDU Offers Both On-campus And Off-campus For Students Which Include Residences Near The Following:

·         Katherine Campus

·         Casuarina Campus

·         Alice Springs Campus

To Avail Off-campus Residential Facilities, You Can Contact The Accommodation Officer On The Campus Who Helps You Find Suitable Option Outside The University.

Some Of The Residential Accommodations Are Also Recommended By The University That Includes The Following:

·         UniLodge Darwin

·         International House Darwin


CDU Offers Some Unique Scholarships Programs For The Students Which Are As Follows:

·         PhD Top-up Scholarships In Freshwater Fish Ecology In Northern Australia

·         University Supported Fee Offset (USFO)

·         Research Training Program (RTP) Stipends Which Are Commonwealth Government Scholarships

·         Australian Research Council (ARC)

Noted Alumni

CDU Has Proved To Be The Best One In Terms Of Coming Up With Famous People Who Have Carved A Niche For Them:

·         James Burke, Former Adviser To CM Of Northern Territory

·         Lauren Moss, Youngest Member Of Northern Territory Parliament

·         Lia Finocchiaro, Member Of Northern Territory Legislative Assembly

·         Loraine Braham, Famous Politician From Australia 

·         Michael Gunner, Chief Minister Of Northern Territory

Sue Carter, Former Politician From Australia