A five-star rating for research from the Good Universities Guide, acknowledges CDU‘s place on the world stage. Providing research that is helping to solve global challenges and close to home. There is no better example of this than the Menzies School of Health Research which is improving indigenous health outcomes in tropical and Central Australia. CDU is the only Australian university to offer the full spectrum of education options from senior secondary, through to VET, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. The Northern Territory community has responded to this with the highest per capita participation in Higher Education in the country. 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. The University’s adaptive and altruistic culture has allowed it to not only survive, but thrive in a changing world.
Faculties & Schools
- Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education
- Centre for Renewable Energy
- Centre for School Leadership
- Centre for Youth and Community Music
- International Graduate Centre of Education
- Menzies School of Health Research
- North Australian Centre for Oil and Gas
- Northern Institute
- Research Centre for Health and Wellbeing
- Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods
- Confucius Institute
On-campus accommodation is provided at:
University recommended accommodation
There are plenty of accommodation options in Darwin, including on-campus accommodation, student accommodation, and private renting.
The CDU off-campus accommodation service is designed to assist new and continuing students and staff to search for appropriate accommodation while studying or working at CDU. We offer a FREE and confidential service providing information and advice on housing options, tenancy advice and support and assistance with accommodation problems.
Times Higher Education ranks CDU in the top 2 percent of universities in the world.
Times Higher Education ranks CDU in the list of top 150 universities in the world under 50 years old.
Reuters ranks CDU in the top 4 in Australia and NZ for research quality in Environmental Science.
Each year CDU teaches over 4,000 Indigenous students in over 150 locations across the NT.