Join us to build your new world

The Charles Darwin University International College is dedicated to ensuring the best possible study outcomes for our students and a smooth transition into undergraduate or postgraduate level programs here at the university.

Located at the Waterfront campus, our students enjoy living and learning in a fantastic location, close to all the amenities for study and leisure activities. 

We believe we’re made bolder and richer by your unique experiences, perspectives and opinions that you bring.

We believe, you make CDU.

Why choose CDU?

Top 100 university globally for quality education

According to the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2021

#4 Australian university for undergraduate full-time employment outcomes

According to the Good Universities Guide 2023

#2 Australian university for postgraduate full-time employment outcomes

According to the Good Universities Guide 2023

Study in Darwin

Shape your future in a dynamic city close to the Asia-Pacific region. 

Darwin is a unique tropical city famous for its beautiful sunsets, spectacular natural scenery, cosmopolitan markets, vibrant multiculturalism, Indigenous culture, and fascinating history and engagement with Asia.

As a CDU International College student, you will have access to a wide range of free services, including accommodation assistance, careers advice, study support and personal support. 

Located in the heart of the Darwin Waterfront Precinct, a five minute walk from the Darwin city centre, CDU International College offers the latest, state-of-the-art facilities, and situated near the Darwin Convention Centre.

Elbek Samadov

“I am Elbek Samadov, an Uzbek native, born and raised in Uzbekistan. I choose the Foundation Studies program as I want to prepare for university life with the help of my teachers and other CDU members. It is essential to improve complex analytical and critical thinking skills. “

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Keiru’s Story

“The International Foundation Studies program helped me firm my decision and continue pursuing my life goal as a nurse and a medical enthusiast. They were efficient in imparting knowledge and helping us develop and improve the fundamental skills needed in transitioning to a different learning environment and surroundings.”

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Lady Lourdaine Punio

“Taking the pathway program really helped me prepare to go back to school. Starting my degree did not feel weird or stressful as I know what it is like to be an international student. It was an easy transition from foundation studies to my bachelors degree.”

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Enrol now, for the support and encouragement to prepare for your future study in Australia

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