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Fall 2023 Applications Are Still Open!
Fall & Spring 2023 Applications Are Still Open!


CDU International College integrates international students into CDU student life from day one. The rigorous academic standards, modern waterfront facilities and comprehensive student support are available to all enrolled students. Specialised language development, a well-rounded curriculum and small classes provide the support for students to thrive.

Courses are provided at three levels: The International Foundation Studies Program supports entry into the first year of a wide range of undergraduate degrees. The First-year Diploma supports students into the second year of a Business, Accounting, Digital Enterprise, Computer Science or IT undergraduate degree. The Masters Preparation and Qualifying programs develop advanced skills in academic writing, research, critical thinking and intercultural communication for undertaking postgraduate study.

Why Charles Darwin University International College

  • Campus Life and SurroundingsThe CDU International College campus is located in the heart of Darwin’s exciting waterfront precinct. A five-minute walk from the Darwin city centre, offering the latest, state-of-the-art facilities, and situated near the Darwin Convention Centre, cafes, restaurants, shops and the Waterfront wave pool and lagoon, where students can swim all year round. 
  • Facilities: All students enrolled at CDU International College will be able to make full use of facilities at all CDU campuses. The campus is home to Asia Pacific College of Business & Law and the CDU International College and enjoys easy access to business, industry and government located in Darwin’s city centre. 
  • Student Support: CDU International College students are supported by warm, professional tutors and student services at CDU Darwin Waterfront Campus, including: face-to-face pastoral and academic care, small class sizes and close relationships with CDU International College staff, focused individual language development and attendance management.
  • Scholarships: International students with a good record of academic excellence and high achievement may be eligible for a scholarship. Scholarships are available to all international students studying undergraduate, postgraduate or research programs at CDU. 
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