Charles Darwin University

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351–400 st
THE World University Rankings 2023
701-750
QS World University Rankings 2023
316 th
EDUCOM University Rankings 2023
Price: 4634 EUR 4634 EUR
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Founded

1989

Description

Charles Darwin University is unique. No other single Australian university serves such a large area of the continent, in such a remote location and with such a small population to sustain it.

While the Northern Territory covers around 16 percent of Australia, in 2015 it was home to just over 1 percent of the population, 30 percent of whom were Indigenous compared with around 3 percent of the general Australian population.

The only university based in the Northern Territory, CDU is a dual sector university. We are the most northerly Australian university, literally on Asia's doorstep. Closer in many respects to the vast populations of Asia than to the southern Australian states.

Ours is a university deeply engaged with, and informed by, Australia's Indigenous people. Recognising that we operate on the lands of many strong Indigenous nations, respecting the knowledge and culture of Aboriginal people and committed to Indigenous advancement.

These are truly unique features that CDU embraces as both challenges and opportunities for the years ahead, building on the strong foundations and remarkable achievements of our 25-year history.

In this relatively short space of time, we have developed a reputation as one of the most innovative teaching and learning and most research-intensive universities in Australia and have risen to the ranks of the top 2 percent of world universities in 2015.

CDU has provided and will continue to provide, the human capital that underpins the future prosperity of Northern Australia and our near Asian region, while also providing innovative and flexible online learning choices for a broader national student market.

Specific details

Category of Education Business and Economics, Technology and Engineering, Computer Sciense and IT, Medicine and Healthcare, Life Science and Biology, Social Science, Law, Arts and Humanities, Education, Psychology
Sectors Manufacturing, Construction, Information and communication, Financial and insurance, Professional, scientific and technical activities, Public administration and defence, Education, Human health and social work, Arts, entertainment

Location

Australia
Ellengowan Drive

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