Hair and beauty studies in CDU VET

VET Businesses


Students working at the Karawa restaurant at Palmerston campusKarawa - training restaurant in Palmerston

Charles Darwin University's Karawa training restaurant for tourism and hospitality students is situated on the Palmerston campus, close to Palmerston city's thriving CBD. Karawa is the Larrakia word for 'water' and refers to the lake that is one of the main features of the campus. Read more...


Desert Lantern training restaurant in Alice SpringsDesert Lantern - training restaurant in Alice Springs

The multi-award winning Desert Lantern restaurant is set in relaxed rural bush surroundings with a magnificent view of the majestic MacDonnell Ranges. Read more...


Hair dressing student cutting hairHairdressing and Beauty Salons

The Charles Darwin University Hair and Beauty Salons are first-class training facilities that offer services to the community at competitive prices.

Students learn the latest techniques and trends from industry professionals, and use high quality, professional products, including Dermologica, L'Oreal, Wella and Goldwell. Read more...


Student helping a customer at Top End Travel virutal enterpriseTravel Top End

Travel Top End is a new and exciting way for students to learn tourism and business operations in a simulated business known as a Virtual Enterprise. Read more...


Students posing for a group photo at the Crocodylus world virutal enterpriseCrocodylus World Virtual Enterprise

This is a practical way to learn all aspects of business and administration.  The virtual enterprise is an award-winning simulated business environment situated in a real-office environment with individual workstations.  It is mirrored on the operations of our long-term real business partner, Crocodylus Park (Wildlife Management Institute) at Berrimah, Darwin and belongs to Virtual Enterprise Australia organisation. Read more...