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Getting started with CDU

Start your studies off on the right foot with this introduction to getting started with CDU.

Orientation and beyond

Orientation and beyond is an information portal designed to help you prepare, settle in and achieve your study goals.

Additional Information

  • CDU Library is available to you online and in person. We provide a wide range of materials and support for your study.

    If you don’t live near one of our campuses you can take advantage of our Distance Library Services.

    Find out more about CDU Library Services.

  • Online learning is an important part of many units of study at CDU.

    Learnline is CDU's online learning environment and consist of the learning management system Blackboard Learn, online classroom (Blackboard Collaborate) and a suite of other online learning tools.

    Find out more about Learnline.

  • CDU Bookshop is on the Ground Floor, Red Building 1, at the end of Central Place on the Casuarina campus of CDU.

    Textbooks that are prescribed or recommended for each semester will be available on our website three weeks prior to teaching commencement.

    Visit the CDU Bookshop online store

  • Student Central provides a one-stop service. The friendly staff can help you with any questions you have, whether they be about enrolling, activating your student account or organising a student card to name a few.

    Find out more about Student Central.

How much time do I need to study?

Are you wondering whether you have the time to balance study with other important commitments in your life such as work, family and friends? Figuring out where your time goes is the first step to seeing where study can fit in.

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