Explore the support services available at CDU
Personal support services
At CDU, you'll receive personal support when you need it, so you can focus on your studies and achieving your goals.
Academic support services
Explore the following academic support programs designed to help you successfully transition into university study.
Time management & goal setting
Learning how to set goals and time plan will help you get the most out of your studies.
Student Central provides a one-stop service, here to support you throughout your student experience.
Looking for help connecting your laptop to the wireless network, or some information about the computer labs?
CDU's ITMS team are your gurus for all your IT support needs. If you are unable to self-service using the information on the ITMS website, contact our ITMS Service Desk for assistance.
Find out more about the ITMS Service Desk.
Learnline is CDU's online learning environment and consists of the learning management system Blackboard Learn, online classroom (Blackboard Collaborate) and a suite of other online learning tools.
Online learning is an important part of many units of study at CDU.
Visit Learnline for information on getting started with Learnline, system requirements and Learnline support.
Security at CDU
We have on-campus security who are here to support staff and students.
If you need assistance while on campus, contact CDU Security on 08 8946 7777.
Security staff will liaise with police, ambulance and/or CDU Support Services as necessary. Security also provides a chaperone service to escort students and staff around campus after hours.
Find out more about security at CDU.
Respect. Now. Always
Charles Darwin University is committed to providing a safe and respectful learning, working and living environment.
The Respect. Now. Always. campaign, led by the Australian Human Rights Commission and Universities Australia, seeks to prevent sexual assault and harassment by raising awareness, supporting students requiring assistance and giving bystanders the confidence to speak up.
Find out more about Respect. Now. Always.
CDU aims to provide a high-quality teaching research and learning environment that promotes respect, safety and embraces diversity.
We recognise that from time to time there will be occasions when problems, misunderstandings, or complaints may arise that need to be managed in a fair, transparent, and timely manner.
The Complaints Management Unit can provide advice to staff, students and the general public in relation to the University’s complaints processes and information on the various avenues available for resolving a complaint. If they cannot help you, they will refer you to someone who can.
Find our more about the Complaints Management Unit.
The Office of Indigenous Student Support provides high level support and assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students studying at CDU through academic support, pastoral care; advocacy and referral to mainstream CDU supports services.
Find out more about support for Indigenous students.
The international support team aims to offer the highest level of support to the international students at Charles Darwin University, to help make your experience in Australia the best it can be.
There is a dedicated member of the support team on every CDU campus. Our staff have lived and studied in other countries just like you, and have first hand experience of the highs and lows of such a big and important journey.
Find out more about support services for international students.