Masterplan in review

Charles Darwin was a visionary – a scientist who never stopped dreaming, thinking and learning. At Charles Darwin University, we embrace this great legacy and are continuing to evolve as we face new challenges and form new partnerships in pursuit of knowledge. Against this backdrop we embarked on a process to create a Masterplan for the future of our three Greater Darwin campuses to ensure they remain viable for decades to come and continue to

Campuses of the future

The engagement process for CDU’s Greater Darwin campuses of the Future Masterplan produced some broad responses about our big issues but also drilled down into the perceptions and experiences of our wider CDU community. These comments will play an important role in guiding our growth in coming years. Casuarina Your responses show that people are passionate about the campus and want it to be successful, with many concerned about the impact of the planned CBD

Answers to the big questions

When CDU invited input from the Greater Darwin community and our campus partners on our Masterplan process, we asked some big questions. The good news is that our community has plenty of answers. The engagement stage of the masterplanning process produced some interesting insights into what direction you would like CDU to take in the coming years. Here is an overview of some of those big questions, and a summary of the interesting responses provided

Thanks for your valuable insights

Thank you to everyone who has shared their big picture ideas as part of the Charles Darwin University Campuses of the Future Masterplan engagement. There have been close to 1600 community interactions to date via workshops, meetings, pop-up events, online surveys of campus users and the community, and quick polls. Flyers were sent to almost 13,000 addresses across Darwin and there’s been a highly visible presence of the engagement on campus. The CDU Masterplan will

A Note from the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Simon Maddocks

Change is one of the constants in life, and this year is certainly one of change for the University. Some of the causes of change are beyond our control: the reshaping of the Northern Territory’s economy, greater competition in the regional and global marketplace, the manner in which people access tertiary education and the fundamental changes occurring within the sector. Our response has been to proactively embrace change, make tough decisions and, importantly, plan in

Opportunities to be Involved

We’re excited to have a range of opportunities for staff, students, stakeholders and community to provide their input into the masterplanning process for CDU’s existing Greater Darwin campuses.  Visit the Your Ideas page, fill in a survey,  provide your ideas in response to our ‘Big Questions’, or register for a workshop for Casuarina campus.   This is just the start of the conversation. You can also subscribe for ongoing project updates. We hope to hear
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