Entries by Alayna Hansen

New student accommodation for CDU city campus

Charles Darwin University (CDU) has received land in the Darwin CBD from the Northern Territory Government for the development of purpose-built student accommodation, next door to CDU’s City Campus.  The new student accommodation building – expected to house around 350 students – will be located across the road from the campus, also known as Education […]

Industrial dispute disrupts Education and Community Precinct

Union industrial action over enterprise bargaining negotiations is slowing down electrical contractors, resulting in a delay to the completion of the new Charles Darwin University Education and Community Precinct. Local builders Halikos were awarded the building contract in October 2021. Electrical Trade Union members at Nilsen, the electrical subcontractors to Halikos, are involved in industrial […]

CDU’s city campus stays cool under Darwin heat

The façade of Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) new city campus is complete ahead of the wet season, capping off the building’s main protection against Darwin’s tropical heat and humidity. Standing 40 metres tall, with a combination of vertical and sloping design features, the building includes curtain wall with porcelain tiles, horizontal aluminium louvres, and various […]

Engineering students put skills into practice at CDU’s city campus

Two Charles Darwin University (CDU) students are laying the foundations of their careers in engineering, while also helping to build the University’s future. CDU’s Education and Community Precinct will be the home of future students, and right now Master of Engineering students Kevin Gondaliya and Allen Glo are helping to build it. In his final […]

New CDU city campus tops out in Darwin skyline

Super structure works for Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) new $250 million Education and Community Precinct are now complete, with a topping out ceremony held on-site finalising the milestone. At an event held today, CDU Vice-Chancellor Professor Scott Bowman joined Assistant Regional Development and Education Minister, Senator Anthony Chisholm, Halikos Managing Director Shane Dignan and Northern […]

New bird’s eye view as CDU city campus climbs high

New drone footage has revealed a sweeping bird’s eye view as construction of Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) CBD campus, the Education and Community Precinct, climbs higher in the Darwin skyline. The aerial photo was taken by builder Halikos as they surveyed the site and offers a sky-high perspective, as works progress. CDU Vice-Chancellor Scott Bowman […]

Reclaiming Indigenous place names in the Territory

Charles Darwin University (CDU) is working with Larrakia Nation to restore place names and revitalise language across its campuses in the Northern Territory. As a part of the process, CDU will co-name all new buildings and facilities with place names working with Aboriginal leaders to ensure they are written with the correct grammatical structure, concepts […]

EOI opens for new student accommodation to be developed in Darwin CBD

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now open for organisations wishing to tender on the design, development, and operation of new student accommodation in the Darwin CBD. CDU is inviting submissions for purpose-built student accommodation, or the provision of student accommodation from suitable existing or redeveloped buildings in Darwin. Charles Darwin University (CDU) Vice-Chancellor Scott Bowman […]

EOI opens for CDU City Campus development

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now open for organisations wishing to tender on the design and development of the Darwin Education and Civic Precinct. The development is a centrepiece initiative of the Darwin City Deal between the Northern Territory and Australian governments and Charles Darwin University (CDU). The Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics is […]