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Tertiary Enabling Program

Six reasons not to study at university and how to switch that thinking

If you are thinking about tackling a university degree, you probably have a few questions or barriers preventing you from taking the plunge and getting started.

Kyaw's Pathway to Study

If you’re dreaming of a degree but not sure if you have the English or other skills to succeed at university, check out Kyaw’s story. 

Newborn and new career path: how Chandu did it

When Chandu de Silva was on maternity leave caring for her one-month-old son, Riyon, she decided, when the time came, she wanted to return to the workforce as a biomedical engineer.

How Sam went from bridging course to PhD

Sam Keitaanpaa didn’t always plan to go to university. After Year 12, he travelled to the UK to work for a year, before returning home to Australia to work in retail. It was then that Sam realised that a career in healthcare was what he really wanted to pursue.

How to choose between a certificate, diploma and other qualifications

Certificate, Diploma, Bachelors, Honours, Masters… errrrm?

Are you thinking of studying, but not sure which course is the one for you?

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Didn't get the ATAR you were expecting? No worries.

We'll let you in on a little secret: there is life after your ATAR results. If you didn't get the ATAR result you needed, don't let it stop you from kicking your goals! Going to university isn't always a smooth and straight road; there are many ways to get there. So, it's time to take a roadtrip of a different kind. Below are some options to knock down those barriers between you and your desired qualification.

How I got into the swing of study before starting uni

Felex Oryema completed our Tertiary Enabling Program (TEP) in order to gain the skills to succeed at university after moving from Uganda. We asked him about his experience studying TEP, VET and Higher Education with CDU.

How Irene took the leap from high school to university

Irene is a CDU student studying a Bachelor of Nursing at CDU, who once thought going to uni wasn't on the cards.

Explore our 2017 courses

Looking to start study this year? Explore our courses on offer from health, business, education, science, arts and more.

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4 pathways to get into university

The path to university study isn’t always linear.

Improve your typing skills for uni

There is no getting around it. Study equals assignments which equals typing – and lots of it! If you’re returning to study or haven’t done this in a while, completing an assignment becomes a monumental task if you only rely on two fingers!