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Top 10 Residences at Charles Darwin University

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Chelsea Bailey
Charles Darwin University is an institution of higher learning offering tailored programs as well as comprehensive courses to students from all over. Students at this university are provided with a wide range of on campus and off campus accommodation options to choose from. These residences offer a conducive environment through which the residents can interact, socialize, study and live. Listed below is a list of the top 10 residences at Charles Darwin University.

1. International House Darwin (IHD)

International House Darwin (IHD) Address: Casuarina Campus, Charles Darwin University, University Drive North, Brinkin NT 0810, Australia International House Darwin (IHD) is a residential community for local and international students. It consists of ensuite rooms and well-furnished standard rooms. There are study rooms, a swimming pool, computer facilities and recreational spaces.

2. UniLodge Darwin

UniLodge Darwin Address: 6 Dripstone Road, Darwin, 0810 UniLodge Darwin is a modern students’ accommodation recently built to offer convenient study and living environment. It consists of well-equipped rooms and others are ensuite. There are study rooms, BBQs, recreational spaces with table tennis and pool table as well as large media room with LED TV.

3. Alice Springs campus accommodation

Alice Springs campus accommodation Address: 17 Grevillea Dr, Sadadeen NT 0870, Australia This is a residence offering accommodation to CDU students, visiting guests, CDU staff as well as placement students from other universities. It consists of single occupancy and twin share type of accommodation. There is a communal kitchen, Wi-Fi, BBQ area and self-service laundry.

4. 226 Trower Road, Wagaman

226 Trower Road, Wagaman Address: 226 Trower Road, Wagaman NT 0810 This is a residential facility offering safe and secure accommodation to students. It consists of a fully furnished two-bedroom type of accommodation with shared bathroom. There is a modern kitchen, fully-tiled modern bathroom, spacious living and dining area, off street parking, a garden and internal laundry.

5. Progress Drive

Progress Drive Address: Nightcliff, Northern Territory 0810 Progress Drive is a residence for CDU students. It consists of a three bedroom shared unit apartment. There is elevator access, off-street car parking, swimming pool, a balcony, furnished kitchen, dining room and lounges.

6. Carstens Crescent, Wagaman

Carstens Crescent, Wagaman Address: Carstens Crescent Wagaman NT 0810 This is a residence for students in a conducive environment and is close to campus. It consists of a two-bedroom unit with shared bathroom. There is a large kitchen, offstreet parking, air conditioning and laundry facility.

7. Ellengowan Drive, Brinkin

Ellengowan Drive, Brinkin Address: 3/39 Ellengowan Drive, Brinkin NT 0810 This is a residence for students and is within walking distance from CDU. It consists of apartment style accommodation with two bedrooms and bathroom. There is air conditioning, spacious and furnished kitchen, dining area and separate lounge.

8. Arafura Court, Rapid Creek

Arafura Court, Rapid Creek Address: 5/3 Arafura Court, Rapid Creek, NT This is a residence for CDU students offering convenient living and studying environment. It consists of units with single occupancy and a bath. There is a swimming pool, gallery kitchen, off street parking, communal laundry and air conditioning.

9. Bradshaw Terrace, Nakara

Bradshaw Terrace, Nakara Address: 12/25 Bradshaw Terrace, Nakara NT 0810 This is a student residential facility for CDU students. It consists of a two-bedroom townhouse type of accommodation. There is internal laundry undercover parking, living area, a kitchen and air conditioning.

10. 11 Airlie Circuit, Brinkin

11 Airlie Circuit, Brinkin Address: 11 Airlie Cct, Brinkin NT 0810 This is a residence for students attending CDU and is close to campus. It consists of partly furnished two bedroom apartments. There is air conditioning, a terrace balcony, built in wardrobes and a courtyard.

Here is your Move-in Day Packing list at Charles Darwin University

1. Room Basics

Organized bed
  • Decorations
  • Beddings
  • Mattress topper
  • Clothes
  • Pillow cases

2. Food and Snacks

food and utensils
  • Water bottles
  • Snacks
  • Soda
  • Groceries
  • Candy
  • Fruits

3. Tech & Entertainment

  • Movies
  • Chargers
  • Books
  • Cell phone
  • Laptop
  • Card games

4. School Supplies

School office supplies
  • Pens\pencils
  • Sticky notes
  • Text books
  • Binders
  • Notebooks

5. Cleaning Up & Organizing

Cleaning Up and Organizing
  • Clothing hangers
  • Lysol wipes
  • Folders
  • Hampers
  • Flip flops
  • Towels
  • Laundry bags

6. Campus Gears

Campus Gears
  • Campus gear like sweatshirt
  • Walking shoes
  • Backpack
  • Umbrella
  • Water bottles

7. Items you should ask first before bringing

  • Big pieces of furniture like sofas
  • Amplifiers
  • Halogen lamps
  • Pets
  • Candles
  • Fire crackers


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