People walking and people sitting in a recreation parkInternational students now choosing to study in the Northern Territory do so because of the quality of educational institutions and training opportunities available.

Charles Darwin University (CDU) offers a broad range of study options and courses to international students choosing the Northern Territory as a place to study. From higher education to Vocational Education and Training (VET), undergraduate degrees to postgraduate programs.

Navitas English Darwin, located at CDU, offers English language programs. Northern Territory Government schools also offer intensive English programs at primary, middle school and senior high school levels.​

For more information about tertiary study options for international students go to the CDU website.

For more information on primary and secondary study options for international students go to the Department of Education website.

More detailed information for international students on studying, living and working in the Northern Territory can be found on StudyNT.

Government registered

All providers of education for international students must be registered with the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). Each registered institution will have a registered provider number as evidence of current registration.

Quality assurance

All CRICOS registered providers are required under the Education Services for Overseas Students Act (ESOS) to meet the requirements of the National Code, 2007. The National Code is a set of nationally consistent standards that governs the protection of overseas students and delivery of courses to those students by providers registered on CRICOS.

Student protection

Student interests are protected by Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000, which regulates education and training services.