Territorians no longer have to send their children away from home for a University education. From this year (2011), students, for the first time ever, need not leave the Territory to become doctors. (NP) A five-star rating for research from the Good Universities Guide, acknowledges CDU’s place on the world stage. Providing research that is helping to solve global challenges and close to home. (NP) There is no better example of this than the Menzies School of Health Research which is improving indigenous health outcomes in tropical and Central. (NP) Australia. (NP) CDU is the only Australian university to offer the full spectrum of education options from senior secondary, through to VET, undergraduate and post graduate degrees. (NP) The Northern Territory community has responded to this with the highest per capita participation in Higher Education in the country.(NP) CDU has 6,000 students from interstate, and around the world from 100 nationalities. The University’s adaptive and altruistic culture has allowed it to not only survive, but thrive in a changing world.