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The University is committed to providing a residential environment conducive to study at all times, including a place for people to live while studying.

Please read the CDU (Student Residences) By-Laws, and CDU Governance Document Library.


The University is committed to providing a safe and respectful learning and working environment. IHD aims to ensure all students and staff are safe from sexual assault and sexual harassment.

Please read the CDU Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy.

For more information and who to contact, please visit the University's Respect.Now.Always. webpage.


Please make yourself aware of IHD’s Residential Agreements and Terms & Conditions policies.

IHD Resident Handbook
This handbook is designed to provide residents with helpful information about IHD and the services provided.
Please read the 2022 IHD Resident Handbook.

Cyclone Season

Darwin's Cyclone Season runs from November 1 through to April 30 every year. It is important that all residents read and take note of the IHD Cyclone Emergency Plan for Residents

IHD Scholarship

The IHD Scholarship aims to provide financial support to continuing students who have demonstrated academic and community excellence as a resident of IHD. Each year, scholarships are available and are worth $1000 towards a resident's next full year of rent at IHD.

For more information, please visit the University's Scholarship webpage.