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Career Guidance & Mentoring

Careers Guidance

CDU Melbourne provides specialist career services, including career coaching that is delivered by a qualified Careers Counsellor. These services are free to all enrolled CDU Melbourne students and include an exclusive Program on Strategic Career Management.The program includes workshops that can assist with identifying career opportunities, resume development and preparing for interviews. Additional Career Assist sessions are designed to help students to maximise their employability outcomes. Sessions are scheduled regularly throughout the year.

Student Mentors

First year students are allocated a senior student to act as their mentor and assist with the smooth transition to Australian student life. We recognize that students might need additional help in the academic and pastoral areas. So at CDU Melbourne, we assign mentors to all students, free of charge, whereby they are able to work with high performing, more senior students, who act as their mentors. These mentors are students with specialised knowledge who have excelled academically, are employed to assist all current students academically and socially, either individually or in small study groups.


The University provides professional, confidential and free counselling services to students. Counselling staff have expertise in assisting students with a wide range of personal, academic and cross-cultural issues to assist in adjusting to life in a new environment and in the transition to university study.

Complaints & Grievances

CDU respects the right of students to complain if they feel that they have been treated unfairly or if they received poor service. A number of processes have been developed to resolve students complaints regarding academic or administrative matters transparently and effectively with respect for student confidentiality and privacy.

The University values all feedback, including complaints, and welcomes students to comment on their experience.