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Is your place…

To meet:

  • other students
  • Territorians
  • alumni
  • my friends
  • my community
  • potential employers
  • community groups.

To understand:

  • about Darwin
  • my rights
  • living in the Northern Territory
  • working in the Northern Territory
  • how to stay safe.

To explore:

  • Darwin
  • the Northern Territory
  • Australia
  • my culture
  • other cultures
  • new sports
  • new skills
  • new opportunities.

To belong:

  • to a community
  • to the Territory
  • to a network.

Student sitting chatting to each otherThe hub is located in the heart of Darwin’s CBD in the Smith Street Mall and easily accessible by public transportation. While in the mall students can also shop, eat and drink in one of the cities many restaurants and coffee shops.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm

Address: Shop 6, Vic Complex, 27 Smith Street Mall, Darwin


For more information please go to www.facebook.com/DarwinStudentHub.

Events at the Darwin Student Hub

February 2018

20 Feb 2018

Welcome reception and scholarships presentation for 2018 international students

The Northern Territory Government welcomes new international students to the Territory in Parliament House. All commencing international students are invited - talk to your education provider for an invitation.

The welcome reception will include an address from the Hon Eva Lawler MLA, Minister for Education, a presentation to recognise 2018 Study in Australia’s Northern Territory Scholarship recipients and a chance for international students to meet with multicultural organisations in the Northern Territory.

Time: 5.30pm to 7pm
Location: Main Hall, Parliament House, State Square, Darwin City

27 Feb 2018

2018 StudyNT Student Ambassador information session

Thinking about applying to be a StudyNT Student Ambassador? Want to know more about the program and hear from past ambassadors?

Come along to the Darwin Student Hub to learn more. Bookings essential. 

Time: 4pm to 5pm
Location: Darwin Student Hub, Smith Street Mall, Darwin City
More info: eventbrite.com.au

March 2018

2 Mar 2018

Queen’s Baton Relay

In anticipation of the 21st Commonwealth Games, the Queen's Baton Relay will be visiting the City of Darwin on 2 March 2018.

The Queen's Baton left Buckingham Palace on 13 March 2017 and arrived into Australia on 24 December. Darwin is the last stop before it heads to the host state.

Location: Darwin City and Darwin Waterfront
More info: Queens Baton Relay

2 Mar 2018

Raw Comedy NT final

Cheer on the Northern Territory entrants in Australia’s biggest open mic comedy competition.

With past competitors including Tom Ballard, Hannah Gadsby and Celia Pacquola you can see that RAW comedy really helps to strike that perfect comedy balance.

Tickets are $32.58. 

Time: 7pm to 10pm
Location: The Venue in Fannie Bay, 3/13 Fannie Bay Place, Fannie Bay
More info: NT Raw Comedy final

2 Mar 2018

Darwin celebration of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Jessica Mauboy is headlining at the Darwin Waterfront to celebrate the 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay’s.

This free, family friendly celebration commences at 4pm with entertainment and vendors before the Queen’s Baton arrival - carried by Casimira Tipiloura, the first Tiwi Island student to gain an ATAR from Year 12.

Time: 4pm
Location: Darwin Waterfront
More info: NT News website

31 Mar-9 Apr 2018

Northern Territory Youth Week

NT Youth Week is an annual celebration of young people aged 12 to 25 years across Australia. Each year, a range of fun and exciting events and activities across the Territory. 

Time: Various
Location: Territory-wide
More info: Youth Affairs calendar

April 2018

8 Apr- 8 Nov 2018

Deckchair Cinema

Deckchair Cinemais a unique outdoor cinema experience. The outdoor setting, on the edge of Darwin Harbour is stunning: watch the sunset over the sea and enjoy the tropical garden setting.

Deckchair Cinema runs seven nights a week during the dry season screening a range of movies that include family favorites, Australian and foreign films.

Time: Various
Location: Deckchair Cinema, Jervois Road off Kitchener Drive, Darwin Waterfront
More info: Deckchair Cinema website

May 2018

5 May 2018

Angus and Julia Stone

Angus and Julia Stone are set to take Snow across the country on an extensive regional tour in 2018.

Joining them on the road as special guest is powerhouse Melbourne singer-songwriter Angie McMahon, with her bold vocals and beautiful guitar tones. 

Time: 7.30pm to 10.30pm
Location: Darwin Ski Club, 20 Conacher Street, Fannie Bay
More info: Angus and Julia Stone

6 May 2018

Seaside Sounds

Seaside Sounds is celebrating its fifth consecutive year of bringing friends and people alike together to celebrate all good things the Top End has to offer through great music and good times!

With a diverse selection of handpicked artists and performers to provide your aural journey, world class lighting and sound plus the cool seaside breeze of the dry season, set on one of Darwin’s finest beaches it’s time to gather the squad, pick your outfits, don your wristbands because Seaside Sounds is here, and that can only mean one thing… the start of the dry.

Time: 4pm to midnight
Location: Darwin Ski Club, 20 Conacher Street, Fannie Bay
More info: Seaside Sounds 2018

19 May 2018

Bassinthegrass 2018

People’s Choice Bassinthegrass music festival returns to Darwin’s picture-and-vibesque George Brown Botanic Gardens, Darwin Amphitheatre.

Experience Darwin’s most iconic music festival this dry season. Twelve hours of back to back sweet beats, chilled vibes and all round top-notch people. 

Time: 11am to 11pm
Location: Darwin Amphitheatre, George Brown Botanic Gardens, The Gardens, Darwin
More info: Bassinthegrass 2018

19-20 May 2018

Fred’s Pass Rural Show

The Fred’s Pass Rural Show, on Darwin's outskirts, is an annual event with over 200 exhibitors.

Highlights include a country music concert featuring national country music stars, along with some serious Territory talent.

Time: 9am to 3pm
Location: Bees Creek, Humpty Doo, Northern Territory
More info: Freds Pass Rural Show

26 May 2018

Harmony Soiree

Celebrate Darwin’s rich and diverse multicultural community at the Harmony Soiree. Enjoy food, entertainment and family-friendly activities from different parts of the globe.

In the evening, beautifully decorated lanterns will be released into the lagoon and the event will conclude with a spectacular fireworks finale.

Time: 4pm to 8.30pm
Location: 7 Kitchener Drive, Darwin Waterfront Precinct 
More info: Multicultural events

June 2018

9-10 Jun 2018

Greek Glenti

The Greek Glenti, held at historic Bicentennial Park in Darwin, is a fun and vibrant festival where the Greek community shares their culture, food, wine, dance and music with locals and visitors.

The Glenti consists of local and interstate entertainment and acts and besides being able to eat Greek food, you can see people wearing traditional Greek clothing, be enlightened by the Greek culture, listen to Greek music, and see traditional dancing and much more.

Location: The Esplanade, Darwin City
More info: Greek Glenti

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