Showcase your IT skills

 Interesting workshops catered for senior college
students in the NT such as
VR and AR Technologies,
Staying Safe Online, and
internationally renowned
‘Hour of Code’.
Every year, CDU IT CodeFair brings in speakers from across the spectrum who have addressed on many aspects such as “Embracing IT during COVID-19”, “Building a Career with Meaning”, “IT Innovation” and many more.
There are many challenges,
competitions, and activities
for students in the NT, CDU
IT students, IT students
from other institutions in
Each year, challenges are
unique and set by NT
Government or local IT
companies. Students
receive a hands-on
experience in trying to solve
real-world challenges.

Our foundations

CDU IT CodeFair is an annual event founded in 2014 by the College of Engineering, IT and Environment at Charles Darwin University and is sponsored by the Northern Territory government as well as local IT companies.

IT CodeFair advocate student’s talents showcasing their work more broadly to the University and industry communities. It composes of various competitions and real-time challenges for students to showcase their passion and skills to develop practical solutions. The event also includes a series of workshops for middle school and high school students and university students as well as conducting speed dating for current and future graduates with the local IT industry.

Highlights and achievements

Largest proof of

IT challenge in NT

Over 10x growth in

participants since 2014

Over 75 awards and

prizes to be won

More than 85 projects

to explore

Employer speeddating with

20 interview stations

Network opportunity with

More than 200 IT professionals and graduates

CodeFair is one of the biggest events in the Darwin IT space and it includes various challenges and innovations to showcase the students’ skills. It’s also a great opportunity to connect with representatives from various local industries.

 Sulav Shrestha, CDU alumni

News & Events

Coding Competition

Who Can Enter:  Anyone who is enrolled in CDU IT courses (VET, undergraduate and postgraduate

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