BEIJING, January 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL", or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, today announced that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2014 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The annual report can be accessed on the Company’s investor relations website at http://ir.cdeledu.com under the section titled "Financials – Annual Reports."

CDEL will provide a hard copy of its complete audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2014, free of charge, to its shareholders and ADS holders upon request. Requests should be directed to our IR representatives stated below, or in writing to China Distance Education Holdings Limited, 18th Floor, Xueyuan International Tower, 1 Zhichun Road, Haidian District, Beijing China, 100083.

About China Distance Education Holdings Limited

China Distance Education Holdings Limited is a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education. The courses offered by the Company through its websites are designed to help professionals and other course participants obtain and maintain the skills, licenses and certifications necessary to pursue careers in China in the areas of accounting, healthcare, E&C, and other industries. The Company also offers other professional education courses for the national judicial examination, English proficiency test for professionals, computer application skills, and other occupational certifications or skills, online test-preparation courses for self-taught learners pursuing higher education diplomas or degrees, test preparation courses for university students intending to take the nationwide graduate school entrance exam, and online language courses. For further information, please visit http://ir.cdeledu.com.

Contacts:

China Distance Education Holdings Limited
Lingling Kong, IR manager
Tel: +86-10-8231-9999 ext1805
Email: IR@cdeledu.com

The Piacente Group | Investor Relations:
Brandi Piacente
Tel: +1 212-481-2050
Email: dl@tpg-ir.com