Learning and Teaching

The University is committed to achieving excellence in education for the professions and to maintaining national leadership in flexible and distance education. Industry relevant courses and workplace learning support CSU's learning and teaching objectives.

Achieving the University's vision and objectives involves:

  • providing an accessible and effective learning environment for all students, regardless of location or mode of study
  • strengthening learning and teaching partnerships with the professions and industry
  • promoting, recognising and supporting good practice in learning and teaching.

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Practical and clinical experience

Depending on your course, you may be required to undertake a workplace learning placement with one of our partner institutions, such as the NSW Police Force or the NSW Department of Education, which provides an insight into the practical application of the theoretical foundations of your course.

Learning and Teaching Strategic Directions

CSU's strategies to achieve high quality learning and teaching are embedded in its three strategic plans:

  • Student Experience Plan
  • Course Profile Plan
  • Research Plan

Teaching facilities

Each CSU campus has its own distinct personality, with facilities built to support the learning of their students. Teaching facilities including state-of-the-art scientific and clinical laboratories, industry standard media centre, clinics, and a commercial winery.

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Excellence in teaching is recognised through awards and fellowships at the University, national and international levels.

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