CSU's NSW campuses are located in some of Australia's fastest growing regional cities, offering a unique study experience with access to the best of city living along with the benefits of a regional lifestyle.
Large campuses have allowed the development of fully operational, hands-on teaching facilities, ranging from state-of-the-art scientific and computer laboratories to television studios, broadcasting studios and a simulated hospital. Our facilities set us apart from other universities, allowing students to learn the skills required to be industry-ready from the first year of study.
As different courses are available for study on the various CSU campuses, please use this list as a guide:
Albury-Wodonga is a vibrant regional centre situated on the border of NSW and Victoria. It is home to a great range of shops, theatre, cafés and restaurants, and just a stone's throw from snowfields and wine regions, providing excellent day trips when you need a break from study.
A rich heritage of bushrangers and gold rush days combines with the excitement of the V8 Supercars and numerous local sporting competitions to make Bathurst a great place to live and study. There are also plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants to catch up with friends and a busy shopping scene.
Brisbane is Australia's third largest city and is the capital city of Queensland, home to a multicultural population of over 2.3 million people. Brisbane is renowned for its warm weather, long summers, friendly people, and laid-back lifestyle.
The School of Theology has an established reputation for its emphasis on student learning, quality teaching and research. These are combined with a flexible learning environment which includes face-to-face teaching, distance education, intensives, web forums, study skills tutoring and a host of other features all designed to increase your participation in the adventure we call theology.
Dubbo is the industrial and commercial heart of NSW's Central West region. Perhaps best known for its famous Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo also offers superb scenery, great wineries and heritage villages, as well as a vast array of recreational and sporting facilities.
The NSW Police Academy is situated on 40 hectares of undulating land at Goulburn, in the southern highlands of New South Wales, approximately 200 kilometres from Sydney. A driver training complex is located approximately 5km from the main campus and comprises about 80 hectares of land.
CSU in Manly is home to the Charles Sturt University Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security (AGSP).
Co-located with the Australian Institute of Police Management (AIPM), the campus offers a range of postgraduate courses in policing by distance education.
The CSU Study Centre in Melbourne, located in the CBD on Lonsdale Street, is operated in conjunction with Study Group who are global leaders in international education and training across five continents. Together, CSU and Study Group deliver courses in the areas of Business, Information Technology and Accounting for international students undergraduate and international and domestic students postgraduate.
Set in the foothills of Mount Canobolas, Orange has a relaxed country atmosphere combined with boutique shops, sporting facilities, and quality educational and health services.
CSU in Parramatta is located within the United Theological College (UTC), one of the premier theological colleges in the Asia-Pacific region.
In partnership with St Mark's National Theological Centre in Canberra, UTC delivers a number of postgraduate research and professional degrees, as well as some undergraduate research and graduate coursework degrees.
Port Macquarie is a growing coastal hub in a picturesque setting. There is plenty for people of all ages to do, whether a high-speed boat or a scenic river cruise is your scene. There are beaches, rainforests and wildlife, as well as a huge range of festivals and cultural events, shopping and cafés.
Regional University Study Centres
CSU is working in partnership with TAFE and Councils to offer Regional University Study Centres (RUSC) in Griffith and Parkes to support distance education students transitioning from TAFE to University.
The CSU Study Centre in Sydney, located in the CBD on Oxford Street, is operated in conjunction with Study Group who are global leaders in international education and training across five continents. Together, CSU and Study Group deliver courses in the areas of Business, Information Technology and Accounting for international students undergraduate and international and domestic students postgraduate.
Situated on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River, Wagga Wagga - known simply as Wagga to locals - has a proud sporting history, a thriving cultural calendar including theatre, music, art and markets, and a growing restaurant and café scene.
CSU in Wangaratta, Victoria, is co-located with Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE (GOTAFE) at their Rural Industries Campus in Wangaratta. Construction of a CSU facility, which complements existing GOTAFE facilities, is expected to commence in mid 2013 with a 12 month timeframe for construction.
CSU Partner Locations
Charles Sturt University (CSU) has developed formal partnerships with number of TAFE Institutes across NSW, Victoria and the ACT, with the aim of developing pathway programs and study options for students.
CSU's regional campuses are located within the area occupied by NSW's largest Aboriginal group, the Wiradjuri.
CSU acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands on which its campuses are located, paying respect to the Elders, both past and present, and extending that respect to all Indigenous Australians.
Video | My Community, My University
In one form or another, Charles Sturt University has been delivering education and research in inland Australia for more than 100 years. From the establishment of the Wagga Wagga and Bathurst Experimental Farms in 1895, Charles Sturt University has grown to become one of the largest Universities in the country generating more than $500 million and 5000 jobs for our rural and regional communities each year.
From the establishment of the Wagga Wagga and Bathurst Experimental Farms in 1895, Charles Sturt University has grown to become one of the largest Universities in the country generating more than $500 million and 5,000 jobs for our rural and regional communities each year.
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