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.

About 2,500 students are completing their degrees at CSU’s Bathurst Campus, where a range of facilities offer the latest technology in fields like communication, exercise science and nursing. A range of on campus accommodation options is available, and you can relax in the student bar or food outlets, or enjoy the open spaces around campus.

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Facts and figures
City population 39,000
Public transport
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40 mins


3 hrs


4.5 hrs

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3.5 hrs

Campus information

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Campus No. of Beds Package 1 price range Package 2 price range
Albury-Wodonga Semi Catered 246 not applicable $7,992.00 - $9,540.00
Bathurst Catered 298 $9,144.00 $9,396.00 - $10,980.00
Semi Catered 461 $6,948.00 $8,064.00 - $9,540.00
Self Catered 382 $5,904.00 $6,192.00 - $9,612.00
Dubbo Self Catered 62 not applicable $6,984.00
Orange Semi Catered 355 $6,120.00 $6,408.00 - $10,620.00
Wagga Wagga Catered 100 $8,820.00 - $9,936.00 $10,116.00 - $11,664.00
Semi Catered 523 $6,948.00 $7,848.00 - $10,332.00
Self Catered 556 $5,904.00 $6,804.00 - $9,360.00

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History of CSU in Bathurst

The history of Bathurst Campus dates back to 1895 with the establishment of the Bathurst Experiment Farm. The Bathurst Teachers' College was established on the site of the Bathurst Experiment Farm. The first students commenced their training on 12 March 1951, although the College was not officially opened until 9 November 1951.

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CSU in Bathurst

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Phone: (02) 6338 4000

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  • Externally: (02) 6338 4999
  • Internally: 84999

Phone: (02) 6338 4723

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