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Charles Sturt University is #1 for undergraduate employment
Get qualified and get the job. More Charles Sturt grads get jobs faster than grads from any other university in Australia.*
Charles Sturt University graduates get paid well
Our undergrads earn an average of $66,800 straight after graduating, and our postgrads earn a median starting salary of $95,000.*
*Good Universities Guide 2021/22
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More students choose to study online with Charles Sturt University than any other university in Australia.*
*Department of Education, Skills and Employment Higher Education Statistics
Get hands-on at Charles Sturt University
The change the world needs sure won’t come from just talking about it. It’ll take going all hands in – and not being afraid to get them dirty in the process. At Charles Sturt University, you get hands-on experience from day one. Because it’s not what we say that makes a difference. It’s what we do.
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STUDY LINK Term 1 2021 - Census date
2021 Year-long Period 4 Census Date
24 Sep 2021
Term Code: 202157
Year-long Period 4 (60/90/30) Census Date
2021 ADPP Period 4 (June) Ends
24 Sep 2021
Term code: 202148
2021 ADMISSIONS Session 3 Late closing date
1 Oct 2021
Closing date for late direct applications for domestic students to study in Session 3 2021. (session code: 202190)
Applications received during this period will only be considered if there are places still available in the nominated course and providing the nominated course does not have a residential school prior to the session start date.
Café Connect: Drop in to connect and share with your student community
23 Sep 2021 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Are you feeling a little isolated while you study? Are you trying to juggle work, study, family, sport, and a social life? Has COVID got you down?
Come along to Café Connect to meet other students and share your strategies and tips, or just chat about life in general. Uni staff will be on hand if you have any questions. No need to register, just drop in when you can!
- Tuesdays, 12:30pm to 1pm
- Thursdays, 5:30pm to 6pm
See you there!
Virtual Blend your own Gin Class
23 Sep 2021 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Virtual blend your own Gin Class
Presented by Archie Rose
Charles Sturt Alumni Team have been in touch with the wonderful people at Archie Rose Distilling Co. and we are offering you the opportunity to settle into the end of your week and learn something new about gin, socialise with fellow alumni and even create your very own blend.
We will be holding a Virtual Blend your own Gin Class. This means an Archie Rose Ambassador will be taking you through the blend your own gin experience while you sit in the comfort of your own home. This event includes:
- 200ml Signature Dry Gin
- 10ml of each of 8 individually distilled botanicals
- 1 x Tonic
- 1 x 50ml Maidenii dry vermouth
- 1 x Graduated Copper Bell Jigger
- 2 x Pipettes
- EVENT: Archie Rose and Charles Sturt University present – Virtual Blend your own Gin Class
- DATE: Thursday 23rd September
- TIME: 7pm – 7:45pm
- REGISTRATIONS CLOSE: Tuesday 7th September – unless sold out prior
- COST: $90/ alumni & $135 non alumni
Venue / Address:
For more, please visit https://alumni.csu.edu.au/news-and-events/events/community/virtual-blend-your-own-gin-class
Explorations series: Yindyamarra Talks - COVID: Mental health matters
30 Sep 2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am
In a world of fear and misinformation, Charles Sturt University brings together an expert panel to break down the issues for First Nations People.
As well as being vulnerable to the effects of Covid 19, First Nations people are dealing with the impact on mental health. As a whole, First Nations people already experience high rates of depression, anxiety and youth suicide. This public forum will bring together health experts and draw on the expertise of Charles Sturt University to answer your questions about mental health. We will provide practical advice and explore ways that Indigenous health services can treat and can protect our people. Mental health is part of our total well being and cannot be separated from a history of invasion colonisation and racism. The representation of First Nations people by media often exacerbates the issue. What responsibilities do we all have to achieve better outcomes for the nation’s most vulnerable populations? Bring your questions and together we will find answers.
Please join Professor Stan Grant Jr and expert panel members in a one hour public forum where we will answer your questions about COVID and the mental health impacts to Australia’s First Nations People.
The panel will consist of Professor Stan Grant, Professor Juanita Sherwood, Dr Neil Philips, Fiona Cornforth, Professor Pat Dudgeon and Associate Professor Faye McMillan.
Professor Stan Grant
Vice Chancellor's Chair of Australian/Indigenous Belonging
Charles Sturt University
Professor Stan Grant is the Vice Chancellor's Chair of Australian/Indigenous Belonging at Charles Sturt University. He is also the Global Affairs and Indigenous Affairs Analyst for the ABC.
He is one of Australia's most respected and awarded journalists, with more than 30 years’ experience in radio and television news and current affairs. Stan has a strong reputation for independence and integrity and has interviewed international political and business leaders, including our own prime ministers and senior ministers.
Prior to taking up his latest role Stan served for a decade at a Senior International Correspondent for CNN in Asia and the Middle East, broadcasting to an audience of millions around the world.
He has interviewed numerous world leaders including Nelson Mandela, Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, Condoleezza Rice, Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, Shimon Peres, Bill Clinton, and Australian Prime Ministers Bob Hawke, Paul Keating, John Howard, Kevin Rudd, Julia Gillard, Tony Abbott, and Malcolm Turnbull.
Stan has won numerous international and Australian awards including a Peabody Award, Columbia University Alfred I. duPont award, four times winner of the prestigious Asia TV awards including best news story and reporter of the year, twice winner of the coveted Australian Walkley Award, as well as a TV Logie award, GQ Magazine agenda setter of the year and an Australian Academy of Arts Cinema and Television Award (Australia's Oscars) as male TV presenter of the year.
Stan is an award winning and best selling author of several books and has contributed articles to many major Australian newspapers, magazines and journals.
Professor Juanita Sherwood
Pro Vice-Chancellor First Nations Engagement
Charles Sturt University
Professor Juanita Sherwood is a proud First Nations woman with Wiradjuri, Murri, Maori and Anglo-Celtic lineages. Her mother’s grandfather was born in Wagga Wagga and her family is connected to Country from Jerilderie through to Yass.
Prof Sherwood is Pro Vice-Chancellor First Nations Engagement at Charles Sturt University. She has been a nurse, teacher, lecturer, and researcher for over 35 years. Her work has changed health and education outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children across the nation. This includes increasing the uptake of Indigenous-centred research and decolonisation methods in Australia, and recognising colonisation as the primary determinant of Indigenous health, as well as being a strong proponent of cultural safety.
Currently she is involved in several large NHMRC funded projects, including the ‘Birthing on Country’ (BoC) and ‘Strengthening systems for Indigenous healthcare Equity’ (STRIDE) Centres for Research Excellence, ‘Decolonising Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care’ project, and the new nationally funded $10 million NHMRC National First Nations Research Network to build Indigenous Research Capacity.
Prof Sherwood is a CATSINaM Founding Member, member of the Elders Advisory Council, Board Director and Muliyan Founding member.
Chief Executive Officer
The Healing Foundation
Fiona Cornforth is a Wuthathi (Shelburne Bay) descendant with family roots in the Torres Straits.
Fiona has an extensive background working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities. Fiona is a Masters Graduate of ANU’s College of Business and Economics, and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy of the UK. Holding past senior roles in community and government organisations, she utilised her global experience in education, leadership and business development to raise awareness around the impacts of intergenerational trauma.
Professor Pat Dudgeon
Director of the Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention
University of Western Australia
Pat Dudgeon is from the Bardi people in Western Australia. She is a psychologist and professor at the Poche Centre for Aboriginal Health and the School of Indigenous Studies at UWA. Her area of research includes Indigenous social and emotional wellbeing and suicide prevention.
She is the director of the Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention at UWA. She is also the lead chief investigator of a national research project, Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing that aims to develop approaches to Indigenous mental health services that promote cultural values and strengths as well as empowering users. She has many publications in Indigenous mental health, in particular, the Working Together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principals and Practice 2014.
Associate Professor Faye McMillan
Associate Professor Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health: School of Population Health UNSW
Deputy National Rural Health Commissioner
Associate Professor Faye McMillan is one of two Deputy National Rural Health Commissioners, playing a key role in the Federal Government’s agenda to increase access to rural health services and address rural workforce shortages. She joined the UNSW School of Population Health this year as A/Prof in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and has had an extensive career in allied health in regional and rural NSW. She is a Wiradjuri yinaa (woman) originally from Trangie, NSW. She joins the School from Charles Sturt University, where she was Director of the Djirruwang Program - Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health).
Associate Professor Faye McMillan has received numerous accolades for her leadership and contribution to population health, education, equity and the community. In 2021 Associate Professor McMillan was appointed as a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List. Professor McMillan’s appointment recognises her significant service to Indigenous mental health, and to tertiary education and in 2019 was named the NSW Aboriginal Woman of the year. She holds a Doctor of Health Science, Master of Indigenous Health Bachelor of Pharmacy, Graduate Certificate Wiradjuri Language, Culture and Heritage, Graduate Certificate Indigenous Governance, and Graduate Certificate in Education.
She is also the first registered Aboriginal pharmacist, a founding member of Indigenous Allied Health Australia and holds a variety of board positions with various companies and associations.
Dr Neil Phillips
Dr. Neil Phillips is a consultant psychiatrist who works in rural and remote community mental health. He is also an active communicator about mental health, mental illness and relationship issues through regular contributions to the popular Sydney ABC Radio 702 Drive show.
Blended Online Community MHFA Workshop (2 days, 12 & 19 Oct)
12 Oct 2021 1:00 pm - 19 Oct 2021 3:30 pm
This workshop is held across two days. Attendance in both workshops is mandatory to receive certification
Workshop Part 1 Tuesday 12 October, 1pm-3:30pm
Workshop Part 2 Tuesday 19 October, 1pm-3:30pm
You must have completed the eLearning through MHFA Australia in the Blended online Community MHFA course to complete this workshop.
If you haven't completed the above, please contact email@example.com to arrange eLearning. You MUST complete eLearning prior to our workshops. The eLearning takes around 5 hours to complete online.
This workshop will cost $75.00. You must attend both sessions.