Our portfolio covers four main areas:

  1. DVC Research and Engagement
  2. PVC Community and Global Engagement
  3. PVC Research and Innovation
  4. PVC Indigenous Engagement

Organisational Chart

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DVC Research and Engagement

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (DVC Research and Engagement) is responsible for research; research training; partnership with industry and end-users to enhance research and maximise research impact; community engagement; international education and partnerships; government relations; Indigenous engagement, and is a member of the Vice Chancellor's Leadership Team.

Research Integrity, Ethics and Compliance Unit

The Research Integrity, Ethics and Compliance (RIEC) Unit promotes the responsible conduct of research and teaching. The Unit provides advice on aspects of research integrity and supports the University's ethics and compliance committees.

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The innovation precinct in the heart of the Riverina dedicated to research, curated collaboration and sustainable production.

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Australian Centre of Christianity and Culture

The Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture (ACC&C) is an ecumenical body reflecting the faith background of approximately 61 per cent (13.5 million) of the Australian population. The Centre is located on a five hectare site on the edge of the Parliamentary Triangle in Canberra.

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PVC Community and Global Engagement

Global Engagement

The Office of Global Engagement and Partnerships (OGEP) is responsible for all global engagement matters, including:

  • International education and Partnerships Strategy
  • International relations, sector leadership and advocacy
  • International education quality assurance and compliance
  • Student mobility, including student exchange and short terms programs.

The Office collaborates with a global network of stakeholders and works with all areas of the Charles Sturt community to develop a strong and integrated approach to business development, quality assurance, risk management and student mobility.


Industry and Community Engagement

The Office of Industry and Community Engagement is responsible for developing and leading Charles Sturt University’s engagement and collaboration with industry and the community across the University’s footprint.

The University has a critical role in building strong, vibrant regional communities with intellectual capital, social capital and infrastructure. Community Engagement is one of the three pillars of the University Strategy which aims to achieve recognition of the University as an anchor institution in its communities and as an agent of change through impactful, solution driven research.

The University is a community minded organisation with strong links to industry, government and other educational organisations.

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PVC Research and Innovation

Research Office

The Research Office facilitates achievement of the University's strategic priorities in research and research training, including"

  • management of Higher Degree by Research candidature
  • research grants
  • contract management
  • specialist research support services
  • research analytics and reporting
  • professional development and skills training
  • policy leadership

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The University works collaboratively on many projects with all levels of government and industry, and has formed research groups in areas of specific strength and interest.

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University Research Centres

Charles Sturt University has four University Research Centres. These centres are designed to bring together staff around a coherent research theme that has broad influence and engagement across the University.

Our centres are outwardly connected. They engage in identifying, pursuing and sharing intellectual leadership of large collaborative opportunities in research with quality domestic and international partners.

The research conducted within the Centres is strongly complemented by research conducted with the Faculties of the University.

PVC Indigenous Engagement

The Office of Indigenous Engagement has direct oversight of:

  • the Indigenous Education Strategy
  • institute-wide activities to enhance advancement of Indigenous staff
  • establishing a framework of structures, processes and relationships to ensure effective engagement and incorporate Indigenous perspectives into all aspects of University life.

The Office also works to advance Indigenous research output and the scholarship of Indigenous learning and knowledges. They do this by building engagement between Charles Sturt University's research and Indigenous Communities.

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