Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University


The Vice-Chancellor and President is the chief executive officer of the University and is accountable to the University Council for the day to day management of the University.

Executive Team

The Vice-Chancellor's Executive Team provides first point of contact, issues management, diary management and delivers on the governance requirements of the Vice-Chancellor and the Vice-Chancellor's Leadership Team.

Catherine Gordon
Executive Officer to the Vice-Chancellor

Sharon Sandry
Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor

Phone: 02 6338 4209 International: +61 2 6338 4209

Mail to: 
Office of the Vice-Chancellor
Charles Sturt University
The Grange Chancellery
Panorama Avenue
Bathurst NSW 2795

Our Offices

Governance and Corporate Affairs

The Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs provides advice to the Vice-Chancellor, senior executives and staff of the University in relation to University governance, audit and risk management, investigations/appeals and complaints, legislative compliance, legal requirements, policy management and records management.

Strategic Planning and Information

The Office of Strategic Planning and Information is responsible for leading the University's strategic planning, information and intelligence and project services to support the University in achieving its strategic objectives. The Office is led by a director and 3 senior staff who oversee teams responsible for providing SPI's products and services

Government and Community Relations

The Office of Government and Community Relations is responsible for leading the University's effective engagement with Australia's three tiers of government and our many communities across the University's footprint. The office consists of Government Relations and Community Relations.


CSU Media, within the Office of the Vice-Chancellor, deliver engaging, credible stories that drive positive awareness of the impact of our people, our communities and our way of life in the regions.The media team is comprised of the news team and social media team.

Internal Communication

Reporting to the Executive Officer to the Vice-Chancellor, the internal communication team is responsible for the University-wide internal communication strategy. The strategy and related practices aim to strengthen our sense of community and foster a positive and inclusive culture.