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
Chief of Staff

Emma Lewis
Executive Assistant, Office of the Vice-Chancellor

Phone: +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

The Office of Strategic Planning is responsible for developing and leading the University's Strategy. Our strategy incorporates three focus areas: Our Students: Successful Graduates, Our Communities: Vibrant Regional Communities and Our Internal Capability: Strong University.

Government Relations

The Office of Government Relations is responsible for leading the University's effective engagement with Australia's three tiers of government.


The Communications function, led by the Chief of Staff within the Office of the Vice-Chancellor, encompasses the Media and Internal Communication Teams.