Towards a Greener University

Sustainability at Charles Sturt is the University’s business area dedicated to driving forward Charles Sturt's commitment to creating a sustainable future for all.

Sustainability is a core institutional policy objective as highlighted within the University's Sustainability Statement. It has relevance to each of the Focus Areas under our current University Strategy.The University Strategy has Key Performance Measures and the measure for Sustainability across the university is to achieve an annual improvement within the LiFE framework of 5% annual progress towards best practice.

Sustainability at Charles Sturt manages the communication and coordination of the sustainability efforts across the Charles Sturt campuses, including promoting and initiating engaging and exciting sustainability activities. These activities include:

These programs inform Charles Sturt’s sustainability practice and provide the framework to measure the outputs of the University’s sustainability activities.

Strive to achieve outcomes and celebrate success

The university is committed to achieving the sustainability outcomes set out in the University Strategy and LiFE framework.  Achievements and successes are celebrated across Charles Sturt and we can all be proud of the outcomes achieved over the past ten years!  The achievements page highlights these and recognises the university's commitment to the ongoing improvement of sustainable practices across every area of university life.

In 2016, Charles Sturt became Australia’s first certified carbon neutral University. The public disclosure summaries detail annual carbon neutral certification of Charles Sturt University.

Take yourself on a self-guided tour of our sustainable campuses!

From Biodiversity walks to solar installations, guide yourself around our campuses and you might be surprised about some hidden features.

Albury Wodonga campus sustainability map

Wagga Wagga campus sustainability map