Through our values, we create a welcoming community experience and learning environment that supports innovative research, advances society and gives back to our regions.

Why Charles Sturt University?

CSU is dedicated to excellence in the delivery of higher education and has a well-earned reputation for providing exceptional education delivered by dedicated professionals with practical and relevant industry experience. Our academics are supported by well-researched curriculum and teaching methods that maintain high levels of satisfaction among graduates, employers and the University’s partners.

Their courses are developed in collaboration with industry representatives to ensure the skills our graduates acquire meet industry needs. Not only are CSU degrees accredited with the relevant Australian government and industry bodies, these organisations are working closely with the University to guarantee that CSU graduates are industry-ready wherever they may work.

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“We believe wisdom transforms communities. With tenacity, we help to shape resilient, sustainable regions for the future.” 


Funds to assist with the general costs of University education.

Based on a combination of academic merit with an ATAR score of 95 or above (inclusive of any Regional location adjustment) and evidence of leadership and community involvement.



CSU’s Albury-Wodonga Campus was designed with sustainability in mind. Its buildings feature many environmentally sensitive features to minimise the use of heating and cooling. Ecologically significant wetlands and a huge variety of native flora and fauna can also be seen on the campus. A small and friendly campus environment means you will meet other students from a range of courses and feel part of a close-knit community.

About 2,500 students are completing their degrees at CSU’s Bathurst Campus, where a range of facilities offer the latest technology in fields like communication, exercise science and nursing. A range of on campus accommodation options is available, and you can relax in the student bar or food outlets, or enjoy the open spaces around campus.

CSU’s Dubbo Campus is only minutes from the city centre and provides a small and welcoming study environment. The Explorer’s Café on campus provides a great place to socialise and relax, or if you are looking for something more active to do in your spare time, there is also a gymnasium and other sporting facilities on campus

CSU in Orange has a large vineyard and farm, and a range of state-of-the-art facilities, including a new, award-winning health building. Small class sizes at Orange Campus ensure you get the best out of your study experience and quickly settle in to life at CSU, while outside the classroom, you can catch up with friends at the Templer’s Mill bar on campus.

CSU has just completed Stage 1 of its multimillion-dollar Campus at Port Macquarie. The three-level campus is located at Innes Lake, about five kilometres from Port Macquarie’s city centre. The Campus incorporates indoor and outdoor teaching spaces with a mix of natural materials and colours to compliment the Mid North Coast surroundings.

CSU’s campus at Wagga Wagga is the biggest, spanning more than 640 hectares and including a campus farm, equine centre, vineyard, winery and huge range of technical and industry standard facilities. A central dining room provides for students who live on campus, and the campus offers a range of playing fields, netball, basketball, tennis and squash courts, a gymnasium and a swimming pool available for student use.

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Frequently asked questions

Tuition fees can differ based on a variety of factors such as course studied, fee help and scholarships. If you would like to find out the cost of a specific course, please contact one of our friendly GSP councillors.

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Charles Sturt University offers a variety of support services including; a student central, health & counselling, equity support, indigenous student services, disability service, religious support, orientation, study support, library services, career services and an ally program.

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