Whilst we've been a university for more than 20 years, our history of professional education and research spans more than 100 years. This started with the establishment of the Bathurst Experimental Farm in 1895.
Charles Sturt University's three Faculties (Arts and Education, Business, Justice & Behavioural Sciences, and Science) comprise a number of Schools and centres for specific areas of study and research.
Charles Sturt University has four Research Centres and three Faculties. They are designed to bring together staff around a coherent theme.
University Research Centres leverage their resources to attract external funding to promote achievement as they engage in identifying, pursuing and sharing intellectual leadership with quality domestic and international research partners. The research conducted within the Centres is strongly complemented by research conducted with the Faculties of the University.
The Career Service is one of the ways we can give you an edge after graduation. When you study with us you'll get:
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Study support services include:
short preparation courses
self help resources.
The CSU library bsupports students, staff, researchers, alumni and the community by providing access to books, journals, and many other online databases and many other online databases and resources.
The Division of Information Technology (DIT) is committed to a strong service culture and focuses on delivering 'fit-for-purpose' quality information and communication technology (ICT) services to the University community.
Charles Sturt University holds regular health information sessions on campus, and provide a website with further information, community contacts and reliable medical websites. We have a particular focus on drug and alcohol awareness as well as sexual and mental health.
CSU's NSW campuses are located in some of Australia's fastest growing regional cities, offering a unique study experience with access to the best of city living along with the benefits of a regional lifestyle.
Large campuses have allowed the development of fully operational, hands-on teaching facilities, including:
CSU is really well set up for online learning. Everything from offer acceptance, to enrolment, to library access, participation in classes and assignment submission has been seamless.
It's really nice to meet new people from different countries and nationalities and experience the new cultural things.
I suppose the most difficult issue with my University experience was the application for enrolment. It was tedious + laborious + generally useless information obviously ... for someone's phD. Oh well, I suppose that is of some use then ! When you get down to the study, that came relatively easy, the Modules were clearly expressed and the lecturers had clear expectations...