Victoria, Australia +61 2 6338 6077
  • Admin. staff 2000
  • Campus Urban and rural
  • Chancellor Lawrie Willet
  • Established 1989
  • Location Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Melbourne, Orange, Manly, Sydney, Wagga Wagga and Port Macquarie, New South Wales and Victoria, Australia
  • Nickname CSU
  • Postgraduates 9,038
  • Students 36,000
  • Type Public
  • Undergraduates 24,213
  • Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Vann
  • Vice principal
Charles Sturt University (CSU) is an Australian multi-campus university located in New South Wales, Victoria, and the Australian Capital Territory. It has campuses at Bathurst, Canberra, Albury-Wodonga, Dubbo, Goulburn, Orange, Wagga Wagga and Burlington, Ontario (Canada).It also has specialist centres in North Parramatta, Manly (Sydney), and Broken Hill. In 2012, Charles Sturt University set up the Port Macquarie Campus with plans to extend its range of programs. This was in response to significant research designed to retain young people in the area and contribute to the growth of the educational standards for the Hastings region.
CSU has four Faculties each offering a diverse range of courses and discipline opportunities:
Charles Sturt University offers a Distance Education program that allows students to choose courses at bachelor and post graduate level as well as the Single Subject Study program.
The Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Business
The Faculty of Education
The Faculty of Science
Charles Sturt University was established on 1 July 1989 from the merger of several existing separately-administered Colleges of Advanced Education including the Mitchell College of Advanced Education in Bathurst, the Riverina-Murray Institute of Higher Education in Albury-Wodonga and the Riverina College of Advanced Education in Wagga Wagga,through the enactment of The Charles Sturt University Act, 1989 (Act No. 76, 1989). It is named in honour of explorer Charles Sturt.