At the heart of Charles Sturt University’s approach to education is the Wiradjuri phrase yindyamarra winhanganha – ‘the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in’.
Charles Sturt is Australia’s leading regional university, offering more than 250 courses delivered on a network of regional campuses in Orange, Bathurst, Wagga Wagga, Dubbo, Port Macquarie and Albury-Wodonga, and specialist campuses in Canberra, Goulburn and Parramatta. Charles Sturt is also Australia’s most experienced online university and the nation’s online university of choice.
Charles Sturt has a proud history of partnering with industry and businesses to benefit our students and the local community.
Charles Sturt has been Australia’s leading university for undergraduate full-time employment for the last six years, as well as boasting an outstanding record of graduating First Nations students and those from rural and remote backgrounds.
The university’s strong links to industry connect students with relevant, real-world experience throughout their courses.
In 2022, Charles Sturt established three research institutes – The Gulbali Institute integrating agriculture, water and environment research; the Rural Health Research Institute funded by the Commonwealth Government, and the Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity Institute – to deliver outcomes that foster prosperous and resilient regional communities.
Charles Sturt is a recognised Employer of Choice for Gender Equality with the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, three years running.
Charles Sturt is a leader in sustainable practices, becoming the first Australian carbon neutral university and ranking in the top five per cent of universities globally in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings in 2022.