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. Charles Sturt is also Australia’s most experienced online university and the nation’s online university of choice.
The University is producing world-class research, especially in the fields of agriculture, water and the environment; regional health, and cyber security and data science.
Charles Sturt has been Australia’s leading university for undergraduate employment for the last six years, as well as boasting an outstanding record of graduating First Nations students and those from low socio-economic, and 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 has established three research institutes – in AWE (agriculture, water and the environment); regional health, and cyber security and data science – which are delivering outcomes that foster prosperous regional communities.
Charles Sturt’s staff are its most important asset, recognised by being awarded an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation from the Commonwealth Equality Agency (WGEA) for three years.
Charles Sturt is a leader in sustainable practices, ranking in the top five per cent of universities globally in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings in 2022.