Yindyamarra Winhanganha. This is a Wiradjuri phrase meaning 'the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in'. This ethos is what drives Charles Sturt University - and has done since their beginnings in 1895. The establishment of the Bathurst Experiment Farm then was designed to help Australians in rural and regional areas gain new knowledge. That is still the case, although now Charles Sturt University teaches students from across the country and the world, helping them find their purpose and create a world worth living in.
When you study with Charles Sturt University, you'll get to put theory into practice from day
one. You could learn on a farm or in a winery. In a medical radiation lab or a simulation ambulance.
Behind the camera in a TV studio or creating campaigns in an advertising agency. You'll use industry equipment and gain industry knowledge.
You'll learn from academics and teaching staff are well-connected with industry, and you get the personalised attention and support you need to thrive. Plus, we offer the flexibility to learn however suits you best – on campus, online or a combination of the two.
If you choose to study online with Charles Sturt, you'll be learning with the country's most experienced online university. More students choose to study online with Charles Sturt University than any other university in Australia (Department of Education, Skills and Employment Higher Education Statistics).
Charles Sturt University has the highest graduate employment rate in Australia. According to the QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019, more Charles Sturt grads get jobs than any other uni in the country. Charles Sturt grads also earn an average of $67,100 when they graduate. The university was a finalist in the latest Global Teaching Excellence Awards, and was ranked above or well above world standard for its research across seven different areas in the government's last Excellence in Research for Australia report.
Charles Sturt University is also Australia's first carbon neutral university, and was listed as the number two university in Australia for climate action in the 2020 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.
Step 1: Search and choose your course to start towards your journey with Charles Sturt.
Step 2: Once you've ticked off all of your course requirements, you can apply to study with Charles Sturt in as little as 15 minutes.
If you're a school leaver who wants to study on campus, apply though UAC / VTAC.
If you're not a school leaver or want to study online, you can apply directly to Charles Sturt online.
Step 3: Accept and enrol. If you receive an offer to study at Charles Sturt, you can accept your offer online.