Ever expanding . . . Charles Sturt University has campuses in four of the fastest growing cities in NSW, providing students with the perfect combination of rural and city living.
Albury-Wodonga is home to two Charles Sturt University campuses: City Campus and Thurgoona Campus. Located in the central business district of Albury, the City Campus includes a first-class computing centre, a large lecture theatre complex, new anatomy and physiology laboratories, photography studios and an exhibition space. Just outside the city, the developing Thurgoona Campus has been designed to be environmentally sensitive and energy efficient with an innovative water management system.
Set in landscaped grounds, the Bathurst Campus has excellent facilities, including the latest in technical and nursing laboratories, Human Performance Laboratory, state-of-the-art gymnasium and multi purpose centre, computer centre with Internet access, lecture theatres, golf course and an industry-standard Media Centre with radio broadcasting, television studios and editing suites.
CSU's campus at Dubbo uses the latest communication technologies to provide regional Australia with access to quality higher education. The Interactive Learning Centre features interactive video and telephone studios linked by microwave to the other campuses, a resource area with computing facilities, internet access and AV equipment and areas for private study and relaxation.
Few universities combine the advantages of rural and city living as well as CSU's Wagga Wagga Campus. Sprawling over 640 hectares of Australian bushland five minutes from the city centre, the Wagga Wagga Campus offers a unique study experience. As well as a range of cutting-edge technical facilities, the campus supports the University's own award-winning winery, cheese factory, vineyard and farm.
Located on 500 hectares on the outskirts of Orange, CSU's newest campus has a rich agricultural history. Small class sizes and picturesque surrounds make study at Orange a unique experience where students work closely with lecturers and tutors .
One of Australia's fastest-growing inland cities, Dubbo is considered the industrial and commercial hub of NSW's Central West and is home to the world-renowned Western Plains Zoo. Population 40,000, Dubbo has a vibrant community atmosphere, alive with sporting and recreational facilities, historical buildings and a thriving cultural scene. For more information on the city of Dubbo, visit: www.dubbotourism.com.au
Situated on the NSW-Victorian border, three hours drive from Melbourne, the twin cities of Albury-Wodonga have a population of 94,000. A centre of historical significance, the city is a thriving metropolitan community: the hub of entertainment and retail therapy. The nearby Murray River, Lake Hume and alpine region also offer an extensive choice of recreational activities. For more information on the city of Albury-Wodonga, visit: www.alburycity.nsw.gov.au
Population 32,000, Bathurst is two-and-a-half hours drive (207 km) west of Sydney and is home to the world-renowned Mount Panorama racing circuit. The historical charm of Australia's first inland settlement is apparent in the city's colonial streetscapes, where architectural features from the 1800's combine with modern cafes, restaurants, bars and busy shopping centres. For more information on the city of Bathurst, visit: www.bathurst.nsw.gov.au
Considered the capital of the Riverina region, Wagga Wagga combines the advantages of regional and city living to offer an original study experience. The city has a proud sporting history as well as a strong artistic and cultural community. For more information on the city of Wagga Wagga, visit:www.tourismwaggawagga.com.au
Nestled in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, 260 km west of Sydney, Orange is a progressive city with a friendly country atmosphere. Population 38,000, the city blends historic buildings and streetscapes with cosmopolitan cafes, restaurants, theatres and galleries and offers a broad range of industrial, commercial and service resources for the region. For more information on the city of Orange, visit: www.orange.nsw.gov.au