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Charles Sturt University


CSU is dedicated to excellence in the delivery of higher education and has a well-earned reputation for providing exceptional education delivered by dedicated professionals with practical and relevant industry experience. CSU academics are supported by well-researched curriculum and teaching methods that maintain high levels of satisfaction among graduates, employers and the University's partners.

CSU consistently ranks highly for graduate employment. A recent survey showed that 81% domestic graduates of CSU found employment within four months of completing their bachelor degree (2015 Australian Graduate Survey). CSU scored the highest possible, five-star rating for undergraduate student retention and success in getting a job (2016 Good Universities Guide). 84.2% of all graduates eligible for full-time work were successful in getting a job (Graduate Destinations Survey 2012-2014). Many CSU courses offer access to practicum opportunities from the first year of study, ensuring students are equipped to tackle real life situations and are building relationships with prospective employers right from the start.

CSU is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and is partly funded by the Australian government. CSU has over 60 partnerships in more than 25 countries that facilitate research, course delivery, cultural exchange, student and staff exchange and a diverse range of other education activities.

CSU is committed to excellence in research, identifying and supporting areas and projects that allow the undertaking of internationally competitive research and research training. The University's research ranges from cardiovascular, plant bio-security, farming systems, enhanced social and environmental sustainability, and irrigation to contextual theology, artificial intelligence and spatial modelling techniques, improving agricultural productivity through molecular biology, and environment and sustainable viticulture. Portfolios of research and consulting amount to approximately AUD$10 million annually.


At a glance

Location: NSW
Institution Type: University
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