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Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt University crest
Motto For the public good
Established 1989
Type Public
Chancellor Lawrie Willet
Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Goulter
Students 36,000
Undergraduates 24,213
Postgraduates 9,038
Location Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Manly and Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Campus Urban and rural
Website http://www.csu.edu.au/
CD Blake Auditorium, Bathurst campus, CSU
CD Blake Auditorium, Bathurst campus, CSU

Charles Sturt University (CSU) is an Australian multi-campus university in New South Wales. It has campuses at Bathurst, Albury-Wodonga, Dubbo, Orange and Wagga Wagga. It also has specialist centres in Canberra, Manly (Sydney), Goulburn and Broken Hill. It is the main university servicing the west and southwest of New South Wales, and also serves north eastern Victoria. Image File history File links CSU_crest. ... A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... A Chancellor is the head of a university. ... 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CSU courses are also delivered by various TAFEs (members of TAFE NSW and Holmesglen Institute of TAFE in Melbourne); and private institution Study Group's Sydney and Brisbane campuses (known as CSU Study Centres). Technical and Further Education or TAFE institutions are a type of adult education organisation in Australia. ... Technical and Further Education or TAFE institutions are a type of adult education organisation in Australia. ... The City of Melbournes coat of arms The central business district of Melbourne, viewed from the north Alternate meanings: Melbourne (disambiguation) Melbourne is the capital and largest city of the state of Victoria, and the second largest city in Australia, with a population of 52,117 in the Central... This is about the city of Sydney in Australia. ... This article is about the Australian city. ...


CSU is well known for its extensive range of distance education courses, being a leader in the field and claims to be one of Australia's largest providers of distance education. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

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History

The University was established on 19 July 1989 from the merger of several existing separately-administered Colleges of Advanced Education including the Mitchell College of Advanced Education in Bathurst and the Riverina-Murray Institute of Higher Education in Albury-Wodonga and Wagga Wagga, through the enactment of The Charles Sturt University Act, 1989 (Act No. 76, 1989). It is named in honour of explorer Charles Sturt. July 19 is the 200th day (201st in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 165 days remaining. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The College of Advanced Education (CAE) was a class of Australian tertiary education institutions that existed from the early 1960s until the early 1990s. ... Charles Sturt c. ...


The Mitchell College of Advanced Education had been formed on 1 January 1971, and the Riverina-Murray Institute in Wagga Wagga and Albury-Wodonga had operated since 1985. The latter institution had earlier succeeded the Riverina College of Advanced Education, which was itself the result of an even earlier merger between Wagga Agricultural College and Wagga Teachers College. January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ...


In late 2004, CSU formalised moves to assume control of the University of Sydney's Orange campus, which came into force on 1 January 2005. From that date, all new Orange campus students were eligible to qualify for degrees from CSU; continuing students continued to be awarded their degrees from Sydney. The University of Sydney, established in Sydney in 1850, is the oldest university in Australia. ... Orange is a provincial city and Local Government Area of New South Wales, Australia. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In the 2005 Melbourne Institute International Standing of Australian Universities it was ranked 33rd out of the 38 Universities in Australia[1]


Profile

Heffron Building, Bathurst campus, CSU
Heffron Building, Bathurst campus, CSU

Charles Sturt University is particularly well known for its degree courses in media and communications, the Creative Arts, viticulture, agriculture, nursing, radiography, teaching, theology and accountancy. The University's winery has been, for some thirty years, the producer of acclaimed table wines and, more recently, the University has entered the commercial market with its range of specialist cheeses. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1858x1133, 1396 KB) I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1858x1133, 1396 KB) I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Creative Arts is an academic discipline that is generally used as an umbrella for Dramatic Arts/Theatre Arts (Dramaturgy), Music (Music theory, Music history, Musicology), and Visual arts. ... wine grapes Viticulture (from the Latin word for vine) refers to the cultivation of grapes, often for use in the production of wine. ... Nursing is a profession focused on assisting individuals, families, and communities in attaining, re-attaining, and maintaining optimal health and functioning. ... A radiograph of a right elbow-joint Radiography is the use of certain types of electromagnetic radiation—usually ionizing—to view objects. ... In education, teachers are those who teach students or pupils, often a course of study or a practical skill. ... Theology (Greek θεος, theos, God, + λογια, logia, words, sayings, or discourse) is reasoned discourse concerning religion, spirituality and God or the gods. ... Accountancy (profession) or accounting (methodology) is the measurement, disclosure or provision of assurance about financial information primarily used by managers, investors, tax authorities and other decision makers to make resource allocation decisions. ...


CSU has four Faculties each offering a diverse range of courses and discipline opportunities:

  • The Faculty of Arts
  • The Faculty of Business
  • The Faculty of Education
  • The Faculty of Science

Initially, CSU was one of a handful of Australian universities not to increase tuition fees by 25%, one of the reforms introduced by federal education minister Brendan Nelson in 2004, but it later voted to increase fees by the full 25% allowable starting from 2006. Dr Hon Brendan Nelson Dr Brendan John Nelson (born 19 August 1958), Australian politician, has been a Liberal Party of Australia member of the Australian House of Representatives since March 1996, representing the Division of Bradfield, New South Wales. ...


On its Bathurst campus, CSU operates a radio station, 2MCE, which also acts as the originating studio for National Radio News, a popular community radio news service. 2MCE FM Bathurst is a local community radio station, located on the campus of Charles Sturt University in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. ...


CSU Cheese Factory is located at the university's Wagga Wagga campus. Construction was completed in 1998 and cheesemaking commenced in August 1998. CSU cheese "Bidgee Cheese" sales commenced in April 1999 at the Cellar Door at the CSU Winery in Wagga Wagga. Today Bidgee Cheese is sold throughout New South Wales and Victoria.


Notable alumni

Chris Bath (born 13 May 1967 in Auburn, New South Wales) is an Australian journalist and television personality of Lebanese descent. ... Anna Coren hosting True Stories Anna Coren is an Australian journalist for the Seven Network. ... Brendan Cowell is an Australian actor. ... Andrew Denton (video tape cover) Andrew Christopher Denton (born May 4, 1960) is an Australian comedian and television presenter, and is the host of the ABCs weekly interview program Enough Rope. ... Melissa Jane Doyle (born February 10, 1970) is an Australian television personality. ... Amanda Keller (born 1962) is the name of the host of ABC (Australia)s Mondo Thingo. ... Deborah Knight is the female nightly TEN-10 television news anchor in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... Allison Langdon (born May 20, 1979) is a reporter for Australias National Nine News[1]. Allison attended Wauchope High School and Port Macquarie’s MacKillop Senior College. ... Jessica Rowe (born 1971) is an Australian television journalist and presenter. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Edna Tse (Traditional Chinese 謝燕娜) is a Hong Kong television newsreader and journalist working for ATV news. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... A novel is an extended work of written, narrative, prose fiction, usually in story form; the writer of a novel is a novelist. ... Monique Wright is a reporter and fill-in newsreader for Sunrise on the Seven Network in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ...

External link

  • Charles Sturt University - official university web site

References

  1. ^ http://www.australian-universities.com/rankings/

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Charles Sturt University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (583 words)
Charles Sturt University (CSU) is an Australian multi-campus university in rural New South Wales.
CSU is well known for its extensive range of distance education courses, being a leader in the field and claims to be one of Australia's largest providers of distance education.
Charles Sturt University is particularly well known for its degree courses in media and communications, the creative arts, viticulture, agriculture, nursing, radiography, teaching and accountancy.
Introduction to CSU (125 words)
CSU is a dynamic and progressive university whose innovative approach to education has earned it an international reputation for excellence.
CSU is challenging traditional approaches to teaching with flexible learning systems, which are continually being developed to improve course delivery.
This strategy has put CSU at the forefront of communication technology, a position vital to enable students from isolated regions of the country and around the globe to access quality resources and education.
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