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Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University (CSU) is an Australian multi-campus public university located in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, and the Australian Capital Territory. Established in 1989, it was named in honour of Captain Charles Sturt, a British explorer who made expeditions into regional New South Wales
New South Wales
and South Australia. The University has multiple campuses in Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Goulburn, Orange, Port Macquarie, Wagga Wagga
Wagga Wagga
and Canberra. The University also facilitates specialist centres in North Parramatta, Manly (Sydney), Wangaratta as well as Regional University Study Centres in Griffith and Parkes. Courses are also delivered in conjunction with Study Group Australia in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane (known as CSU Study Centres).[4] Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University offers various Distance Education
Distance Education
programs at Bachelor and Post-Graduate level as well as the Single Subject Study program. CSU also has various course delivery partnerships with several TAFE institutions across the country.[5][6][7][8]

Contents

1 History 2 Campuses

2.1 Library

3 Faculties and Academic Departments

3.1 Faculty of Arts and Education 3.2 Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences 3.3 Faculty of Science

4 Academia

4.1 Distance Education

4.1.1 NSW HSC Online

4.2 Awards

5 Student life

5.1 Sport 5.2 Radio 5.3 Sexual misconduct and safety

6 Notable people

6.1 Alumni

7 Gallery 8 See also 9 References 10 External links

History[edit]

Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University Coat of Arms

Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University was established on 1 July 1989 from the merger of several existing separately-administered Colleges of Advanced Education including the Mitchell College of Advanced Education in Bathurst, the Riverina-Murray Institute of Higher Education in Albury-Wodonga
Albury-Wodonga
and the Riverina College of Advanced Education in Wagga Wagga,[9] through the enactment of The Charles Sturt University Act, 1989 (Act No. 76, 1989).[10] It is named in honour of explorer Charles Sturt.[11] The Mitchell College of Advanced Education
College of Advanced Education
had been formed on 1 January 1970, and the Riverina Murray Institute of Education campus in Wagga Wagga
Wagga Wagga
and Albury-Wodonga
Albury-Wodonga
had operated since 1984.[12][13] 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 the Wagga Wagga
Wagga Wagga
Teachers College.[13] In 1998, CSU established the first Study Centre in Sydney[14] and then in Melbourne[15] in 2007. These study centres are operated by a private education group called Study Group Australia.[16] On 1 January 2005, CSU formalised moves to assume control of the University of Sydney's Orange campus, which came into force on 1 January 2005.[17] Between 2005 and 2015, CSU had expand an offshore campus in Burlington, Ontario
Burlington, Ontario
in Canada.[18][19] On July 2015, CSU "regretfully" ceased to operate its Ontario campus due to the legislative and regulatory environment in Ontario.[20] On 14 February 2011 CSU changed its logo. The sturt desert pea flower (Swainsona formosa) is now stylised and made prominent, with the full name of the university as part of its logo.[21][22] On 1 May 2012, a milestone was reached as CSU open a new campus in Port Macquarie, CSU's first coastal, regional campus. This made Higher Education accessible to the Port Macquarie
Port Macquarie
and the Hastings region. It provides opportunities for students with the desire to study close to the beach, as well as options for local students to access the resources of a world-class university close to home.[23] In 2013, the University implemented a gas engine cogeneration power plant to help minimise fuel costs and carbon emissions.[24] On 18 April 2016 at the Port Macquarie
Port Macquarie
Campus, staff and students moved into Stage One of their purpose built campus. Two more stages are expected to be complete over the coming years with an expected student intake of 5000 by the year 2030. On 28 July 2016, CSU has been declared Australia's First Official Carbon Neutral University.[25] Campuses[edit] The University has multiple campuses in Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Goulburn, Orange, Port Macquarie, Wagga Wagga
Wagga Wagga
and Canberra. The University also facilitates specialist centres in North Parramatta, Manly (Sydney), Wangaratta as well as Regional University Study Centres in Griffith and Parkes. Courses are also delivered in conjunction with Study Group Australia in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane (known as CSU Study Centres).[4] Library[edit] Library branches operate at the Wagga Wagga, Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange and Port Macquarie
Port Macquarie
campuses.[26] As of 2015, 69% of book purchases were ebooks.[27] Faculties and Academic Departments[edit] CSU has Three Main Faculties, each offering a range of courses and discipline opportunities. Each Faculty comprises a number of Schools and centres for specific areas of study and research:[28]

Faculty of Arts and Education[29] Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences[30] Faculty of Science[31]

Faculty of Arts and Education[edit] The Faculty of Arts and Education covers a broad range courses between the Arts and Education Disciplines. The Arts Discipline cover subject segments of visual arts, performing arts, communications, history, human services, literature, philosophy, sociology, and theology. Schools & Centres include:

School of Communication and Creative Industries School of Humanities and Social Sciences School of Theology Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture Centre for Islamic Sciences and Civilisation

The Education side of the Faculty offers a range of courses in teacher education, and information and library studies. Schools include:

School of Education School of Indigenous Australian Studies School of Information Studies School of Teacher Education

Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences[edit] The Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences brings together a range of courses, focusing on real-world challenges in areas of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences disciplines. The Business Discipline has garner attention by employers for producing graduates excelling in today's business world challenges. Their distance education postgraduate PhD/DBA and Masters programs are eagerly sought-after, both nationally and internationally. The Business Schools and centres facilitated include:

School of Accounting and Finance School of Computing and Mathematics School of Management and Marketing CSU Engineering

The Justice side of the Faculty covers policing, security, law, customs, excise and border management. Schools and centres include:

School of Policing Studies Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security Centre for Customs and Excise Studies Centre for Law and Justice

Finally, the Behavioural Science discipline offers courses by the School of Psychology. Faculty of Science[edit] CSU's Faculty of Science is one of the most broadly based scientific academic concentrations in Australasia. Schools include:

School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences School of Biomedical Sciences School of Community Health School of Dentistry and Health Sciences School of Environmental Sciences School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health

Academia[edit] Distance Education[edit] Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University offers a Distance Education
Distance Education
program that allows students to choose courses at bachelor and post graduate level as well as the Single Subject Study program.[32] The Distance Education program is designed for students who may be unable to attend the university campus in person, using printed or electronic media to facilitate communication between teachers and students. The coursework is designed with the assumption that students are already working in the same field they are studying, which makes them less than helpful for actually learning skills. NSW HSC Online[edit] NSW HSC Online, an abbreviation of New South Wales
New South Wales
Higher School Certificate Online, is a collaborative partnership between the NSW Department of Education and Training and Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University.[33] NSW HSC Online is supported by the Board of Studies
Board of Studies
NSW and the Professional Teachers Council NSW (PTC).[33] Awards[edit] On 28 July 2016, the Australian Government's Carbon Neutral Program have certified Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University as Carbon Neutral. The institution was certified as Carbon Neutral by the National Carbon Offset Standard[34] – Carbon Neutral Program, administered by the Federal Department of the Environment and Energy. [25] Student life[edit] Students at CSU are represented by Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University Student Senate – formerly the CSU Students' Association (CSUSA).[35][36] The CSU Student Senate is the overarching student body of CSU and comprises the following affiliates:[37]

Orange Student Representative Committee (OSRC) – formerly Orange Students Association (OSA). Murray Campus Council (MCC) representing Albury-Wodonga
Albury-Wodonga
Campus – formerly Murray Campus Students' Association. Bathurst Student Representative Committee (Bathurst SRC). Note: Previous Former Names include Mitchell Student Guild, Charles Sturt University Students' Association Bathurst (CSUSAB) & Mitchell Association of Student Councils. Dubbo
Dubbo
Student Representative Committee (DSRC). Rivcoll Student Representative Committee (Rivcoll SRC) representing Wagga Wagga
Wagga Wagga
Campus – formerly known as Rivcoll Union Inc. Port Student Representative Committee (Port SRC) representing Port Macquarie Campus. Online Study Student Representative Committee (OS SRC) representing CSU's Online Study / Distance Education
Distance Education
Students.

A Canberra
Canberra
Student Representative Committee known as St Mark's Canberra[38] was previously formed but disbanded as of 2016. Sport[edit] The Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University Football Club at Bathurst was formed under the name of Bathurst Teachers College[39] in 1963, making it one of the oldest football clubs within Bathurst. The club changed its name multiple times to match the educational institute, gaining its current name when Mitchell College was rebranded to Charles Sturt University. Radio[edit] On its Bathurst campus, CSU operates a radio station, 2MCE, which also acts as the originating studio for National Radio News, a community radio news service.[40] Sexual misconduct and safety[edit] The survey conducted by the Australian Human Rights Commission
Australian Human Rights Commission
in 2017 found that CSU had the third highest incidence of sexual assault and sexual harassment.[41] Over 800 CSU students responded to the survey with the report finding 18% experienced sexual harassment, and at twice the national average, 3.3% claimed sexual assault. Vice-Chancellor
Vice-Chancellor
Professor Andrew Vann committed CSU to doubling efforts to address the issues and take on-board all the report's recommendations.[42] Notable people[edit] The current and third Chancellor of the University since 3 December 2014 is Dr. Michele Allan, a company director, food industry and agribusiness specialist, with an academic background in biomedical science, management and law.[1] The current Vice-Chancellor
Vice-Chancellor
and President of the University since December 2011 is Professor Andrew Vann, a civil engineer.[2] Prominent members of the so-called 'Mitchell Mafia' include ABC broadcaster Hamish Macdonald and Nine's political reporter Charles Croucher [43] Alumni[edit] See also: List of Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University people Gallery[edit]

Blake Theatre, Albury-Wodonga
Albury-Wodonga
campus.

Blake Auditorium, Bathurst campus.

Heffron Building, Bathurst campus.

Overview of CSU's Port Macquarie
Port Macquarie
campus.[23]

Orange Campus

James Hagan Building, Wagga Wagga
Wagga Wagga
Campus

The Kay Hull Veterinary Teaching Hospital at the CSU's Wagga Wagga campus.[44]

CSU's School of Visual and Performing Arts, Wagga Wagga
Wagga Wagga
Campus

See also[edit]

New South Wales
New South Wales
portal University portal

List of universities in Australia Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics St Mark's National Theological Centre

References[edit]

^ a b "CSU announces new Chancellor-elect" (Press release). Charles Sturt University. 20 July 2014. Retrieved 2 March 2015.  ^ a b "Professor Andrew Vann: Vice-Chancellor
Vice-Chancellor
and President". Office of the Vice-Chancellor. Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University. 20 May 2013. Retrieved 2 March 2015.  ^ a b " Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University". New South Wales
New South Wales
Auditor – General's Report. 2: 42. 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2013.  ^ a b " Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University Study Centres". Study Group. Retrieved 10 July 2013.  ^ "Partnership to create opportunities". The Daily Liberal. 17 April 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2013.  ^ Trounson, Andrew (21 January 2012). "CSU upbeat on early Port Macquarie demand". The Australian. Retrieved 7 July 2013.  ^ Jones, Howard (4 May 2012). "Want a degree? Just enrol in TAFE". The Border Mail. Retrieved 7 July 2013.  ^ "CIT and Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University in Agreement". Canberra
Canberra
Institute of Technology. 6 March 2009. Archived from the original on 24 May 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2013.  ^ Morris, Sherry (1999). Wagga Wagga, a history. Bobby Graham Publishers, Wagga Wagga. ISBN 1-875247-12-2.  ^ " Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University Act 1989 No. 76" (PDF). Government of New South Wales. Australasian Legal Information Institute. 1989. Retrieved 7 July 2013.  ^ Gorrel, Graham (1 March 2013). " Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University the jewel in city's crown". The Daily Advertiser. Retrieved 7 July 2013.  ^ "State Records Archives Investigator". NSW State Records. Government of New South Wales. Retrieved 10 July 2013.  ^ a b "State Records Archives Investigator". NSW State Records. Government of New South Wales. Retrieved 10 July 2013.  ^ CSU Study Centre, Sydney ^ CSU Study Centre, Melbourne ^ International – CSU Study Centres ^ " Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University". Auditor-General's Report to Parliament. 2: 17. 2007. Retrieved 7 July 2013.  ^ "Welcome – CSU Ontario School of Education – Charles Sturt University". Csu.edu.au. 26 March 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2012.  ^ "CSU Port Macquarie
Port Macquarie
campus opens". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 1 May 2012. Retrieved 10 July 2013.  ^ http://futurestudents.csu.edu.au/international/csu-in-your-country/csu-canada/history ^ "CSU's visual brand". Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University. May 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2013.  ^ Coughlan, Kate (14 February 2011). "Sturt's pea flower CSU's new logo". The Border Mail. Retrieved 7 July 2013.  ^ a b "CSU: Port Macquarie". Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University. Retrieved 28 July 2016.  ^ Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University Cogeneration Plant, www.clarke-energy.com, Retrieved 16 September 2013 ^ a b "Australia's first and only carbon neutral university". Charles Sturt University. Retrieved 28 July 2016.  ^ http://library.csu.edu.au/ ^ http://libguides.csu.edu.au/responding_to_your_feedback/library_resources ^ "Faculties and Schools". Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University. Retrieved 28 July 2016.  ^ "Faculty of Arts and Education". Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University.  ^ "Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences". Charles Sturt University.  ^ "Faculty of Science". Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University.  ^ " Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University". Study Assist. Australian Government. Retrieved 8 July 2013.  ^ a b Blake, Cliff (3 April 2001). "Launch of the New NSW HSC Online website". Sydney: Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University. Retrieved 8 July 2013.  ^ "National Carbon Offset Standard". Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy. Retrieved 28 July 2016.  ^ "CSU student association to end as uni takes over". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 22 September 2006. Retrieved 10 July 2013.  ^ "CSU will consider unionism change". Western Advocate. 12 October 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2013.  ^ "Governance (Student Representation) Rule 2007 No. 1" (PDF). Charles Sturt University. 2007. p. 8. Retrieved 10 July 2013.  ^ "St Mark's National Theological Centre".  ^ Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
University. "25 year anniversary - Charles Sturt University". csu.edu.au. Retrieved 15 March 2015.  ^ "Full steam ahead at National Radio News". radioinfo. 13 April 2011. Retrieved 7 July 2013.  ^ Bagshaw, Eryk (3 August 2017). "'We should all be shocked' leader of university with worst results comforts students". The Sydney
Sydney
Morning Herald. Retrieved 2 August 2017.  ^ Local News (2 August 2017). "Keeping students safe". Daily Liberal. Retrieved 3 August 2017.  ^ "Radio National Breakfast 17 March 2017". Hamish Macdonald. ABC. 17 March 2017. Retrieved 17 March 2017.  ^ "Vet teaching hospital named in honour of Kay Hull". Charles Sturt University. Retrieved 14 April 2010. 

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