Charles Sturt University

Orange, New South Wales


University Location Orange, New South Wales
Address Leeds Parade, ORANGE NSW 2800 Australia
Main Campus Orange
City Population 38,000
Student Population 42,300 (across all campuses)
Semester 1 Start February
Semester 2 Start July


When you study at Charles Sturt, you get an internationally recognized qualification and much more—you get an Australian experience like no other.

Charles Sturt University is a 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 and South Australia.

The university is committed to achieving excellence in education for the professions and to maintaining national leadership in flexible and distance education. Industry-relevant courses and workplace learning support the university’s learning and teaching objectives.

Why Study Here?

When you study at Charles Sturt University in Orange you’ll learn using the latest equipment and technology, while building skills that are sought-after in the workplace. Classes at Charles Sturt are smaller than most other universities, so you can expect more one-on-one time with academic staff and, most important, more support.

Charles Sturt in Orange boasts modern, industry standard facilities including a new, award-winning health building, further enhancing the learning experience and preparing students for life after graduation.

Popular Charles Sturt University programs for Canadian students include dentistry, nursingpharmacy, and physiotherapy.

Location Details

Charles Sturt’s main campuses are in Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Orange, Port Macquarie and Wagga Wagga in regional New South Wales.

Orange Campus
Small enough to be relaxed and friendly, but big enough to offer the opportunity to thrive, Charles Sturt’s main campus provides students with outstanding facilities and support. Orange campus is the perfect place to meet new people, learn a new skill or join a club or sporting group, all while you study.

Nestled in the Central Tablelands of NSW, 260 km west of Sydney, Orange is a progressive city with a friendly country atmosphere. The city’s 40,000 residents enjoy excellent retail, sporting, educational and health services.

Owing to its altitude, Orange has a temperate oceanic climate, with warm summers (though with cool mornings) and cool winters with frequent morning frosts. Get ready for summers around 26°C, and cool winters around 11°C.


“Additional assessments are often provided if you fail any material…”

Like: - Simulation clinic begins in the second semester of the first year. (with clinical practice coming up next year) - Small class size - Additional assessments are often provided If you fail any material - The cost was cheaper than other Australian universities Dislike: - it was very difficult to get courses exempted, and the requirements seemed very arbitrary (I did eventually get 4 courses exempted halfway through the semester) - Many professors have quit in recent years ... Read More

Devon L.
Charles Sturt University, 2018