A rich heritage of bushrangers and gold rush days combines with the excitement of the V8 Supercars and numerous local sporting competitions to make Bathurst a great place to live and study. There are also plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants to catch up with friends and a busy shopping scene.

About 2,500 students are completing their degrees at Charles Sturt’s Bathurst Campus, where a range of facilities offer the latest technology in fields like communication, exercise science and nursing. A range of on campus accommodation options is available, and you can relax in the student bar or food outlets, or enjoy the open spaces around campus.

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General Enquiries:

Phone: (02) 6338 4000

Facsimile: +61 2 6331 9634

Campus postal address:
Panorama Avenue

Facts and figures
City population 39,000
Public transport
Sydney to Bathurst plane icon

40 mins

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3 hrs

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4.5 hrs

Canberra to Bathurst car-icon

3.5 hrs

Campus information
  • 24-hour Learning Commons
  • wireless internet connection in hotspot locations
  • Dental and Oral Health Clinic
  • sporting and recreational facilities
  • exercise science, nursing, paramedic and biochemistry laboratories
  • industry standard Media Centre and broadcasting by radio station 2MCE-FM
  • television studios and editing suites
  • post office and mini-market

Bathurst Campus location

Panorama Avenue, Bathurst NSW 2795

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History of Charles Sturt in Bathurst

The history of Bathurst Campus dates back to 1895 with the establishment of the Bathurst Experiment Farm. The Bathurst Teachers' College was established on the site of the Bathurst Experiment Farm. The first students commenced their training on 12 March 1951, although the College was not officially opened until 9 November 1951.

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