Dubbo is the industrial and commercial heart of NSW’s Central West region. Perhaps best known for its famous Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo also offers superb scenery, great wineries and heritage villages, as well as a vast array of recreational and sporting facilities.

Charles Sturt’s Dubbo Campus is only minutes from the city centre and provides a small and welcoming study environment. If you are looking for something more active to do in your spare time, there is also a gymnasium and other sporting facilities on campus. Plus, it's even more convenient to study at Charles Sturt in Dubbo now that almost all classes take place between Tuesday and Thursday each week – making it easier to plan your study around your other commitments.

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General Enquiries:

Phone: (02) 6885 7300

Facsimile: +61 2 6885 7301

Campus postal address:
Locked Bag 49

Facts and figures
City population 39,500
Temperature Average max in Summer: 33 degrees Celsius
Average max in Winter: 17 degrees Celsius
Recreation There are numerous tennis courts, golf courses, the Dubbo Aquatic Leisure Centre, gymnasiums, ten pin bowling, skate park, indoor sporting complex and indoor basketball stadium
Public transport
Sydney to Dubbo plane icon

1 hr

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5.5 hrs

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6.5 hrs

Canberra to Dubbo car-icon

4.75 hrs

Campus information
  • networked library
  • wireless internet connection in hotspot locations
  • clinical laboratory
  • Nursing laboratory
  • interact video studio
  • Interactive Learning Centre (state of the art computing laboratory), a prize-winning architectural achievement

Dubbo Campus location

Tony McGrane Place, Dubbo NSW 2830

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Dubbo the City

Dubbo is one of Australia's booming inland cities. The industrial and commercial heart of NSW's central west, Dubbo has superb scenery, wineries, heritage villages and much more. Plus, the Western Plains Zoo, Australia's remarkable open range, breeding zoo is only a short drive from the city centre.

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History of Charles Sturt in Dubbo

At the December 1991 meeting of the Charles Sturt University Board of Governors, it was announced that a University - TAFE Centre was to open in Dubbo in February 1992 to provide teaching and other facilities for distance education students.

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