Wagga Wagga

Situated on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River, Wagga Wagga - known simply as Wagga to locals - has a proud sporting history, a thriving cultural calendar including theatre, music, art and markets, and a growing restaurant and café scene.

Charles Sturt’s campus at Wagga Wagga is the biggest, spanning more than 640 hectares and including a campus farm, equine centre, vineyard, winery and huge range of technical and industry standard facilities. A central dining room provides for students who live on campus, and the campus offers a range of playing fields, netball, basketball, tennis and squash courts and a gymnasium available for student use.

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General Enquiries:

Phone: 1800 275 278

Charles Sturt University
Boorooma Street
North Wagga NSW

Campus postal address:
Locked Bag 588
Wagga Wagga
NSW 2678

Security and emergency contacts:

In case of emergency, campus security can be contacted on

Facts and figures
City population 58,000
Public transport
Melbourne to Wagga Wagga plane icon

1 hr

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6 hrs

Sydney to Wagga Wagga plane icon

1 hr

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5.5 hrs

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5 hrs

Campus information


  • state-of-the-art veterinary science clinical centre and laboratories
  • equine centre
  • commercial winery that produces award winning wines
  • television production studio
  • state-of-the-art dental clinic
  • medical centre and nutrition clinic
  • networked library
  • animation studio
  • wireless internet connection in hotspot locations
  • Students have access to a dining room and cafeteria as well as facilities including post office, mini-market, and various sporting and recreational facilities including tennis courts.


  • Average max in Summer: 31 degrees Celsius
  • Average max in Winter: 12 degrees Celsius


  • Indoor and outdoor sporting facilities such as: golf courses, tennis, squash, basketball, netball courts, indoor rock climbing, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, the Murrumbidgee River and Lake Albert for water recreation, ovals for football, soccer and cricket
  • Parks and gardens, galleries and museums, equine facilities and events
  • Theatres and cinemas and a host of annual events.

Wagga Wagga Campus location

Boorooma Street, North Wagga NSW 2678

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History of Charles Sturt in Wagga Wagga

The history of the Wagga Wagga Campus dates back to 1892 with the establishment of the Wagga Experiment Farm offering vocational agricultural education on the current site of Wagga Wagga's main campus of Charles Sturt University. However, the first students were not enrolled at the Experiment Farm until 1 October 1896.

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Wagga Wagga - the City

Wagga Wagga, the largest inland city in NSW, is well connected to Sydney and Melbourne by plane, rail and road, and two and half hours from Canberra by car. Nestled on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River, the city combines a proud sporting history with a growing cultural and artistic community.

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