Charles Sturt University has a Policy Framework Policy and and standardised policy templates that must be used for all rules, policies, procedures and other policy documents.

The policy framework includes the policies, procedures, resources and templates used at Charles Sturt University. This framework is governed by the:

The guides and templates on this page will be updated to comply with the policy and procedure, and support policy development.

Training and support for policy development is available from the Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs policy team at

Please contact for a policy administrator user guide.

Workflow Diagrams

A new policy approval workflow will be available soon

Training for System Authors, Endorsers and Approvers

Training sessions will be conducted with staff involved in drafting, developing, endorsing, approving and managing policy.

These sessions can be organised by the Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs, Governance Services team by emailing or contacting your relevant policy administrator, as below:

Office of the Vice-Chancellor

  • Office of the Vice-Chancellor - Catherine Gordon
  • Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs
    • University Council - Cassandra Webeck
    • Academic Senate - Ingrid Pulley
  • Office of Government and Community Relations - Catherine Gordon
  • Office of Strategic Planning and Information - Catherine Gordon

Office of the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Clare Jonker

  • Faculty of Arts and Education (including Schools, ACC&C and Centre for Islamic Studies)
  • Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences (including Schools and Centre for Customs and Excise Studies)
  • Faculty of Science (including Schools and Dental, Veterinary and Allied Health Clinics)
  • Division of Student Learning 
  • Division of Library Services 

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) - Deborah Bardon

  • Division of Student Services
  • Division of Student Administration 
  • Division of Marketing and Communication 
  • Residence Life
  • The Advancement Office

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Engagement) - Rosemary Adams

  • Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Community and Global Engagement
    • Art and Archives
  • Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Engagement
  • Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation
    • Research Centres:
      • Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation
      • Institute for Land, Water and Society (ILWS)
      • National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC)
      • Public and Contextual Theology (PaCT)
  • Regional Engagement/Government Relations
  • Ethics and Compliance Unit - Monica White
  • AgriPark

Corporate Services Group - Susan Ryan

  • Office of the Chief Financial Officer
  • Division of Finance 
  • Division of Facilities Management 
  • Division of Information Technology
    • Web Office

Division of Human Resources - Raegan Petzel