Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Infrastructure and Resources

Infrastructure and Resources

The University has invested significantly in investing in state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and other infrastructure, that span both teaching and research fields including (by campus):

Albury campus

  • Health-related research infrastructure including a force plate transducer for gait analysis, largely utilised for teaching and research in podiatry, physiotherapy and exercise science;
  • Clinical areas such as the Education & Research into Communications Centre (ERiCC);
  • Physiology, biomedical sciences, and exercise science spaces and equipment;
  • Research and teaching laboratories supporting environmental sciences, anatomy, nursing, and allied health;


  • Teaching and research facilities and laboratories supporting exercise and sports sciences and rehabilitation;
  • Simulation and other clinical facilities supporting paramedic practice, dentistry and nursing.


  • The Faculty is represented on the Dubbo campus by a number of staff in the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Indigenous Health, strongly supported by a range of clinical and nursing laboratories.

Orange campus

  • State of the art clinical dentistry laboratories and facilities;
  • Research laboratories supporting biomedical sciences and agricultural research;
  • Rehabilitation gym and physiotherapy clinical/pre-clinical training and research facilities.

Port Macquarie

  • In April 2016, the $46M new development of CSU campus facilities in Port Macquarie was completed. These facilities support all teaching and research operations in Port Macquarie across biomedical sciences, microbiology, medical imaging, paramedic practice, and outdoor recreation and ecotourism, with the capacity to support growth as new Science-based programs are rolled out in coming years.

Wagga Wagga

The National Life Sciences Hub (NaLSH), an outstanding research and teaching laboratory centre. NaLSH houses extensive undergraduate teaching laboratories, research laboratories, a quarantine facility, offices/study areas, and communal social areas and seminar spaces. This facility is utilised by staff and students across agriculture, wine science, animal and veterinary sciences, and biomedical science;

The CSU Rhizolysimeter, to support soil and plant research and teaching, the largest of it's kind in the southern hemisphere;

The CSU Phytotron, an extensive facility housing environmentally controlled growth chambers to support research and teaching in plant science and pathology;

Research and teaching facilities to support all food and wine sciences, including a fully operational experimental winery, sensory laboratory, and extensive greenhouses and general research laboratory spaces.