Before you Apply

Before you apply for a course at CSU, make sure you know what to expect, that you've selected the most appropriate program and study mode, and that you understand the University's refund policy.

  1. Consider applying through a CSU agent

  2. Research your course

  3. Select your program and study mode

  4. Check if you are eligible for credit

  5. Refund policy

  6. Check the application closing dates for your course

Step 1 - Consider applying through a CSU agent

CSU's International Agents provide you with information about CSU and its courses and will help you to find the answers to all your questions. Using one of CSU's trained agents will provide you with the personal support to guide you right through the process from submitting your application with CSU to the student visa application. CSU prefer that all applications to study on campus in Australia are submitted via an agent and in some cases it is compulsory.

Go to CSU International agents

Step 2 - Research your course

Research the course and check the online course brochure for special requirements and eligibility

View online course brochure

Step 3 - Select your program and study mode

  • select your program and location (e.g. undergraduate, postgraduate by coursework, Research Higher Degree, Study Abroad, On Campus, CSU Online, CSU Study Centres),

  • decide on the study mode (on campus or online)

  • check the availability of the course according to your preferred study location:

  • regional campus - Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Orange, Port Macquarie, Wagga Wagga

  • Theology campus - Canberra, Parramatta

  • CSU Study Centres - Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne

  • Check entry requirements:

Step 4 - Check if you are eligible for credit

The University does not usually expect students to repeat study completed to an acceptable standard at a recognised university or college, or to study subjects in which they are already competent because of work or other experience.

Credit for study and work experience

Step 5 - Refund policy and student visa information

Make sure you read and understand Charles Sturt University's refund policy for international students and the Student Visa Information.

Step 6 - Check the application closing dates for your course

Course Session 1 2019 Session 2 2019 Session 3 2019
On campus study - most courses 21 January 2019 3 June 2019 No intake
Bachelor of Dental Science Closed No intake No intake
Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/
Bachelor of Veterinary Science
28 September 2018 No intake No intake
Online study - all courses 1 March 2019 12 July 2019 15 November 2019