CSU investigates Wagga Wagga racism incident


Thursday 21 Jun 2018

Charles Sturt University (CSU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Vann said, “The University has identified all students in both images distributed last Friday following an event at the Black Swan in Wagga Wagga”.

They have been confirmed as Charles Sturt University Students and we are working through an investigation in line with our Student General Misconduct Rule.

“We are working to conclude this investigation to provide an outcome for both the students involved, the members of the public and our communities looking for an update,” Professor Vann said.

“We recognise and have heard the distress these images have caused, particularly to the Indigenous and Jewish communities. We have spoken with leaders from these communities in recent days.”

CSU has a strong stance against racism as outlined in our Anti-Racism Policy.

“I want to reiterate that the Charles Sturt University community and I do not accept nor condone this behaviour. It simply will not be tolerated and I want to apologise to any people who have been upset or hurt by this matter,” Professor Vann concluded.


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