Charles Sturt University (CSU) is pleased to announce that it will welcome its first intake of international students at Port Macquarie in 2017.
Vice-Chancellor of CSU Professor Andrew Vann is also pleased to announce 20 new scholarships which will be available to international students studying at CSU in Port Macquarie.
"I am excited to welcome international students to our new campus in the coastal city of Port Macquarie in New South Wales for 2017," Professor Vann said.
"Charles Sturt University in Port Macquarie offers students a world-class experience in state-of-the-art teaching facilities and innovative learning spaces, all alongside the opportunity to be part of a friendly and vibrant community of students and academics."
The Vice-Chancellor's Port Macquarie International Scholarships are valued at $20,000 and $10,000, and are available to commencing full-time international students studying any CSU course delivered at Port Macquarie. Applications are open until 30 September 2016.
Head of Campus for CSU in Port Macquarie and Pro-Vice Chancellor, International Education and Partnerships, Professor Heather Cavanagh, said welcoming international students to the campus would benefit both the University and the wider community.
"For international students an Australian study experience is not just about getting a qualification but also about immersing themselves into our lifestyle, culture and workforce in order to have a meaningful experience.
"We are thrilled that Charles Sturt University in Port Macquarie will gain international students from next year as we've seen from our other campus cities the benefits that flow through to the community, including gaining new long-term residents who contribute to the cultural and economic vibrancy of the region. And for the students we can't wait share with them the wonderful location, climate and lifestyle that is Port Macquarie, not to mention our new campus facilities."
From Session 1 2017 CSU in Port Macquarie will have the following courses available to international students: accounting, advertising, business studies, criminal justice, clinical practice (paramedic), exercise and sports science, graphic design, medical radiation science, public relations, psychology, social science (psychology), outdoor recreation and ecotourism, and social work.
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