CSU is now Australia’s largest provider of IT education

24 January 2019
Students in the computer room at Melbourne's Charles Sturt University Study Centre

The latest Australian government student enrolment statistics show that Charles Sturt University continues to lead in the Information Technology field, with more than 6,000 students studying IT at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level.

1,600 highly qualified Information Technology students graduated from CSU in December 2018, making CSU a leader in the field, recognised both nationally and internationally. The CSU School of Computing and Mathematics is ranked third in Australia and is the number one choice for postgraduates students, with a 95% employment rate within four months of graduation.

Executive Dean of the CSU Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences Professor Tracey Green said, “I congratulate our staff and students, and take pride in the University’s attainment of this significant higher education achievement. Computing and IT professionals are of ever-increasing importance to the modern world. It’s remarkable that approximately 41% of this University’s graduates in 2018 studied IT.”

Choosing to study Information Technology is the first step towards a wide variety of careers and job opportunities around the world. With a 12.8% increase in demand for IT professionals in Australia alone in 2018, there are no signs of the industry slowing down.

Based in the central business districts of Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, CSU’s IT qualifications are designed in collaboration with world-leading, industry professionals and organisations such as CISCO Systems. CSU gives students the expertise and confidence to begin their careers at renowned international companies, both in Australia and around the world.

Find out more about the IT programmes available for international students at CSU Study Centres.

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