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Explore Country NSW

Country NSW is home to Charles Sturt University, the University of New England, New England Institute, Western Institute and Riverina Institute. Universities in the area offer education in a range of disciplines. Students can choose to study criminology, viticulture, allied health, law and animal & veterinary sciences.
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About Country NSW

  • Country NSW is home to Charles Sturt University, the University of New England, New England Institute, Western Institute and Riverina Institute.
  • Universities in the area offer education in a range of disciplines. Students can choose to study criminology, viticulture, allied health, law and animal & veterinary sciences.
  • More than 80,000 students study in one of the region’s vocational colleges.
  • The region is renowned for its local industries, namely agriculture, manufacturing and aviation.
  • Many regional cities are less than 2 hours by road or rail from Sydney. The region is easily accessible by regular commercial flights.
  • When in Country NSW, be sure to check out Mt Kaputar National Park, Cathedral Rock National Park, Wollemi National Park, Warrumbungle National Park, Taronga Western Plains Zoo, and the Tamworth Country Music Festival.

Why study in NSW?

NSW is home to world-class universities, vocational institutions and research organisations which deliver cutting edge, industry-relevant education that launches domestic and international students into careers of choice.

Its education system offers a wide range of courses and degrees and enjoys a strong global reputation for internationally respected qualifications, high quality research and teaching, cultural diversity and a safe study environment.

NSW's universities and research sector are linked into leading global industry and research networks to develop world-class talent equipped with the knowledge, skills to be 'work ready' upon graduation. Successful graduates from Australian institutes are working at the highest levels in government and business all around the world.

NSW has the largest research sector in Australia, a country ranked first in the Asia Pacific region for the quality of its research institutions.

Read more about studying in NSW at www.study.sydney

Last updated: Wednesday, 26 August 2015 3:01:20 PM

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