Short courses for you to make a difference

Charles Sturt University is Australia's most experienced online university, and we're here to help you take your next step and play your part in creating a world worth living in. We’re offering the following online short courses for you to get the knowledge you need to help your community, develop your skill set or try university study for the first time.

Create a world worth living in

Gain essential skills to make a difference. From delivering healthcare remotely and helping individuals in times of need, to developing organisational efficiencies, these free online modules put you on the front foot when it comes to having a positive influence in your community.

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Telehealth - embracing technology in healthcare

Working in healthcare? Add another string to your professional bow and learn how to deliver healthcare remotely.

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Mastering Your Personal and Professional Growth

Learn essential time-management, decision-making and problem-solving techniques for your work – and your life.

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Exploring Social Work and Human Services Career Paths

Explore how you can make a difference to your community in times of need.


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Understanding ageing



Discover new ways of think about ageing, aged care and social policy for older adults.


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Get a taste of uni study

Our Study Link subjects are the perfect way to boost your skills and confidence when it comes to uni study. Whether you’re in Year 12, thinking about coming to uni for the first time after working for a while, or returning to uni for another qualification, Study Link will get you ready. From essay writing and stats to physics, chemistry or getting to grips with online learning, we’ve got you covered.

Let us help you make your next step

We have more than 250 online courses that you can start studying in July. Learn from industry experts at Australia’s most trusted online university. Follow your passion, gain new skills or build on your experience with a formal qualification. Wherever you want to take your career – in agriculture, business, education, healthcare, IT, law, nursing, science or any other industry – we’ve got the right course for you.