Go back

State provides funding for Port Macquarie campus expansion

The New South Wales government has allocated $15 million to build science laboratories at the Port Macquarie campus of Charles Sturt University.

The funding will also allow the university to offer a nursing degree in 2020 to help address the rural healthcare crisis in NSW. This will enable nurses and paramedics to gain professional qualifications without moving to Sydney.

Andrew Vann, the university’s vice-chancellor, said the new facilities would include digital laboratories, a business innovation centre and training facilities for emergency services staff.

This article is only available to Research Professional News subscribers. If you are a subscriber you can read the article in full on researchprofessional.com

Pivot-RP users can log in and view the article via this link.