Sydney Campus to Close

Curtin to wind-up its Sydney operation Media release Thursday 17 September 2015 In a move to more closely align with its strategic vision, the Curtin University Council, in discussion with Navitas Ltd, made a decision late yesterday to close its Sydney campus by early 2017. The Sydney campus in Chippendale, which opened in 2005, currently has over 800 international students enrolled in Curtin undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Curtin University provides the curriculum, quality oversight and branding, while education partner Navitas manages the campus and delivers the programs. Curtin Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry said that although the Sydney campus was returning a financial surplus, the University had a very clear vision for its future global positioning. Based on the outcomes of two independent expert reviews, the University had concluded that a Curtin presence in Sydney did not fully align with its current focus or vision

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