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Australia’s leading university for Graduate Employment delivers free taster courses

Driving brand awareness through free, taster online courses
Driving brand awareness through free, taster online courses

Attracted 15,000+

enrolments across 28 courses

Attracted 1,700+

active learners per month (on average)

Generated 34,000+

comments to date

Reached 180+

countries in the past 12 months
Charles Sturt University was looking for an effective digital channel to boost student enrolments and engage new students amidst today’s changing learning ecosystem

Open to anyone, available 24/7 and accessible by mobile, tablet or desktop, Charles Sturt University partnered with OpenLearning to develop free taster courses for students.

The resulting online courses are flexible and delivered on a social, easy-to-use platform, giving learners the perfect introduction to learning online at CSU.

Learners on the CSU portal are able to complete a free, short course to upskill in their profession, forge a path to a new career, explore an area of interest, or simply to satisfy a hungry mind.

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Charles Sturt University (CSU)

Charles Sturt University (CSU) is the number one university in Australia for Graduate Employment (Good Universities Guide 2018). CSU degrees focus on teaching students the skills and knowledge needed to further their professional careers.




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"The taster team at CSU has had unbelievable support from the OpenLearning team. Whether it involved suggesting ways to improve our search results, creating a results-oriented marketing campaign, developing creative and clean online modules, responding to any technical requests, or providing input and feedback into a myriad of questions, OpenLearning has been there for us."
Professor Valerie Peachey
Acting Director Learning Online Unit, Division Learning and Teaching, Charles Sturt University

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