Charles Sturt University teaches the Associate Degree in Policing Practice from the NSW Police Force Academy in Goulburn. This academy provides the majority of the NSW Police Force’s education and training needs.

The academy is located on 40 hectares of undulating land at Goulburn, NSW, about 200 kilometres from Sydney.

Our students also have access to the academy’s extensive facilities, including the Police Driver Training Complex. This complex comprises about 80 hectares of land, and includes specialist training facilities.

  • Campus details


    Charles Sturt University
    NSW Police College
    McDermott Drive
    Goulburn NSW

    General enquiries: 02 4824 2521
    Facsimile: + 61 2 4824 2599

    Postal address:

    The School of Policing Studies
    Charles Sturt University
    Locked Bag 2005

  • Facilities


    • 24-hour security service
    • advanced driver training facility
    • classrooms
    • coin operated laundry
    • computer facilities
    • comprehensive library
    • indoor and outdoor physical fitness areas
    • lecture theatres
    • library
    • live fire indoor pistol range
    • Police Bank with ATM
    • simulated courtroom and police station
    • simulation training venue
    • scenario village
    • St Michael's Police Chapel
    • the Police Shop
    • virtual weapons training facility
    • Wi-Fi access
  • Accommodation

    On-campus accommodation is provided at the New South Wales Police College in Goulburn and this includes meals seven days a week.

    Accommodation facilities cater to 816 single residential rooms, 30 motel-style units, 10 flats and houses.

    Accommodation at Goulburn

  • What can I study at Goulburn?

    You can choose to study Charles Sturt University's:

    Associate Degree in Policing Practice

  • What's Goulburn like?

    Goulburn is located 200 kilometres south of Sydney, about a two-hour drive. It has a thriving commercial centre and is surrounded by rural enterprises. It has magnificent architecture, access to art and culture and all the expected services of a regional centre.

    Find out more about living in Goulburn

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