NSW has a range of regional universities, many with outstanding reputations and some offering courses via distance or external mode.
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The University of New England is based in Armidale and has some courses available via distance education.
Charles Sturt University has campuses in Bathurst, Wagga and Albury and has a range of courses available via distance education
Southern Cross University has campuses located in Coffs Harbour, Lismore and the Gold Coast. It offers a range of courses via distance education.