Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

2013

News list 

24 Dec 13 - Pedal power at CSU in Wagga Wagga

CSU Green presents push bikes to staff as a way of creating a healthier, more vibrant campus, reducing emissions and to promote more active means of transport - it is hoped the initiative encourages more cyclists to jump on their bike and cycle to, from and around the campus.Full story.

23 Dec 13 - New look for Wagga football club 
The first major renovations in more than 30 years to the football sheds on Peter Hastie Oval, at Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Wagga Wagga, are now complete, with more than $150,000 worth of funding through the CSU Student Services and Amenities Fee dedicated to the project. 
Read more.

20 Dec 13 - Renumbering at CSU in Bathurst 
Building numbers on the Bathurst campus will change to a numerical system from 2014. The move will bring the Bathurst campus in line with the rest of CSU's building numbers, creating a unified approach.
Full story.

3 Dec 13 - CSU expands in Port Macquarie
Charles Sturt University (CSU) students in Port Macquarie will soon have access to two medical imaging laboratories as the University expands its facilities on the Mid North Coast. The expansion will see an existing building in Munster Street turned into a CSU campus after a development application for the work was approved this week.
Full story.

17 Dec 13 - Ag Ave Road Works Wagga Wagga
Road work is to commence on Agriculture Avenue from Pine Gully Road to the proposed Equestrian Centre entry approx 1.3km. The works include rehabilitation and new bitumen resurfacing, new drainage swale and shared path. Work is expected to take approx 6-8 weeks, commencing Monday 6 January 2014, weather permitting.
Vehicle access to be maintained with single lane closures, local traffic control and sign posting in place.  During the course of the works expect short delays throughout the day.
DFM wishes to apologise for any inconvenience caused.

16 Dec 13 - Holiday Shutdown Checklist
As we reach the end of the year, staff need to start thinking about what actions are required for the end of year shutdown in your offices. 

 

11 Dec 13 - CSU staff bike initiative a first
Staff at CSU in Port Macquarie were delighted to receive push bikes to help them easily travel between campus and offices. The staff bikes are a first for CSU.
Read more.   

11 Dec 13 - New roads and roundabout at CSU
Work to enhance the road entrance into CSU in Bathurst has started. The new entrance will improve the look and feel of the campus, and will be completed in time for Orientation Week, February 2014. Full story.  

21 Nov 13 - Wagga campus, Changes to garbage collection from 9 December 2013
Commencing 9 December 2013 and running through to 31 January 2014, the schedule for garbage collection will be scaled back to the following:

  • General Waste – Weekly: Fridays only
  • Commingled Recycling – Fortnightly: Thursdays
  • Paper & Cardboard – Weekly: Monday only
  • All Skips – No changes to collections

The only exceptions to this will be:

  • Tuesday the 24th of December – special general waste pick-up prior to campus shut-down
  • No services from 25/12/2013 – 01/01/2014
  • Service resumes with a commingled recycling run on Thursday the 02/01/2014

If you're building requires any additional temporary wheelie bins during this period (to facilitate building clean-ups etc.), please raise a service request (BEIMS). Further information contact Chris O'Connor

19 Nov 13 - Security and Access to Controlled Areas Policy.
DFM is pleased to advise that the Security and Access to Controlled Areas Policy v1.0 has now been endorsed. This policy will be found in the University's Administration Manual in due course but in the meantime, have a read of it from the Divisions website here.

15 Oct 13 - Electrical appliance inspection and testing.
DFM will be conducting electrical appliance inspection and testing on the Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Orange, Dubbo and Wagga campuses during late November and early December if there is a sufficient need. The fee per test is $3.95 + GST and the cost centre is responsible for any costs associated with the testing of their appliances. Standard rates are available for the repair of any faulty items, but no additional works will be undertaken without approval of the cost centre.

Please submit your requests by the 29th October 2013. Additional information contact Ken Simpson

9 Sep 13 - Signage manual.
DFM is pleased to advise that our Signage Manual v1.0 is now ready to use. Any CSU staff requiring signs for their areas should have a look at this document on our website here.  All requests for signage are to go through DFM.

8 Aug 13 - Spraying of herbicides.
Please be advised that, weather permitting, the spraying of herbicides for broadleaf weeds will occur at all campuses over the spring and summer months. Selected herbicides will be used and applied in accordance with regulatory and product safety guidelines. 

Persons that may be sensitive to these chemicals or similar products are urged to stay well clear of the spray zone.  Signage will be displayed to notify persons that spraying is being carried out.  Care should be taken not to enter the area while spraying is in progress or directly after its completion.

Further information is provided in the Pesticide Notification Plan which is available on the Divisions website here.

23 Jul 13 - Animals on University premises policy We are pleased to advise that the Animals on University Premises Policy v1.0 has now been approved. This policy will in due course be found in the University's Administration Manual, however in the meantime, have a read of it on the DFM website here.

6 Jun 13 - DFM Information sessions.
DFM will be conducting information sessions at the Wagga and Bathurst campuses.  The intent of these sessions is to provide an overview of what's happening in regards to the physical facilities and developments on your campus.  We invite all staff to attend these sessions and have your say.  If you have any specific questions you wish for us to answer, please raise your issue via the feedback form located on the DFM website.

Dates are:  Wagga: Monday 17th June andBathurst: Thursday 20th June. See Wagga or Bathurst session times and venues. We hope to see you there!

8 Apr 13 - FMCentral It's here!  FMCentral is CSU's new spatial management system. All University staff, students and guests can now view campus buildings and facilities information via the internet.  To go to FMCentral click here.

20 Mar 13 - Bathurst CEW building
DFM is pleased to announce the commencement of construction of building E20 - Community Engagement & Wellness centre (CEW) on the Bathurst campus.

4 Mar 13 - University Roads
Please note that the roads within the University campuses are deemed public roads and are subject to the rules & regulations as administered by the NSW Police and the Roads & Maritime Services. Police regularly patrol our campuses and these patrols include the monitoring of vehicle speeds.