Bathurst Self Catered Accommodation Charles Student University in Bathurst offers a range of affordable on campus accommodation. With both catered and self catered option, you'll find something to suit your lifestyle and budget.

Catered Accommodation

Catered accommodation areas are located on university grounds situated near a central dining facility. They are fully carpeted single study bedrooms with communal facilities and common rooms. All bedrooms are fitted with a private telephone and internet access. Light snacks can be prepared in the common rooms which are equipped with a refrigerator, kettle, toaster and microwave. Barbeque facilities are available and are popular during the warmer months.

Catered accommodation options:

  • Cottages - eight fully furnished single study rooms with ceiling fans, shared common rooms, bathrooms and kitchen facilities.
  • Towers - These tower blocks each accommodate 128 students. They contain eight galleries of 16 study bedrooms grouped around two bathrooms and a common room.
  • John Oxley Village - 10 single units each containing 26 or 32 bedrooms, set around a Village green. Each unit has common rooms and bathrooms.

All Bathurst catered packages include the Cheers Silver Meal Plan in the total cost. For extra convenience, you have the option to upgrade to Cheers Gold as per the below table.

Meal Plan Package Meal Credits per Week Flexi Points per Session Optional Upgrade Cost
Cheers Gold Package 1 12 391.5 $783
Cheers Gold Package 2 12 486 $972
Cheers Silver Package 1 9 391.5 -
Cheers Silver Package 2 9 486 -

Self Catered

Bathurst AccommodationThe Self-Catered areas are located both on and off campus. They are all heated, carpeted single study bedrooms with communal facilities and common rooms. All bedrooms are fitted with a private telephone and internet access.

Self catered accommodation options:

  • Macquarie Village - 10 two-storey evaporative air conditioned buildings of 20 bedrooms in each building.
  • Cottages - 32 room, two-storey block, and single storey eight-bedroom cottages with ceiling fan in each room.
  • Traditional Diggings - eight two-storey blocks, each accommodating either 12 or 16 students.
  • Mitchell, Truskett and Gordon House (MTG) - These two-storey blocks are located adjacent to each other in Brilliant St, Bathurst. They comprise of large and standard single study bedrooms. Each floor of every house has a large common room adjacent to a kitchen.
  • CPD - Single ensuited study rooms in a no noise zone normally reserved for postgraduate and mature age students.

If you live in a self-catered residence we provide full kitchen facilities for you to prepare and cook your own meals. You will need to bring basic crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils, including those suitable for a microwave oven. The following meal plans can be purchased with Macquarie Village, Cottages, Traditional Diggings and CPD packages when you accept your accommodation offer.

Meal Plan Package Meal Credits per Week Flexi Points per Session Optional Upgrade Cost
Cheers 5 Package 1 5 - $1,305
Cheers 5 Package 2 5 - $1,620
Cheers 3 Package 1 3 - $783
Cheers 3 Package 2 3 - $972


The local bus company, Bathurst Buslines, has an extensive service in Bathurst. For more information regarding their services please visit their website Bathurst Buslines.

The Residences provide a safety bus that transports students between Hargraves, Mitchell, Truskett and Gordon houses (off campus residences) and town each evening Monday to Thursday.

2015 Bathurst Residences Fees

2015 Accommodation Packages commence on Friday 27 February 2015 and terminate on Saturday 7 November 2015.

For New Residents attending Orientation Week, Accommodation Packages commence on Saturday 21 February 2015. Check In details will be provided to you upon acceptance of your offer.

Residents have the choice of 2 different packages:

  • Package One: Access to your room in Session 1 & Session 2 excluding non-class periods
  • Package Two: Access to your room in Session 1 & Session 2 including non-class periods
Catered Package One Package Two
Cottages, Cheers Silver $9,144.00 $10,980.00
JOV, Cheers Silver Not available $9,396.00
Towers, Cheers Bronze $6,948.00 $8,064.00
Macquarie Village, Cheers 3 Not available $9,540.00
Self-Catered Package One Package Two
Premium, Ensuite (CPD) Not available $9,612.00
Cottages $5,904.00 $5,904.00
Traditional Diggings Not available $5,904.00
MTG (Single) Not available $5,472.00


  • Application Fees apply
  • An IT Levy applies for all students
  • New Students/Residents must pay the Orientation Tariff
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Coming to live at CSU? You may be eligible for an Accommodation Scholarship, Applications close on 25 January 2013.

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