At CSU we have trained staff who can support you or people you know who are affected by sexual assault or harassment.
We ask all staff to complete online training to help them understand what to do if you report an incident of sexual assault or sexual harassment. Student-facing staff in key areas, such as Student Central and Residence Life, have also received additional face-to-face training. We are highlighting and improving our processes for responding to these reports.
All Residence LIFE student staff have received training through CSU’s Playing Right program. The award-winning program is about understanding consent and responding to sexual violence. The student staff are also trained by the NSW Sexual Assault Service each year. Student staff include Head Residents, Residential Advisers, Residential Tutors and Sustainability Advisors.
Playing Right is also compulsory for all new students living on campus and student leaders (including SRC members and O Week Coordinators).
This means you have access to the support networks you need if you report a sexual assault or sexual harassment. You are encouraged to report any incidents of sexual violence you have experienced as a student, including those that occur on campus or at University events.
CSU also works closely with sexual assault support services in our local communities, linking you to expert 24-hour support if you need it.