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Welcome to the CSU social media portal. Connect with other students, staff, alumni and fans. Share your experiences of CSU and keep up-to-date with the latest information from the CSU community.

Contact the CSU Social Media team.

Share your #CSUlife with us on social media. We would love to see what life at CSU is like through your eyes; whether you study on campus or online, are conducting research, attending an event, grabbing a coffee or browsing the library.

This is your opportunity to show other students, staff, our local communities and those thinking about studying at CSU what your experience of CSU is.

How do I share?

You can share your #CSUlife photos on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.

First you will need to follow the official CSU account. Then, just tag #CSUlife and the official account on your photos and videos.

Remember, if your account is private we won't be able to share your photos or videos.

Where will my photos be published?

Each week we will share the best photos tagged with #CSUlife on the official CSU Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Your photos and videos may also appear on some of the digital screens on our campuses. The University may also use your photos to show future CSU students what life at CSU is like through social media, websites, publications and advertising material.

Terms and conditions
  1. If you are a current student or employee of CSU, you are invited to share your photo of an experience of life at CSU by tagging #CSUlife.
  2. If you share your photo with this tag then then you are agreeing to these terms.
  3. You give CSU an irrevocable world-wide royalty-free licence to use your photo for the purposes of promoting CSU. This includes the right to copy, edit, modify, adapt, sub-licence and publish your photo.
  4. You agree that we may use your photo without attributing you as the creator.
  5. You can post as many photos as you like.
  6. CSU will not sell your photo to any other person.
  7. You warrant that the photo is an original work by you and you have the right to share your photo for use by CSU.
  8. If it is possible to identify any individual in your photo, you must obtain their consent before you share it.
  9. CSU reserves the right to remove or include any photo in its social media sites and other promotional material at its sole discretion.

2016 Foundation Day Social Media Competition Terms and Conditions

By entering the "2016 Foundation Day Social Media Competition" (Competition) you accept the following terms and conditions.


1. The promoter of the Competition is Charles Sturt University (ABN: 83 878 708 551) Panorama Avenue, Bathurst, New South Wales 2795 (CSU).

Competition Period

2. The Competition will commence on Wednesday 20 July 2016 at 12.01am AEST and close on Wednesday 20 July at 11.59pm  AEST (Competition Period). Any entry posted outside the Competition Period will be invalid.


3. Entry in the Competition is open to all CSU students, CSU staff and CSU alumni (Entrant).

4. Any Entrant under 18 years must have the consent of their parent or guardian to enter.

How to enter

5. To enter, Entrants must take a photo of one or more CSU students, staff or alumni wearing red on Foundation Day, and either:

(a)   post the photo on the 'Charles Sturt University' Facebook page or tag that page and use the hashtag #celebratecsu; or

(b)   post the photo on Instagram or Twitter and include the hashtag #celebratecsu.

6. This is a photographic competition. No videos will be accepted.

7. There is no limit on the number of entries which can be submitted by any Entrant.

 Judging and award of prizes

8. This is a competition based on skill and merit.

9. Entries will be judged by a selection panel comprised of CSU staff and students. Prizes will be awarded to the successful entries based on their originality, creativity and relevance (Winners).

10. The decision of the selection panel is final.

11. CSU reserves the right to verify the identity and eligibility of an Entrant prior to awarding a prize.

12. CSU' s decision about the eligibility of an Entrant and/or their compliance with these terms and conditions is final.

13. CSU intends to notify the Winners via their social media account by 12.00pm AEST Friday 22 July 2016. The names of the Winners will be published on the CSU Facebook page, Twitter account and Instagram account by 11.59pm AEST Friday 22 July 2016.


14. The prizes are as follows (Prizes):

(a)   First prize: 1 x CSU red hoodie and 1 x Visa gift card for the value of $400

(b)   Second prize: 1 x CSU red hoodie and 1 x Visa gift card for the value of $200

(c)   Third prize: 1 x CSU red hoodie and 1 x Visa gift card for the value of $150

15. Each Entrant is limited to one Prize only.

16. The Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash.

17. To claim their Prize, each Winner must contact CSU by an email to by 4.00pm AEST Monday 25 July 2016. After this time, the Prize is forfeited to CSU. CSU is not liable to compensate any person who fails to claim their prize.

Use of Social Media

18. This Competition is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Each Entrant releases those entities from any liability in connection with the Competition.

19. The use of any form of social media is subject to the terms of use of that medium and each Entrant must assess those terms for themselves.

20. Entrants must not tag themselves or any other person if they are not pictured in the entry.

Content of Entry 

21. Each Entrant warrants that they are the creator of the entry, they own the copyright and their entry does not infringe any third party rights.

22. Each Entrant must obtain the consent of any person who can be identified in their entry prior to submitting it to the Competition.

23. CSU may remove any entry from its social media pages without notice for any reason.

24. An Entrant must not submit any material which is unlawful, fraudulent, an infringement of any intellectual property, privacy or other rights, defamatory, obscene, derogatory, pornographic, violent, abusive, harassing, threatening, sexist, racist, discriminatory, hateful, or otherwise unsuitable for publication.

Use of Your Entry for Promotional Purposes

25. By entering this Competition each Entrant grants to CSU a non-exclusive, irrevocable royalty and fee free licence to use, reproduce, publish and distribute their entry, for the purposes of the Competition and all other activities promoting CSU. The entry may be published in any media, and CSU may alter or edit the entry as required to make use of the entry for the permitted purposes. Each Entrant consents to any act by CSU which would otherwise infringe their moral rights.

Release and Liability

26. To the full extent permitted by law, CSU excludes all liability arising in connection with this Competition, any entry or Prize.

27. CSU is not responsible for any late, lost, incorrectly submitted, delayed, incomplete or corrupted entry whether due to error or otherwise. CSU is under no obligation to accept any entry which is not submitted in accordance with these terms and conditions.

28. CSU reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition, in which case it will post a notice on its Facebook page.

29. Without prejudice to any other rights of a party, each Entrant indemnifies CSU against any loss, claim or damage arising from the Entrant's participation or entry in the Competition.


30. CSU may collect, store and use personal information collected from Entrants in order to conduct the Competition and related purposes.

31. Each Entrant consents to the publication of their name and details if they are a Winner.

32. Personal information is managed by CSU in accordance with the CSU Privacy Management Plan: Any Entrant can contact the CSU Ombudsman about personal information held by CSU about them.

33. Supply of personal information is voluntary, but if an Entrant declines to do so then CSU may not be able to include their entry in the Competition or award a Prize.


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