Safety and wellbeing

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Your safety

Stay safe while you're studying and when you're on campus.

Campus security

At Charles Sturt University, the safety and security of staff, students and visitors to our campuses is paramount at all times.

Sexual assault and harassment

We have zero tolerance for sexual assault or harassment. Find out how to get support, make a report or how you can help someone else.

Online safety

A few simple steps can help protect you and your personal information.

Student Misconduct

Our Student Misconduct Rule covers actions that breach University expectations of student behaviour.

Your wellbeing

Get support to stay in good physical, mental, spiritual and sexual health.

Your wellbeing

  • Mental health resources
  • Coping with exam stress
  • LGBTIQA+ support
  • Sexual assault and harassment
  • Health promotions


Sickness, stress and accidents happen. Find out about our services to support your mental, physical and emotional wellbeing.


We offer religious support in the form of provision of physical facilities (such as prayer rooms), and people who provide one-on-one support and organise group activities, worship services and more.

Equity and diversity

We advocate for all students to achieve their goals, regardless of gender, age, culture, faith, sexuality or background.

Mental Health First Aid training

Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.



    Charles Sturt Counselling

    Speak to a counsellor or book a counselling appointment.

    Call 0448 860 385

    Charles Sturt Sexual Assault, Harassment and Hazing

    If you need support for any of these issues and more.

    Call 1800 961 991

    Report an incident

Mental health resources



MindSpot is a free service for Australian adults who are experiencing difficulties with anxiety, stress, depression and low mood.

Black Dog Institute

Black Dog Institute

The Black Dog Institute provides support for suicide prevention, digital innovation, lived experience, youth and workplace mental health.



Headspace provides tailored and holistic mental health support to 12 - 25 year olds.



1800RESPECT is the national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service.