Student Leadership

Leadership skills are needed in every industry. Charles Sturt University offers numerous opportunities for you to develop skills. There is also a possibility to gain recognition at graduation for your skills.

Grow your leadership


STRIVE is a Charles Sturt University student leadership program that:

  • is available to all students
  • supports you to develop and enhance necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes and habits for a successful life and career
  • provides you with the opportunity to gain recognition for leadership already being demonstrated in a variety of roles and opportunities
  • connects you to other student leaders and opportunities to participate in sharing ideas and opinions with Charles Sturt.

How STRIVE can help you

You will access resources, concepts and strategies that you can use immediately, through readings, videos, activities and assessment tasks.

There are more than 15 self-guided modules to choose from and completion of 10 modules could lead to a non-award leadership certificate from Charles Sturt.

STRIVE will help you ask and answer:

  • How do the experiences and events in life impact my leadership identity?
  • What influences impact the kind of leader I become?
  • How can I develop a foundation of strong leadership capabilities?

Register for STRIVE

STRIVE annual student leadership conference

Experience dynamic speakers, network with your peers and gain skills for your future. Learn how your voice and leadership roles have an impact at Charles Sturt, in your career and community.

Stay tuned for our conference in 2020.

Become a residential leader at Charles Sturt University

Want to branch out and give back more to your on campus accommodation community? Residence Life has on campus leadership opportunities that range from year-round peer support, to sustainability leadership, and creative media projects.

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Your voice in student representation

Represent your community by getting involved in the Student representative committees or Student senate and have your say about how your University operates.

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UniSport nationals leadership opportunities

Love your sport? Share your knowledge and enthusiasm, and gain invaluable industry based skills by taking on a leadership role in the UniSports arena.

Charles Sturt Uni Sport offers a wide range of leadership opportunities for our student athletes to develop skills that are needed in every industry.

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