Centre for Professional Development (CPD)

The Centre for Professional Development (CPD) offers motel-style accommodation. Ensuited rooms suitable for mature-age or postgraduate students.

Suitable for...

  • Full-time residency
  • Short stay
  • Postgrad

Suitable for:

Postgrad students Only Postgraduate students can book this room.
Full-time residency You can live in this room full-time for one session or more.
Short stay You can book this room like a motel and stay for a shorter period of time.

Not suitable for:

Undergrad students Only postgrad students can book this room.
Intensive school This room is unavailable for Intensive School bookings.
Group booking Group bookings are not available for this room.


Shared kitchen
Wifi connection
Private ensuite bathroom
Security on call
Double bed
Laundry shared with residential community
Heating / Cooling
Bar fridge in room
No noise zone

Mature-age and postgraduate accommodation. Ensuite rooms that are close to the motel on campus. Shared kitchen and common room. If you want to live on campus, but are fully self sufficient and after a quieter lifestyle, then this is the place for you.

How much will this room cost?

Calculate your room fees if you want to live on campus.


Your room costs

Here’s what this room will cost to stay as a full-time resident, or per night for a intensive or temporary stay.

Full time resident accommodation packages

Your 36 week package includes accommodation for sessions 1 and 2, and the breaks. You'll need to pack up and vacate your room for session 3.

Weekly cost: $298
Total Sessions 1 & 2 (36 weeks): $10728

The 52 week package includes accommodation from November till the following November, including all the break periods. The 52 week package is only available for returning students.

Weekly cost: $253
Sessions 1, 2 & 3 (52 weeks): $13156

Session 2 only

Your 17 week package includes accommodation for sessions 2 and the breaks. You'll need to pack up and vacate your room for session 3.

Weekly cost: $298
Total Sessions 2 only (17 weeks): $5066

Temporary stays

If you are not a Charles Sturt student, the prices below are subject to 10% GST.

Per night: $106
Weekly cost (7 days): $433


This self-catered room gives you the flexibility to cook your own meals and choose when you want to eat. You will need to bring any items you need to prepare food, cook and eat. This includes crockery, cups, cutlery, fry pan; washing up liquid, tea towels.

We have food outlets at Bathurst, Orange and Wagga Wagga campuses so you won’t go hungry.

We have a variety of fresh, healthy meals to keep you going and we can also look after your special dietary needs. Pop in for a coffee or settle in for a long lunch.

See outlets and opening times for each campus.

When you're living on campus you can use your Charles Sturt student card account to pay for food to help fuel your knowledge-hungry mind.

Add value to your Charles Sturt student card

Go to the Student Payments page and select top up my balance of your Charles Sturt Card. Enter an amount in the Add value to CSU Student card and follow the instructions on the screen to make a payment. Funds are automatically transferred to your card account.


Lastly, add on any additional fees

There are no additional fees for intensive schools or temporary accommodation bookings.

These fees are compulsory and must be paid when accepting your accommodation offer.

Full time resident (Session 1 & 2)

Orientation Tariff*: $200
Acceptance Fee#: $200

Session 2 only

Acceptance Fee#: $200

*Orientation tariff is compulsory for all first year students. The orientation tariff is only refundable when a student does not accept an offer of accommodation or cancels their accommodation fourteen (14) days prior to the commencement of session.

#Acceptance fee is compulsory and non-refundable.

This fee applies if you are a student currently living on campus or you have lived on campus previously but are not in your first year of study.

Acceptance Fee#:$50

#Acceptance fee is compulsory and non-refundable.

Application dates

8 Apr 2024
16 Sep 2024
31 Oct 2024
12 Aug 2024
15 Sep 2024