Malebo Cottages

Our cottages offer a real sense of 'share house' living. Rooms are arranged around a communal kitchen,dedicated shared study space, bathrooms and lounge.

Suitable for...

  • Full-time residency
  • Group booking
  • Continuing

Suitable for:

Continuing only This room is reserved for returning/continuing students only.
Full-time residency You can live in this room full-time for one session or more.
Group booking Continuing students will be emailed information on how to apply and may contact Student Central or call into the Residence Life office to discuss applications for Malebo Cottages.

Not suitable for:

New students Only continuing students can book this room
Intensive school This room is unavailable for Intensive School bookings.
Short stay This room is unavailable for short stay bookings.


Shared kitchen
Wifi connection
Shared all gender bathroom
Security on call
Double bed
Laundry shared (in house)
Heating / Cooling
Bar fridge in room

Recently renovated accommodation on campus. Consists of 6 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, shared cooking and kitchen facilities, a spacious common room and a designated study room. Each cottage has its own in-built washing machine and dryer.

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: $234
Total Sessions 1 & 2 (36 weeks): $8424

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: $199
Sessions 1, 2 & 3 (52 weeks): $10348

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: $234
Total Sessions 2 only (17 weeks): $3978


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

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