Uni Life

The Uni Life Unit supports and engages the students in the non-academic aspects of their university journey, online and on campus. This Unit focuses on student engagement and the student experience - bringing a vibrancy and inclusiveness to University life. The Unit includes:

  • Residences
  • Clubs
  • Sports
  • Events
  • Student Engagement
  • Entertainment
  • Food Outlets

The Uni Life Unit demonstrates strong values and promotes respect and social equity which forms the basis for developing great students.

David Griffin - Director, Uni Life

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Contact details

Phone: (02) 6933 4913
Email: DSS-DirUniLife@csu.edu.au
Location: Wagga
Building & Room: 452/115

In his role as the Director of Uni Life, David leads an experienced team committed to providing an optimal student experience for everyone at Charles Sturt University. He oversees the university’s student clubs, sports, events, student engagement, entertainment, housing operations and food outlets on all campuses.

A member of CSU staff for over 20 years, with experience in both Faculty and student support areas, David is determined to deliver the best student experience by providing access to out of classroom support, programs and experiences which complement and assist students to achieve academic success.

Food and Beverage

CHEERS is a dedicated team of professionals providing innovative catering and outstanding service. We have great social spaces with quality retail, food offerings and fun events where everyone is welcome.

Find out more about food and beverage services.


Key contact

Placeholder photo of Brett Russell - Manager, Food and Beverage Services

Brett Russell
Manager, Food and Beverage Services


Phone: (02) 6338 4712
Email: brussell@csu.edu.au
Location: Bathurst

Residence Life – North

The Residence Life – North team are responsible for the management of on-campus accommodation, and student life and engagement at our Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange and Port Macquarie campuses.

Find out more about accommodation at Charles Sturt.


Key contact

Placeholder photo of James Kelly - Manager, Residence Life - North

James Kelly
Manager, Residence Life - North


Phone: (02) 6338 6960
Email: jkelly@csu.edu.au
Location: Bathurst

Residence Life - South

The Residence Life – South team are responsible for the management of on-campus accommodation, and student life and engagement at our Albury-Wodonga and Wagga Wagga campuses.

Find out more about accommodation at Charles Sturt.


Key contact

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Travis Cohalan
Manager, Residence Life - South


Phone: (02) 6933 4983
Email: tcohalan@csu.edu.au
Location: Wagga Wagga

Student Events

The Student Events team oversee the management of student and corporate events for the University, and ensures that all events reflect the essence of the Charles Sturt brand and are aligned with strategic student objectives.

The team are responsible for developing an events framework which will ensure a consistently high quality experience for event delegates.


Key contact

Siobhan Hillam

Siobhan Hillam
Manager, Events

Phone: (02) 6933 4987
Email: sihillam@csu.edu.au
Location: Wagga Wagga

Student Support and Representation

The Student Support and Representation Team enable student participation in sports, clubs, student representation and events. They offer support for elite athletes and appeals. Student Liaison Officers work with students to ensure they are supported and have strong connections to their peers and their university community.


Key contact

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Nik Granger
Manager, Student Support and Representation


Phone: (02) 6365 7680
Email: ngranger@csu.edu.au
Location: Orange