Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Benefits

As a member of CSU's Alumni community, you're automatically eligible for a wide range of benefits and services. Some of these benefits are administered directly by CSU, and others are provided by third party partners. Benefits fall into four categories

EDUCATION

Course Fee Discounts

Have you been thinking about further study? At CSU we value lifelong learning and offer all CSU graduate Alumni a 10% discount on fee paying postgraduate courses.

This discount* is automatically applied – all you need to do is enrol and start studying! So whether you're considering a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Master degree or Doctorate, you can reduce costs simply by choosing to study with CSU.

If you're an Alumni Life Member, a 20% discount applies.

*Please note:

Discounts cannot be applied retrospectively. If you are a current student or your discount is not automatically showing on your fee statement, please contact Advancement. 

Exclusions apply to students studying packaged course sets, unless formal graduation has been completed.  

CSU Library access

CSU graduates and former staff can access any physical CSU Library collection or search the 4000+ full text journals through CSU's online databases. The CSU Library's website provides information for Alumni members and much, much more. Take a look.

Career services

In the 12 months following graduation, all alumni will have access to careers services including:

  • Resumé review
  • Individual appointments with careers advisors
  • Workshops
  • Access to employment options
  • Career resources (hard copy and online)
  • Job application coaching
  • Career development within curriculum
  • Employer access
  • Access via the CSU CareerHub website

Guaranteed and Priority on campus accommodation

New first year CSU students who are the children or grandchildren of CSU Alumni Life Members will be guaranteed on campus accommodation in the halls of residence. Priority (but not a guarantee) of access to accommodation will also be given to new first year CSU students who are the children/grandchildren of Alumni members.

TRAVEL

CSU Alumni receive travel offers from:

Odyssey Travel

Odyssey Travel offers a range of Educational Adventure holidays and free travel seminars. Please note: CSU is a current member of Australian & New Zealand College for Seniors Limited (ANZCS). CSU receives each year an amount representing CSU's distribution of the net income of the Varsity Travel Trust. Income is gained via the trading entity Odyssey Travel, a division of ANZCS.

HEALTH

CSU Clinics and Services

CSU is committed to the health and well-being of its communities and to providing hands-on learning experiences for our students. CSU runs a number of clinics that Alumni can attend and save.

  • Receive a 10% discount on dental services at one of CSU's Dental Clinics located on each of CSU's main campuses.
  • Receive a 10% discount for all veterinary services provided for your animals at one of CSU's facilities on the Wagga Wagga Campus.
  • Receive heavily discounted rates for standard practice consultancies in podiatry and other allied health disciplines. Different discounts apply for different treatments and services, so please enquire about your alumni discount when you make your appointment.

Alumni Life Members will be provided preferential bookings where possible.

LIFESTYLE

CSU Winery

  • 20% discount on purchases of less than a dozen
  • 25% discount on purchases of more than a dozen
  • Enrolment in the CSU Wine Club
  • Alumni Life members  receive free freight on purchases of a dozen or more CSU Wines

Chartis

All members receive a 40% saving on travel insurance when buying direct from Chartis Australia Insurance.

Centre for Professional Development (Bathurst Campus)

The Centre for Professional Development (CPD) motel is situated within the grounds of Charles Sturt University's Bathurst Campus and offers ensuite accommodation overlooking Mount Panorama.

A complimentary continental breakfast is provided in each room and all suites are fitted with ISD/STD direct dial telephones, TV, fridge, toaster, tea/coffee making facilities, heating/air conditioning and electric blankets. Guests have full use of a lounge area and laundry.

CSU Alumni receive preferential rates at the CPD - simply mention your alumni membership when you make your reservation. Phone (02) 6338 6900 or visit the website.

Pack and Send

The Pack Send franchisee group will grant CSU Alumni Members a 5 % discount* on the following retail freight and packaging services:

  • Domestic Road Express
  • Domestic Overnight Services
  • International Express Courier Services
  • International Economy Services
  • International Personal Effects Services
  • International Excess Baggage Services
  • International Sea Freight Services
  • Loss Damage and Warranty ( Gold Services )
  • Retail Cartons, Boxes and packaging Materials

*The provision of a discount on the products and services above is available only on transactions conducted in-store, by phone or email to a Pack and Send store (over 100 located Australia-wide).

First Rate Car Loans

First Rate Car Loans are one of Australia's leading online car finance brokers; providing realistic, simple and fast loan solutions for new and used cars across Australia.

First Rate Car Loans are excited to partner with CSU alumni to assist in their next phase of their professional development. First Rate Car Loans understand getting a new car or upgrading may be the next move after receiving employment out of university – and they want to make this as easy as possible.

All CSU alumni who finance through First Rate will receive a free Apple iPad *

* Terms and conditions apply.

Contact details:

Website: www.firstratecarloans.com.au

Contact Number: 1300 889 354

Email: enquiry@firstratecarloans.com

Boost Promotional Products 

Boost Promotional Products carry one of the most extensive promotional product lines available in Australia. Offering an extensive range of merchandise that's ready and waiting for your logo and custom-printed message. Boost care about offering a high-quality buying experience and ensuring your complete satisfaction. Contact Boost Promotional Products today to receive your exclusive CSU alumni 10% discount.

Contact details:

Website: www.boostpromotionalproducts.com.au

Contact Number: 1300 739505

 Contact email: csustudentdiscounts@boostpromotionalproducts.com.au

Benefit Conditions

Please note that Charles Sturt University does not endorse or warrant the quality of any products or services made available in connection with the CSU Alumni Member Benefit Program. Alumni must consider for themselves whether the particular product is suitable for them, having regard to their personal circumstances and the terms and conditions on which the products and services are made available by the providers.

* For information on access to benefits and exclusions please see - Benefits Policy and Exclusions

** Registered alumni are those alumni who have registered via the online registration form.  Registered Alumni receive the offers below in addition to the benefits listed above.

*** Registered Life Members (LM) are those alumni who had joined the previous fee-paying membership program between 1994 and 2009 and registered via the online registration form.  Life Membership is no longer available.  Registered Life Members (LM) receive all offers and benefits of registered alumni members + additional benefits as listed in each category.

To remain eligible for offers and benefits, Members MUST maintain a current and valid email address. A bounce back will result in eligibility being cancelled.  For those Members without email, a current address and contact number MUST be maintained by contacting the Advancement Unit on 02 63384680

Further information on obtaining these discounts from our partners, can currently be accessed by emailing alumni@csu.edu.au subject: Member Discounts