Alumni 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
  • Travel
  • Health
  • Lifestyle

CSU Winery 

  • 20 per cent discount on purchases of less than a dozen
  • 25 per cent 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


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

Centre for Professional Development (Bathurst Campus)

 Centre for Professional Development

The Centre for Professional Development (CPD) motel is located at CSU in Bathurst 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.

Pack and Send

The Pack and Send franchisee group will grant CSU Alumni Members a 5 per cent 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 transaction 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.

All CSU alumni who finance through First Rate will receive a free Apple iPad. Terms and conditions apply.

Phone 1300 889 354 or email

Boost Promotional Products 

Boost Promotional Products carry one of the most extensive promotional product lines available in Australia. It offers a 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 per cent discount. Phone 1300 739505 or email

Benefit Conditions

 Centre for Professional Development

Please note 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.

CSU Alumni receive preferential rates at the CPD – simply mention your Alumni membership when you make your reservation. Phone (02) 6338 6900.

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 and 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 6338 4680.

Further information on obtaining these discounts from our partners can be accessed by emailing with the subject: member discounts.