Uni Lounge:

The CHSA runs the Uni Lounge as an open space for students to relax, connect and study. We provide free tea, coffee and food for you to enjoy, as well as access to fridges, microwaves and sandwich presses so you can make yourself something to eat with the food provided or what you bring from home.

This space is reserved for SCU students only, you will need your student card for access. This is a collective space, so please make sure you clean up after yourself. If you notice it needs attention, let one of our friendly staff or committee members know.

Free Lunch Vouchers:

The CHSA offers members free lunch vouchers. Please check out our calendar to see what is on offer. To claim your voucher, make sure you are a current CHSA Member, and pop into our office to collect your voucher

First Aid

We have partnered up with a local community provider to arrange an SCU student discount for First Aid & CPR courses.
Here are the details;

First Aid Mid North Coast

You can book through the website and access the discounted price by using the below codes


*HLTAID011 Provide First AID $110  SCU Student Price = $95

(Use Voucher Code: SCUSTUDENTHLTAID011)


* HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation $55  SCU Student Price = $40

(Use Voucher Code: SCUSTUDENTHLTAID009)


If you have any further question, give Matt a call

Matt Sincock


Coffs Coast Community College

If you are on a Centrelink payment, Coffs Coast Community College can offer a $50 discount on the course fee (usually $130). This brings the full First Aid course down to $80. For anyone who identifies as indigenous or has a recognised disability, the course fee is nil. For more information about the course click here

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. To apply for the discounted course please visit 66 – 90 Harbour Drive
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450 (Opposite Coffs Central Shopping Centre, entrance next to Specsavers Optometrists) or call (02) 6652 5378

Computer access:

The Uni Lounge has 8 computers available for use. You can log in with your Student login details. The computers all connect to the cheap printing facilities in the CHSA office.

We also have 2 more computers in the CHSA office.

Printing & Binding:


CHSA provides the cheapest printing on campus! Printing can be accessed from the computers in the CHSA office as well as the computers in the Uni Lounge. Make sure you select the Student Association printer from the dropdown menu

Please ask our staff or committee members if you need assistance.

Printing Size  Sides Cost per page
Black and White: A4 Single sided 5c
A4 Double sided 10c
A3 Single sided 10c
A3 Double sided 20c
Colour A4 Single sided 30c
A4 Double sided 60c
A3 Single sided 60c
A3 Double sided $1.20
Small Bind Under 90 pages $3.40 + printing costs
Medium bind Under 180 pages $5.30 + printing costs
Large bind Above 180 pages $8.00 + printing costs
A4 $2
A3 $4

Placement Childcare Subsidy:

The CHSA offers a subsidy for Childcare costs incurred when a student is on Placement. You can claim $20 per day, for up to 5 days (maximum of $100 per student) on out of pocket expenses. Available to current CHSA Members who reside in the Coffs Harbour Greater Region.
To claim your subsidy:
  • Ensure you are a current CHSA Member.
  • Email hello@scuchsa.com.au with the following information:
    1) You Sonia Placement certificate showing the dates of your placement
    2) Your Childacre statement showing costs incurred during the placement period
    3) Proof of address for the Coffs Harbour Greater Region
    4) Your bank account name, BSB and Account Number where you’d like your rebate deposited.

Student Pantry:

Pop into the CHSA Office and help yourself to a wide variety of free foods, toiletries and essential medications. Whether you’re a little tight on cash or just don’t have time to shop, the Student Pantry is there for you!

Free Giveaways:

The CHSA offers Members a bunch of free goodies! We have a great program of free giveaways which are released every couple of weeks. To claim your free gift, log in as a Member and go to the Shop. Add the item to cart, and follow the check out process. You will have the choice to collect the item for free from the CHSA office, or pay a postage fee to get it shipped out to you. Check out our What’s On Calendar  to see what’s coming up!

Crafternoons and Workshops:

The CHSA offers a wide ranging program of craft and wellness workshops and activities. Usually held in the Uni Lounge, we offer a program of workshops including; essential oils, candle making, card making, gemstone and leather bracelet making and more! Check out our What’s On Calendar to see what’s coming up!

Welfare Support:

Are you experiencing financial hardship or an unexpected event that is impacting you negatively? We are here to help. Pop into our office or give us a call on (02) 6659 3299 to have a confidential chat with one of our friendly staff.