Craig moved from the Northern Territory to study a Bachelor of Bio-Medical Science at UNE in 2011.
“I instantly became obsessed with student life and experience”
He became a student leader, as the President at Wright Village in 2013 as well as joining the UNE Life team. You’ve probably run into him at some stage because, over his time here he has worked for Life, Functions, and Catering, at The Cafe, in The ‘Stro, and at many internal and external catering events.
He has worked alongside James Hudson, our Student Experience Manager, at several different events and activations like Welfare Wednesday, A&W BBQ lunches, the Student Meal Kit Pop Up – just to name a few, and, they’ve proven to be a good team. Engaging students and helping improve the student experience here on campus and further afield – which has led him to his new role as UNE Life’s Student Programs Officer, working alongside James at UNE Life HQ.
Craig is here to help UNE students with anything clubs and socs related -sporting or social. He can assist you with setting up the club or society or helping with the transition to new club members in roles like a president and treasurer, setting up, to grant funding applications, event or activation advice, constitution, governance, and general student experience enhancement activation ideas. He is hands-on, and loves to attend club events and meetings, so if you have anything planned shoot him an invite!
You can find Craig in the HQ office – the doors are always open so feel free to drop in at any time, call him on 02 6773 1271 or shoot him an email below and he will respond like lightning!
PS: Craig has a passion for all things nerdy, be it tabletop games, video games, or visual media – his interests are super varied, so we’re sure you find something you have in common with him.
Ben Bible | General Manager, Student Experience & Communications
Alahna Fiveash | Brand Strategy & Marketing Manager
Scott Leven & Emmaline Gallagher | UNE Life Functions & Catering Team
Haisam Jamal | UNE Life Safety & Security Manager
Alexandra Cook |Events and Community Engagement Officer at UNE International
Rochelle Slade | Campus Service Coordinator at Facilities Management Services
Julia Perryman | Career Counselling Co-ordinator
Amy O’Toole | Chief of Staff- Vice Chancellor’s Unit
Rachael Kliendienst | Manager Access and Inclusion
Lisa Rice | Manager, Student Scholarships
Armidale Bowls Club
The Royal Hotel
Armidale Town Hall
Community Halls- Puddleduck Hall, Dangarsleigh Hall, Hillgrove Hall
Armidale Golf Club
Follow this advice and you will have an easy year and successfully pass your club Audit.
1. Income -Collecting Club money.
Manage your club’s income with style, grace and integrity- It’s not your money
2. Write receipts out for all monies received.
3. Deposit all cash collected directly into the club bank account the day you receive it.
4. Record your income in your excel sheet.
5. Expenses -Spending Club money.
Only spend club money if it is approved by your executive
6. Make all payments by Bank Transfer.
7. Get a receipt for every spend
8. Stick your receipts in a scrapbook or upload them to your excel spreadsheet.
9. Record your spending in your excel sheet
Grant One – Trimester 1 Events
Grant Two – Trimester 2 Events
Commonwealth SSAF guidelines stipulate that revenue from the Student Services and Amenities Fee may only be spent on certain types of services or activities. These allowable expenditure items fall into the following 19 categories:
Please note: Bold Categories are the most appropriate to UNE Life Club Event Funding
Getting started is very simple, and there are explanatory notes and instructional videos available online 24/7.
UNE Life provides 2 rooms for use by our Affiliated Clubs and Societies.
Can be divided into two rooms for Exec meetings, workshops or casual catch-ups Or left as one room for seminars, conferences or AGMS.
We want this to be your club space on campus!
Clubs are able to book University rooms for their events free of charge.
Rooms can be booked online using your student login credentials.
SportUNE operates 15 hectares of playing fields, which incorporates:
As SportUNE is an internal business to UNE Life you can choose to use your club grants allocation for these facilities under option 3.
|Racket hire||squash only||$5
|Hoops||per person, 1hr||$5.00|
|Campbell Hall||1/2 court, 1hr||$29.00
|Campbell Hall||full court, 1hr||$56.00
|Campbell Hall||day booking||$214.00
|New Hall ||1/2 court, 1hr||$26.00
|New Hall||full court, 1hr||$36.00|
|New Hall||day booking||$437.00
|Climbing Wall||day booking||$115.00
|Wall Entry||Mon & Tues Nights||$8 Non member
$6 SportUNE member
|Club Room||1hr||(1 FREE meeting per club/per year)
|Studio 1 or 2||1hr||$32.50|
|Consett Davis Field||1hr||$27.50|
|Consett Davis Field Night||1hr||$32.50|
|Consett Davis Field ||day booking||$166|
|Consett Davis Cricket||1hr||$37.50|
|Consett Davis Cricket||1/2 day booking||$80.00|
|Consett Davis Cricket||day booking||$160.00|
|Bellevue AFL||day booking||$140.00|
|Bellevue Cricket full day|
Bellevue Field & Grandstand
|Bellevue Field & Grandstand||day booking||$770.00|
We have set up a stable of Student Photographers! Yas!
The idea is that UNE life will provide clubs with Free photographers at all major events – which is great for all of us!