Tropical Tree Day – Volunteering in the Daintree

The Conservation Volunteers Australia, Cairns, held a special two day event where volunteers from around the city (including students from Cairns Student Lodge) took the opportunity to plant shrubs and seedlings in the Herberton Range State Forrest in Atherton. After a very long drive up the Kuranda range at 7:30am …

Sustainability with Conservation Volunteers Australia

The Lodge Event Hub will be supporting tropical tree and grass planting to degraded areas in conjunction with Conservation Volunteers Australia. The 12th of December sees planting around JCU’s own Attika Creek. Transport, free refreshments and food will be provided. Whilst the 14th and the 15th of December sees tropical …

Australian Dental Council (ADC) Exams – this weekend

With guests from diverse places such as Cairo, Canada, India, Dubai, South Africa, Russia, Canberra, Perth, Northern Territory, Brisbane, Byron Bay and Sydney (just to name a few), the hum of studying continues. This weekend, Cairns Student Lodge has over 30 students sitting Australian Dental Council exams. Held at James …

Wrap Up BBQ with Lodge Event Hub

With the end of year fast approaching and final exams pending, the Lodge Event Hub had an early “Wrap Up BBQ” to celebrate the trips and events of the year. Fifteen residents attended and we also planned future Lodge Event Hub trips for 2018. BBQ Specialist, Brad was in charge …

Lodge Plus – Free Gym Access

Free gym access at JCU Fitness Centre, Cairns! Lodge Plus is pleased to announce the first benefit to residents of Cairns Student Lodge for 2018. Yes! All residents of Cairns Student Lodge in 2018 have the opportunity to join the JCU GYM, run and managed by the JCU Student Association …

Sporting Competitions – Cairns Indoor Sports

We are pleased to support Cairns Indoor Sports. They are conveniently located at 164 Mayers Street Manunda, Cairns, Queensland 4870 and they arrange competitions for Indoor Cricket, Netball, Soccer, Beach Volleyball and Ultimate Dodgeball. Get your team mates together or join an existing team! Cairns Indoor Sports are holding a new …

Lake Eacham BBQ with Lodge Event Hub

The Lodge Event Hub organises monthly outings for residents. On 7 October 2017, thirteen residents had a great time at Lake Eacham.  The lake is about 68km or just over one hour’s drive up the Gillies Range from Cairns. If you are thinking of doing the trip yourself, check out …

Meeting the animals at YAPS with Lodge Event Hub

Lodge Event Hub organises monthly outings for residents. On Sunday 17 September 2017, fifteen residents from Cairns Student Lodge visited YAPS (Young Animal Protection Society) , to lend a helping hand entertaining the puppies and kittens. Thanks to the drivers who car pooled and donated their time as well. Cheers, …