The purpose of the SRC is to cooperate in and complement the objectives of YTU by representing and serving students enrolled there. It is represented on the Senate and Education Board by the President and Secretary, and in each Faculty Department by representatives from the student body.

The SRC is composed of a President, Secretary, and Treasurer elected from among the whole student body. This election takes place in the second semester, to take effect in the following year. There are elected representatives from the independent students and it is desirable that each member College has a representative, elected at the beginning of each year.

President: Donna Ferrer, SGS  
PH:  0499 983 114

Secretary: Krisna Papalesa, SVD
Treasurer: Peter Wang, SVD
Council Member for Student Activitity: Harin Corea
Council Member for Student Formation: Sulita Ravoce Ssps

The student body, together with the Faculty is responsible for organising and advertising events and activities throughout the year, of which the following are significant:


February       23       Orientation 
March           01         Inaugural Eucharistic Celebration and Supper
August                      SRC Social Evening

The SRC also has responsibility for:

Encouraging students to actively participate as FIRE carrier ambassadors
Organising the weekly Eucharists
Arranging and promoting the opening and closing Eucharists
Providing facilities for the students in the Common Room
Managing SRC finances
Organising social functions throughout the year
Upkeep of the Prayer Room
Supporting the work of the Chaplain
Managing the election of, and supporting and communicating with, the departmental representatives
Electing a representative to the OH&S committee
Creating a weekly student bulletin

The election of the student representatives is managed by the SRC. These students represent their peers in Departments A and B, C or D, and will attend Department meetings. An SRC member also attends the Occupational, Health and Safety Committee meetings. They are a voice for students on planning and decision making and may have further opportunities to attend other Boards or working groups. The SRC communicates with and supports the student representatives.

The student body, together with the Faculty, is responsible for organising and advertising events and activities throughout the year.


Chaplain:   Jill O’Brien sgs
Mobile:       0429 666 711

The Chaplain’s room is currently situated in the Study Centre. The Chaplain is available for all at YTU and encourages those who wish to make a set time to meet, to call or email.