meet the staff

we're here to help

Have questions? Ask us! Our dedicated on-site team is committed to helping you settle in to uni life. Whether it's the middle of the day or middle of the night, there is always someone around to talk to.

who we are

Steve Tucker

General Manager

Steve is passionate about making Village life the vibrant and diverse environment that on-campus living ought to be. He is a seasoned traveler and knows the Village like the back of his hand. Steve oversees all operations at the Village to ensure that your stay is comfortable, safe and above all, fun!

Karina Neilson

Village Manager

Karina is the girl you’ll see out and about, meeting new residents and making sure that Village life is a well-oiled machine! She is responsible for managing the permanent staff members at the Village, and making sure that your questions are answered, your lights are on, your parties are fun and your study is uninterrupted. Come to Karina if you’ve got any questions, or if you just want to chat with a friendly face!

Steve Hampton

Asset Facilities Manager

You’ll find Steve working across all Village campuses at the Western Sydney University, so make sure you say hello when you see him! He is in charge of overseeing all facilities provided to you during your stay and is passionate about making the Village as comfortable as possible. Come and see Steve if you have a concern with your apartment, or if you just need a break from study and a chat!

Henry Vitalis

Property Services Coordinator

Henry is your main man for all things to do with repairs in your apartment. He is in charge of keeping your water hot, your fridge cold and your lights on. He is dedicated to providing a safe and secure environment during your stay with us, so come to Henry in the unlikely event that something is broken or needs repair in your apartment.

Christine Dardas

Customer Service Agent

Christine is one of the first friends you'll make at the Village! You'll find her behind the reception desk taking bookings, processing payments or just chatting with the Villagers that walk by. Come and see Christine if you've got any questions about your room, Village events, or just general enquiries about your stay with us. She'll help you out!

Amir Manandhar

Duty Manager

Amir is your man when it comes to anything you need after hours. At the Village you will never be locked out or alone if you don’t want to be! Amir is always around if you need a spare key, a friendly chat or you just have a general question. You’ll be getting to know Amir well during your stay, so come and say hi!

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