Facilities at Ballarat Campus


The canteen, located in the Forbes Student Centre, serves a range of well-priced food and drinks. Snacks and drinks can also be purchased from the library.

Sports and recreation

A pool table, table tennis table, and foosball table are located in the Forbes Student Centre. Lake Wendouree is only a block from the Ballarat Campus (Aquinas) with walking, running and cycling tracks.

Parents' room

A room with facilities for nursing mothers and parents with small children is located adjacent to the Forbes Student Centre.


The Callinan Library is located in the front of the campus, directly opposite the student centre. The library houses a wide range of items for loan, including texts, audiovisual material and curriculum material and also provides online access to a large collection of eBooks, eJournals and subject-specific databases. There are computers, laptops, scanners, printers and photocopiers available for use. Inter-campus and reciprocal borrowing is available for all students and inter-library borrowing is available for higher degree students. Help is always available through the online Ask Your Librarian service.

ACU library website

Student accommodation

Ballarat offers Camillus Residence, a modern complex of five to seven bedroom self-contained houses (79 places). A caretaker-supervisor resides on site. There is also accommodation available in managed residential houses. A housing officer is available to assist students with information about alternative accommodation options.

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