ACU student accommodation scholarships


February 2022 Update – there are still places available in each of the scholarship types, so apply now.

ACU Student Accommodation have a range of accommodation scholarships on offer to ACU students.

Whether you achieved a score of 85+, or you were involved in some great school or community activities, there is a scholarship available to you.

Visit our Student Accommodation Scholarship webpage for an overview of each scholarships and for links to find out more or apply.

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There’s so much to experience though our Residential Life Program, so you can make the most of your time.

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Our residents have proven that they achieve higher pass rates than other students. We believe this is partly due to our academic support program which is available to all residents.


Our community is inclusive and welcoming which really helps to complement our residents’ success during their time living in student accommodation. We encourage opportunities for students to be ‘life-ready’ and to gain skills that will assist them beyond their time in residence.

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Cultural and community

We continually look for opportunities to help our residents become immersed in their community. Community engagement and cultural awareness are key elements to producing graduates that are in tune with the world around them.

Health and wellbeing

There is a strong link between good overall health and cognitive function so we believe keeping our students active and engaged with their wellbeing is important to their success with their studies.


Having an awareness of your personal spiritual belief system can help you be a well-rounded resident. We encourage all our residents to express their spiritual beliefs by creating a respectful and engaged environment.

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Rental Advisory Service

It’s important to know all of your options when looking for accommodation or trying to resolve an issue while renting. That’s where the Rental Advisory Service can help. Contact us for information, advice and support to help navigate tenancy issues and identify legitimate and safe accommodation options.

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Feel at home, wherever you are

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Located in Camperdown, just a short walk from vibrant Newtown, the Miguel Cordero Residence offers plenty of free social events and is only a short commute from our Strathfield and North Sydney campuses.

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Our Ballarat residences offer a variety of different accommodation options to suit your needs. Whichever you choose, you’ll have easy access to parks, sporting grounds, the university and free social events.

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Feel at home in our new Blackfriars Residence. Located on our Canberra Campus, you’ll have easy access to shops, fitness facilities and free social events.

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From fully catered residences to student apartments with shared services, there is a wide choice of accommodation options in Brisbane.

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Connect with like-minded students by finding accommodation to suit your budget and lifestyle in some of Melbourne’s best locations.

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Leaving home for Australia can be an exciting but stressful time. We’re here to help you on arrival and answer your questions about life in Australia. Learn about arriving and living in Australia
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You might qualify for a range of scholarships and other financial support to help you with your studies. It’s not just about academic merit – passion is key.

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