Be one of the first students to live in the new on-campus student accommodation in Canberra. The Blackfriars Residence will welcome students from Semester 1 2023 and will consist of 42 purpose-built studio apartments.

2024 accommodation application is now open

Blackfriars Residence

Blackfriars accomodation, gaming room.

The Blackfriars Residence is in the heart of our Canberra Campus (Signadou) in Watson. We offer a full calendar of free social, academic, spiritual and cultural events every month. The residence sits beside the Veritas Building, which houses our library, café, lecture theatres and study spaces. You’ll also find a swimming pool, multi-purpose court and other social spaces on campus for a vibrant and fun university experience.

Our modern residence comprises studios and accessible studio apartments. All rooms are fully furnished and located on the top floor of the Blackfriars Building, with lift access.

Your rent includes:

  • all utilities (water and electricity)
  • unlimited, reliable wifi internet
  • free sporting, social, pastoral and academic events
  • 24-hour access to support
  • secure key-card access
  • communal lounge areas and media facilities
  • recreation room with table tennis, PS4, board games and TV
  • access to library and communal study areas
  • bank card (tap and go) laundry
  • access to BBQ area in the Blackfriars courtyard
  • proximity to public transport and parking in and around campus.

Download our Blackfriars Residence handbook (PDF, 1.7MB)

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