Our student accommodation in Canberra isn’t just a place to stay – it’s a living and learning community. Access academic support, make lifelong friends and take part in sporting, leadership, spiritual and community engagement opportunities.

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Managed residences

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Our Canberra managed residences are ideal for those who want to live independently, with the security of knowing our Residential Services team is only a phone call away. The residences are close to campus and just a short walk to shops and public transport.

Your rent includes:

  • private bedroom in a fully furnished house
  • all utilities (water, gas and electricity)
  • 24-hour access to residential support
  • secure access
  • communal lounge areas and media facilities
  • free sporting, social, pastoral and academic events
  • in-house laundry facilities

Note: Students are required to source their own internet plans

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2022 room rates

Property Weekly / 2 semesters Weekly / 12 months  
PropertyPropertyManaged Residence Weekly / 2 semestersWeekly / 2 semesters$285 Weekly / 12 monthsWeekly / 12 months$280 One left
PropertyPropertyManaged Residence (ensuite room) Weekly / 2 semestersWeekly / 2 semesters$310 Weekly / 12 monthsWeekly / 12 months$305 Sold out

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