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.

In all our learning and living communities, you’ll access academic support, make lifelong friends and take part in sporting, leadership, spiritual and community engagement opportunities.

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Blackfriars Residence

Blackfriars accomodation, gaming room.

The Blackfriars Residence is in the heart of our Canberra Campus (Signadou) in Watson and offers a full calendar of free social, academic, spiritual and cultural events every month. It 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 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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2023 room rates

Room type

Weekly/ 2 Semesters

Weekly/ 12 months

Studio

$285

$280

Premium Studio

$310

$305 

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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

Download our managed residences handbook

Read our managed residences FAQs

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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

Note: we are still taking bookings for Semester 2, 2022 in Managed Residence.

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