Our Miguel Cordero Residence offers all the supportive benefits of student accommodation with the flexibility of an off-campus lifestyle.

Located within walking distance of vibrant Newtown and a short commute from ACU’s Strathfield and North Sydney campuses, Miguel Cordero Residence isn’t just a place to stay; it’s a living and learning community.

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Relocation Scholarship

The Relocation Scholarship provides a partial rental fee scholarship for commencing undergraduate students who have overcome hardships or barriers to accessing higher education. This scholarship is valued at $5,000, paid towards the fees of any 12-month rental agreement at the ACU student accommodation in Sydney, Ballarat and Canberra.

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Miguel Cordero Residence

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The Miguel Cordero Residence (MCR) is located in Camperdown in Sydney’s inner west and offers a full range of free social, academic, sporty, spiritual and cultural events every month. It sits opposite the picturesque Camperdown Oval, so you’ll have access to sporting fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, an outdoor gym and cafes. 

Our modern residence is comprised of studios and multi-share apartments. All rooms are fully furnished and located over three floors, all with lift access. 

Your rent includes:

  • all utilities (water and electricity)
  • Unlimited 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 pool table, foosball table, table tennis, PS4, board games and TV
  • access to library and communal study areas
  • Bank card (tap and go) laundry
  • GoGet hire cars available for hire
  • free bicycle hire
  • access to BBQ area on Level 2
  • proximity to public transport
  • fully equipped gym onsite with free access for residents

Accommodation types

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Multi-share apartments

Make new friends in a shared apartment. Hang out with your flatmates in the large, fully furnished living and kitchen areas that come with plenty of storage and a large fridge. And you’ll have a private space of your own in a secure, furnished bedroom with a large window. 

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Studio apartments

For those who would like more privacy and independence, our studio apartments come fully furnished with a king-single bed, kitchenette with a full-sized fridge, and a private ensuite bathroom.

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Premium studio apartments

Looking for more space? Our fully furnished premium studio apartments come with a queen-sized bed, kitchenette with a sink and full-sized fridge, and a private ensuite bathroom. 

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ACU student accommodation scholarships

We know moving away from home to live closer to uni can be challenging, but our scholarships are here to help.

Conditional approval for many of our scholarships can be awarded while you wait for your ACU offer. So, apply now.

Browse the range of our generous scholarships – you could be eligible for one or more to assist in fund your move.

2024 room rates

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Got questions? We have answers. 

Download the Miguel Cordero Residence handbook (PDF, 1.52MB)

Read our Miguel Cordero Residence FAQs

New: Since 2021, a fully fitted gym

This state-of-the-art new facility is open and has all of the equipment and features some of the world’s best functional training and cardio equipment.

Imagine the freedom of having this at your doorstep and you share it only with your neighbours. It will provide you the opportunity to be active, whether you are a beginner or a fitness enthusiast. Our gym is free to access with no membership required.

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Other accommodation options

If student accommodation isn’t for you, there are other choices. Our Rental Advisory Service can assist you knowing how to find other suitable accommodation.

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Get settled in Australia

To help you feel at home before you arrive in Australia, we have guidance on applying for a student visa, finding accommodation, living costs and more. 

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Affordable renting

If you’re worried about the cost of living out of home, learn how the Australian government is making housing more affordable for students. 

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Enjoy your residential life

Ready to make the most out of your residential experience? Get to know your community with free sport, social events, day trips and even tutoring. 

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