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Student accommodation

Why you'll love life in student accommodation


Student accommodation is more than just a place to sleep, study, and store your stuff. Everything about our accommodation is designed to help you make the most of uni life and have some fun along the way. Here are four reasons why ACU student accommodation is a great place to live and learn.

Fast-track your friendships

Starting uni for the first time is always a little intimidating. Not knowing your way around campus or what a tutorial is exactly can seem even scarier when you’re setting out by yourself. The best part of living in our student accommodation is from the moment you collect your key, you’ll be surrounded by other people just like you. Making friends before you even head to campus for your first class is what makes student accommodation a winner – the good times begin straight away.

Let the games begin 

If you’re moving to a new city to study, knowing where to go and what to do can be complicated when you have a new uni schedule to juggle as well. This is why the Residential Life program brings the fun to you. From Pilates to pizza parties, there is a whole range of free activities every month for you to get involved in at our student accommodation.

By popping along to one of our regular movie nights or signing up for a game of soccer in the park, you’ll be surrounded by friendly faces who’ve also set their sights on making the most of their time at uni. And don’t worry, these events won’t be forced on you if you need a little downtime too.  

Students in common area of accommodation

Easy does it

You know what’s not fun? Negotiating with landlords. Or shopping around for an electricity plan. Or showing up to a rental open house inspection and realising 20 people have already crowded into the space ahead of you. When you move in with us, our student accommodation team is always on-hand to take care of the nitty gritty for you, like electricity, wi-fi, and maintenance issues. This way, all you have to concentrate on is enjoying uni life.     

Go the distance

Countless lifelong friendships began in the common rooms and hallways of our student accommodation. Living together in a community means you’re going to get to know your neighbours (and fast). The shared experience of living away from home, for better and for worse, will help you develop bonds that last long after your first year. 

ACU has student accommodation in Sydney, Melbourne and Ballarat, and accommodation options in Brisbane and Melbourne. Find out more.

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Impact brings you compelling stories, inspiring research, and big ideas from ACU. It's about the impact we’re having on our communities, and our Mission in action. It’s a practical resource for career, life and study.

At ACU it’s education, but not as you know it. We stand up for people in need, and causes that matter.

If you have a story idea or just want to say hello, do contact us.

Copyright @ Australian Catholic University 1998-2018 | ABN 15 050 192 660 CRICOS Reg: 00004G