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College Accommodation

Accommodation

In the United States and around the world, students look forward to a grand adventure upon graduating from high school: the college experience. They consider this an adventure because it not only takes courage to move away from home but also provides a newfound sense of freedom, accomplishment and community.

Living in shared accommodation with like-minded people your own age is central to the college experience. It affords students the chance to explore, wrestle with deep questions, have fun, participate in late night conversations about big issues and build lifelong friendships. Campion offers this traditional college experience in Australia and we approach residential life and social life as integral parts of your liberal arts education.

 

Types of accommodation

There are two wings of single-sex dormitory rooms in the main building of the college. The male and female residential dormitories are entirely separate from one another, situated on opposite sides of the college’s main building. All rooms are single, air-conditioned bedrooms with access to a communal bathroom in each wing.

Campion College also provides shared accommodation in single-sex residential halls located on-site. The male and female residential halls are separate from one another, although in close proximity to one another. Depending on availability and demand, rooms are either single- or twin-share. All rooms have air conditioning and en suites.

 

Male residences

Jordan Hall

Jordan Hall is home to 17 male students. The hall features eight twin-share bedrooms and one single room, all with adjoining study areas and en-suites. Jordan Hall also features a communal kitchen, laundry and shared living spaces.

 

North Wing Dorms

12 male students reside in the North Wing Dorms. Each dorm room features a desk, tallboy and wardrobe. Dorm residents also have access to a communal bathroom, kitchenette, music room and shared laundry facilities.

 

Female residences

Ryder-Cheshire Hall

Ryder-Cheshire Hall is home to 17 female students. The hall features eight twin-share bedrooms and one single room, all with adjoining study areas and en-suites. Ryder-Cheshire Hall also features a communal kitchen, laundry and shared living spaces.

 

South Wing Dorms

14 female students reside in the South Wing Dorms. Each dorm room features a desk, tallboy and wardrobe. Dorm residents also have access to a communal bathroom, kitchenette, common room, east-facing balcony and shared laundry facilities.

 

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Additional information

The rates for college accommodation are kept as low as feasible, allowing as many students as possible to benefit from living on-site. The costs include accommodation, dinners and essential services.

Students are required to bring their own bed sheets, pillows, blankets and/or doona. If this is not possible, blankets and sheets are available from the College for hire.

Accommodation Type of Room Weekly Rate with 5 Dinners Weekly Rate with 7 Dinners
College Dormitory Single with communal bathroom $285 $315
College House Double room with ensuite $285 $315
College House Single room with ensuite $305 $335

Please note: weekly rates and meal plans are subject to change at the college’s discretion.

Residential students are provided with catered dinners as part of their accommodation package. Dinners are supplied from Monday to Friday. Dinners can be supplied on weekends at an additional cost (see ‘Weekly Rate with 7 Dinners’ above).

Please note there is no self-catering accommodation available.

A student committee meets with the chef twice per semester to discuss the meal plan for residential students. Please click here to view a sample meal plan.

Please note: The college can meet the majority of dietary requirements of any student with an allergy. Gluten free and lactose free meal options are available to students with these dietary requirements. Students may apply for an Exemption from the dinner plan if they have a particular dietary requirement that can be supported by a General Practitioner or Medical Specialist. To apply for the Exemption, please download and print the exemption form or see Reception for a form if you require one. Once the form has been filled out by your General Practitioner or Medical Specialist, please return to Reception as soon as possible for approval. All information supplied to the college as part of your application will remain confidential.

Semester 1

  • Commencing students – 18 weeks (including Orientation Week, mid-semester break, study week and exam periods)
  • Returning students – 17 weeks (including mid-semester break, study week and exam periods)

Semester 2
All students – 17 weeks (including mid-semester break, study week and exam periods)

Please note: Students are required to vacate their rooms for the break between Semester 1 and Semester 2, during which time they will not be charged for accommodation. Should any student wish to stay on campus during this time (or other times outside of the academic year), they may apply in writing, and will be charged a daily rate (food not included).

Students are required to pay a $700 bond for a room to be allocated to them. This bond will be refunded when students permanently leave College accommodation. Any debts owing or expenses for damage to College property will be deducted from the bond.

Students who are offered and accept a place in college accommodation are required to commit on a per semester basis. This means that students are liable to pay residential fees for the full semester. If students decide not to live on campus in the following semester, the College should be informed in writing by the end of the previous semester, or at least 4 weeks before the semester begins.

Fees for accommodation are normally payable on a monthly basis (on the 15th of each month).

The Financial Guarantee form needs to be completed for all residential students. If a student fails to make a payment/payments, their financial Guarantor will be required to pay the outstanding fees.

The college seeks to foster a safe, warm and friendly environment. Students describe Campion as a welcoming community — a family away from home.

Campion’s Student Wellbeing Team is a vital partner in the education process at Campion. The Team know the students personally and provide professional support services, assisting with issues related to accommodation, study techniques, time management, health, special needs, and pastoral care.

Referrals to nearby medical, dental and counselling services can all be organised within the College. The College Chaplaincy team is also regularly available to assist students.

Campion College students of all year levels are housed in each type of accommodation. The integration of students from across year levels fosters personal growth and maturity, deepening of relationships, and development of Christian virtues. It also provides leadership opportunities for senior students.

Each College House and College Dormitory is assigned a Residential Tutor who is a senior student of the College. Their primary role is to assist with the personal formation of each student, and to ensure that the accommodation is safe, secure and harmonious.

Residential Tutors, who live on-site, serve as role models for the students in their care. They are available to assist the students with settling into college life, and provide support throughout the year. Apart from being a personal support to students, the Residential Tutors also help to plan and implement social activities for the residents.

All Residential Tutors meet regularly, and are under the direct supervision of the Senior Residential Tutor, who is a member of staff.

 

Applying for accommodation

Only students who have received a Letter of Offer and completed their enrolment form may apply for college accommodation.

The button below will direct you to the Accommodation Application Form on the Job Ready + Portal. Job Ready + is a student management system used by the college to manage accommodation preferences and payments. Please follow the prompts to create a Job Ready + account if you haven’t already done so.

Accommodation Application Form