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2 May 2022

Supercharge your uni experience: live on campus in Trimester 2!

With Trimester 1 more than halfway done, hopefully you’re feeling settled at uni and comfortable in your study routine. But would you like to enhance your Deakin experience even further in Trimester 2? Nothing beats living on campus – and applications are now open!

What we offer

Deakin Res is a unique residential environment that’s so much more than just a comfy bed in a safe building. Each campus features a variety of accommodation options, from state-of-the-art contemporary student housing to traditional village living. There’s single- and mixed-gender options, studio and shared configurations, amazing communal facilities, and different lease lengths and pricing.

Explore accommodation options and facilities at BurwoodGeelong Waurn PondsGeelong Waterfront and Warrnambool.

Why you should make the move

Fun fact: students who live on campus are more likely to achieve higher grades than their peers! But there’s a bunch of other reasons to live on campus too, which we sum up in four ways:

But don’t just take our word for it! Here’s what Lucy Griffiths, a resident at Waterfront, has to say about life on campus:

I love how central Res is, it’s made everything convenient as I don’t have to travel to access things I might need like a supermarket. The local Westfield shops are only a five-minute walk, and my friends and I also enjoy swimming at Eastern Beach on warmer days.

How to apply

Applications for T2, 2022 are now open and it’s simple to apply. Our step-by-step guide will tell you everything you need to know and help you through the process. 

We operate in a COVIDSafe way according to government and health advice, including hand sanitising stations, increased cleaning and regular welfare checks. To live on campus, all students must provide proof of full vaccination (or have an approved medical exemption).

Spots are filling fast, so don’t delay!

We’ve also got short-stay options

Think you might need somewhere to stay during a placement or intensive at another campus? We offer short-stays in fully self-contained rooms at all our campuses, with wonderful amenities, convenient locations and budget-friendly rates.



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