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Residential Colleges

Weerona College

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Weerona College is a popular venue for Arcadia students. It accommodates over 200 students and provides an excellent opportunity to live in a close knit college. Within 15 minutes walking distance to campus, students are assigned shared rooms, usually with other Arcadia students, and have telephone and internet access. The college offers a variety of social and sporting clubs and all residents are assigned a mandatory full meal plan.

A supplemental fee exists for this housing option; please see program fee notes for more information.

International House College

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Located within a 10-15 minute walking distance of campus, International House offers accommodation to 220 students in a vibrant, social and international environment. In addition to a cafeteria, game room, television room and study rooms, International House also offers soundproof music practice rooms. All residents are assigned a mandatory full meal plan, and Arcadia students are usually allocated a shared room.

A supplemental fee exists for this housing option; please see program fee notes for more information.

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Student Apartments

Campus East

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Located along the coast and just a short commute to the University, Campus East is a popular residence among study abroad students. The large resident population of 550 consists of students from Australia and around the world, Arcadia students are housed in single rooms in shared flexi catered accommodation. All students are allocated a compulsory flexible meal plan which enables students to purchase meals via pre-paid debit card directly from the Campus East dining room. Students should expect a short bus commute to the university campus and will be responsible for any associated costs.

A supplemental fee exists for this housing option; please see program fee notes for more information.

Keiraview

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Keiraview provides self-catered accommodation for 40 student residents in single, en-suite bedrooms. The complex also offers a range of facilities including a computer lab and fully equipped communal kitchens. Keiraview is conveniently located within walking distance of the Central Business District of Wollongong and fifteen minutes to the campus.

Kooloobong

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While Arcadia students traditionally have not opted to live in Kooloobong, the apartments are suitable for students who want an independent experience while studying at Wollongong. Accommodating 190 undergraduate and graduate students in self-catered apartments, Kooloobong provides an ideal atmosphere for quiet study and intercultural integration.

Marketview

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This self catered residence is the newest accommodation offered by UOW. It is conveniently located in the heart of the city, within a 15 minute walk to Wollongong’s main beaches and a short bus commute to the University. Marketview houses 140 students in motel style rooms: air-conditioned, queen single, ensuite rooms. There are fully equipped kitchens on each floor for students to prepare their meals, a cafe on site and common areas for students to gather for social and study purposes.

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