Ballarat accommodation options

Residences are located across Ballarat and offer a mix of accommodation options including shared units, houses and apartments, located both on and off campus. All options offer comfortable, single fully furnished, study-bedrooms, with access to fully equipped kitchens, lounge and laundry facilties.

Ballarat residents are members of the Mt Helen on-campus UniSports Health and Fitness, with access to the fully equipped gym and heated indoor pool.

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Peter Lalor Hall

Located at the Mt Helen campus and surrounded by natural bushland, Peter Lalor Hall provides accommodation in single bedrooms with shared facilities. Peter Lalor residents are also only a short walk to class, lecture theatres and other campus facilities.

Peter Lalor units accommodate between 10 to 12 students with each unit containing a kitchen/common area, two bathrooms and single study bedrooms. Laundry facilities are also available to all residents either in a communal laundry room or in the units.

A central courtyard provides barbecue facilities, landscape surrounds and a pleasant setting for outdoor activities and leisure.

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Bella Guerin Hall

Bella Guerin Hall is located on the Mt Helen Campus in a pleasant native bushland setting, only a short walk to classes, lecture theatres, and other campus facilities.

The units in Bella Guerin Hall are separate two-storey buildings each housing 10-11 students with shared kitchen, living and dining space and two bathrooms. A washing machine and dryer are available in each unit.

A central quadrangle with an undercover barbecue area is often widely used for recreation and unit functions.

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Jemacra Place

Located only minutes from the Mt Helen Campus, Jemacra Place is an ideal location, close to public transport as well as a shopping centre with supermarket, chemist, butcher and post office.

This student community consists of five and six bedroom houses each with 2 bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, living, dining and laundry facilities, paved outdoor area with pergola and landscaped gardens.

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Camp Street

Camp Street residences are located in the heart of Ballarat, providing a dynamic and vibrant environment for visual and performing arts students studying at the Camp Street Campus.

Fedliving accommodation includes 4 bedroom apartments with shared kitchen and lounge spaces and ensuite studio rooms with kitchenettes. Residences are located above the University’s theatres, studios and galleries.

Throughout the residences, balcony access provides some breathtaking views over Ballarat. Residents also have access to a large communal kitchen and student common space, laundry and undercover parking.

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Victoria Street

Victoria Street Residence is centrally located, ideal for students studying at the SMB and Camp Street Campuses

Victoria Street houses offers large single rooms with ensuites. There is also a large fully equipped self-catering kitchen and communal area for students.

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(Weekly rate, academic year contract) Rent (inc GST)
Peter Lalor
Including Campus Life Cash gold package ($2,500 to spend at any of our FedUni food and retail outlets)
Bella Guerin $205
Camp Street - studio $290
Camp Street - apartment $245
Jemacra Place $205
Victoria Street - house $165
Victoria Street unit - ensuite $215

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