Facilities and external services

On-campus facilities

Camp Street Campus has been developed with provision for creative arts education and training programs across both TAFE and higher education.

This campus has excellent learning and teaching facilities:

  • Creative arts studios and performance facilities
  • Computer laboratories and multimedia facilities
  • Flexible performance spaces
  • 150-seat theatre for theatre performances, concerts, and recitals
  • A visiting artist and artist-in-residence program across both the visual and performing arts
  • Professional gallery and exhibition spaces


A comprehensive and flexible catering service is available across our campuses. Our onsite catering and events team will work with you to create a tailored package personalised to your tastes, budget and event themes, featuring local produce and gourmet selections.

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The Fedstore stocks a range of Federation University branded items, apparel, giftware, and stationery. Visit the online store to browse, with all your purchase sent directly to your home address. Find out more.


Make campus your home and live with us. 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, student common space, laundry, and undercover parking.

Camp Street South studio apartments include rooms 1-12 and the common space on level 4 and 13-24 on level 5.

Living on Res not only provides the best possible start to your university experience, fantastic opportunities, invaluable memories, and lifelong friends, but it also represents great value. All bills are included in the weekly rental- including utilities and internet, so there are no hidden costs.

For more info, visit Fedliving.

Off-campus facilities

Restaurants and eateries

Ballarat offers an affordable and relaxed regional lifestyle, with vibrant nightlife, restaurants, cafes, cultural scenes, and famous local festivals.

Ballarat was crowned a UNESCO Creative City of Craft and Folk Art in 2019, because of its craft makers, brewers, artists, and artisans. A cosmopolitan food and beverage culture enhances life in the city, with many new bars and restaurants, all within walking distance of each other. There is something for nearly every taste!.