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Fees

Application fees

A non-refundable fee of AUD50 is required upon application. Offers for a place in Residential Colleges will be mailed to you once your academic acceptance to USQ has been confirmed (eg when auditions are finalised or QTAC offers are made).

Please note: completion of an application form is not a guarantee of a place in the colleges. 

College fees

Residential College Accommodation type Other features 2016 Weekly fee - 21 meals (AUD) 2016 Weekly fee - 7 meals (AUD) 2016 Weekly fee - self-catered (AUD)
Concannon Double storey block - single bedroom Bathroom shared between two bedrooms 305 246 -
Double storey block - single bedroom Private ensuite bathrooms 328 269 -
McGregor Single storey block - single bedroom (A-D) Private ensuite bathrooms 328 269 -
Single storey block - single bedroom (E-K) Bathroom shared between two bedrooms 305 246 -
Single storey block - wheelchair accessible (reserved for students with disability Private ensuite bathroom, washing machine, dryer, reverse cycle air conditioning and reserved car park 328 269 -
Steele Rudd Double storey block - single bedroom (A-B) Shared bathrooms (same sex) between 10-15 residents and kitchens (self-catering) between 5 residents - - 165
Single storey block - single bedroom (C-I) Shared bathrooms (same sex) between 8-10 residents 288 229 -
  • The above rates are based on the resident remaining for at least a semester contract (Semester 1 - 16 weeks, Semester 2 - 15 weeks) and under the terms and conditions outlined in the rules of residency.
  • Resident students also have the opportunity to choose casual or temporary weekly accommodation based on higher rates. Contact the Accommodation Officer for more information.
  • Please note that the self-catered (no meals) option is only available at Steele Rudd College in A and B Block. The 21 and 7 meal packages are not available in A and B Block at Steele Rudd College. 

Fee reduction

Fee reduction procedures for resident accommodation, as outlined in paragraph 6.5 of the Rules of Residency, can apply in the following circumstances:

  • a 'room only' fee of AUD135 per week when residents are away from Residential Colleges for more than a week for authorised academic programs, illness or extenuating circumstances
  • a 5% discount applies where fees are paid annually in advance by the due date and the student remains in residence for the academic year
  • a 10% discount applies to a second sibling while both siblings are in residence. 

Resident Student Club (RSC) fees

Each semester every resident is required to pay a Resident Student Club fee to the Resident Student Club of each college, who expend the funds for the benefit of residents.

Insurance

As the University cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage to your belongings, it is advised that you take out an 'all risks' insurance policy on your personal belongings and property.

*This file is in Portable Document Format (PDF) which requires the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader. A free copy of Acrobat Reader may be obtained from Adobe. Users who are unable to access information in PDF should contact the Accommodation Officer or telephone +61 7 4631 2650 to obtain this information in an alternative format.