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Services

Meals

During the weekdays there are two meal times per day - breakfast (where lunch can be collected) and dinner. On weekends and public holidays we offer lunch and a special, extended breakfast.

If you require a special diet, don't worry!  Vegetarian, halal, low gluten and dairy free diets are all catered for. We have also engaged the services of a dietician to ensure the meals have good nutritional value. You can view a Residential Colleges sample menu (PDF* 77 KB).

Cleaning

A professional cleaning service is provided to maintain common areas and bathroom facilities at no extra charge. However, residents are required to keep their own bedrooms clean. Access to vacuum cleaners can be arranged through the Collegiate Team.

Security

To ensure that you're as safe as possible, a 24-hour security service regularly patrols the residential colleges' grounds.

Residential Colleges Portal

Our online Residential College Portal allows you to:

  • update your personal and contact details
  • apply for continuing residency
  • check account details and make payments
  • update any changes in your special needs, such as a medical condition or dietary needs
  • report any maintenance issues

Support

Living with fellow uni friends, support is never far away. Our on-site Manager and collegiate staff provide a personal level of support, networking, advice and companionship. You will also have access to USQ Student Services for counselling, career advicestudent equity and welfare. Life skills workshops are arranged throughout the semester and you will also have the opportunity to join academic tutorial programs.

Organised social and sporting events

Living at Residential Colleges, you will have the opportunity to be involved in various college sporting and social activities. Each year, our residents look forward to many events held by their respective colleges, including:

  • Inter-College sporting competitions (such as the Residential College Shield and 'The Ashes')
  • Concannon College Charity Day - Golf, touch football and a BBQ
  • Welcome and Inauguration Dinner
  • Formal and semi-formal dinners

*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.