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21 reasons to stay in 2021

There are so many reasons to live on-campus at one of our three USQ Residential Colleges (McGregor, Steele Rudd & Concannon) so, we’ve listed our top 21 for 2021!

New offers

If you’re one of the first 300 students to live on-campus you will receive a Welcome Pack of your choice up to the value of $1,300 each. The three options include: an iPad & case, a 15.6-inch HP laptop or a Become Ready pack (fridge, portable speaker, FitBit, linen pack, stationery voucher and more). Terms and conditions are available here
USQ launches new campus living initiatives
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Students who receive an Early Offer Guarantee will get a free month's worth of accommodation. 
Early offer Guarantee
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Scholarships

Every student who lives at USQ Residential Colleges will receive a scholarship with three on offer.
Eligible USQ international students can receive a whole semester of free accommodation.
USQ International
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We’ve increased the value of our USQ Residential College Scholarship to $5,000 for 2021 with over 70 to give away. 
USQ Residential Colleges Scholarships
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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic we're offering a new $2,000 Residential Colleges Student Support Scholarship, which will be automatically applied as a rental discount to all residents not receiving the other accommodation scholarships. 
Residential Colleges Student Support Scholarship

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Fees

We’ve frozen our accommodation fees for the second year in a row.
Accommodation fees
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Fees are all-inclusive with unlimited internet, parking and utilities included.
We’ve waived the application fee so it’s free to apply.
There is no bond held, with the initial acceptance deposit a payment in advance for your first 28 nights. 
We have flexible payments options so you’re able to pay fortnightly, each semester or yearly.  

Residential life

You have the chance to get involved in events and activities, from our inter-college Residential Shield Competition to formal dinners and theme nights. You can check out event photos on our Facebook page
Living on-campus gives you access to a comprehensive on-site support team with Resident Advisors and our Manager (Residential Life).
You’re able to get additional academic support through our Student Transition and Engagement Program (STEP). 
Living on-campus gives you increased access to professional development and leadership opportunities

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Facilities and services

There is a range of accommodation options starting from $165/week, with great facilities including Recreation Halls, common areas and complementary laundries facilitates.
With our in-house catering team you can choose from a variety of meal packages, though you can also cook for yourself with self-cater options available. 
There was a multi-million dollar renovation at the start of 2020 so there are newly renovated options available. 
Student accommodation facelift
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There is an on-site 24/7 security team who conduct regular patrols of the colleges and don’t charge for any room lockouts.
USQ security service
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Don't want to commit to a full year? We offer semester contracts with flexible options to vacate over University recess periods.
All three of our colleges are conveniently located just a short walk from USQ Toowoomba.

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