UniLodge JCU Halls of Residence - Burralga Yumba

From just $269 per week


The newest accommodation for JCU Townsville features a range of spaces to study, relax and socialise in.

Experience all that Uni life has to offer and be the first to see the Townsville vision, which is to deliver a high-quality residential experience that celebrates Townsville’s tropical environment, a place that fosters community engagement, balances students’ academic and social experiences; to create an aspirational student home. A home which greatly enhances the student experience of the Townsville campus in a uniquely Queensland and tropical manner. 

Located next to another new project, JCU’s Technology Innovation Complex, this new student accommodation will be home to more than 400 students. Designed to provide contemporary and affordable student accommodation in a secure, safe, and environmentally sustainable environment, the facility will feature study bedrooms in group-share accommodation, high-quality communal facilities, and a centralised, self-catered ‘master-chef’ style kitchen and dining space. 

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Property Facilities

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BBQ Facilities

BBQ and outdoor dining areas are available for use within both the Roof Terrace and external courtyard dining area. Seating, BBQ, and water facilities available.

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WiFi / Internet

High speed Wi-Fi throughout the building

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Bike Storage

A secure bicycle store is provided in the basement for residents. Includes one space for mobility scooter and charging point for electric bicycles. Visitor spaces are located at rear of building.

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Car Parking

Complimentary Outdoor parking is available for residents and are subject to availability.

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Communal Kitchens

Centralised, Self-catered ‘master-chef’ style kitchen. The MasterChef kitchen is self-catered where students manage their own meal requirements in a communal centralised facility.

The space will consist of a series of cooking islands, wet preparation islands and microwave zones. Students will be provided with individual dry store lockers and lockable fridge and freezer compartments.

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Common Areas / Lounges / Games Room

A range of communal facilities available (study, social and activity spaces- including music room, sports lounge, and games area as well as sky lounge and roof terrace space)

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Gym / Pool

Residents can access the JCU Student Association Fitness Centre and sporting grounds within the JCU Bebegu Yumba campus on Angus Smith Drive. An additional fee may be payable for use of the facilities.

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On-site laundry includes washing machine and dryers that can be utilised via a card based-cashless payment system. Laundry room features; Ironing station with Ironing board and iron, stainless dual tub and sorting bench.  

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On-site staff

UniLodge staff available to assist during business hours and UniLodge Residential Assistants available afterhours. 

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Roof Garden Sky Lounge

Take in the view at the Roof Garden Sky Lounge and deck area. Visit the private tropical courtyard with self-catered kitchen and edible garden on the ground floor. Both spaces Include a variety of seating with WIFI access and charging points throughout.

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Photocopying & Printing

Computer lab available for use with printing facilities. Printing costs are students own and funds can be added to JCU student account.

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Public Transport

SunBus – Townsville Bus company runs throughout the JCU campus and accommodation.

Show your student ID to receive a reduction in ticket costs. . Taxis and Ubers are also available.

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Residents can access the Library within the JCU University campus. Building 18.

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Shops, Restaurants & Cafes

Connect and gather with friends in the Sports Lounge and Ground Floor Bistro.

Ottos café is also located nearby.

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A large TV will feature within the shared Media room space. TV’s will also be available for use within the Sky lounge with access to watch movies and play video games.   

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Study Rooms

Communal and collaborative Study/meeting spaces available to allow students to study away from their rooms, either as individuals or in study groups. Dedicated study rooms include group work tables, pin boards and white boards, and LCD screens suitable for portable device input.

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Courtesy Car Hire

UniLodge JCU Halls of Residence - Burralga Yumba also offers a courtesy car to residents, available for short trips. Book in through the UniLodge App!

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Mixing study periods with a meaningful social life is a balancing act and it shouldn’t cost you the earth. We know that every dollar counts when you are a student, so our properties are designed to maximise the social spaces within and provide you with opportunities to mix with likeminded people through our Residential Life Program. We host many different events each month many which you can check out on the UniLodge APP for IOS or Android and on our Event pages.