George Roberts

UniLodge JCU Halls of Residence – George Roberts Hall

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On Campus Living in Townsville

UniLodge JCU Halls of Residence - George Roberts Hall has a fantastic offer for new residents in 2024! The purpose built student accommodation property is located off James Cook Drive and offers eight blocks, each with up to 15 units consisting of three or four bedrooms with shared common spaces and bathrooms.

George Roberts Hall provides a variety of living styles with a strong support structure offering residents quiet areas and catering to all dietary requirements with three meals provided each day. 

All accommodation is fully furnished and there is a variety of study and breakout spaces to help relax and learn with your friends. What’s more - WiFi is included in your weekly rent. 

In addition, all residents are encouraged to take part in the Residential Life Program which is all about building a sense of community through social events, group activities and adventure. There are friendly sporting competitions with other on-campus residences which is a great opportunity to learn new skills, improve your wellbeing and make lifelong friendships.

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Property Facilities

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BBQ facilities are located in the common outdoor areas of the property. Residents can enjoy a BBQ with friends, family or prepare a dinner for one. 

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The property features high speed wireless broadband via the EDUROAM network for James Cook University students throughout the main common areas of the building. Your Internet usage and connection is included in your utilities each week. 

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Bicycle Parking

Bike storage is available for use though spaces are limited.

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For your security, we provide individual electronic locks for your bedroom, the common room and other areas such as laundries. We also provide a free CCTV-monitored.

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Car Park

Parking at the complex is free. If you plan to have a car, please contact us directly to find out about parking availability and permits.

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Common Areas / Lounges / Games Room

Our common room has couches, a television coffee table, pool table, table tennis, along with dedicated study common spaces.

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James Cook University Student Association operate the gym on campus, discount membership can be purchased through the online portal.

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There are two laundries located on the ground floor.

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On-site staff

Our on-site friendly customer service focused staff will be available offering general assistance, and pastoral care services – you will always have someone there for you.

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Outdoor Area

There is an outdoor BBQ area for residents to enjoy a get together for a sausage sizzle, a game of soccer or just relaxing under the trees enjoying the wild life found on campus.

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Photocopying & Printing

Printing is available at multiple locations on campus using your student card.

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Public Transport

The property is in a great location with close access to public transport, Sunbus run a regular service which includes a James Cook University stop.

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James Cook University Library provides a vast collection of study materials, computers, study spaces, wireless technology and printing facilities.

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Study Rooms

All rooms are fitted with a desk and chair to allow you your private time to study.

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Within your apartment and all University halls main common areas to enjoy with friends and residents.

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Shops, Restaurants & Cafes

There are plenty of cafes and food on campus, hospital district or shopping centre with Stockland about 10 minutes down the road. As well as many vending machines spread across campus if you need a quick snack.

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Be a part of our community

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.