JCU Student Accommodation Townsville | UniLodge University Hall

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On Campus Living

Located directly opposite Education Central, University Hall offers 240 rooms and is the most central of all on-campus residences. University Hall was made up of a Main Building and Townhouses with the addition of The Village and Clark Wing in 2019.

The JCU Halls of Residence – University Halls provide a variety of living styles with a strong support structure offering residents quiet areas, girls only floors and catering to all dietary requirements with three meals provided each day.

Situated closest to the dining hall, The Townhouses are large units with seven, eight or nine bedrooms sharing two bathrooms. The Village comprises 118 modular rooms, each with private bathroom and TV situated in a village-like environment. Just behind The Village is Clark Wing, a long corridor style with 60 rooms over three levels. The top floor of 14 rooms is used as a girls-only wing while the below floors are mixed gender with shared bathroom facilities.

On site student accommodation options provide fully furnished living areas with sofas, a dining table and chairs, a vacuum cleaner, fans, air conditioning.

In addition, all residents are encouraged to take part in the frequent and culturally diverse social activities organised by the UniLodge staff. There are friendly sporting competitions with other on-campus residences .

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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 is one laundry located on each 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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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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Photocopying & Printing

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

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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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Community Background

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 Community Spirit 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.