Geelong Waterfront Campus accommodation

In the heart of Geelong's CBD, our Waterfront Residence and Brougham House are located right near Deakin's Waterfront Campus and moments from Geelong's spectacular Eastern Beach.

Price reduction

In order to support you accessing affordable living and having the opportunity to thrive in our on campus community, we have significantly reduced our fees at the Geelong Waterfront Campus. These price reductions are effective immediately and places Deakin as a more cost-effective and convenient accommodation option.

Accommodation at Geelong Waterfront Campus

Living on-campus at Deakin is a cost-effective and convenient accommodation option and in order to support more students in having the opportunity to live on campus and thrive, we have significantly reduced our fees at Brougham House and frozen fees elsewhere effective July 1 2020.

At our campus you have the following accommodation options:

Room typeWeekly feeVirtual tour
Shared apartments$259Explore room
T&G single studios* $264Explore room
T&G large studios*$276Explore room
T&G corner studios*$288Explore room

Whichever option you choose, you’ll have your own furnished, private bedroom and free internet access. Accessible housing and preferences for no-noise or single-gender units are available. Residents can also request adjustments if required. We are currently accepting bookings for the following periods:

  • Trimester 1 and 2 2021 (14 February 2021–15 November 2021)
  • Trimester 1, 2 and 3 2021 (14 February 2021–7 February 2022)
  • Medical Trimester 1 and 2 2021 (22 January 2021–29 November 2021).

Explore your accommodation options

Tour our student residences at Geelong Waterfront Campus and discover which room type best suits you and your needs in 2021.

Room types

Multi-bedroom shared apartments

Our shared apartments range in size from six to nine bedrooms and offer residents the opportunity to live with residents from a variety of cultures and backgrounds. You'll have your own private bedroom and share bathrooms, a fully-equipped, large, open-planned kitchen, lounge and dining area with your housemates. Shared laundries are also available, free of charge.

Additional details

Weekly fee
$259 – includes rent, utilities and programs.

Lease length

Available to international or domestic Deakin University, DUELI or Deakin College students.

Key features

  • Private bedrooms
  • Communal kitchen
  • Communal living/dining room
  • Communal bathrooms

Single gender or mixed gender living
Most shared apartments will be mixed gender. Single-gender requests must be sent in writing and will be subject to availability and management’s approval.

Other inclusions
24-hour staff support, a general weekly clean of communal and wet areas, access to all recreational facilities and a comprehensive program of activities.

What’s in the bedrooms?
Bed, mattress, mattress protector, bookshelves, study desk and chair, data point, built-in-wardrobe, ceiling fan and wall heater.

What's in the communal areas?
Residents have access to a communal kitchen, dining and lounge area within their apartment. Brougham House residents also have access to study rooms, a large recreation room with kitchen, theatre room, library, lounge area, and rooftop terrace. An array of games are available for hire from reception, free of charge.

Where do I do my washing?
There is a communal laundry with washing machines, dryers and ironing stations; all free to use (laundry supplies not included).

Do I need cleaning equipment?
Vacuum cleaner, mop and bucket are available at reception.

Student studying in bedroom at Brougham House, Geelong Waterfront Campus

Bedroom at T&G house

T&G House

Completed in May 2018, Brougham House offers 410 bedrooms in five to nine bedroom shared apartments across ten floors. Features include contemporary communal study spaces, large open plan recreation spaces and a large rooftop terrace with stunning views across the bay.

We also offer 33 studio apartments for postgraduate and mature-age students (aged 21 and above) in Geelong’s iconic T&G House in Moorabool Street. All applicants must further meet eligibility criteria for the National Rental Affordability Scheme.

Application note: T&G House will only appear as an option in the application portal for applicants who meet all eligibility criteria.

*Virtual tour includes images of various rooms and shared facilities at T&G House

Additional details

Weekly fee
$267 – includes rent, utilities and programs.

Available to domestic Deakin University or Deakin College students, aged 21 and above. All applicants must meet eligibility criteria for the National Rental Affordability Scheme.

Key features

  • Study area
  • Built-in wardrobe
  • Heating
  • TV
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Kitchenette

Other inclusions
24-hour staff support based at our Waterfront Residences, general weekly clean of common areas, access to all recreational facilities and a comprehensive program of activities.

What’s in the room?
Bed, mattress protector, study area with desk, shelving and chair, TV, built-in wardrobe, lamp, heater, ensuite bathroom (shower only), kitchenette with two-burner electric hotplate, full-size fridge, microwave, kettle and toaster.

Where do I do my washing?
A communal laundry is located on Level 5. Washing machines, dryers and ironing equipment are available to residents free of charge (laundry supplies not included).

Do I need cleaning equipment?
Residents are responsible for the cleaning of their studio apartments, and inspections are conducted throughout the year. Vacuum cleaners and mops are available from the laundry on Level 5. The foyer, common areas and hallways are cleaned regularly by our cleaning staff.

What are the common areas?
Residents have access to a communal study room and a kitchen, dining and lounge area on Level 5. In addition there is also a large roof top terrace with BBQ and picnic area, and a bike store.

Shared spaces, shared lifestyle

Living on campus at Geelong Waterfront means you’ll have lots of places to study, enjoy a break, or catch-up with friends. Some of the shared spaces include:

  • large recreation rooms with a fully equipped kitchen, seating area, pool tables and table tennis
  • movie room
  • study rooms
  • outdoor BBQ area on a rooftop terrace overlooking the bay
  • outdoor atrium
  • multipurpose recreational room.

Living at Geelong Waterfront Campus

Accommodation webinar series

Access our latest webinar series, on demand, and get all your questions answered about moving closer to uni to study. Learn about the different types of accommodation available, our residential community, and how we'll ensure you stay connected and supported throughout your time at Deakin.

Discover our accommodation webinars

Campus tour

Take a walk around the Deakin Waterfront campus with DeakinRes students Anna, Warda and Ed.

Interested in another campus?

Check out the accommodation options at our other campuses and apply today. Students are welcome to apply to live on residence at Geelong Waterfront or Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus whilst studying at the other. There is also a Geelong intercampus shuttle to make it easy travelling between the two campuses. Choosing to live on campus at Deakin may prove to be the best decision you'll ever make!

Ready to apply?

Applying for on-campus accommodation at Deakin is easy. Our step-by-step guide will help you through the process and give you the best chance of snagging a spot.

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Get in touch

Contact us to enquire about our accommodation availability, rates, or book a tour with our residential services team.+61 3 5227 8631

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