Can I stay for half a year or is it full year only?
Preference is given to students enrolled for a full academic year (February – November). If you are starting your studies in July (B Trimester), accommodation offers will be made subject to availability.
Do I have to move out during the trimester holidays?
No, the room is booked for the entire academic year.
Who cleans my room?
It’s your responsibility to keep your room and en suite clean and tidy. A housekeeper will clean and maintain shared bathrooms (excluding en suites), hallways, lounges and common areas.
Can I bring my car?
Residents are encouraged to leave their vehicle at home and use public transport to get around the city. A shuttle service is provided for residents to do their grocery shopping and two e-bikes are available for residents' use. For residents who choose to bring a vehicle, there is restricted free on-street parking in the surrounding CBD area. There is limited onsite parking for residents with full accessibility needs that can be negotiated at an extra cost and subject to availability.
Can I have people over to stay?
Residents’ guests are allowed to stay at the discretion of the Residential Life Manager. Overnight guests must be registered with the Duty Residential Leader by 8pm, and a fee may be charged to the resident.
What electrical equipment am I allowed in my room?
You can bring laptops, TVs, gaming equipment, stereos, alarm clocks, computers, hair straighteners, hair dryers and curling irons. If you bring your own computer we recommend you use a surge protector. Electric blankets are permitted, provided they have a current safety certificate issued by a qualified electrician within the last six months.
You are not allowed to bring heaters, irons, toasters, jugs, grills, microwaves, fridges or other cooking appliances.
Are meals included?
No. Selwyn Street Studios is self-catered accommodation.
Each room has its own mini fridge, each floor has a kitchenette (with fridge, microwave, hot water zip and dishwasher) suitable for preparing snacks, and a full kitchen with cooking facilities, dishwashers and fridge/freezers is located on the basement level.