Accommodation

SuniTAFE's Residences is an independent communal living facility set in a spacious garden setting that provides affordable short and long term accommodation for residents studying at SuniTAFE or La Trobe University, block release and placements.

SuniTAFE Residences are situated at our Mildura Campus on Benetook Ave, providing convenient student accommodation only a 30-minute walk from the Mildura City Centre and a 5-minute walk from a small shopping complex. Accommodation is provided for up to 30 full-time students at SuniTAFE or La Trobe University.

Appointments can be made by contacting the Residence Office on 03 5022 3721 or residences@sunitafe.edu.au. The Student Residences are also open for inspection during many SuniTAFE open days and similar events for a short tour.

Your Room

Single rooms or hotel style rooms are fully furnished with
  • A reverse cycle air conditioner 
  • Wireless internet access
  • Bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Study desk and chair 

Facilities

Barbeque - A barbeque is located off the student courtyard near Beauty Salon Unit 1 and is coin operated.

Study Room -  A study room is available for student's study purposes which has computers with access to the internet. It is situated in Unit 5 with external door access only.

Internet - As a resident, you will have access to wireless Internet for your laptop at no extra cost.

Kitchen - Kitchen appliances are available in the kitchen for use by residents.

Laundry facilities - A laundry is available and is equipped with free washing machines and coin operated dryers. 

Parking - In addition to designated parking areas, residents have access to a separate lock up compound car park.

Bicycles - There is a bicycle rack outside the Residences courtyard for parking your bikes.  

Services

Learning Resource Centre - The Learning Resource Centre offers students a range of resources and access to services to support their studies at SuniTAFE.

Beauty Salon - The SuniTAFE Beauty Salon is a training facility at the Mildura Campus that offers a range of services and treatments available to the public such as facial treatments, waxing, pedicures, manicures, make-up and enhancements, at reduced prices. 

Restaurant - SuniTASTE Restaurant is a training facility at the Mildura Campus that is open to the public offering food at reduced prices. 

Applications Procedure & Documentation

Applicants must complete the application form for accommodation at SuniTAFE Residences and submit it to the Residence Office with the registration fee. Priority is given to students living away from home, first year students, full-time students and second or third year students willing to be Unit Leaders.

Applicants may be required to attend an interview with a Residence interview panel and will be informed of the outcome of their application by mail. Students will be required to pay the relevant bond amount upon their acceptance into the Residences. Students staying for a full academic year can pay up-front for the year and receive a 10% discount.

All students living on residence will be treated as an adult. Residences will not accept applications for students under the age of 18 years. International students should contact our International Students Unit to apply or call us on our International phone: +61 3 5022 3733.