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College Life

Why Albies?

Where else can you get to live with 300 of your best mates?

Albies was established in 1969 and over the years has been home-away-from-home for more than 5,000 students. We are renowned for our great College spirit and our residents, past and present, continue to make us one of the best.

Choosing Albies is an investment in your future so we’ve made sure we provide you with that little bit extra!

Our fully-catered fees include:

  • a ready made social life with friends on hand – you’ll always find something going on – parties, sport, performances or just hanging out with your mates
  • 21 delicious meals each week prepared by our own in-house chef – he even provides special treats during exam times!
  • large, centrally heated rooms with king single beds
  • hand basin with hot and cold water in each room
  • cleaning and linen service
  • FREE accident cover for our students – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year – we’re the only UNE College to offer this service
  • as well as FREE College parking
  • wide range of scholarships and bursaries
  • success on the sporting field premierships in rugby, netball and basketball
  • success on the stage – second place in the inter-College cultural competition
  • extensive pastoral and academic support networks – there’s always someone looking out for you
  • a caring Catholic community that welcomes everyone
  • none of the hassles of living in town like dividing up bills among flat mates