2018 Applications



Student Living is UON’s award-winning accommodation precinct at Callaghan and Ourimbah campuses and is home to over 1800 students from 56 countries around the world. If you’re looking for a place to live while you study, we’d love for you to join the family! When you live with us you’ll form lifelong friendships, create the stories you’ll tell for years to come and achieve in a supportive and diverse community.

We have 9 different residences and various Living Environments (gender, post-grad, lifestyle and general area) for you to choose from to make your life on-campus the best it can be. Whether you want to live on your own or with others, cook for yourself or have your meals cooked for you - we’ve got a residence to suit you! And with 24/7 security, an award-winning ResLife program, classes and a range of on-campus facilities only a 5-minute walk away and accessible public transport into Newcastle’s CBD – you won’t want to live anywhere else!

Studying at our City campus? Don't worry, you can still live at Callaghan! We've got a free express shuttle bus that leaves from right outside the precinct to get you to and from class in the city.

Listen to what our residents have to say.

Find the contract term that suits you!

A standard contract from
10 February 2018 to 9 December 2018
Evatt House end date 2 December 2018

A full-year contract from
17 January 2018 to 31 December 2018
This contract applies to the North,
South, East, West Towers only
A single Semester One contract from
10 February 2018 - 15 July 2018

Applying is easy

1. Visit the Student Living Accommodation Portal
2. Register as a new user or login.
3. Have a recent headshot photo ready to upload.
*Please ensure your photo is clear, with head and shoulders only (similar to a passport) and only includes yourself
4. Have a valid Visa or MasterCard (credit or debit).
*This is for payment of the $100 non-refundable processing fee.
5. Choose your room and/or residence preference.
*If you are studying at Callaghan please do not select Blue Gum House as a preference.
6. Submit your application.

Our residences are a popular choice for UON students, so we recommend that you apply as soon as possible!