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Frequently Asked Questions

From how to apply to what to pack, find all the answers to your life on res questions with our FAQs (and if you don’t find what you’re looking for, just ask our friendly team via our online chat).

Key Dates

  • Trimester 1, 2 & 3, 2024: Applications open

  • Trimester 2, 2024: Applications open April 2024

  • Trimester 3, 2024 and Trimester 1, 2 & 3, 2025: Applications open July 2024

How to Apply

Check if you can apply (and when) and all the nitty-gritty details for a smooth application process.

Get in touch

Want to find out more about accommodation at Deakin? Contact our team.

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Accepting Your Accommodation Offer

Got an accommodation offer (or planning for one)? Here’s what to do next.

Arriving on Res

Do I need my own linen? Who pays for the internet? Can I really boost my grades by living on res (the answer: yes!) Find out more about everything we offer.

Short Stay at Deakin

Did you know you don’t have to be a Deakin student to live on res? If you’re travelling for a conference or school trip, we might have a place for you to stay. Learn more about our short stay options.

Other information

All the info you need in one place

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