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Geelong Waurn Ponds Accommodation

Geelong Waurn Ponds Accommodation at a glance

1070 students call Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus home. Just a short drive away from the scenic surf coast and Great Ocean Road, and 20 minutes from Geelong's CBD it offers residents the best of both worlds and is the perfect place to have a unique university experience.
Walk to the local shopping centre
into the Geelong CBD by car or public transport
Drive to the surf coast
community events throughout the year on res

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

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Everything you need at your fingertips

Immerse yourself into campus life and take advantage of our residential support services and exclusive residential programs. 


Enjoy a wide range of events run throughout the trimester such as Stand Up Paddle Boarding, guest speakers, study sessions, group fitness classes, open mic nights, food truck events, outdoor cinemas and more – all free!

Residential Ball

Attend our annual Residential Ball – this is the not-to-be missed event of the year involving members from our entire residential community

Get-to-know you program

Participate in our get-to-know you program at the start of the year featuring tailored activities and events to help you settle into residential life

Resi Oweek: Our World Class Orientation And Transition Programs


With studio apartments and shared living, you can apply for the room that is going to work best for you and become one of the 1070 residents who call the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus home. .

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Explore what life is like on res

Q & A with Waurn Ponds resident Maddie
Q & A
Q & A with Waurn Ponds resident Maddie
A week in the life of one of our resi’s Lily
Week with Lily
A week in the life of one of our resi’s Lily
Casey shows you 10 things she had to pack when she moved!
10 things I packed
Casey shows you 10 things she had to pack when she moved!

Campus facilities & Services


While there are plenty of parking spaces available, they're in high demand, especially in the first six weeks of Trimesters 1 and 2. Make sure you've got a parking permit – the enforcement officers are particularly good at their jobs.

Food and Shopping

All our campuses have cafes, restaurants on site. Whether you're after some reading material, a new Deakin hoodie or a spot for lunch with friends, you'll find it at your local campus.

Health and Wellbeing

To support you succeed in your studies and make the most of university life. Deakin University has a range of services to help students stay healthy and safe – physically, mentally and spiritually.

Sport and Fitness

Sport has always been at the heart of Deakin, and is one of our greatest strengths. We have a variety of facilities across our campuses, including gyms, fitness classes, basketball courts and sports ovals.

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Get into the heart of it with a move into Deakin Res