The advantage of living on campus at Albies

Your our own hand basin with hot and cold water in each room, spacious bedrooms and king size single beds are just a few of the home comforts covered by your fees that set Albies apart from other UNE Colleges.

Whether your interests lie on the sporting field, on stage or in the social arena, we have something for you at Albies. 

Our Facilities


  • Junior Common Room for social events
  • Dining hall
  • Computer room
  • Music room
  • Conference room
  • Senior study room
  • Bike shed
  • Outdoor BBQ area
  • Outdoor social areas
  • Common Rooms
  • and much more (see What’s Provided Below)

UNE (Easily Accessible)

  • Rugby, AFL, soccer, cricket, baseball fields
  • Tennis, basketball, netball, squash courts
  • Fully equipped Gym
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Water-based hockey turf
  • and much more

What's Provided

  • Bed and bedding
  • Hand basin in each room
  • Chairs & cupboard space
  • Desk & desk lamp
  • Ethernet and Wireless internet
  • Meals – No shopping for food, cooking or washing up!
  • All crockery & cutlery provided. (Self-catered excluded)
  • Central Heating
  • Kitchenettes
  • Free Laundry facilities (excluding laundry detergent)
  • Chapel
  • Computer rooms with PC’s, printers and internet access
  • Access to university computer network from room
  • Common rooms with televisions, tables & comfortable chairs
  • Junior common room
  • Pianos / Music room
  • Photocopying facilities
  • Vending machines
  • We boast some of the largest rooms in the college system
  • TV rooms in each block.
  • Tutorial rooms in college
  • Bike Shed

Utilities in Each Room

  • Heating
  • Electricity
  • Water – sink with hot and cold water in each room
  • Furnishings: desk, chair, wardobe, bedside table, bed, lamp and bedding


  • Only College to offer FREE onsite parking
  • No hassles of dividing bills among flatmates
  • No joint contracts which may make you responsible for your flatmates’ negligence
  • No twelve month lease, the academic year is 34 weeks
  • Paying up-front by year or semester attracts a discount, or pay by installments


  • Parking is available behind every block at Albies
  • Parking is FREE at the College
  • Bus stop to city and to campus a short walk away

Extra Inclusions

  • Pastoral care support
  • Meet other students doing the same courses as yourself – invaluable peer group support, make life-long friends
  • Academic support
  • Social, Cultural and Educational activities within college
  • Inter-college sporting and cultural activities and competitions
  • Scholarships, prizes and bursaries
  • Supportive staff (administration, house keeping, maintenance and catering) to help you with your problems
  • Convenient access to campus facilities and services such as library, computer centre, Union Bistro and cafeteria, shops
  • Convenient access to top-quality Sports Union facilities including heated pool and gymnasium
  • Secure premises
  • Cleaning and linen services weekly
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