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2019 applications open!

Both international and domestic students are welcome to apply for accommodation.

Please click here for 2019 intake dates

Session 2, 2018

Applications for 2018 Session 2 are still open (availability is very limited)

Students can apply here* now.

Session 1, 2019

Applications for 2019 Session 1 opened in October 2018 through the Macquarie Accommodation Portal*.

PLEASE NOTE: For information on when the different providers open Session 1, 2019 applications, and how to apply directly, please use the below links;

Session 1, 2019 application opening dates:

Accommodation providerApplication opening dateHow to apply
Dayman ApartmentsApplications now openWhen open apply here
Dunmore Lang CollegeApplications now openWhen open apply here
Herring Road ApartmentsFully Booked for 2019When open apply here
Iglu ChatswoodApplications now openWhen open apply here
Macquarie University VillageApplications now open When open apply here
Morling Residential College2nd October - 14th October 2018When open apply here
Robert Menzies CollegeApplications now openWhen open apply here

* MACQUARIE ACCOMMODATION PORTAL is a central online form where you can apply for multiple preferences. This is also the main application for the University managed accommodation; Herring Road Apartments and Dayman Apartments. You can submit an expression of interest for the other providers through this portal and we will refer it to that provider, in order of preference.


Before applying for accommodation, ensure you have the following:

  1. A formal academic offer or Confirmation of Enrollment (COE) from Macquarie University (applies to both domestic and international students)
  2. We recommend that you have an approved student visa before applying (International students only)

Accommodation payment options:

Accommodation Fortnightly Monthly Term Session/Half Year Full Year
Dayman Apartments   Yes   Yes Yes
Dunmore Lang College Yes    Yes Yes
Herring Road Apartments   Yes   Yes Yes
Iglu Chatswood Yes    Yes Yes
Macquarie University Village Yes    Yes Yes
Morling Residential College    Yes Yes  
Robert Menzies College    Yes Yes Yes
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