Rooms & Amenities
Weerona College has 35 shared rooms and 134 single rooms which are placed in a dormitory style layout in three wings. All rooms have phone and internet access. Resident’s rooms are cleaned fortnightly and common areas (such as bathrooms, toilets and common rooms) are cleaned daily. Students share bathroom facilities, laundries and common rooms with TVs, bar fridges and microwaves. The communal TV room has a pool table, large screen TV and DVD player with a selection of DVDs.
An outdoor deck provides a great place to catch up with friends, while the squash courts and music rooms are popular places for students to practice their game or hold a jam session. The Long Room is often used by students for study groups, team meetings or social occasions.
The newly renovated BBQ area is a popular social spot. Cricket matches, boules and informal Sunday bbqs are often held in this area.
Laundries have coin operated washing machines and dryers in addition to irons and ironing boards.
Weerona College does not provide accommodation for families or children, however these are available at Graduate House.
Facilities for students with disabilities
Ground floor rooms and bathrooms in B&C Block of Weerona College are easily accessible by wheelchair. The dining room and other administration areas can be accessed from B&C Block. It is recommended that incoming students have a tour of the residence and discuss their particular needs with our staff well in advance of university commencing. To organise a tour, please contact Disability Services who will organise for a Disability Officer to assist with the tour and help identify the most suitable accommodation.
Weerona is a fully catered residence, where 19 meals a week (all meals excluding weekend lunches) are provided. Any special dietary requirements or cultural tastes can be taken care of by the kitchen staff. The dining room is open for breakfast and dinner and outside set meal times, students can prepare snacks in the kitchenettes which are located throughout the residence.
All residents have access to:
- Communal TV room with large screen TV and DVD player and a selection of DVDs
- Pool table
- An outdoor deck providing a great place to catch up with friends
- Newly landscaped outdoor bbq area
- Photo Gallery
- UOW Living Handbook 2013
- Residence Location Map [pdf 117kb]
- Fees & Charges Schedule [pdf 41kb]
- Apply Now (online application form)
For more information about Weerona College Living contact:
Tel: +61 2 4221 5240
Fax: +61 2 4229 6136
Cnr Throsby Dr & Foleys Rd
Wollongong NSW 2500