From the moment you step in the gate you’ll find everything you need close at hand, helping you to make the most of life on campus.
If Grace is your home away from home, your room is your private sanctuary. It’s been designed and equipped with everything you need to study, hang with friends or unwind and relax.
- A key or fob locked door, only accessible by you (and select staff in emergencies).
- A long single bed with a pillow, 2 sheets, 2 blankets and a bedspread.
- A comfortable chair at a long built-in desk for the ideal private study space.
- Ample storage thanks to a spacious wardrobe, drawers, underbed storage and shelves.
- Ceiling fans to carry summer breezes through your room, and a room heater for those rare colder Brisbane nights.
- A desk light, over-bed light, room light and power board.
- Large mirror and cork noticeboard.
Personalise your room your way with posters, hangings and other personal items.
Grace offers two types of rooms at different price points; Standard Rooms and Ensuite Rooms. Both rooms have the features listed above, the only difference is bathroom setup.
Standard Rooms share fully renovated, light and airy shared bathrooms, with spacious private cubicles. Shared bathrooms are cleaned by the wonderful college housekeeping staff once per week.
Sharing not your style? For an additional cost you can request an Ensuite Room, with its own compact bathroom and shower. You’ll be responsible for keeping your bathroom clean and tidy; and our housekeepers will clean it weekly for you.
You have the opportunity for weekly bed linen laundry simply by putting your sheets out for collection each Tuesday.
Outside of your room, you’ll find all the creature comforts of home and then some.
- Kitchenettes: including fridges, hot plates, ovens, toasters, microwaves, electric jugs, dishwashers, crockery, cutlery and utensils.
- Lounge rooms: kitted out with couches, coffee tables, work tables and TVs.
- Laundries: including washers, dryers, irons and clothes lines.
- In-college gym: including weights, boxing, and exercise machines.
- Facilities for printing and scanning.
- Flexible meeting spaces for small, medium and large groups: including whiteboards, chairs and tables.
- Music practice rooms: including two upright pianos, music stands and a drumkit.
- Dedicated prayer room / reflection space, ideal for quiet contemplation and meditation. Open to all faiths and none.
- Lush green gardens make for ideal spaces for studying, relaxing or catching up with friends.
- Small lending library with reference and recreational books.
Car parking is at a premium in our free car park. Allocation is first come first served and qualified by how long you are staying, beginning with 4th years and working back from there. Priority is given to Resident Assistants.
A secure shed is provided for bikes but it’s the owners’ responsibility to ensure both bike and shed are locked on use.
A wide range of public transport options are conveniently located nearby, with frequent buses and CityCats just a short walk away.
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