International House is a unique College community which promotes respect, participation and community spirit and welcomes residents from all over Australia - and the world. The College has a higher ratio of international to domestic students which enable all 221 residents to meet and form close friendships with a wide range of people from diverse nationalities for a worldly experience.
International House is perfect for students who seek independent living in self-contained unit style residence but want the convenience of catering options. The College offers the perfect balance of independence and social interaction and pride themselves on catering for everyone.
International House promotes personal growth, inspiration and the opportunity to help you achieve your academic goals, develop self-confidence and leadership skills.
Take a virtual tour of an International House standard room!
The International House motto is Nec Soprte Nec Fato - neither by chance nor by fate, which encourages residents to create their own future by the way they behave in the present. In conjunction with the ResLife team, the International House Member's Assocation (IMA) organise a variety of activities including sporting events, parties, college dinners, charity and cultural functions and much more. IMA consists of a group of residents who are elected into positions at the end of the previous year. Positions are available every year for first year representatives if you are interested in immersing yourself within the college culture.
International House is divided into units of five, six and ten bedrooms. Each room is supplied with a single bed, study desk and chair, mirror, noticeboard, desk lamp, heater, wardrobe and bookshelf.
Bathroom and kitchen facilities are shared and each unit has a dining and lounge area with a dining table and chairs, comfortable lounge suite, coffee tables and a television. Kitchens are equipped with kettle, toaster, knives, saucepans, electric frypan, microwave oven, electric stove and fridge/freezer. Residents must bring their own dining utensils or may purchase dining packs containing 1x large plate, 1x small side plate, 1x bowl, 1x drinking glass, 1x coffee/tea mug, 1 each x knife, fork and spoon, through the accommodation portal. Residents are also provided with a pantry space to store their non-perishable food items.
Services and Facilities
- Individually keyed rooms which are fully maintained.
- 24 hour security, 7 days a week.
- Live-in residential staff.
- Three covered BBQ areas with picnic tables.
- A common room (known as the Green Room) including a stereo system, television, pay TV, and a range of recreational facilities.
- Outdoor swimming pool, open 9:00am to 10:00pm.
- A study room which can accommodate between six and eight students for quiet study, with wireless internet
International House residents enjoy five dinners per week, freshly prepared by our catering team. Dinner is served Monday to Friday from 5:00pm to 7:30pm. Take-away services are also available during this time. Individual dietary requirements can be catered for and for residents who have commitments during dining hours can order a meal-to-go. View an example of our weekly menu here.