Dookie Campus Student Accommodation

Your home away from home.

About

At Dookie campus student accommodation, your home away from home, you will have convenience and lifestyle right at your doorstep. Based close to your classrooms and study facilities, you won’t be far from Shepparton for shopping and eating out. Local communities are within easy reach with just a 30-minute drive to Benalla and Shepparton, 60-minutes to Wangaratta and only two and a half hours to Melbourne’s CBD.

 As a student at Dookie campus you will experience a unique student lifestyle, relaxing after class on the 2440-hectare property and surrounds. Be sure to take advantage of Dookie’s many recreational facilities on offer. These include a swimming pool, gymnasium, tennis and basketball courts, cricket nets, sports grounds, squash court, and even horse club facilities if you would like to house your equine friend on campus!

Discover the campus research farm, including a vineyard, winery, grazing and cropping farm, orchard, and seed-bank, and chat with researchers onsite who are exploring critical issues such as food security, biodiversity and water efficiency.

Beyond the amazing facilities available to you as a student at Dookie campus, explore the beautiful natural sites that surround your learning environment. Take a scenic stroll through the bushland reserve, enjoy the magnificent view from atop Mount Major, look out for shooting stars, or cycle around the Dookie Rail Trail that traverses some of the Goulburn Valley’s most fertile farmland. 

Also look out for wildlife around campus including wombats, kangaroos, echidnas, blue tongue lizards, koalas and rare birdlife – not to mention the cheeky possums.

Dookie Campus Dam
Dookie Campus Dam

Accommodation 

Your accommodation includes the following facilities:

  • Carpeted, heated private room
  • Single bed, wardrobe, desk and chair, bookshelves
  • Shared bathroom facilities
  • Fully equipped communal kitchen
  • Common room with television and DVD player
  • Communal laundry facilities*
  • High speed wireless internet
  • Car parking
  • Dining hall facilities (open for lunch on weekdays)*

Note: Students supply their own bed linen and towels

*Additional charge applies

Price

2016 Student Accommodation Fees per week

The fees listed below are for students residing at Dookie Campus for a semester or longer.  For students undertaking an intensive subject, residing for a shorter stay, please refer to information within the relevant subject Handbook entry.

  • Dormitory Style Accommodation with Catering - $290.00 (includes 5 breakfasts and 4 dinners)*
  • Pudney and Thompson Units - $180.00 (Accommodation only)
  • Single Quarter Units - $170.00 (Accommodation only)**

(Prices include electricity, water, wireless internet and weekly cleaning)

A bond for room keys and 4 weeks rent is required on commencement.

*With the dormitory style accommodation we will be asking students to provide their own cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils.

**With Single Quarters there is a possibility that students will also need to provide their own cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils - to be confirmed.

Bookings and Enquiries

The University of Melbourne – Dookie Campus Dookie VIC 3647
P: 03 5833 9200
F: 03 5833 9201
E: dookie-residential@unimelb.edu.au
Office hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday