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Roseworthy Residential College

Roseworthy Residential college accommodation is only available to students of the University’s Roseworthy campus, which is located 50 km north of the city campus.

Students arriving at Roseworthy campus

Country living

Operated by the University of Adelaide, Roseworthy Residential College offers students the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of on-campus residential living.

Halls of residence and furnished houses

  • 179 places
  • fully furnished
  • private bedrooms
  • air-conditioned
  • free wireless internet connection
  • evening meal (Monday to Friday) included in fee
  • common bathrooms
  • cleaning services

Residential college facilities (exclusive to college residents)

  • study rooms and computer suite
  • common kitchens
  • television room with Foxtel
  • billiard room
  • laundromat
  • outdoor BBQ entertainment area

On-campus facilities

  • library
  • Roseworthy student hub
  • floodlit sporting facilities (including a 25m swimming/diving pool)
  • gymnasium
  • cafe and shop

On-campus sports and recreation

A wide range of activities are available for students and residents, including:

  • tennis
  • basketball
  • netball
  • soccer
  • social events
  • animal student interest groups

Pastoral care

Pastoral care is a significant responsibility of the staff of the college. A peer support program led by the Head of College and senior residents provides an environment conducive to academic success and supportive of students’ overall wellbeing.


A transport service to Gawler links with trains to and from Adelaide. An intercampus shuttle bus operates each weekday between Roseworthy, North Terrace and Waite campuses.

Students who choose to secure an accommodation place at Roseworthy Residential College in their first year are eligible for a complimentary airport pick up service when booked in advance.

2019 accommodation fees

 Please note: fees listed are for a standard contract period and represent a cost per person.

College accommodation
Accommodation (39 weeks) A$7,400*
College social fee A$100
Refundable security deposit A$500

*The accommodation fee includes provision for five evening meals (weekdays only, excluding public holidays) throughout the 39-week term.