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Created Date:

24 May 2021

[UC] Relocation Accommodation Grant

We are proud to announce a new promotional offering for the Onshore International student cohort.  For any new commencing student applying for Semester 2, 2021, we are offering a relocation grant for UC accommodation for a duration of 6 weeks.

Read below to find out the criteria for eligibility and terms and conditions. Please get in contact with your International Coordinator or Business Development Manager if you have any specific questions.


To be eligible for the grant, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • A new international student commencing study in Semester 2, 2021 in the areas of Information Technology, Education, Arts & Design or Business at the University of Canberra

  • Complete a National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) income assessment and be deemed eligible for NRAS accommodation; and

  • Not be a current resident of Canberra


(a) The Grant is only available to new commencing students who meet the criteria.

(b) Students must:

  • apply for student accommodation and complete the standard application process (including any bond payments and NRAS documentation). Student/Agent representative must send Accommodation confirmation and price rate to the University's Onshore Recruitment Team in order for the grant to be approved.

  • accept their offer and apply for accommodation at least 4 weeks before commencement of Semester 2, being 5 July 2021; and

  • sign the standard 6-month accommodation contract to cover the duration of Semester 2 as instructed by UC Reservations.

(c) Students may choose between Weeden Lodge or Campus West, subject to availability.

(d) This is a one-off offering and will not be continued into future intakes.

(e) The Grant will be issued on a first come first serve basis until the Grant reaches the budget.

(f) If the student cancels their contract within the first 6 weeks of their stay they will not be eligible for any financial handout from the Grant and will not apply for another intake if a new contract is created.

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