Bendigo

Fees and charges [2017]

Undergraduate residences

Single rooms with shared facilities (kitchen and bathroom)

Daily rates

  • Hillside Apartments - A$31.50
  • The Terraces - A$29.00
  • The Units - A$26.50
  • The Villas - A$25.00

All residences are self-catered. Meal packages are available.

Bond

  • Refundable Bond - A$550

Annual fees

  • Annual compulsory fees (paid prior to check-in) - A$680

    Annual fees are reduced for single semester contracts.

Postgraduate and mature age residences

Single rooms with shared facilities (kitchen and bathroom)

Daily rates

Orde House - A$27.00

Bond

  • Refundable Bond - A$550

Annual fees

  • Annual compulsory fees (paid prior to check-in) - A$680

    Annual fees are reduced for single semester contracts.

Meal plans

All meals are served from the Nancy Long Dining Hall. Visit our meals plans page for more information.

Cancellation fees

If you wish to vacate your residence once you have checked in, you must complete your online web departure form, via the StarPortal.

You are required to provide at least 28 days notice that you are vacating (from the date of submitting your web departure form) and will be required to pay for the duration of your contract.

All outstanding accounts must be settled at the time of vacating.

Bond*

The $550 bond is paid by either Visa or MasterCard on StarPortal before you move in, when you accept your offer of accommodation.

Compulsory fees*

These are one-off annual fees, payable prior to when you first move in and at the start of every year that you are in residence.

Rent

The rent is calculated as a daily rate, and charged to your account on the first working day of very month. The rent is due by the fifth working day of the month and is payable in advance. For example, if the daily rate for your residence is A$28 per day, and you are paying for the month of March (31 days), the amount owing is A$28 x 31 days = A$868; and is due by the 7th of March.

Incidentals

From time to time there will be charges that can go on your account, e.g. tickets for a residence event, lock out or late fees. If you are not the person that pays the account, it is your responsibility to communicate these charges to the person that does pay the account.

SMS Reminder: an SMS will be sent to remind residents that rent is due. If you are not the person that pays the account, it is your responsibility to communicate this to the person that does pay the account.

Payment

Please pay either in person at the Accommodation Services office using Visa, MasterCard or Amex on EFTPOS. Online payments can be made via the StarRez Portal using Visa or MasterCard. Direct Debit Authority forms are also available from the Accommodation Services office.

Alternatively Direct Deposit to our bank account.

Account name: Menzies College **(see below)
Bank name: Westpac
BSB: 033-111 Account number: 127355
Reference number: e.g. 123456SMITH (your StarRez Reference No and your surname, is required)
Swift Code (INTERNATIONAL): WPAC AU2S

Late payments

Rent and incidental fees must be paid on the fifth working day of the month. If you are unable to pay the outstanding amount, please contact the Accommodation Service office, prior to the due date. Late fees and lock outs apply until your account is paid in full.

Contact us

Visit us in the Accommodation Services office located in the Engineering building, call 03 5444 7425 or email residences-bendigo@latrobe.edu.au.

*This is not an error, this is Accommodation Services only account, Melbourne and Bendigo payments.