McFarlane's Hill Residence provides an additional 28 beds to La Trobe University students.


With a modern and spacious design, this 28 bed residence is divided into two, two-storey buildings, with seven bedrooms on each floor. This includes shared common areas; fully furnished kitchen, lounge/dining, bathrooms, and laundry. Bedrooms are spacious and individually climate controlled.

The kitchen is supplied with a kettle, toaster, sandwich maker and rice cooker.  Residents are responsible for providing their own cutlery, crockery, cooking equipment, utensils and personal items.

Bedrooms consist of a king single bed (with a mattress protector), bedside table, desk/chair/lamp and build in cupboard and drawers. Residents are responsible for providing all linen and personal items.

Disabled accommodation options are available.


The rental cost in 2019 is $192.50 per week, or $27.50 per day. Casual short-term bookings (under 28 days) from $46 per day. This cost is for room only, and does not include catering of food.

Rent is required to be paid in advance at the start of each semester, and monthly accounts will be sent to residents.

Rent is calculated on a daily rate, and includes internet and utilities charges.


Students enrolling in Semester 1 are eligible to apply for a place in the residences for the first 12 months of their course.

Students enrolling mid-year are eligible to apply for a place for only their first 6 months (Semester 2 of their first year).

Applying for a place

Applications for 2019 accommodation are now open.

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Placement accommodation and short term bookings

Please note that on-campus accommodation is allocated to full-time students first. If there is availability after this, short term bookings are considered.

For assistance with off-campus accommodation options, please contact or phone 02 6024 9847.

Contact us

For bookings and enquiries, please contact our Accommodation Services team if you have any questions.

If you have any questions about the student experience living on campus in Albury-Wodonga, contact the Campus Accommodation Officer for Albury-Wodonga: or call 02 6024 9847.