Belong And Thrive
The new standard of independent student accommodation exclusively for those studying at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia and Gatton campuses.
APPLICATIONS now open FOR 2024
UQ Res Halls of Residence is much more than a place to live while you study at Gatton. You’ll find a welcoming community that balances focused learning with fun and friendship. Set among historic buildings and the beautiful outdoors of regional Queensland, this is a student living experience unlike anywhere else.
2025 WaitList Coming Soon
Kev Carmody House is the newest student accommodation on UQ’s St Lucia Campus, with 610 light-filled and spacious one-bedroom rooms with an ensuite, a wide range of social areas to cook and catch up with new friends as well as a stunning rooftop pool deck.
2025 WaitList Coming Soon
At 48 Walcott Street, you can share an entire two-bedroom apartment – including a kitchen and balcony – with one other person. You’ll also enjoy exclusive access to our ground floor communal spaces, including BBQ areas and a pool table.
St Lucia & Gatton
Everyone has a place at UQ Res
UQ Res Homes offer living options on and around the St Lucia and Gatton campuses for select UQ students as they seek permanent housing. These houses and rooms are extremely limited, with priority given to students from regional Queensland, interstate or overseas, or those facing difficulty.
LIVE WHERE YOU LEARN
Welcome to UQ Res – A student accommodation and living community to call your own at the University of Queensland. With engaging spaces, enriching programs and wellbeing part of every experience, this is your place to belong and thrive.
A community to call your own – in the heart of UQ
The UQ RES Student accommodation Difference
Experience a new standard of student life at UQ. We’re creating a University of Queensland where everyone can belong and thrive.
Live On Campus
Living on the St Lucia or Gatton campus means being able to walk to classes in minutes, enjoy world-class sporting facilities, and experience the best of UQ culture every day.
Student Life Program
Join the fun, make new friends, and enjoy university living with fellow students. The UQ Res Life program provides around-the-clock support from our committed team, 24/7.
Focus On Study
At UQ Res you can concentrate on study with your own desk in your room, as well as dedicated study spaces and direct access to UQ study spaces around the campus.
Designed to be a place where a new community will form naturally, UQ Res has spaces to be together, programs of events, and support when you need it.
When you live at St Lucia, you have the best of the city at your door, with all the energy of Southbank, Fortitude Valley and Brisbane City, just a short ferry or bus ride away. Staying at our Gatton campus? Our regular bus service connects you to the St Lucia campus, the city and more.
We know uni life is about more than study, which is why each UQ Res address at St Lucia and Gatton includes spaces to wind down and catch up with new friends. Enjoy games room, gardens and chillout zones.
Security safety features run throughout every UQ Res address, including secure access to buildings, rooms and storage lockers.
A focus on mental health and student wellbeing are at the heart of UQ Res. Living here means 24/7 access to a program with a very high student-to-Residential Advisor ratio.
Outside your room, you’ll find places to gather with new friends to form a new community, from the large communal gourmet kitchen to lounges, gaming spaces, podcast studios and garden areas.
A HOME FOR EVERYONE at st lucia
UQ Res makes university more accessible. At Kev Carmody House, we’ve created more opportunities for regional students.
Indigenous scholarship helps big things grow
The inaugural recipient of The University of Queensland Kev Carmody Scholarship has met the celebrated singer-songwriter at the official unveiling of a mural at the St Lucia campus.
Proud Jarowair man and environmental science student, Thomas Scanlan, is pursuing his studies at UQ with support from the first Kev Carmody residential scholarship.
Where To Next?
UQ And You. Let’s Go.
Rooms and homes are limited across all properties at UQ Res – we recommend you book your stay, apply for a home, book a viewing or a watch virtual tour as soon as possible.