Cairns Student Lodge
2017 Rates

CSL’s rates include:

  • three meals per day, seven days per week
  • Air conditioning
  • Internet (Wi-Fi)
  • Power and water
  • Weekly cleaning of the shared living and bathroom

2017 Rates

Rates are between $280 and $330 per week with all meals, utilities, and Internet. An additional $400 administration/cleaning fee applies for first semester residents and $150 for each semester thereafter. For full details on rates please click the ‘Apply Now’ button. Please note, a security bond is no longer taken at CSL, however a direct debit bond form will be included for completion with your Residential Agreement Contract forms. 


Optional additions

Cotton blankets $15 each
Welcome pack (2 sheets, pillow and case, 2 towels, and a bathmat) $95
Room change fee $50
Casual (visitor) meals $6.00 (breakfast)
$9.50 (lunch)
$14.00 (dinner)

Discounts and rebates

Family Discount
(siblings at the lodge)

-$5 per week
Resident Assistant Discount -$70 per week

Meal Rebate
(Full Academic Year / 42 week contracts only)

-$60 per week pro-rota, for June/July period only
Room Use Rebate -$70 per week pro-rata, for periods of room use only

Contract period

First Semester: 21 weeks 04 Feb 2017 – 01 July 2017
Second Semester: 21 weeks 17 July 2017- 11 Dec 2017
Academic Year: 42 weeks 04 Feb 2017 – 25 Nov 2017

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Compare CSL and external shared accommodation

Costs Cairns Student Lodge External Shared Accommodation
Rental Weekly $280.00 - 320.00
including Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
$140.00
Electricity Weekly $0.00 $18.00
Gas Weekly $0.00 $7.00
Water Weekly $0.00 $5.00
Food $0.00 $110.00
Transport to Uni $0.00 $35.00
Internet/Email weekly $0.00 $15
The opportunity to make great new friends in the perfect study environment Priceless  
24 hr staff contact & Security Patrols Without charge  
No need to cook your own dinner... or do the washing up! Without charge  
Housekeeping Without charge  
Total Potential Weekly Costs $280.00 - $320.00 $330.00