Apply - Shalom College


How to apply

We are currently accepting applications for new residents who would like to join our community.  Applications are open and welcome all year round.

We celebrate diversity and welcome students from multicultural backgrounds, all faiths and gender.

Succeed academically while enjoying university life! Residential academic tutors and residents across all faculties help you succeed.

With only 133 residents, you’ll find a supportive cohort and college community with spacious rooms, healthy meals, weekly cleaning and unlimited internet.

Selection Criteria

  • Academic performance
  • Leadership ability
  • Sporting participation
  • Community service
  • Individual initiative, achievements or special talents
  • Perseverance or persistence in challenging circumstances
  • Ability to live as a contributing member of the college community
  • Referees’ reports and other relevant recommendations
  • Satisfactory interview

Application Fee

Our application is $5, payable by Mastercard or Visa. This is non-refundable.

As part of the application process we ask you to provide

  • a recent photograph (in jpg, bmp or gif format)
  • the details of two referees, who will be contacted by the College

Interviewing Process

Once your application and references have been received, we will contact you should we wish to arrange an interview.

Interviews are either in person at the College or via zoom or phone for international and interstate applicants.

College Dates

We are currently accepting applications for 2024.  Our  full year contract dates are 4 February 2024 to 9 December 2024.

Single term contracts for our set dates may be available, however we are currently full for the remainder of 2023.

2024 Rates

The fee includes 19 meals a week, unlimited wi-fi,  social, cultural and sporting programs as well as academic and well-being support.

  • Single rooms with wash basins and shared bathrooms facilities are $510 per week.
  • Single rooms with ensuite bathroom facilities are $580 per week.

The Residents’ Society fee  is $50 per term and is compulsory. It is used by the elected resident body to provide activities which support an active collegiate community. There is also a one-off registration fee of $135 for every student, and a T1 O-Week fee of $70 for residents beginning in T1.

Casual Stay

Accommodation is available outside the academic year for academic and community groups. Please contact the Shalom College office directly for rates and further information.

Outside the contract dates, residents are able to apply to stay at the College during the Summer break for a daily rate that excludes food and internet services.