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Kalara College

Frequently Asked Questions

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Kalara Dorms

Are the Utilities such as Electricity, Water and Internet included in the price of the weekly advertised rental price?

YES, these costs are included.

How many people can share a room in the dorms?

There can be up to a maximum of 2 people for the Double Rooms. The Standard Single Room and the Maxy Single Room are for one person only.

Are bathrooms shared with both males and females?

This depends on the number of females and males. Generally females are located in one area and males in the other with each having its own bathroom.

Kitchen facilities?

We have a large fully equipped professional kitchen for students to utilize for all meals.

Is linen supplied?


How many students live at Kalara College?

Kalara College is a boutique style property that boasts a lovely community feel with a maximum of 30 students living here at any one time.

Kalara Cottage

How many people live in the Student Shared House - Kalara Cottage?

There can be up to a maximum of 6 people and anywhere from 2 to 6 people can rent Kalara Cottage.

How many bathrooms in the Student Shared House?

1 Bathroom. See Kalara Cottage page for all details


Is the Area Safe at night for Females?

YES, the area around Kalara College is safe as the streets are well lit and many people are commuting. Kalara College grounds are secure with CCTV and Secure access to the Dorms and Cottage.

Is there FREE Public Transport available nearby?

YES, there are free shuttle buses that run between Wollongong Station and the University which stop near Kalara College. See Our Location or for more detailed information click here

Is there more information about the Wollongong area?

YES, there is a visitor’s site you can review to get more information about things to do in the area.  For more detailed information click here

What happens if a repair or maintenance 'issue' needs to be addressed?

You can send an email to us and advise on what needs to be repaired or maintained.

Do I need a car to get around Wollongong?

We are located close to a free public transport service plus easy walking distance to shops etc you won’t need a car.

Is there car parking available?

YES, we have a parking area on the grounds and also bike storage for students.

Will I need to purchase Health Insurance?

YES, all student visa holders must have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) which provides medical and hospital insurance in Australia. Students must not arrive in Australia before your health insurance starts. For further information please go to the Home Affairs Website.


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