Burgmann College

History

  • Named after the former Anglican Bishop of Canberra and Goulburn Ernest Henry Burgmann.
  • The first residents arrived in early 1971.
  • Since then, it has been home for over 7,800 students pursuing many and varied academic disciplines.

Overview

Burgmann College blends the best of collegiate values in a contemporary way and is located in a splendid bush and parkland setting on campus. The vision the founders had for the College was of a community where young people of all faiths could live and study together, in a spirit of diversity, individual growth and mutual respect. Considerable resources are devoted to providing appropriate academic assistance, pastoral care and leadership opportunities for residents, with an expectation that all residents will contribute to the community.

The College has a reputation for providing more than just accommodation. For over four decades Burgmann has welcomed students through its doors with a safe, supportive residential environment, and a rich and vibrant community coloured by a unique, distinctive background of College tradition. Burgmann College is a place to launch lives and careers and to have fun.

History

  • Named after the former Anglican Bishop of Canberra and Goulburn Ernest Henry Burgmann.
  • The first residents arrived in early 1971.
  • Since then, it has been home for over 7,800 students pursuing many and varied academic disciplines.

Features

Burgmann College

Community

The Burgmann College Community remains unique and compelling as a fully collegiate university residence for 350 students within the Australian National University. With over 230 fully catered undergraduates and a village community of 120 postgraduates, there is a vibrant interaction between diverse and interesting intellectual forces that supports a high academic and research achievement.

Our learning community is based on 'shared learning' amongst residents.  Burgmann College emphasises individual freedom and growth on the one hand and collegiate commitment, responsibility and contribution on the other.That balance is central to the College's origins and is fundamental to its continuing progress.

2021 Indicative Costs

Fees are paid a semester in advance except by prior arrangement. There is also an upfront fee that covers bond, membership of the resident's association and infrastructure fees.

Weekly tariff amount Catering Other fees & charges Other costs

From $473.43 per week, for up to 42 weeks.

Not covered by National Rent Affordability Scheme.

Catered

Includes 21 meals per week.

Registration fee: $344.00

Refundable deposit: $1,000.00

Building maintenance levy: $182.00

Community program fee: $210.00

  • Communication fee - $363.00
  • Internet access - included
  • Laundry facilities - included
  • Utilities - included
  • Unattributed Loss and Damage Recovery Fee - $65.00

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Rooms

Burgmann College

Rooms

Burgmann has two blocks of undergraduate catered accommodation, each with three floors. Each floor has 38 rooms. Each room comes with a single bed, mattress, mattress protector, pillow and pillow protector (all other linen needs to be provided by the resident). There is a wardrobe with a sink, a book shelf, study table and chair. Rooms are centrally heated in winter. There are three blocks of showers and toilets on each floor. Rooms are allocated to new and returning residents by the College over the summer vacation.

There are 195 single rooms including three with disabled access. There are a limited number of larger rooms available in the undergraduate wings.

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