Wright Hall

History

  • Opened to student residents in 2019.
  • Named after Louise Tuckwell's family and ancestors (her maiden name being Wright).
  • Her ancestry can be traced back to Joseph Wright, a convict of the First Fleet and to his wife Eleanor a convict of the Second Fleet.

Overview

Wright Hall, The Australian National University's latest offering in its suite of residences offers each resident a place to call home in a vibrant new community and with state-of-the art facilities. Located on the Western end of University Avenue, its location and proximity to the rest of the campus entities makes it a highly sought after Hall of residence among ANU students.

The motto for Wright Hall is Tenacitas, Comitas, Gratia, interpreted as "Get on with it, get on with each other and be grateful". It serves as the ethos of the Hall.

Wright Hall's rooftop pavilion is well known among the ANU community for the panoramic views of Canberra, making it a great space for study and relaxation. Its well-designed common spaces including study rooms caters for a live-in learning environment.

Wright Hall stands side-by-side with the new Bruce Hall, and they have both been designed to provide students with one of the world's best on-campus living experiences. The two halls sit at the end of University Avenue. Each has a separate, private central quadrangle, which will be secure and accessible only to students of the Halls. The open green space between the residences will extend University Avenue all the way from Childers Street in the east to Clunies Ross Street in the west.

History

  • Opened to student residents in 2019.
  • Named after Louise Tuckwell's family and ancestors (her maiden name being Wright).
  • Her ancestry can be traced back to Joseph Wright, a convict of the First Fleet and to his wife Eleanor a convict of the Second Fleet.

Features

Support programs

Wright Hall's Senior Residential (SR) and Residential Learning Advisor (RLA) Programs provide its residents support from personal wellbeing to general academic matters, while a variety of personal and professional development opportunities are provided for its residents to broaden their horizons and engage in a truly residential learning environment.

2021 Costs

Weekly tariff amount Catering Other fees & charges Other costs

From $433.00 per week, for up to 45 weeks.

Not covered by National Rent Affordability Scheme.

Flexi-catered

Registration fee: $300.00

Refundable deposit: $1,000.00

Community program fee: $200.00

  • Utilities - included
  • Laundry facilities - pay as you go
  • Phone/Internet connection - included
  • Data usage - included

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Wright Hall Dining hall

Rooms

Communal space

The Reheat Pavilion and rooftop garden provides an open space for residents to host informal gatherings and meetings. The Reheat Pavilion includes an oven stove-top, dishwasher and fridge. With stunning views of Black Mountain and the greater ANU campus, this is a unique feature offered to the residents of Wright Hall.

In addition, there is a kitchenette on each level (microwave, zip tap and bar fridge), providing additional spaces for residents to do their own food preparation and cooking.

Wright Hall

Standard room

The rooms are modern and designed so that every student room has its own balcony with sliding doors allowing for natural light and natural ventilation. The rooms include a sink, a wardrobe, a bed and desk. The courtyard ensures all students have a landscaped view.

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Contact

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