Student Facilities

Newman College students relaxing

Facilities available to all students include:

  • The Reading Room: a large room with comfortable chairs and couches, daily newspapers and a large flat-screen TV plus VCR, DVD player and Foxtel.
  • The Academic Centre: a new addition to the College, with a very extensive library, three computer rooms, ten tutorial rooms, four music practice rooms, desks for private study and a student lounge for study breaks. Students have 24-hour access to all of these facilities.
  • The Billiards room: a full-sized billiards table!
  • Laundry: washing machines, dryers and ironing boards available for students to use (at a low cost)
  • The Lady Chapel: a small chapel within the College, where Mass is said twice daily. It also contains a prayer intention book for all students to use.
  • The Chapel of the Holy Spirit: a beautiful Chapel where Mass is said twice on Sundays, usually with the Choir of Newman College.
  • Quadrangle: a huge, beautiful quad in the middle of the College for relaxing, studying, or sun-tanning on those warm summer afternoons when there are no lectures.
  • Music rooms in the Academic Centre.
  • The Coffee Lounge: where students gather after dinner and on other informal occasions.
  • The Junior Common Room: where student celebrations are held.