Union College: Feels like home
Experience student accommodation like no other.
Staff or security on site 24/7
No pressure to participate
in any of the activities
Academic support available
Accommodation for all types of students.
The UC Difference
Union college has been a fantastic environment, supporting me in my transition from high school to uni. Right from O week, there were so many chances to make friends and I very quickly made the best friends that I have ever had. I so quickly felt comfortable here that within about two weeks, I started accidentally referring to college as ‘home’. As this was the first time that I had ever moved residency, I think that this speaks volumes about how welcoming the Union community is.
Another aspect that I also love about college life is the chance to engage with cultural, community and sporting opportunities, even when I had never played the sport before. Activities such as waterpolo, hockey, debating and wellness weekend were not only a lot of fun and provided well-earned relief from studies – they also provided a great opportunity to socialise outside of my usual friendship group.
Other great advantages include the delicious food, including nutritious vegetarian options, ease of public transport, close proximity to uni, and the aid of a tailored tutoring program. Being the only student. studying my subject in my first year, I was so thankful to have access to one-on-one tutors who helped me to understand the different expectations at uni as opposed to high school.
My memories from Union college are some that I will look back on fondly for a long time to come.
Abby Frazer, resident 2021- 2022
“We then toured Union College. Both our mouths almost dropped open when we walked into Union College. It practically looked like a resort. We then met the receptionist who introduced us to a student who showed us around. She was friendly, knowledgeable but most of all “real”. We were almost sold on the spot. The orientation was thorough. The communication friendly and efficient. The friends on her floor have been welcoming. The facilities excellent. But most importantly the culture is one of respect, that encourages student empowerment and fairness. This is NOT easy to build or maintain so from us both a huge well done and thank you.”