Apply - Shalom


How to apply

We are currently accepting applications for new residents who would like to join our community. Applications for 2020 are now open and we are happy to consider the dates you require.

We celebrate diversity and welcome students from multicultural backgrounds, all faiths and gender.

Succeed academically while enjoying university life! Residential academic tutors and residents across all faculties help you succeed.

With only 133 residents, you’ll find a supportive cohort and college community with spacious rooms, healthy meals, weekly cleaning and unlimited internet.

Selection Criteria

  • Academic performance
  • Leadership ability
  • Sporting participation
  • Community service
  • Individual initiative, achievements or special talents
  • Perseverance or persistence in challenging circumstances
  • Ability to live as a contributing member of the college community
  • Referees’ reports and other relevant recommendations
  • Performance in the interview

Application Fee

Our application is only $25. It is payable via Mastercard or Visa and is non-refundable.

As part of the application process we ask you to provide

  • a recent photograph (in jpg, bmp or gif format)
  • an electronic copy of your most recent academic transcript or report (in jpg or pdf format).
  • the details of two referees, who will be contacted by the College

Interviewing Process

Once your application and references have been received, we will contact you should we wish to arrange an interview.

Interviews are either in person at the College or via skype or phone for international and interstate applicants.

College Dates

We are currently accepting applications for:


  • Term 3 (15 September – 15 December)
  • Tailored Term 3 (18 August – 15 December).
  • 2020 Terms


If your desired dates do not fit with any of these options, please contact us on – we may still be able to accommodate you.

2019 Rates

The fee includes 19 meals a week, unlimited wi-fi,  social, cultural and sporting programs as well as academic and well-being support.


  • Private rooms with private wash basins and shared bathrooms facilities are $473 per week.
  • Private rooms with ensuite bathroom facilities are $543 per week.


The Residents’ Society fee  for the remainder of the year is $50 per trimester and is compulsory. It is used by an elected resident body to create activities to support an active collegiate community.

Casual Stay

Accommodation is available outside the academic year for academic and community groups. Please contact the Shalom College office directly for rates and further information.


Outside the contract dates, residents are able to apply to stay at the College during the Summer break for a daily rate that excludes food and internet services.