Welcome to Raymont
An Ideal Accommodation for Brisbane Students
Raymont Residential College offers the perfect accommodation for students attending university in Brisbane and the surrounding suburbs.
Located in Auchenflower and an easy walk to grocery stores, restaurants, entertainment, and public transport. The nearby public transport makes it easy to get to any of the local universities.
South Brisbane is a central suburb for anyone studying in Brisbane
There are many universities located within or nearby the South Brisbane suburb. Raymont Residential College is located just one suburb over in Auchenflower, a calm and leafy green suburb with plenty of facilities nearby. Raymont facilitates those studying in South Brisbane, Toowong, Indooroopilly, Paddington, Newstead, St Lucia, Kelvin Grove, Coorparoo, and surrounding suburbs.
Nearby Areas: Benefits and Connections
A prime location for South Brisbane students, the University of Queensland is located within St Lucia. Raymont Residential College is located just a 15 – 20 minute bus trip away. However, many students prefer to catch the CIty Cat ferry, which is the same travel time. It’s also a simple 15 minute bike trip to the University of Queensland, so there are plenty of options for students to travel to and from UQ.
St Lucia is also home to many attractions such as Hillstone’s putt putt, Guyatt Park Warrior Course Park, or the relaxing John Oxley River Walk.
Home to Queensland Academy for Science, Toowong is just one suburb over from Raymont. With its thriving local economy, bustling markets, and beautiful parklands, Toowong is a vibrant, energetic community in Brisbane’s inner west. Nestled against the meandering Brisbane River, this charming suburb offers a mix of residential areas, from sprawling heritage houses to modern apartment complexes, accommodating a diverse mix of students, professionals, and families.
Amenities and Natural Beauty
Known for its well-established educational institutions, it’s also blessed with an abundance of local amenities such as the iconic Toowong Village shopping centre, various sports clubs, and a range of top-notch eateries. The picturesque Mount Coot-tha, Brisbane’s highest peak, forms a green backdrop to Toowong, offering scenic views, hiking trails, and the city’s renowned Botanic Gardens.
Students staying at Raymont are just a short bus trip away from the Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, one of the largest in the city. With over 300 shopfronts, this is a great place for South Brisbane students to hang out. The centre also hosts a state-of-the-art cinema, perfect for catching the latest blockbuster or indie flick. Moreover, with regular events, workshops, and live performances, there’s always something happening to keep visitors engaged and entertained.
With a direct bus route from Raymont, students can easily reach this vibrant destination for a leisurely shopping spree, a meal with friends, or a relaxing movie night.
Paddington is a peaceful suburb and a great place for students to relax and enjoy a good brunch. Try Sassafras, Naim, or Anouk for your cafe needs. Get Student housing just a short walk from Paddington.
Newstead has truly transformed itself into a dynamic hub of Brisbane’s contemporary culture and lifestyle. The Triffid, once an old commercial hangar, is now one of the city’s most popular live music venues, offering an eclectic lineup of local and international artists throughout the year. Its garden bar is a gathering place for music lovers, serving a variety of refreshing beverages and delectable eats that complement the rhythm of the night.
Peaceful Charm of Newstead
Similarly, Newstead Park, with its grand views of the Brisbane River and lush, sprawling green spaces, is a beloved destination for locals and visitors alike. Whether it’s for a quiet picnic, a morning jog, or simply to watch the sunset, this picturesque locale offers a peaceful retreat from the bustling city life.
Raymont Site Map
Raymont Residential College offers high quality student accommodation.
Included in your residency is:
Providing the ongoing support and guidance for our students
Erick and Janelle
Dr. Iztok Fister Jr.
Assistant Professor, University of Maribor
Frequently Asked Questions
The college buildings have complete coverage by a wireless network. You will have unlimited downloads with variable speeds with terms and conditions. You will need to bring your own computer.
There is NO direct dial phone in your room.
A professional cleaner is engaged to clean the common spaces of the college but not individual rooms.
We cater for all types of dietary requests once we are aware of them.
You can pre-order a meal if you’re going to be late. You will be provided with a plate and lid to drop off to the kitchen on the day.