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From the Deputy Master - Moving into Change

Thinking about change, the future, and what comes next.
Deputy Master - Mr Andrew Eunson
Deputy Master - Mr Andrew Eunson

This time of year presents a time for reflection and change. For some, exams are over and there is a sudden weight off your shoulders. For others, it is a time of stress and anxiety and potentially little sleep. And for our departing residents, there are possibly mixed emotions around leaving and what the future may hold.

2023 has been a year where we engaged in a Community and Cultural review and as we plan to address the recommendations from this, I’m encouraged that King’s College is moving itself forward and responding to both the needs of it’s residents, but also the needs of society and that of a modern College. With this will come some change, but I’m excited about the journey that we have been on to date and look forward to the opportunities that will present as we tackle change head on!

SWOTVAC/Exam Period

A reminder as students start to finish exams, the College’s expectations around noise stays the same. King’s College remains a place where people need to be able to study and sleep and unfortunately this week, I have heard reports that some students are struggling in this space given those who disrespect these expectations.

Departing the College After Final Exams

A reminder to residents and as per the student handbook, students may be asked to depart the College as soon as their final exams are completed (within 24 hours). All students are to depart Saturday 18 November by 12 Midday. ACU students are to depart by Sunday 26 November by 12 Midday. 2024 Leaders are to depart Tuesday 21 November by 12 Midday. 


  • Inform Sue Eckelschot and arrange a time for a room inspection 
  • Return Academic Gown and Key Fob

Accommodation over the Summer Vacation Period

Students can apply to stay over the vacation period. Cost of the stay is $200/wk and will be limited to 10 students. Please see Sue to collect a form. The maximum stay allowed will be 10-weeks till Saturday 27 January. 

Employment Opportunities

As per the note sent to students, there is an opportunity for some holiday work for those interested. Please contact Andrew Eunson. Expressions of interest close 5pm Monday 6 November.

  • 6 x Facilities Staff - 20.11.23 till 25.11.23
  • 2 x Facilities Staff - Entire
  • 2 x Residential Leaders - 11 January till 20 January

Resident Leader Flat Allocations and Flat Selections for 2024

N.b. Filling out this survey does not mean you have a guaranteed place at King's in 2024. Your application is still being considered.

Resident Leaders have been assigned the following spaces.

  • Mitch Nelson - Houses
  • James Hall - Tiny Homes
  • Henry Joseph - A Flat
  • Sarah Harm - B Flat
  • Cara Hersov - C Flat
  • Ella Wilkins - CB Lower Flat
  • Ruby Mecoles - CB Middle Flat
  • Samantha Downie - CB Upper Flat
  • Maddy Armitage - Lower D/E Flat
  • Amira Hanson - Middle / Upper D Flat
  • Ella Macfarlane - Middle / Upper E Flat
  • Ben Leonard - F Flat
  • Georgina Winter - G Flat
  • Archie Jackson - H Flat
  • Rory Mahony - Lower J Flat
  • Jye Fong - Middle J Flat
  • Hudson Copley - Upper J Flat
  • Simon Lloyd - K Flat
  • Zara Jones - Lower Wensley Left Flat
  • Noah Browning - Lower Wensley Right Flat
  • Isabella Vincent - Upper Wensley Left Flat
  • Angus Foster - Upper Wensley Right Flat

When you click on the survey link below, you will only have one go at the survey. The first question asks you to select your name. If you can't find your name, it means you never indicated to the College that you were applying to return, or your room has already been allocates as you are a leader or SCR Committee member. You will need to exit the survey and message me.

Then Q 2-5 asks for your top 4 friend preferences. You must put different names in each.

Then Q 6-9 askes for your top 4 Flat preferences. You must put different Flats in each.

It is not first in first served.

Survey must be completed by 5pm Monday 6 November.

Coming Up

  • Friday 3 November - ADSS and RL acceptance forms due
  • Friday 17 November - 2024 Flat Allocations released
  • Friday 17 November – Final Flat Inspections
  • All students (Non-ACU) to depart by 12 midday
  • Sunday 19 November - 2024 Leaders Retreat
  • Monday 20 November - 2024 Leaders Retreat
  • Monday 20 November - Returning students advised of the success of their re- application
  • Tuesday 21 November - Returning students will be sent information to accept their position for 2024 including Membership Contract
  • Saturday 26 November - All 2024 Leaders are to depart by 12 midday
  • Friday 1 December - $3000 non-refundable deposit due. 2024 Membership Contract due
  • Wednesday 24 January - Balance of fees due (for Option A or B)
  • Saturday 3 February - P Week Commence
  • Sunday 11 February - O Week Commence
  • Sunday 18 February – UQ students return for Semester 1
  • Sunday 25 February – QUT students return for Semester 1

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