College Facilities

Your Room

Philip Baxter College has 209 student rooms all between 11-13 square metres in size. All rooms are single occupancy.

There is one floor in Baxter that is designated as female only.

Baxter Room


  • Single bed
  • Pillow, blanket and doona
  • Bed linen and towel
  • Built in cupboards and drawers
  • Wall heater
  • Study desk
  • Ample shelf space
  • Cork/notice boards
  • Mirror
  • Chair and desk light
  • Telephone with voicemail facility
  • Internet connection point
  • Some rooms have small balconies


Cleaners service all rooms regularly. Pillows, linen, blankets, towels, and pillowslips are supplied, with linen, towels and pillowslips changed weekly. Coin-operated washing machines and dryers are also available in each building for all other student laundry. Telephones are provided in the rooms and calls are on a user pays basis.

Shared Facilities

  • Shared bathrooms
  • A kitchenette (including a microwave, fridge, stove top, sink and boiling water unit)
  • Laundry facilities (including washing machine, dryer, iron and ironing board, and a clothes line)
  • Large common area with lounges, dance floor, sound system and air-conditioning
  • Large study room
  • Music room containing a piano, amplifier and drum kit
  • Art room
  • Snooker, pool table, air hockey, table tennis, foosball table
  • BBQ and picnic area
  • Large activity lawn
  • Large and small theatre rooms with Foxtel
  • Computer room with a scanner and printing included in fees
  • Multiple storage rooms
  • Bike storage
  • Vending machines