Parkes College (Deakin University)

Parkes College is a college of the Waurn Ponds campus of Deakin University. It was developed from 2011 and opened in 2014 as part of the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS).[4]

Parkes College
Deakin University
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Entrance to Parkes College (with Deakin Residence reception in background)
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LocationResidence Road, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, Geelong
Coordinates38°12′00″S 144°18′10″E / 38.199875°S 144.302694°E / -38.199875; 144.302694Coordinates: 38°12′00″S 144°18′10″E / 38.199875°S 144.302694°E / -38.199875; 144.302694
Named forSir Henry Parkes
ResidentsFJ, FK, FL, FM[1]
MascotThe Parkes Panther[2]
NRAS Knights (formerly)[3]

Parkes College offers students studio apartments to rent, featuring private bedrooms, kitchenettes, and bathrooms, as well as shared study rooms.[5][6]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Deakin University Waurn Ponds Map" (PDF). Deakin University. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Parkes Panthers Football Jumper | Indigo Wolf Custom Apparel". Indigo Wolf Custom Apparel. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  3. ^ Indigo Wolf (c. 2015). "NRAS Knights Football Jumper" (Image). Imgrum. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  4. ^ Deakin University (9 November 2011). "Federal Government announces funding to support affordable housing for Deakin University students" (Media release). Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  5. ^ Deakin University. "Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus accommodation". Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  6. ^ Parker, Georgia (3 June 2017). "Find out what living on res is really like". Deakin Life. Retrieved 11 November 2017.