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Case study of an Australian residential college

Case study of an Australian residential college Purpose – This paper aims to share the success story of a residential college based in Australia through a case study approach. Design/methodology/approach – The paper discusses the setup of the college in terms of its management structure, demographics of residents, sustainability initiatives and the resident life programs which run every semester. A survey was conducted to gather feedback from the residents and identify areas for future improvement. Findings – Generally, residents are satisfied with the living conditions. Affordability, the collegiate experience and the convenience of living on campus are primary factors affecting the decision of residents to move into a residential college. Originality/value – The paper provides an insight into the management of a residential college which has not been discussed in the literature. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Facilities Management Emerald Publishing

Case study of an Australian residential college

Journal of Facilities Management , Volume 13 (4): 8 – Sep 7, 2015

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1472-5967
DOI
10.1108/JFM-10-2014-0032
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Abstract

Purpose – This paper aims to share the success story of a residential college based in Australia through a case study approach. Design/methodology/approach – The paper discusses the setup of the college in terms of its management structure, demographics of residents, sustainability initiatives and the resident life programs which run every semester. A survey was conducted to gather feedback from the residents and identify areas for future improvement. Findings – Generally, residents are satisfied with the living conditions. Affordability, the collegiate experience and the convenience of living on campus are primary factors affecting the decision of residents to move into a residential college. Originality/value – The paper provides an insight into the management of a residential college which has not been discussed in the literature.

Journal

Journal of Facilities ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 7, 2015

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