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 of Facilities Management – Emerald Publishing
Published: Sep 7, 2015