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The future arrives at UC Village?

By johnboy - 1 July 2009 1

Andrew Barr is very excited by the opening of a vast student accomodation complex at the University of Canberra:

    Minister for Education and Training Andrew Barr today officially opened the University of Canberra Village, a $38 million, 507 bed student accommodation complex on campus.

    “With a 5-star energy efficiency rating, passive solar designs, grey water recycling, a wildlife corridor, an e-Library, common lounge areas, café, shared barbecue and balcony areas as well as green space to encourage a sense of community, this complex represents the future of tertiary education in the ACT,” Mr Barr said.

When 507 new beds bring the total accommodation up to 1,500 it’s a big day.

The other question is how long this heaven on earth remains attractive under the assault of the student population’s wicked ways.

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The future arrives at UC Village?
ant 10:17 pm 01 Jul 09

It keeps reminding me of Toad Hall. A sociological experiment of the worst sort.

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