Erica Underwood House

Across the road from Curtin’s Bentley Campus, and close to the area’s main shopping centre, Erica Underwood House accommodates 324 students in a friendly and homely atmosphere. There’s an active social calendar and plenty of opportunities to meet new people.

About the complex

Erica Underwood House has 54 fully furnished and comfortable six-bedroom units. It’s a short walk to Waterford Plaza shopping centre and public transport.

  • Common room
    Our common room has a pool table, a table tennis table, foosball tables, couches, a television and a home theatre room. The common room can be booked for resident functions.
  • Orchard
    The house has its own orchard which you can help maintain. This has become a popular activity for residents, and is another chance to meet new people.
  • Laundries
    There are two laundries on site, with washing machines, dryers and sinks for hand washing.
  • Parking
    Parking at the complex is free, but limited. If you plan to have a car, please contact us at to find out about parking availability.
  • Security and safety
    For your security, we provide special coded keys to access your unit, your bedroom, the common room and other areas such as laundries. We also provide a free CCTV-monitored emergency call point in the common room to give you access to our Curtin Security control room 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Sports competitions
    Into sport? You’re invited to enjoy some friendly sporting competitions with other on-campus residences.

About the units

While our units are generally mixed gender, you can request all female, all male or postgraduate-only units, subject to availability.

Each unit has:

  • Six bedrooms, two bathrooms, two toilets, a living room and open plan kitchen
  • A lounge area with a television, DVD player, table, seating and a heater. You may bring additional televisions and stereos.
  • Free wifi for Curtin and Eduroam students

One unit has been modified especially for students with physical disabilities.

Each bedroom is single occupancy and includes a single bed, mattress, study desk, ergonomic chair, desk lamp, heater, fan and wardrobe. It’s also equipped with a computer network connection port.

Your rent includes water, gas and electricity.


Eligibility and prices

Keen to move into Erica Underwood House? If so, find out:

How to apply

After you’ve registered in our housing portal, you can apply to live at Erica Underwood House.