Barkley Hall has fully equipped kitchens for the residents to use including refrigerators, freezers, microwaves, stoves and cupboards. 


Spacious bathrooms are located on each level and in each section of the residence.


The laundry facilities include coin operated washing machines and dryers, irons and ironing boards as well as outdoor washing lines. 


Free, secure, on-site parking and bike racks


The shared lounges are available to all residents as a place where they may quietly relax and meet with other residents, visitors and guests and to watch TV and movies.

Table Tennis in the dining room is a big hit.

The courtyard within the wings of Barkley Hall is a pleasant place to enjoy the outside with tables and benches to study, have picnics or even barbeques.


Residents are welcome to use the RTC Library for quiet study. Library membership is free.


Broadband Internet is available to all residents via a wireless network. There is no additional charge for this service. 


The South Barwon Christian Reformed Church meets in the auditorium of the RTC. Services are held on Sundays at 10.00am. South Barwon also run a BBQ for all Barkley Hall residents once a month on a Sunday evening.

Geelong has many other churches of differing denominations that will welcome you readily. Go along to some services until you find a new church family if you have moved to Geelong from elsewhere.