Experience the best of student living

More than a place to live, you can experience all university life has to offer as a member of our accommodation communities.

From fun social events to study support, you’ll connect with a network of students and staff as you experience the best of campus life and beyond.

All our accommodation options are located just a short walk from our Parkville campus in the heart of the city of Melbourne.

Included as part of your fees*:

  • Your furnished room
  • Utilities (electricity and water)
  • Unlimited internet
  • Amenities (gym, cinema, communal kitchen, study rooms, music rooms, and more*)
  • 24/7 staff support from our friendly staff
  • Year-round calendar of programs and events.

The University of Melbourne has an Accommodation Offer** for all commencing students who are new to Melbourne, subject to availability.

*Amenities vary between each residence. Please view the individual residence pages for further details
Terms and conditions  apply

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How to apply

University Accommodation is at capacity for 2024. We can still help you arrange accommodation with an independent student accommodation provider close to campus.

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Explore our University accommodation

Take the stress out of securing safe, welcoming, and educational accommodation by joining our student communities, from apartment living to residential colleges.

University accommodation 2024 cost

Accommodation Meals included Academic program included Residential Life program included Cost per week*
Lisa Bellear House   $404 - $563
Little Hall  $411 - $636
The Lofts    $405 - $669
International House $689 - $ 810
Wilam Hall $762

*Varies on room type and length of stay

Affiliated residential colleges

In addition to our university-owned colleges, we are proudly affiliated with another nine residential colleges. Each college offers all the perks of on-campus living and includes access to student support and opportunities to help you develop and grow, including over $8.3M in scholarships and bursaries.

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Current resident, The Lofts

Maggie Xu

"I love the activities organised by The Lofts team. They are fun and provide opportunities for residents to make friends and connect with others, which is ideal for new students who just arrived in Melbourne like myself."

Residential Life

Living in University accommodation provides full membership to our Residential Life Program. The program helps you adjust to and get the most out of campus life with guidance from our dedicated staff as well as a year-round calendar of activities to assist you with your academic, social, cultural, wellbeing and career needs.

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Other accommodation options

We can also provide information and support to assist you with finding alternate housing options. This includes explaining your rights and responsibilities as a tenant, referring you to financial support if needed, and providing transportation information.

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