Welcoming and inclusive, Medley Hall is the smallest of the residential colleges with a focus on social and environmental sustainability. Live close to campus and the city in a beautiful heritage-listed, Victorian manor connected with a modern building.

Our college and opportunities

  • Live in a fantastic location, a short walk to the new student precinct and the city
  • Share beautiful, welcoming spaces with just 74 others, making it easy to make friends
  • Feel supported by our comprehensive academic and wellbeing programs - we are here to help
  • Enjoy great food and conversations every day in our heritage dining hall - all meals are included in the fee
  • Kick-start your social life with our student club that arranges everything from in-house movie nights to scavenger hunts
  • Take part in sports and arts inter-college competitions – no experience necessary, just have a go
  • Attend workshops for career readiness (CV writing, LinkedIn, interview skills) as well as opportunities to meet with business, education and community leaders through our guest speaker program
  • Feel confident, valued and at home in a community that is sociable and supportive
  • Your contract matches the University semester, with options to extend.

Belong to a community that’s sociable and supportive

Benefit from a comprehensive academic support program

Enjoy great food and conversation in our heritage dining hall

Apply early to secure your place

2023 applications are now open.

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Building features

  • Utilities and internet included
  • Walking distance to the city and University
  • A range of study spaces of varying sizes
  • Dining Hall with full catering options, including formal dinners
  • Rooftop terrace with city views
  • Music practice rooms and equipment
  • Creative spaces with art and craft supplies provided
  • Printing and photocopying equipment
  • 2 minute walk to the beautiful Carlton gardens
  • TV and games room
  • University of Melbourne gym membership included
  • Secure bike storage
  • Secure parcel storage at reception
  • Cinema room
  • Communal living areas
  • Communal kitchen
  • Key card entry
  • Laundry
  • 24-hour staff on site

Take a look around

Our residents show you some of their favourite spaces and places around Medley Hall.

Accommodation and costs

Living at Medley Hall can be more affordable than private accommodation, especially when you take into account the added pastoral, social and academic support that is provided.

Medley Hall costs $28,588 AUD for 39 weeks.

Payment plans can be arranged and contracts can be extended with additional charge.

Included as part of your college residential fee:

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week
  • All utility bills
  • Internet access
  • All academic and college programs
  • Medley Hall student club fees
  • Cleaning
  • University of Melbourne gym membership.

Financial support

Medley Hall has a generous financial support program for eligible students in financial need. More than 50% of students in 2022 received a fee remission bursary towards the cost of college. Contact us for more information.

Room facilities

Every student room in Medley Hall is modern, bright and well ventilated. All rooms are single occupancy (there are no shared rooms) and are fully accessible.

Each room has:

  • Bed (with mattress and mattress protector)
  • Desk, pin board, desk chair and desk light
  • Bookshelves
  • Wardrobe
  • Hydronic heating
  • Double glazing
  • Internet access
  • Shared unisex bathrooms close to all bedrooms (one wheelchair accessible per floor) and a fully equipped kitchenette on each floor.

Facilities available on each floor:

  • Dining table
  • Couch
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kettle and toaster.

Extra facilities available in some graduate and senior student rooms:

  • Ensuite bathrooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Balcony.

Travel times and distances

LocationDistanceWalkCycle Public Transport
The University of Melbourne Student Precinct (Parkville)1 km 12 min 4 min 9 min
The University of Melbourne  Southbank Campus and VCA2.5 km 31 min 9 min 19 min
The University of Melbourne Gym1.6 km21 min 6 min 16 min
Closest supermarket - IGA Lygon Street200 m 3 min 2 min N/A
Melbourne Central Station and shopping centre900 m 11 min 3 min 12 min
Flinders Street Station1.6 km22 min 7 min  18 min

Cydelia House is comprised of two Victorian terraces on Drummond Street providing accommodation for mature age and and graduate students. A total of 18 rooms are available at Cydelia House.

Live in a beautiful historic building

Expansive common areas

Modern kitchen facilities