Welcoming and inclusive, Wilam Hall (formerly 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 our Parkville campus and the city
  • Share beautiful, welcoming spaces with just 74 others, making it easy to make friends fast
  • 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 your fees
  • Kick-start your social life with our student clubs 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.

    Take a look around with our virtual tours under College features.

Apply early to secure your place

2025 applications are now open.

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Click on the hyperlinks below to take virtual tours of Wilam Hall spaces.

Room features

  • Bed (with mattress and mattress protector)
  • Desk, pin board, desk chair and desk light
  • Bookshelves
  • Wardrobe
  • Hydronic heating
  • Double glazing
  • Cooling and heater
  • WIFI access included
  • Shared dining table, couch, fridge, microwave, kettle and toaster on each floor
  • Shared unisex bathrooms close to all bedrooms (one wheelchair accessible per floor) and a fully equipped kitchenette on each floor

Extra facilities available in some graduate and mature age student rooms

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

Live in a beautiful historic building

Expansive common areas

Modern kitchen facilities

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

DurationFees for 20241
Full year (17 February to 23 November 2024) $30,479 for 40 weeks
Semester 1 (17 February to 29 June 2024)$15,338 for 19 weeks
Semester 2 (13 July to 23 November 2024)$15,338 for 19 weeks

1 All rates are in $AUD, per person, inclusive of GST (where applicable).

2 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
  • Wilam Hall student club fees of $400 (for full year) and $250 (for a semester)
  • Cleaning
  • University of Melbourne gym membership.

Please note: In addition to the Fees, a bond of $500 will be payable by all students (refunded if no funds are owing and no damage to room at end of term).

Wilam Hall has a generous financial support program for eligible students in financial need. More than 50% of students in 2023 received a fee remission bursary towards the cost of college. Find out more.

Three tasty meals are provided each day during the semester, so you never have to think about cooking. Eating together is also a great opportunity to connect, relax and chat.

There is a commitment to providing ethically sourced and sustainable local food, without comprising on taste. Vegetarian options are always available and vegan, halal, gluten-free and specific allergy diets can also be catered for. Please see sample menu. Student feedback on matters relating to food is actively sought and incorporated into catering decision making.

  • Breakfast: 7am until 9am  (Weekend brunch runs until 12pm)
  • Lunch: 12.30pm until 1.30 pm
  • Dinner: 6.30pm until 7.30pm

You can request an early or late dinner if you have a class scheduled during mealtimes. Take-away lunch can also be pre-ordered the day before.

Book a tour

Interested in seeing Wilam Hall for yourself? You can book an in-person or virtual tour at a time that suits you.

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Juris Doctor (Law)

Elly van Praag

"After expensive and stressful share houses and rentals, the sense of stability and community at Wilam has been a welcome change. It's the ideal environment for socialising and studying, where I don’t feel like I have to sacrifice one to have the other."

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

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