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The Lofts at Melbourne Connect

Opening for Semester 1, 2022.

Our newest graduate accommodation will offer you an affordable and sustainable home, located in Melbourne Connect. Melbourne Connect will be a collaboration precinct, designed to bring together highest calibre industry, researchers, entrepreneurs, and thinkers.

Your new home offers:

  • 527 beds
  • a central location metres from our Parkville campus and in the centre of the Melbourne Innovation District
  • close proximity to the popular food and shopping district of Lygon Street
  • access to support services, including an alumni career skills and employability program
  • a place to stay for visiting academics and fellows.

How to apply for University Accommodation

The Lofts at Melbourne Connect

Interested in finding out more about our newest postgraduate residence? Our recent webinar offers a deep dive into The Lofts at Melbourne Connect.

2022 fees for University Accommodation

Prices for some room types have been reduced for 2022 to reflect the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on students.

Room types1 Weekly rate3 2022
Twin studio2 $350
4 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom $390
4 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom (Balcony) $395
4 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom (Private Balcony) $400
2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom $415
2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom (Private Balcony) $420
4 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom $440
4 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom (Private Balcony) $445
3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom $460
Studio2 $500
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom $555
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom (Private Balcony) $560

1Studio and 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom apartments at The Lofts at Melbourne Connect can be occupied by two people. However, a double occupancy charge of $50 per week will apply. For example, if you're interested in sharing a Studio apartment with another person, the weekly price would be $550.
2 Studio refers to a room that includes a kitchenette and bathroom
3 Weekly rates are available for 6 and 12-month leases. All rates, other than double occupancy rooms, are in $AUD, per person, per week. Double occupancy rooms are in $AUD, per room, per week. Rate is inclusive of utilities, including WIFI.

DestinationAddressDistanceWalkCycle Public Transport
The University of Melbourne Stop 1 (Parkville) 300m4min1minN/A
The University of Melbourne (Southbank campus) Stop 1 (Southbank) 3.1km39min13min24min
The University of Melbourne Sports Centre Tin Alley, The University of Melbourne 700m8min3minN/A
Closest University library Giblin Eunson Library800m9min3minN/A
Closest supermarket Woolworths, Lygon St 400m5min2minN/A
Closest bank Bendigo Bank300m4min2minN/A
Closest ATM Commonwealth Bank ATM300m4min2minN/A
Melbourne cityMelbourne Central Station 1.6km20min6min14min

All inclusive room rate

The rate includes utilities (water, electricity, gas etc), Wi-Fi, and a wellbeing and residential life program.

Graduate community

Live with other students in a contemporary home designed exclusively for graduates. Features include access to an open-air, green public space.

Environmentally friendly

 Initiatives include electric vehicle charging and rooftop solar panels. The residence is designed to achieve a 5 star NABERS (National Australian Built Environment Rating System) Energy Rating. It is also targeting a 6 star Green Star Design and As Built (World Excellence) Rating.

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