Scape Swanston

393 Swanston St, Melbourne

Join a community of like-minded students and create unforgettable memories at Scape. Experience a smarter, brighter, better student accommodation located in the heart of Melbourne CBD and a short 10-minute stroll from the University of Melbourne. Scape Swanston is perfectly positioned within the student precinct, right beside public transport, trendy cafés, restaurants and shopping.

Scape Swanston is as unique as its students with bespoke art and murals from renowned Melbourne artists. There are plenty of spaces to meet up, wind down and catch up with new friends; multiple lounge areas, sky level gym & terrace with the best views in the city, cinema, study zones, communal kitchen & dining, outdoor terrace with cinema screen and games areas with foosball, table tennis and more. At Scape, we’ve crafted rooms that will give today’s students exactly what they need: a comfy double bed, their own kitchenette, a roomy study desk with super-fast Wi-Fi, private en-suite, individual temperature controls, smartly hidden storage, furniture and appliances also included.

We love to introduce our residents to their new city, culture and home through our events program. They will gain access to the best events in town as well as hosting some of the biggest names within their home - singers, artists, athletes, entrepreneurs and more. Please get in touch to find out about our line-up of curators and events.

With 24/7 concierge and security, there's always a helping hand around. To keep things easy and so residents can focus on with what’s important at Uni, rent is all-inclusive of bills including unlimited Wi-Fi, our full events program and a shuttle bus available to residents.

Accommodation features

Building facilities

Study centre

Y

Private study rooms

Y

Computer lab

N

Print / photocopying

Starting at 10c/ sheet

Library

N

Music practice room

N

Gym

Y

Cinema / TV room

Y

Courtyard / terrace

Y

Pool

N

Games room

Y

Bike store

Y

Mail service

Y

Parcels

Reception

Communal kitchen

Y

BBQ

Y

Café

Y

Vending machines

Y

Electricity included

Y

Water included

Y

Gas included

Y

Internet included

Unlimited

Laundry

$4.50/ wash & dry

Entry system

Key card

Reception staffed

24/7

Building staffed

24/7

Room facilities

Oven

N

Microwave

N

Convection microwave

Y

Dishwasher

B

Stovetop / hob

Y

Fridge

Y

Freezer

Y

Kettle

Y

Toaster

Y

Separate dining table

Y

Full length mirror

Y

Washing machine

B

Wardrobe

Y

Desk

Y

Office chair

Y

Lounge/ couch

N

TV

Y

Vacuum cleaner

B

Ironing board

B

Cooling

Air con

Heater

Y

Lockable safe/ locker

N

Intercom

N

B = available for use in building, but not room

Room types and costs

51 weeks

26 weeks*

Single studio (standard, lower)

$449

 

Single studio (standard, middle)

$469

 

Single studio (medium, lower)

$479

 

Single studio (standard, upper, city view)

$489

$509

Singe studio (medium, middle)

$489

 

Single studio (medium, upper, city view)

$519

$519

Twin studio

$329-339

 
  • All rates are in $AUD, per person, per week
  • Single (1) and twin (2) refer to the number of beds in a room – note that the weekly rate is always per person
  • Studio refers to a room that includes a kitchenette and bathroom
  • All rooms described as xBxB are in shared apartments. The first B refers to the number of bedrooms in the   apartment, and the second B to the number of bathrooms. All rooms share a kitchen. For instance:
    • Single 4B2B describes a single room in a four bedroom cluster with two bedrooms
    • Single 6B6B describes a single room in a six bedroom cluster with six bathrooms – typically this will be ensuite
    • Twin 4B4B describes a twin room in a four bedroom, four bathroom apartment – this means 8 people will share this cluster.

* 26 week contracts are only available to single semester Study Abroad/ Exchange students, or students who are commencing in the second semester.

Scape Swanston
393 Swanston St, Melbourne

Location

Address

Distance

Walk

Cycle

Public Transport

The University of Melbourne.

Stop 1 (Parkville)

1km

15min

6min

10min

The University of Melbourne (Southbank Campus).

Stop 1 (Southbank)

1.82km

24min

9min

15min

The University of Melbourne Sports Centre.

1.45km

22min

8min

15min

Closest UoM Library.

Giblin Eunson Library

0.95km

15min

5min

11min

Closest Supermarket.

Woolworths Literature Lane

0.08km

3min

2min

N/A

Closest Bank.

Commonwealth Bank RMIT University

0.06km

1min

1min

N/A

Closest ATM.

Westpac Queen Victoria Market

0.06km

1min

1min

N/A

Queen Victoria Market

0.6km

9min

3min

7min

Melbourne CBD.

Melbourne Central Station

0.13km

1min

1min

N/A

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Some of the things you'll find when you stay at Scape Swanston.

Games room

Communal kitchen

Lounge

Lobby

Reception

Gym

Lounge

Study booth

Terrace

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