The Student Housing Company

Location:

  • University Square, corner of Barry Street & Pelham Street, Carlton

University Square, Carlton

University Square is the first student accommodation of its kind in Melbourne, with service, safety and security at its heart. Getting to lectures couldn’t be easier with the University of Melbourne just a short walk away. The Melbourne Business School is just across the street and transport links give you easy access to most major UoM schools and colleges in the city. Home to 345 students, it also offers a wide selection of beautifully furnished en-suite rooms and studios and extensive common spaces and facilities, where you can enjoy your own private space or socialise and study with friends.

Building facilities

Study centre

Y

Private study rooms

Y

Computer lab

N

Print / photocopying

Free

Library

N

Music practice room

N

Gym

N

Cinema / TV room

Y

Courtyard / terrace

Y

Pool

N

Games room

Y

Bike store

Y

Mail service

Y

Parcels

Lockers

Communal kitchen

Y

BBQ

Y

Café

N

Vending machines

Y

Electricity included

Y

Water included

Y

Gas included

NA

Internet included

Unlimited

Laundry

$5/ wash

$1/ 10 mins dryer

Entry system

Key card

Reception staffed

8-10 M-F; 8-8 S-S

Building staffed

24/7

Room facilities

Single studio

1B1B

Twin Studio

Single 2B1B

Single 3B3B

Single 6B2B

Oven

Y

Y

Y

Y

Microwave

Y

Y

Y

Y

Convection microwave

Y

Y

Y

Y

Dishwasher

Y

Y

Y

Y

Stovetop/ hob

Y

Y

Y

Y

Fridge

Y

Y

Y

Y

Freezer

Y

Y

Y

Y

Kettle

N

N

N

N

Toaster

N

N

N

N

Separate dining table

Y

Y

Y

Y

Full length mirror

Y

Y

Y

Y

Washing machine

B

B

B

B

Wardrobe

Y

Y

Y

Y

Desk

Y

Y

Y

Y

Office chair

Y

Y

Y

Y

Lounge/ couch

N

Y

Y

Y

TV

Y

Y

Y

Y

Vacuum cleaner

B

B

B

B

Ironing board

B

B

B

B

Cooling

Air con

Air con

Air con

Air con

Heater

Y

Y

Y

Y

Lockable safe/ locker

N

N

Y

Y

Intercom

Y

Y

Y

Y

B = available for use in building, but not room

Room types and costs

52 weeks

Single studio (standard, lower)

$504

Single studio (standard, upper)

$504

Single studio (standard, terrace)

$529

Single studio (premium)

$529

Single studio (premium, terrace)

$535

Single 1B1B (standard, lower)

$562

Single 1B1B (standard, upper)

$573

Single 1B1B (standard, terrace)

$596

Single 2B1B (lower, terrace)

$473

Single 3B3B (duplex, terrace)

$473

Single 6B2B (standard, lower)

$289

Twin studio

$349

  • 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.

TSHC University Square
Cnr Barry and Pelham Street, Carlton

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.

Coles Melbourne Central

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

0.43km

7min

2min

6min

Melbourne CBD.

Melbourne Central Station

0.13km

1min

1min

N/A

University Square images

Some of the things you'll find when you stay at University Square.

Reception

Studio apartment

Lounge

Twin studio

Living area

Games area

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