Residential colleges and other accommodation

Residential colleges

For over 130 years the residential colleges have been a home away from home for University of Melbourne students. There are ten colleges right on campus for you to choose from, each with its own unique community spirit, and each offering a supportive environment that will help you to make lifelong friends, build lasting connections, and become part of a strong global network.

Applications for Semester 2 2019 and Semester 1 2020 are now open

Explore the residential colleges

Most colleges offer a single furnished room with common hangout spaces and bathrooms. Meals are provided in the beating heart of every college - the Dining Hall. Explore the following colleges to find out more.

*International House and Medley Hall are university-owned residential colleges and are part of the accommodation guarantee.

Find out what makes college life so special!

When you live in a college you can explore your passions and try something new with a huge range of social, cultural and sporting events for you to take part in and even lead. Extra learning programs and study support from academic staff will help you boost your studies and develop your skills beyond your degree. You'll also find your people and make lasting connections with a long history of past students who are passionate about creating exciting career opportunities for those who now call their college home.

Find out more

Other accommodation

Outside of the colleges, there is another accommodation option available to you - Student Village Melbourne.  Individual furnished bedrooms provide ample work space and village facilities have been designed specifically for students.

As a Student Village resident, you have the opportunity to discover new places around the world. You can stay at any participating Campus Living village outside Australia for up to two weeks free of charge.

Applications for Semester 1 2020 are now open

Explore Student Village Melbourne

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