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The Lofts at Melbourne Connect

Set to open in 2021.

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.

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  • Staffed reception with mailroom service
  • Gym
  • Onsite childcare facility and retail outlets
  • Top floor cinema and sky lounge
  • Dedicated study and meeting spaces
  • Large multipurpose common room
  • Library and shared study spaces
  • Multimedia room
  • Rooftop garden, BBQ and outdoor screen
  • Communal kitchen and dining spaces
  • Communal terraces
  • Bicycle parking
  • Shared laundry facilities
  • Large pergola balcony
  • Games room
  • Group meeting and study rooms
Room types1 Weekly rate3 2021
Twin studio2 $385
4 bedroom 2 bathroom $395
2 bedroom 1 bathroom $399
4 bedroom 2 bathroom with shared balcony $400
4 bedroom 2 bathroom with private balcony $405
2 bedroom 1 bathroom with private balcony $405
4 bedroom 4 bathroom $445
4 bedroom 4 bathroom with private balcony$455
3 bedroom 3 bathroom$460
1 bedroom 1 bathroom $515
1 bedroom 1 bathroom with private balcony$520

1 All rooms are single occupancy
2 Studio refers to a room that includes a kitchenette and bathroom
3 Weekly rate available for 6 and 12 month leases. All rates are in $AUD, per person, per week Studios

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 Woolworthes, 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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