With a strong focus on teaching excellence and providing opportunities and support for students to reach their potential, the University of Queensland (UQ) is a place where you can become the best version of yourself. With all the tools and resources available, you’re able to achieve your individual aspirations and contribute positively to society.
Whether you attend UQ for your entire degree or just a semester, finding suitable accommodation is a top priority. UniLodge has plenty of suitable options, all located within close distance to campus:
- UniLodge @ UQ – St Lucia
- UniLodge on Twelfth Avenue
- The Manors
- UniLodge on Macquarie
- UniLodge Visage
- UniLodge on Gailey
- UniLodge Park Central
Travel Times and Transport Options
Getting to and from uni will be a breeze when you live this close to campus. With one on-campus accommodation option (UniLodge @ UQ) and six other apartments all just a quick commute away, you won’t have any trouble getting to class on time.
Travel times to the University of Queensland St Lucia Campus:
- From UniLodge on Twelfth Avenue: 14-minute walk, 12 minutes by bus
- From The Manors: 14-minute walk, 9 minutes by bus
- From UniLodge on Macquarie: 15-minute walk, 11 minutes by bus
- From UniLodge Visage: 17-minute walk, 10 minutes by bus
- From UniLodge on Gailey: 11 minutes by bus
- From UniLodge Park Central: 19 minutes by bus
There’s no shortage of student housing options that will get you to campus in under 20 minutes. Living near uni is highly practical and cuts down your daily travel time by a considerable amount. UQ’s bus network is very efficient, with rapid-transit busways that offer fast and reliable transport to and from campus. Be sure to plan your journey in advance by hopping on the Brisbane TransLink website.
Brisbane is a vibrant city packed with plenty of things to do. Be sure to head into South Bank, Brisbane’s ultimate lifestyle and cultural hotspot. Here you can visit the Queensland Museum and Science Centre to see science, culture and nature exhibits. And don’t miss a dip in South Bank’s Streets Beach, Australia’s only inner-city, manmade beach. On a beautiful day (and let’s face it, Brisbane has plenty of them), the Botanic Gardens are well worth a visit, with gorgeous plant life to admire and a number of enviable picnic spots to nab.
The St Lucia area is a hub for uni students to hang out in, with an abundance of cheap eats and green spaces to hang out in. Just down the road from the UQ campus on Hawken Drive is an array of dining options, perfect for grabbing a bite to eat after a big day of classes.
Life is simpler when you live at UniLodge. Our state-of-the-art apartments were purpose-built for students, so you don’t have to worry about a thing during your stay. With the convenience of living close to UQ, you can walk or bus to your lectures in under 20 minutes.
To book your UQ accommodation, contact UniLodge today.