Student Accommodation FAQ

UniLodge Park Central
Frequently Asked Questions

Got questions about living at UniLodge Park Central? Find out everything you need to know about our student accommodation by checking out our most frequently asked questions. Whether you’re unsure about moving logistics, living costs, leases, or another aspect about of living in UniLodge student apartments, these questions include all the essential information you’ll need before moving in. If you have a question that you don't see answered, check in our blog or feel free to contact us directly.

Does this property have an Application fee?

No. There are no application fees.

Is an advanced rental payment required?

Yes. To secure an apartment, the Tenant must pay 2 weeks advanced rent and pay a Security Deposit / Bond of 4 weeks rent. Bond is payable to the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA).

Is there a cancellation fee once I have secured an apartment?

Yes there is a cancellation fee of 2 weeks rent plus GST

Are car parking spaces available?

Yes there are 385 car parking bays available and 800 bicycle spaces.

Do I need to pay a departure clean fee?

Cleaning costs are $239 per unit.

If I wanted to break my lease, what are the costs associated with this?

The cost is 1 week rent plus GST and rental costs until the apartment is leased again.

What electricity cost am I responsible for?

Electricity and utility usage is included in your rental payments.

How much is the Internet / WIFI? Who is the provider and how much bandwidth do I have?

Unlimited Highspeed WiFi is included in your rent

Do I need a mattress protector?

These are provided for you and the cost is covered in your departure clean fee.

Do you have an extra guest charge?

There is no charge for a guest for up to three nights in a studio apartment only.

What do I do if I, or my family need somewhere to stay prior to checking into UniLodge?

If you or your family need somewhere to stay for a couple of nights to a week, or rest your head after coming in from a late-night flight then why not book at Essence Suites Taringa. Offering fully furnished suites that give you the freedom to relax in a place away from home.

Where can I find resources to manage my health and wellbeing?

UniLodge has listed a number of resources on our Student Health and Wellbeing page.

What are your check-in times and days?

Residents may check-in Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

Do you offer after hours check-in?

Contact our after hours on duty Residential Advisor on 0455 944 106.

What is the process for arranging an after hours check-in?

Once you arrive at the property you will find the phone number of the Residential Advisor at the door. Please call that number and the after house Residential Advisor will assist you with your check in process.

Do I need to be classified as a student for the entirety of my contract with UniLodge?

Yes, to be a resident at UniLodge Park Central you need to have a current and valid student ID from the date you apply for your room and throughout your entire stay as per the dates on your contract agreement. Please contact reception if you have any questions.

Do I need to organise my own Contents Insurance?

Yes. This is not included in your rental payments.

Further Resident Information

The Resident Handbook is designed to help you to get to know the building and familiarise yourself with your rights and responsibilities as a resident. We hope that this Handbook will prove useful to you in answering any questions you have, and in assisting you with the most common concerns that you may have.