Academie House Frequently Asked Questions

Got questions about living at Academie House? 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, feel free to contact us directly.

Does this property have an Application fee?

Yes a non-refundable application fee of $300 per room.

Is an advanced payment required?

Yes. To secure an apartment, the Tenant must pay a Booking Deposit of $1,650.

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

Yes for tenants with an Occupancy Agreement, cancellations with less than 1 weeks’ notice will incur a cancellation fee equal to 1 weeks’ occupancy fee.

Are car parking spaces available?

No there are no car parking spaces available however there are 15 bicycle bays available for free.

Do I need to pay a departure clean fee?

Yes - The departure clean fee is $150 per room per hour and payable on arrival. If additional cleaning is required, a minimum charge of $45 per hour our will apply.

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

The tenant will be charged one week’s rent per the occupancy agreement and the amount depends on the room type. The resident is liable for the ongoing payment of the room rent until another resident is found to occupy the room.

What utility costs am I responsible for?

Utility charges are included in your rent.

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

Internet access and WIFI is provided by Big Air and speed and download varies by plan.

Do I need a mattress protector?

A new mattress protector will be provided on arrival free of charge.

Do I need to organise my own Contents Insurance?

Yes this is not included in your rent.

Can an extra guest stay over?

Yes guests are allowed to stay for free for a 4 night maximum stay.

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.

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.