UniLodge 570 Swanston - Student Accommodation Melbourne | FAQs

FAQs For Residents and Parents

Got questions about living at 570 Swanston Street? 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?

No. There are no application fees.

Is an advanced rental payment required?

Yes. To secure an apartment, the Tenant must pay the first month’s rental Package and any chosen options

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

Yes there are early termination fees and cancellations are considered the same as breaking a lease.

Do I need to pay a departure clean fee?

UniLodge can arrange for the professional cleaning of your Apartment. The cost to clean a room in Semester 1, 2020 is as follows:

  • $290 for a 1 bedroom apartment
  • $330 for a 2 bedroom apartment
  • $365 for a 3 bedroom apartment

Pricing is based on prepayment of cleaning prior to arrival.

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

Per Lease Agreement. The cost will be 2 weeks rent plus GST, $165 Advertising fee and Rent paid until the apartment is leased again.

What electricity cost am I responsible for?

Each tenant pays for their energy as it is separately metered. Each tenant will hold their own account with an energy company. UniLodge recommends each tenant use a connection company called - On the Move.

How much is the Internet / WiFi? Who is the provider?

Wifi Internet with 200GB data is provided by SuperLoop and is included in your rental package.

Do I need to organise my own Contents Insurance?

No this is included in your rental payments with coverage to a value of $3,000.

To view the UniLodge Contents Insurance Product Disclosure Statement - Click Here

Why is the rent not 4 times the weekly rent amount?

Rental in Victoria is per calendar month. As there are not always 4 full weeks in a month, the weekly rate is multiplied by 52 weeks (as there are 52 weeks in a year) and then divided by 12 months to get the monthly rate.

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.