UniLodge Victoria University
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UniLodge VU - Apartment
Studio Accessible/Queen Apartment

Exclusive On Campus accommodation provider at VU’s Footscray Park Campus

Best value in Melbourne!

Weekly rates from $266*pw including wifi and utilities!

You can live and study in one of Melbourne’s most exciting inner-city suburbs!

Victoria University is a world-class institute located in Footscray, just 5km on the western fringe of the city of Melbourne.

Located close to public transport and across the road from the beautiful Maribyrnong River, UniLodge is proud to operate Victoria University’s only on-campus student accommodation.

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So what do we have to offer?

  • A range of room types from twin, 2 and 6 bed apartments, to self-contained studios.
  • No lease – no fuss!
  • On site staff providing excellent safety and security 24/7.
  • Study rooms, games rooms, cinema room, entertainment galore!
  • Rooftop terrace, basketball half-court and BBQ facilities.
  • Our very own onsite café barista!
  • Weekly events and activities to help you make new friends.

What do you do next?

  • Search which room suits you best.
  • APPLY NOW so you can secure your new home in 2024.

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Property Facilities

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BBQ facilities are located in the outdoor recreation area – you can enjoy a BBQ with your friends, or prepare dinner for one.

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Bicycle Parking

Secure and undercover bicycle storage is provided for residents for up to 66 bikes.

The bicycle storage is located in the Ground Floor courtyard, with an entrance to the storage from Ballarat Road.

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Cinema/ Theatrette is located in our Ground Floor common area, with a pull-down projector screen and access to Foxtel services, gaming consoles and media players. 

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Common Areas / Lounges / Games Room

UniLodge Victoria University features some great common areas with a resident lounge with TV, kitchen, dining area, pool table and table tennis. The property also features study rooms, a cinema/theatrette, and an outdoor recreation area with BBQ – perfect place to kick back and relax with your friends or fellow residents.

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Communal Kitchen

The kitchen in your apartment has all of your basic essentials, including full size fridge/freezer, cooktop, ducted range hood and built in oven (or convection microwave combo).

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The laundry facilities are located in the Ground Floor common area, including coin operated washing machines and dryers. It costs $4 per wash and $4 per dry. The students are required to bring their own laundry detergent. 

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Outdoor Area / Rooftop Terrace

There is a Ground Floor courtyard with BBQ facilities, basketball court and entertaining areas. There is also a rooftop terrace located on Level 4 with great views of the East including the Melbourne CBD with sitting areas and a herb garden.

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On-site Staff

Our on-site friendly customer service focused staff are available offering general assistance, counselling, and pastoral care services – you will always have someone there for you. Reception is open 7 days per week (closed on public holidays only)

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Photo-copying / Printing

We offer photocopy and printing services at a cost of $0.20 per page for A4 documents and $0.40 per page for A3 documents. Scanning services are also available upon request.

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Public Transport Stops

The 82 tram line is virtually on doorstop, however it does not directly go to the Melbourne CBD, it stops at Footscray Train Station where they can take an easy 10 minute trip to the Melbourne CBD.

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Retail Shops in Precinct

There is an array of cafes on campus to suit everyone’s taste buds – visit the University website for more details. Footscray IGA and take away shops are just a short 10 minute walk away up Ballarat Road. Highpoint Shopping Centre which features over 500 retailers is only 3km away. 

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Resident safety is number one priority for UniLodge management. The property features secure access to the building – no one can enter the building without swipe card access or in the company of a resident or staff. Access to bedrooms and communal areas of the building is via Onity swipe cards.

Access to our building is safe and secure, with electronic key card access to all areas and CCTV security monitoring.

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Study Rooms

There are study rooms located throughout the building - perfect for working on assessments or for group projects.

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Our Studio and 2-Bedroom Apartments feature a television in each of the bedrooms. Our 6-Bedroom multi-share apartment features a television in the communal living area. Each bedroom includes a TV coxial port/connection socket for your own convenience. The televisions included in the rooms and apartment vary in size depending on the room type.

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Vending Machines

Vending machines are located in the Ground Floor common area, with a variety of food and beverage items. The machines accept both cash, debit or credit card.

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Unlimited Wi-Fi internet is included for all residents.

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Refer a Friend & Get a $300 Gift Voucher*!

Recommend a friend to join you at UniLodge Victoria University! If they move in, both of you will receive a $300* gift voucher.

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We want to make your move to the sunny side even smoother by introducing you to Commonwealth Bank of Australia. They’re known to Aussies as CommBank.

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Goodlife Health Clubs Membership Discount

Get 20% off a gym membership at your closest Goodlife Health Clubs or Fitness First in Australia!

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Be a part of our community

Mixing study periods with a meaningful social life is a balancing act and it shouldn’t cost you the earth. We know that every dollar counts when you are a student so our properties are designed to maximise the social spaces within and provide you with opportunities to mix with likeminded people through our Residential Life Program. We host many different events each month many which you can check out on the UniLodge Resident Hub for IOS or Android and on our Event pages.