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UniLodge Victoria University

101 Ballarat Road 3011 Footscray Australia

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Hometown Asian Supermarket

2/422-440 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

RMIT University - Melbourne City Campus

124 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Melbourne Zoo

Elliott Ave, Parkville

IMAX Melbourne

Rathdowne Street, Carlton

Footscray Police Station

66 Hyde Street

Crown Currency Exchange - Watergardens

Shop 7, Watergardens Town Centre, 399 Melton Hwy, Taylors Lakes VIC 3038

Commonwealth Bank Footscray

22-24 Paisley Street

FM Central Supermarket

Hopkins Street

Reading Room Cafe

Ballarat Road

The University of Melbourne

Royal Parade, Parkville, VIC 3010

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Brunton Avenue, Richmond

Rod Laver Arena Melbourne Tennis Centre

Olympic Boulevard, Melbourne

Victoria University

Footscray Park, VIC 3011

Luna Park

St Kilda VIC 3182

Queen Victoria Market

Queen Street, Melbourne

Trinity College

100 Royal Parade, Parkville, VIC 3010

Victoria Market Seafoods

513 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

Monash University - Clayton Campus

Wellington Road, Clayton, VIC 3800

Located in Footscray, a place that’s ranked as 13th coolest suburb in the world, UniLodge Victoria University is within reach to everything the suburb has to offer. There are bus and tram stops near the property, and it’s just a 15-minute walk from the Footscray Station and a 10-minute train ride to the Southern Cross Station in the City.

You won’t run out of eating out ideas as there are plenty of cafes and restaurants just a short stroll away, such as the hidden gem To’s Café, one of Melbourne’s best Banh Mi restaurants; 8bit if you’re up for some burgers in an 80’s arcade-themed; or a quick pie bite at the Pie Thief, a delicious pie shop which offers vegan options.

You’ll find all the essentials you need at the Highpoint Shopping Centre in just 13 minutes by bus. And the Footscray Market is just a stone throw away for you to get your high-quality fresh produce. If you’re looking for things to do, UniLodge Victoria University is just across the road from the beautiful Footscray Park for you to chill and relax, it’s also where all the actions happen like community events, sports events and music festivals such as Laneway Festival.

Feel like exercising? In just a 5-minute walk you’ll find yourself at the Victoria University Aquatic and Fitness Centre or you can ride a bicycle along the scenic Maribyrnong River Trail to the city. There is also the Inflatable World Oz, the biggest indoor inflatable playground in Australia where you can let your inner child out. Want something different? Try out the performance classes at the Women’s Circus or roller derby with the WestSide Derby Dollz.

Learn more about our student accommodation in Melbourne and discover the perfect place to call home.

Universities Nearby

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University In Melbourne (City)

Victoria University - Footscray Park Campus - VU

Contact info

+61 3 9919 6100


Footscray VIC 3011, Australia


Victoria University’s main campus is in Footscray, an inner-western suburb known for its art scene and multicultural influences. Just 10 minutes from the CBD, this lively student community is a great place to experience the advantages of living and studying in Melbourne.

Settle into your student lifestyle at UniLodge Victoria University, a modern apartment building located on the doorstep of the university’s Footscray Park campus.

Travel Times and Transport Options

UniLodge Victoria University is located on campus at Victoria University - only a short 4-minute stroll to class! It’s conveniently located near the Footscray train station, tram and bus stops. And only takes 2 minutes to ride a bike to Uni.

Footscray Park Campus sits next to parklands along the Maribyrnong River. It’s well serviced by Melbourne’s expansive public transport network, with trains, trams and buses travelling to and from the campus from all over the city. The Footscray Park campus also has bicycle hubs with showers, lockers, and secure bike parking.

Students can make use of VU’s free shuttle buses, which connect the Footscray and St Albans campuses to their nearest train stations.

Local Attractions

If you want to head to the CBD during study breaks, it’s just a 10-minute train ride away. Footscray is one of Melbourne’s hidden gems, offering a mix of diverse culture and proud community spirit. Home to predominately Chinese, Vietnamese and North African migrant communities, it has a distinctive international vibe.

Grab a bowl of delicious noodle soup at a local Vietnamese restaurant, stock up on exotic treats at the Footscray Markets or check out the artworks on display at the Footscray Community Arts Centre. If you’re eager to venture beyond Footscray, iconic Melbourne landmarks like the Queen Victoria Market, Federation Square and the National Gallery of Victoria are easy to reach via public transport.

UniLodge Facilities

UniLodge Victoria University features fully furnished apartments with great facilities, including spacious study rooms, gourmet kitchens, a basketball half-court, a cinema media room, and a rooftop garden terrace. From 6-bedroom apartments to studios, a range of rooms are on offer at this property. It’s part of Footscray University Town, a vibrant student community.

Secure your accommodation at UniLodge Victoria University by contacting UniLodge today.

University In Melbourne (City)

Victoria University - City - VU

For more than 100 years, Victoria University (VU) has offered accessible education to students in Melbourne’s west and beyond.

Our flexible approach to learning and teaching supports our vision and mission.

We aim to continue creating positive outcomes for education, industry and our community into the future.

Contact info

+61 3 9919 6100


300 Flinders Street


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RMIT University - Melbourne City Campus

Contact info

+61 3 9925 2000


124 La Trobe Street


Recognised for its leadership along with innovation in technology, design and enterprise, RMIT University is a place to experience true excellence in learning. With impressive facilities, practical courses and expert lecturers, RMIT sets you up for success.

RMIT will help you make your mark on the world. Whether you’re attending RMIT for the length of your degree or just a semester, you’ll need to find your home away from home.

Student Living and UniLodge branded properties have several student housing options near RMIT that would suit:

Travel Times and Transport Options

Located in the heart of Melbourne, RMIT is surrounded by suitable UniLodge properties that make getting to uni a breeze. Just a short walk away, you’ll save time and money on the commute.

Travel times to the RMIT University:

  • From Student Living on Campus: 1-minute walk
  • From Student Living on Swanston: 4-minute walk
  • From Student Living - 570 Swanston St: 4-minute walk
  • From Student Living on A’Beckett: 6-minute walk
  • From Student Living on Lonsdale: 5-minute walk
  • From Student Living on Flinders: 11-minute walk
  • From Student Living on Cobden: 9-minute walk
  • From UniLodge Lincoln House: 6-minute walk
  • From Student Living D1: 6-minute walk

There’s certainly no shortage of convenient student housing available. With each RMIT UniLodge just 5-10 minutes away by foot, you won’t ever have to worry about navigating traffic to get to class on time.

It’s easy to get around Melbourne thanks to the inclusive public transport system. With your choice of trains, trams and buses, you’ll be able to explore every inch of the city. Hop on Victoria’s public transport website to plan your journey ahead of time.

Local Attractions

Continuously topping the Most Liveable City list, Melbourne is a city that knows how to put on a show. With historic buildings and beautiful gardens to explore, and culture exhibits and art galleries to see, there’s something here for everyone to enjoy. Walk through the Royal Botanic Gardens or check out the iconic Flinders Street Railway Station. The Queen Victoria Market is well worth a visit, spanning over 2 city blocks with food, clothing and more on offer.

Melbourne is renowned for its enviable dining scene. You’ll find incredible cafés, bars and restaurants in every suburb you visit. No matter where in the world you come from, you’re sure to find delicious eats that remind you of home.


Everything is easier when you stay at UniLodge. Our properties all come fully furnished with all you need to live comfortably. Complete with security features for your peace of mind, it’s the perfect place to base yourself while studying.

Contact UniLodge now to enquire further about our RMIT accommodation.

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University In Melbourne (City)

University of Melbourne

Contact info

+61 3 9035 5511


Parkville VIC 3010, Australia


Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is one of Australia’s oldest and most respected universities. The main campus is located in Parkville, just north of Melbourne’s CBD. Filled with leafy streets and heritage houses, the neighbourhood surrounding the university is home to a large student community.

The University of Melbourne’s Parkville campus is a short distance from several UniLodge apartments, including:

Travel Times and Transport Options

All UniLodge apartments near the University of Melbourne offer easy access to the Parkville campus, so you can live like a local while enjoying an easy commute to class.

Travel times to Melbourne University:

  • From UniLodge Lincoln House: 3-min walk to the Southern Enterance, Gate 8
  • From UniLodge Royal Melbourne: 10-min walk to the Western Entrance, Gate 11
  • From Student Living- 800 Swanston: 5-minute walk, 3-minute bike ride
  • From Student Living - 746 Swanston - Student Living: 4-minute walk, 2-minute bike ride
  • From Student Living - 740 Swanston: 4-minute walk, 2-minute bike ride
  • FromStudent Living - 570 Swanston: 10-minute walk, 4-minute bike ride, 5 minutes by tram
  • From Student Living D1: 8-minute walk, 3-minute bike ride
  • From Student Living - 570 Lygon: 15-minute walk, 5-minute bike ride, 9 minutes by tram
  • From Student Living - 550 Lygon: 14-minute walk, 5-minute bike ride, 8 minutes by tram
  • From Student Living on Villiers: 7-10 minute walk to UoM (Baillieu Library entrance).

The University of Melbourne is easy to reach as it’s so well connected to the city’s public transport network. The closest City Loop station to the Parkville campus is Melbourne Central. You can catch a tram, ride a bike or simply walk to campus and other parts of Melbourne from your accommodation.

Local Attractions

With its coffee shops and friendly student community, Parkville is the perfect suburb to experience the best of Melbourne. The boulevards of Royal Parade and Flemington Road are lined with trees, making it easy to forget you’re so close to the CBD. Melbourne city’s multicultural vibe can be seen in Parkville, which features a mix of international restaurants and shops.

Located within easy reach of Melbourne’s most famous attractions, Parkville is a short tram ride away from Federation Square, the Royal Botanic Gardens, and the city’s famous arcades and laneways.

Our Facilities

We offer purpose-built facilities for students. Our rooms and apartments are comfortable and secure, providing you with a safe and welcoming home away from home during your university years. All our apartments feature furnished rooms and we have dedicated spaces for studying or socialising, so you can find a balance between getting good grades and making new friends.

Contact UniLodge to book your student accommodation today.

University In Melbourne (City)

Melbourne Institute of Technology


At MIT, we encourage bold, independent thinking and offer the highest quality academic experience. You’ll thrive on plenty of autonomy to direct your own learning, with our tutors on hand to challenge your ideas. Our small class sizes mean you enjoy more contact time with our tutors, plus support whenever you need it to get the best out of your studies.

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University In Melbourne (City)

Southern Cross University - Melbourne Campus


Southern Cross University's Melbourne branch campus is located in the heart of the central business district. The campus currently offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business, administration, accounting and information technology to international students.

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So You've Just Landed...

Welcome to Melbourne Airport! It’s about 22.9kms from the city centre and 27 minutes by car in light traffic.

Taxi / Rideshare:
Taxi and Rideshare pick up zones are available at a few locations right outside of the terminals. 

Skybus - city express:
Take the Skybus ride to get you to Melbourne CBD, from there you can catch the free city hotel shuttle SkyBus Link or book an Uber to your UniLodge location.

Trams, trains and buses:
Buy a Myki smartcard for flexible travel between trains, trams and buses. You'll be able to use public transport in and around the city for just a few hours or all day. For information on the timetable and costs, please click here.