UniLodge on Lonsdale Student Accommodation
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Points Of Interest

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CBA Branch 368 Swanston St

368 Swanston Street, Melbourne, 3004


CBA Branch 260 Flinders Street

260 Flinders Street, Melbourne, 3000


Cinema Nova

380 Lygon Street, Carlton


IMAX Melbourne

Rathdowne Street, Carlton


Hoyts Melbourne

Swanston St & Latrobe Street, Melbourne


Coles Melbourne Central

211 La Trobe Street, Melbourne


The University of Melbourne Health Service

138-146 Cardigan Street, Carlton


Melbourne East Police Station

226 Flinders Lane, Melbourne


Queen Victoria Market

Queen Street, Melbourne


Victoria Market Seafoods

513 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne


Safe Way Super Market

7 Artemis Lane, Melbourne


Melbourne Zoo

Elliott Ave, Parkville


Melbourne Cricket Ground

Brunton Avenue, Richmond


Rod Laver Arena Melbourne Tennis Centre

Olympic Boulevard, Melbourne


Luna Park

St Kilda VIC 3182


Spring Street Grocer

157 Spring Street, Melbourne


TANG Food Emporium

185 Russell Street, Melbourne


Hometown Asian Supermarket

2/422-440 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

Academia Institute

399 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC 3000


Melbourne Institute of Technology (MIT)

288 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000


William Angliss Institute

555 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000


Monash University

Wellington Road, Clayton, VIC 3800


RMIT University - Melbourne City Campus

124 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000


The University of Melbourne

Royal Parade, Parkville, VIC 3010


Victoria University - City Flinders Campus

Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia


Swinburne University of Technology

John St, Hawthorn, VIC 3122


Monash College

222 Bourke St, Melbourne, VIC 3000


Australian Catholic University - Melbourne Campus

115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy


Southern Cross University - Melbourne Campus

108 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne


La Trobe University City Campus

360 Collins Street, Melbourne


Edith Cowan University - Melbourne Campus

235 Queen Street, Melbourne


Crown Currency Exchange - Watergardens

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


Universities Nearby

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University In Melbourne

The University of Melbourne


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 College Square on Swanston: 5-minute walk, 3-minute bike ride
  • From UniLodge @ Melbourne: 4-minute walk, 2-minute bike ride
  • From UniLodge @ 740: 4-minute walk, 2-minute bike ride
  • From UniLodge @ 570 Swanston: 10-minute walk, 4-minute bike ride, 5 minutes by tram
  • From UniLodge D1: 8-minute walk, 3-minute bike ride
  • From College Square on Lyon: 15-minute walk, 5-minute bike ride, 9 minutes by tram
  • From @ 550 Lygon: 14-minute walk, 5-minute bike ride, 8 minutes by tram
  • From The University of Melbourne @ 303 Royal Parade: 25-minute walk, 7-minute bike ride, 22 minutes by tram
  • From UniLodge on Villiers: 20-minute walk, 7-minute bike ride, 11 minutes by tram

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.

UniLodge Facilities

UniLodge offers purpose-built facilities for students. Our apartments are comfortable and secure, providing you with a safe and welcoming home away from home during your university years. All UniLodge apartments feature furnished rooms and 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.

Contact info

+61 3 9035 5511


Parkville VIC 3010, Australia

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University In Melbourne

RMIT University


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.

UniLodge has 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 University of Auckland:

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

UniLodge Facilities

Everything is easier when you stay at UniLodge. Our apartment buildings 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.

Contact info

+61 3 9925 2000


124 La Trobe Street

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So You've Just Landed...

Welcome to Melbourne Airport! It’s about 22.9kms from the city centre and 27minutes 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.