UniLodge @ Shafston Student Accommodation
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CBA Branch

900 Brunswick Street, New Fram, QLD 4005

www.commbank.com.au

CBA Branch

183 Given Terrace, Paddington, QLD 4064

www.commbank.com.au

CBA Branch

811 Gympie Road, Chermside, QLD 4032

www.commbank.com.au

CBA Branch

Buranda Street, Woolloongabba

www.commbank.com.au

Little Chef Cafe

32 Nettlefold Street, Belconnen

www.littlechefcafe.com.au

Wooloongabba Police Beat

4-6 Logan Road, Woolloongabba

www.police.qld.gov.au

South Bank Police Station

3 Glenelg Street, South Brisbane

www.police.qld.gov.au

City Police Station

46 Charlotte Street, Brisbane City

www.police.qld.gov.au

Fortitude Valley Police Station

119 Brookes Street, Fortitude Valley

www.police.qld.gov.au

Mater Private Hospital Brisbane

301 Vulture St, South Brisbane

mater.org.au

St Vincent's Private Hospital Brisbane

411 Main St, Kangaroo Point

svphb.org.au

Brisbane City Botanic Garden

Alice St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

www.brisbane.qld.gov.au

Goodlife Health Clubs

171-209 Queen Street, Brisbane City

www.goodlifehealthclubs.com.au

Snap Fitness Brisbane City

15 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City

www.snapfitness.com.au

Cineplex South Bank

167 Grey Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

www.cineplex.com.au

Brisbane Powerhouse

119 Lamington St, New Farm, QLD 4005

https://brisbanepowerhouse.org

Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Grey St & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

www.qpac.com.au

Coles Woolloongabba

795 Stanley Street, Woolloongabba

www.coles.com.au

Coles Brisbane Myer Express

Elizabeth St, Brisbane City, QLD 4000

www.coles.com.au

Woolworths Kelvin Grove

57 Musk Ave, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059

www.woolworths.com.au

 

Woolworths Southpoint

217 Grey Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

www.woolworths.com.au

Riverbar & Kitchen

71 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD, 4000

https://riverbarandkitchen.com.au

Hungry Jack's

27 Queen St, Brisbane City, QLD 4000

www.hungryjacks.com.au

Queensland University of Technology

2 George Street, Brisbane City, QLD 4000

https://www.qut.edu.au/

ILSC Language School

232 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City, QLD 4000

https://www.ilsc.com/brisbane

Kaplan International College

369 Ann Street, Brisbane City, QLD 4000

https://www.kaplaninternational.com/

TAFE Queensland Brisbane

121 Colchester Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

https://tafeqld.edu.au/

 

Griffith University

170 Kessels Road, Nathan, QLD 4111

https://www.griffith.edu.au/

Shafston College

46 Thorn Street, Kangaroo Point, QLD 4000

https://shafston.edu/

University of Queensland

Brisbane St Lucia, QLD 4072

https://www.uq.edu.au/

Essence Apartments Chermside

541 Rode Road, Chermside QLD 4032

www.essenceapartments.com.au

Crown Currency Exchange - Carindale

Shop 1101A, Westfield Carindale, 1151 Creek Road, Carindale QLD 4152

crowncurrency.com.au

Universities Nearby

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University In Brisbane

Griffith University

About

Whether you’re preparing to attend law school at the Nathan campus or the Queensland College of Art, studying at Griffith University in Brisbane is a great opportunity to experience the city’s thriving student culture.

If you’re looking for a place to stay near your Griffith uni campus, the following UniLodge apartments are ideally located for Griffith students:

Travel Times and Transport Options

Many UniLodge apartments offer easy access to Griffith University campuses, so you won’t have to travel far to attend class.

Travel Times to Griffith University:

  • From Park Central: 18 minutes by bus to Mount Gravatt campus, 30 minutes by bus to Nathan Campus
  • From UniLodge South Bank: 8-minute walk to South Bank campus
  • From UniLodge on Margaret: 15 minutes by bus to South Bank campus

A short drive south-east of Brisbane’s CBD, Griffith’s Nathan and Mt Gravatt campuses are easily accessible via public transport. You can get there by bus from a variety of locations in Brisbane or catch a train to Salisbury station (it’s a 12-minute bus ride to both campuses from Salisbury station).

The South Bank campus is situated a short stroll from the South Bank Parklands, one of Brisbane’s main entertainment precincts. It’s located just down the road from several major bus stops, including South Bank bus and train station, the Cultural Centre bus station, and South Brisbane train station.

If you need help navigating Brisbane’s public transport system, use the Translink app to map out your journey.

Local Attractions

Situated in South East Queensland, Brisbane is one of Australia’s most liveable big cities. Many international students choose to study in Brisbane due to its seaside location; the Sunshine Coast is around an hour’s drive north of Brisbane, while the Gold Coast is a short distance south of the city.

Brisbane is also home to an increasingly diverse culture. Multicultural communities can be found scattered throughout the city, providing students from every corner of the globe with comforting reminders of their home country.

UniLodge Facilities

All UniLodge apartments in Brisbane are designed with students’ comfort and safety in mind. Each fully furnished apartment comes with essential facilities including a bed, desk, chair and fully equipped kitchen. Our friendly staff will help you get settled in, so you can feel safe and part of a community as soon as you arrive.

Contact UniLodge to find out more about our student accommodation in Brisbane.

Contact info

1800 677 728

Address

176 Messines Ridge Road

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Queensland University of Technology

About

The Queensland University of Technology’s Garden Point campus is located on the border of Brisbane’s CBD. Surrounded by a mix of skyscrapers and the City Botanic Gardens, it’s one of the best spots in Brisbane to live and study.

QUT students have a choice of UniLodge accommodation near campus, including:

Travel Times and Transport Options

Brisbane is one of the most liveable cities in Australia. Feel part of the city’s student community by moving into one of the UniLodge apartments located near the QUT Gardens Point campus.

Travel times to QUT Gardens Point:

  • From UniLodge Park Central: 14-minute bike ride, 20 minutes by bus or train
  • From UniLodge South Bank: 14-minute walk, 7-minute bike ride, 30 minutes by bus, 30 minutes by CityCat
  • From UniLodge on Margaret: 10-minute walk, 4-minute bike ride
  • From UniLodge @ Shafston: 16-minute bike ride, 28 minutes by bus

You can travel to and from QUT Gardens Point by bus, train, CityCat (ferry) or on foot, depending on the location of your accommodation. The campus has its own CityCat stop and is a short walk from Central and South Bank train stations, and King George Square and Queen Street bus stations. QUT students who cycle to campus can access secure bike racks, lockers and showers.

Local Attractions

Brisbane’s world-ranking universities aren’t the only reason it’s such a popular destination among university students. Located on the east coast of Australia, the city’s tropical climate and nearby beaches attract thousands of international and domestic students.

Built along a winding river, Brisbane’s urban centre offers the convenience and diverse culture of a big city with a hint of small-town charm. While it’s not quite as busy as Sydney or Melbourne, it still has everything you’ll need to enjoy your university years. Between classes, you can bask in the sunshine at the South Bank Parklands, explore the City Botanic Gardens, or grab a bite to eat at one of the international restaurants in Fortitude Valley – home of Brisbane’s Chinatown.

If you feel like hitting the beach on your days off from uni, the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast take around an hour to reach by train.

UniLodge Facilities

All UniLodge apartments in Brisbane are purpose-built for students. Fitted with advanced security features and modern facilities, they offer safety and comfort so you can thrive at university without worrying about your living situation. 

Contact UniLodge to book your student accommodation near QUT Gardens Point today.

Contact info

(07) 3138 2000

Address

2 George Street

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University In Brisbane

University of Queensland

About

With a strong focus on teaching excellence and providing opportunities and support for students to reach their potential, the University of Queensland (UQ) is a place where you can become the best version of yourself. With all the tools and resources available, you’re able to achieve your individual aspirations and contribute positively to society.

Whether you attend UQ for your entire degree or just a semester, finding suitable accommodation is a top priority. UniLodge has plenty of suitable options, all located within close distance to campus:

Travel Times and Transport Options

Getting to and from uni will be a breeze when you live this close to campus. With one on-campus accommodation option (UniLodge @ UQ) and six other apartments all just a quick commute away, you won’t have any trouble getting to class on time.  

Travel times to the University of Queensland St Lucia Campus:

  • From UniLodge on Twelfth Avenue: 14-minute walk, 12 minutes by bus
  • From The Manors: 14-minute walk, 9 minutes by bus
  • From UniLodge on Macquarie: 15-minute walk, 11 minutes by bus
  • From UniLodge Visage: 17-minute walk, 10 minutes by bus
  • From UniLodge on Gailey: 11 minutes by bus
  • From UniLodge Park Central: 19 minutes by bus

There’s no shortage of student housing options that will get you to campus in under 20 minutes. Living near uni is highly practical and cuts down your daily travel time by a considerable amount. UQ’s bus network is very efficient, with rapid-transit busways that offer fast and reliable transport to and from campus. Be sure to plan your journey in advance by hopping on the Brisbane TransLink website.  

Local Attractions

Brisbane is a vibrant city packed with plenty of things to do. Be sure to head into South Bank, Brisbane’s ultimate lifestyle and cultural hotspot. Here you can visit the Queensland Museum and Science Centre to see science, culture and nature exhibits. And don’t miss a dip in South Bank’s Streets Beach, Australia’s only inner-city, manmade beach. On a beautiful day (and let’s face it, Brisbane has plenty of them), the Botanic Gardens are well worth a visit, with gorgeous plant life to admire and a number of enviable picnic spots to nab.

The St Lucia area is a hub for uni students to hang out in, with an abundance of cheap eats and green spaces to hang out in. Just down the road from the UQ campus on Hawken Drive is an array of dining options, perfect for grabbing a bite to eat after a big day of classes.

UniLodge Facilities

Life is simpler when you live at UniLodge. Our state-of-the-art apartments were purpose-built for students, so you don’t have to worry about a thing during your stay. With the convenience of living close to UQ, you can walk or bus to your lectures in under 20 minutes.

To book your UQ accommodation, contact UniLodge today.

Contact info

07 3365 1111

Address

St Lucia Queensland 4072, Australia

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So You've Just Landed...

Welcome to Brisbane Airport! Brisbane International and Domestic Terminals are located side by side, but both have easy access to multiple transport options.

Taxi / Ride Share: 
Both terminals have dedicated Taxi Ranks and Ride Share Zones right in front of the terminals.

Airport Transfers:
From Brisbane Airport you can  pre-book point to point airport shuttle and transfer services.