UniLodge Vivida Student Accommodation
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CBA Branch 661 Glenferrie Road

661 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn

www.commbank.com.au

Camberwell Police Station

317 Camberwell Road, Camberwell

www.police.vic.gov.au

Woolworths Hawthorn

674 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn

www.woolworths.com.au

Coles Camberwell

Burke Avenue, Camberwell

www.coles.com.au

Village Cinemas Rivoli

200 Camberwell Road, Hawthorn East

https://villagecinemas.com.au

Hawthorn Aquatic Centre

1 Grace Street, Hawthorn

www.hawthorn.boroondaraleisure.com.au

Epworth Hawthorn

50 Burwood Road, Hawthorn

www.epworth.org.au

Hawthorn Medical

125 Power Street, Hawthorn

http://hawthornmedical.com.au

Boroondara Health & Wellness Centre

738 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn

www.healthandwellness.net.au

CBA Hawthorn

661 - 665 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn

www.commbank.com.au

Melbourne Zoo

Elliott Ave, Parkville

www.zoo.org.au

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Brunton Avenue, Richmond

www.mcg.org.au

Rod Laver Arena Melbourne Tennis Centre

Olympic Boulevard, Melbourne

www.rodlaverarena.com.au

Luna Park

St Kilda VIC 3182

www.lunaparksydney.com

Melbourne Institute of Technology (MIT)

288 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

www.mit.edu.au

William Angliss Institute

555 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

www.angliss.edu.au

Monash University

Wellington Road, Clayton, VIC 3800

www.monash.edu

RMIT University - Melbourne City Campus

124 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000

www.rmit.edu.au

The University of Melbourne

Royal Parade, Parkville, VIC 3010

www.unimelb.edu.au

Victoria University - City Flinders Campus

Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia

www.vu.edu.au

Swinburne University of Technology

John St, Hawthorn, VIC 3122

www.swinburne.edu.au

Crown Currency Exchange - Forest Hill Chase

Shop K021, Lv 1, Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre, 270 Canterbury Road, Forest Hill VIC 3131

crowncurrency.com.au

Universities Nearby

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University In Melbourne

The University of Melbourne

About

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

Address

Parkville VIC 3010, Australia

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University In Melbourne

Swinburne University of Technology

About

Swinburne University offers students the chance to get a great education in the heart of Melbourne. With high-quality teaching and a wide range of courses on offer, Swinburne gives you the essential skills needed for a successful career. No matter what you decide to study, finding accommodation within walking distance of the university is easy thanks to UniLodge.

Several of our properties in Melbourne are located near Swinburne’s main campus in Hawthorn, including:

Travel Times and Transport Options

Swinburne University’s Hawthorn campus is located just 10 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD, and just down the road from both UniLodge Vivida and UniLodge on Riversdale.

Travel times to Swinburne University:

  • From UniLodge Vivida: 6-minute walk, 1-minute bike ride, 6 minutes by bus
  • From UniLodge on Riversdale: 18-minute walk, 4-minute bike ride, 11 minutes by tram

Set among the vibrant cafés, restaurants and bars on Glenferrie Road, Swinburne University’s Hawthorn campus is well connected to Melbourne’s public transport system.

The Glenferrie railway station is practically on campus, with the Belgrave, Lilydale and Alamein train lines taking just 10 minutes to reach the city centre. The number 16 Kew to St Kilda Beach tram covers Glenferrie Road, and bus number 624 stops along Auburn Rd – just a 10-minute walk from the campus.

If you’re new to Melbourne and need help navigating the city’s public transport network, use Public Transport Victoria’s journey planner to map out your trip.

Local Attractions

Hawthorn is the perfect suburb to experience inner-city living in Melbourne. Famous attractions like Federation Square and the Queen Victoria Market are just a short train ride away, giving you plenty to do between study breaks.

As the capital of Australia’s sports-mad culture, Melbourne plays host to major sporting events like the Australian Open and AFL games. If you’re not much of a sports fan, the city’s cultured side can be seen at the National Gallery of Victoria and the Melbourne Museum.

As one of the most diverse cities in Australia, international culture is a big part of Melbourne’s identity. Greek, Chinese, Korean, Indian and Lebanese communities count for a large percentage of the city’s population, but people from all over globe have settled in Melbourne. This means international students won’t have any trouble finding reminders of their home country, regardless of where they come from.

UniLodge Facilities

UniLodge offers comfortable and safe student accommodation in Melbourne. Our apartments come with everything you need to settle into the student lifestyle, including large study areas, private bathrooms and kitchens, and purpose-built spaces for hosting social events. All utilities are included in the cost of your rent, so you won’t have to worry about bills making a mess of your student budget.

Contact UniLodge to find the perfect place to live near Swinburne University

Contact info

+61 3 9214 8444

Address

35 Wakefield Street

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University In Melbourne

RMIT University

About

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

Address

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.

Airport Transfer:
You can pre-book and compare point to point airport shuttle and transfer services at Jayride.com. 

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.