Intro

dwell Village Melbourne City is strategically located on the northern edge of Melbournes Central Business District, in a well-established education precinct on Flemington Road, only a 5-minute tram ride from RMIT University and just across the road from the University of Melbourne.

dwell Village Melbourne City features 229 apartments and caters for a vibrant community of approximately 456 residents. It is centered around a large landscaped courtyard garden area with extensive quality facilities including a swimming pool, cafe, study centre and gymnasium.

Apartment Facilities

Wifi
Fridge and freezer
Microwave
Shower
Desk & Chair
Wardrobe
balcony
Telephone (internal)

Community Facilities

Indoor gym
Student lounge
Heated outdoor pool
BBQ
Courtyard

Configurations

2 Bed Studio Apartment without BalconyAU$310 - AU$350/week/person
Lease Duration24 week - 51 week
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area28 sqm
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Room Facilities

Fridge and freezer
Electric cook-top and rangehood
Microwave
TV
Telephone (internal)
Double bed
Study desk and chair
Study lamp
Wardrobe
Shower
King single bed (bedrooms separated by lockable screen)

Enjoy courtyard or Melbourne street views from their 2 Bed Studio! Apartment is fully-furnished, featuring rooms with a king-single bed, lockable shelves, and great storage including under bed, built-in shelves and desk. This is your ideal apartment to share with a friend.

2 Bed Studio Apartment with BalconyAU$330 - AU$370/week/person
Lease Duration24 week - 51 week
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area28 sqm
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Room Facilities

Fridge and freezer
Electric cook-top and rangehood
Microwave
Telephone (internal)
TV
Outdoor balcony
Wardrobe
Study desk and chairs
King single bed
Shower
wash basin
King single bed (bedrooms separated by lockable screen)

Enjoy courtyard or Melbourne street views! This 2 Bed Studio comes with an outdoor balcony. Apartment is fully-furnished, featuring rooms with a king-single bed, lockable shelves, and great storage including under bed, built-in shelves and desk. This is your ideal apartment to share with a friend.

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3 Bedroom Apartment Small RoomAU$360 - AU$400/week/person
Lease Duration24 week - 52 week
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area65 sqm
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Apartment Facilities

Fridge and freezer
Microwave
Oven
Shower, toilet, wash basin
TV
Dining table and chairs
Lounge
Study desk and chair
Wardrobe and drawers
Free unlimited wifi
King single bed (bedrooms separated by lockable screen)

basic

Enjoy courtyard or Melbourne street views from their 3 Bed Apartment, ideal for sharing with 2 friends! The fully- furnished apartment features king-single beds, lockable shelves, and great storage including under bed, built-in book shelves and desk.

5 Bedroom ApartmentAU$360 - AU$400/week/person
Lease Duration24 week - 52 week
Bedrooms5
Bathrooms2 Bath
Area86 sqm
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Apartment Facilities

Fridge and freezer
Microwave
Oven
Shower, toilet, wash basin
TV
Dining table and chairs
Lounge
Study desk and chair
Wardrobe and drawers
Free unlimited wifi
King single bed

Their 5 Bed Apartment is great for sharing with 4 friends. Enjoy Melbourne street view, and large living spaces and dining area! It is fully-furnished that comes with king-single beds and 1.5 bathrooms (2 toilets).

2 Bedroom Apartment Small RoomAU$410 - AU$460/week/person
Lease Duration24 week - 52 week
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area33 sqm
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Room Facilities

Fridge and freezer
Electric cook-top and rangehood
Microwave
Telephone (internal)
TV
Outdoor balcony
Wardrobe
Study desk and chairs
King single bed
Shower
wash basin
King single bed

This 2 Bedroom Apartment provides individual bedrooms unlike the studios. Get the same courtyard or street views but larger common space! The fully-furnished room features a king-single bed and lockable shelf within the cupboard. This is ideal if you prefer more privacy.

3 Bedroom Apartment Large RoomAU$420 - AU$460/week/person
Lease Duration24 week - 52 week
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area65 sqm
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Room Facilities

Fridge and freezer
Electric cook-top and rangehood
Microwave
TV
Telephone (internal)
Outdoor balcony
King single bed
Study desk and chair
Wardrobe
wash basin
Shower
King single bed (bedrooms separated by lockable screen)

Their 3 Bed Apartment Large is spacious, ideal for sharing with 2 friends while enjoying the courtyard or Melbourne street view! The fully-furnished apartment features king-single beds, lockable shelves, and great storage including under bed, built- in book shelves and desk.

5 Bedroom Apartment DeluxeAU$420 - AU$460/week/person
Lease Duration24 week - 52 week
Bedrooms5
Bathrooms2 Bath
Area109 sqm
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Apartment Facilities

Fridge and freezer
Microwave
Oven
Shower, toilet, wash basin
TV
Dining table and chairs
Lounge
Study desk and chair
Wardrobe and drawers
Free unlimited wifi
King single bed

basic

Their 5 Bed Deluxe Apartment is brand new in our new building! Enjoy Melbourne street views with 4 other friends! The fully-furnished apartment features king-single beds, 2 bathrooms, and large living spaces and dining area.

4 Bedroom Apartment DeluxeAU$430 - AU$470/week/person
Lease Duration24 week - 52 week
Bedrooms4
Bathrooms2 Bath
Area100 sqm
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Apartment Facilities

Fridge and freezer
Microwave
Oven
Shower, toilet, wash basin
TV
Dining table and chairs
Lounge
Study desk and chair
Wardrobe and drawers
Free unlimited wifi
King single bed

basic

This 1 Bed Studio Deluxe provides great value for money, suitable for those who prefer more privacy. It is fully- furnished, featuring a queen bed and great storage including under bed, built-in shelves and desk. Enjoy your very own bathroom and kitchen!

1 Bed Studio Apartment DeluxeAU$459 - AU$488/week/person
Lease Duration24 week - 51 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area21 sqm
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen

Room Facilities

Fridge and freezer
Electric cook-top and rangehood
Microwave
Telephone (internal)
TV
Outdoor balcony
Wardrobe
Study desk and chairs
King single bed
toilet
wash basin
Queen Size Bed

This 1 Bed Studio Deluxe provides great value for money, suitable for those who prefer more privacy. It is fully- furnished, featuring a queen bed and great storage including under bed, built-in shelves and desk. Enjoy your very own bathroom and kitchen!

2 Bedroom Apartment Large RoomAU$469 - AU$500/week/person
Lease Duration24 week - 52 week
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area70 sqm
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Room Facilities

Fridge and freezer
Electric cook-top and rangehood
Microwave
Telephone (internal)
TV
Outdoor balcony
Wardrobe
Study desk and chairs
King single bed
wash basin
Shower
Double sized bed

Enjoy the perks of sharing an accommodation while having your own privacy. This 2 Bed Apartment Large provides individual bedrooms with a double bed and your very own balcony with courtyard views. Apartment comes with full- sized kitchen and living area.

1 Bedroom SuiteAU$469 - AU$498/week/person
Lease Duration24 week - 52 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area27 sqm
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen

Apartment Facilities

Fridge and freezer
Cooktop
Microwave
Shower, toilet, wash basin
TV
Dining table and chairs
Lounge
Study desk and chair
Wardrobe and drawers
Free unlimited wifi
Double sized bed

basic

Stay in the convenience of our existing building in close proximity to common areas. Their fully-furnished 1 Bed Suite comes with a double bed and great storage including under bed, built-in shelves and desk. Skip sharing bathroom and kitchen with others, only deal with your own mess!

1 Bed Studio Apartment PremiumAU$469 - AU$498/week/person
Lease Duration24 week - 52 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area24 sqm
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen

Room Facilities

3 Drawer Mobile Storage
Desk Chair
Fire Blanket
Free unlimited wifi
Fridge and freezer
Mattress protector
Microwave
Oven
Study desk and chair
Wardrobe and drawers
Waste Bin

Enjoy affordable and spacious accommodation in their 1 Bed Studio Premium! The fully-furnished room features a queen bed and great storage including under bed, built-in shelves and desk. Skip sharing bathroom and kitchen with others, only deal with your own mess!

1 Bed Studio Apartment Premium PlusAU$479 - AU$508/week/person
Lease Duration24 week - 52 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area24 sqm
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen

Room Facilities

3 Drawer Mobile Storage
Desk Chair
Fridge and freezer
Mattress protector
Waste Bin
Fire Blanket
Free unlimited wifi
Shower, toilet, wash basin
Microwave
Oven
Study desk and chair
Wardrobe and drawers

Enjoy affordable and spacious accommodation in their 1 Bed Studio Premium Plus! The fully-furnished room features a queen bed and great storage including under bed, built-in shelves and desk. Skip sharing bathroom and kitchen with others, only deal with your own mess!

1 Bedroom ApartmentAU$529 - AU$605/week/person
Lease Duration24 week - 52 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area34 sqm
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen

Room Facilities

Fridge and freezer
Electric cook-top and rangehood
Microwave
TV
Telephone (internal)
Study desk and chair
Study lamp
Wardrobe
Shower
High speed internet

This is the largest room type in their accommodation! Their fully- furnished 1 Bedroom Apartment features a queen bed and great storage including under bed, built-in shelves and desk. Enjoy a spacious private space with your very own bathroom and kitchen!

Booking Details

In addition to the weekly residential fee, the following fees are payable when confirming your accommodation:

security deposit of four weeks rent (a 0.78% surcharge applies for all credit/debit card payments)

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to apply for accommodation at dwell Village Melbourne City?

All students who are currently enrolled in or intending to undertake tertiary education are eligible to apply for accommodation. This includes research assistants and full-time, part-time, undergraduate and postgraduate students. dwell Village Melbourne City only accommodates students under the age of 18 years from the University of Melbourne.

No Visa no pay policy

If you are a prospective international resident of the Village and you were not able to secure an offer of a place at RMIT University or unable to secure a visa to study in Australia, your room reservation will be terminated without penalty.

To cancel your booking, please complete a Contract Termination Form. International resident contracts can only be cancelled prior to the Residential Agreement contract start date.

What's included in the rate?

The residential fees include:

Utilities (water, gas and electricity)

Use of all facilities in the Village: gym, heated swimming pool, bbq, pool and table tennis, student lounge (equipped with Playstation, DVD player, Foxtel and surround sound) and the dedicated study areas.

Res Life Program activities: lots of free events for residents only (some events may attract a ticket fee).

What nationalities are the residents at dwell Village Melbourne City?

The demographic of residents at dwell Village Melbourne City is composed of:

Domestic students = 53% (75% from Victoria)

International Students = 47% (45% from North America)

International students from non-English speaking backgrounds are particularly impressed that over half of dwell Village Melbourne Citys residents are Australians. This is a great opportunity to practice conversational English skills, study and network with the locals.

Are pets allowed?

No pets, including fish, may be kept in the Village. Additionally, residents are not permitted to bring animals into any building of the Village. This rule does not apply to the extent that it restricts the keeping of a guide or hearing dog.

Are priorities given to particular students?

dwell Village Melbourne City hosts a diverse range of residents from all over the world and across Australia, and we see this as a true strength of our community. To ensure fairness, we dont give preference to any group over others. Therefore we encourage all applicants to submit the relevant forms as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Can I choose my flatmates?

If youd like to share an apartment with a friend, please specify this on your application form. Given our high demand, we cant guarantee to fulfill all requests, but well definitely try our best to accommodate you.

The earlier you and your friend apply, the easier it is for us to assign you to the same apartment.

Can my partner live with me?

Spouses, partners, boyfriends or girlfriends can apply for accommodation at dwell Village Melbourne City, as long as they are students at RMIT. Couples will be provided with individual rooms, however you can request to be allocated rooms in the same apartment. One bedroom apartments are single occupancy only.

Given the demand for rooms, we cant guarantee to fulfill all requests but well definitely try our best to accommodate you.

Do you provide a cleaning service?

All residents are responsible for keeping their rooms and apartments clean. A cleaning service can be organised for a fee. Please enquire at Reception.

Do you provide internet access?

Broadband connectivity is available in every bedroom at the Village. Contact Reception for more information on internet packages (charges apply).

How close is dwell Village Melbourne City to RMIT University and the city?

dwell Village Melbourne City is located on Flemington Road, a 5 minute tram ride or 15 minute walk to RMIT University. University of Melbourne is about a five minute walk across the road.

How is dwell Village Melbourne City different to private rental accommodation?

dwell Village Melbourne City offers an independent living experience in stylish, affordable accommodation, just minutes away from classes! At the same time, we ensure support is available to residents 24 hours a day, and offer a fantastic residential life program to help you live, learn and grow.

This means that you have the freedom to do what you want and can enjoy the benefits of living in an exciting student community. You also have peace of mind knowing that there is always someone available to provide assistance.

In short, we offer a fantastic balance between support and independence!

How long are the residential agreements?

dwell Village Melbourne City offers 40 week, 44 week and full year contracts.

We also offer SAEX packages which are 24 weeks for exchange students.

Is catering available?

dwell Village Melbourne City doesnt provide catering. However each apartment has a kitchen including a fridge, freezer, cooktop, rangehood and microwave, so feel free to cook up a storm at any time of day (subject to the Village Rules). Kitchen sizes differ depending on apartment types.

If you need some tips, join one of our cooking classes! Check our event calendar to see if one is coming up.