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Iglu Melbourne City Student Accommodation, Melbourne

Franklin St, Melbourne, 3000, Australia
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About the Property

Iglu Melbourne City Student Accommodation Melbourne is nestled within the bustling heart of Franklin St, Melbourne, 3000, Australia. This student accommodation in Melbourne stands as a beacon of comfort and convenience for both local and international scholars. Renowned for its diverse array of room options catering to various needs and preferences. From ensuites to studio apartments, students can find their perfect accommodation in Melbourne. Melbourne, with its globally acclaimed universities such as TMG College, Australian Centre of Further Education Pty Ltd, Kent Institute Australia, Danford College and Melbourne Institute of Technology, provides an ideal setting for academic pursuits.

It's a city where vibrant cultures converge, offering a rich tapestry of experiences for students to immerse themselves in. From its thriving live music scene to its eclectic art galleries and iconic laneways adorned with charming cafés and vibrant street art, Melbourne pulsates with energy and creativity. The allure of Iglu Melbourne City Student Accommodation Melbourne lies not only in its proximity to prestigious educational institutions but also in its commitment to fostering a vibrant community. Through a range of social events and inviting common areas, residents have ample opportunities to forge meaningful connections and create lasting memories.

Beyond the confines of the accommodation, Melbourne beckons with a plethora of attractions and experiences waiting to be explored. Whether it's a leisurely stroll through the Melbourne Museum, soaking in the cultural vibrancy of Federation Square, or finding solace amidst the lush greenery of the Royal Botanic Gardens, students are spoilt for choice when it comes to enriching their leisure time.

Iglu Melbourne City Student Accommodation Melbourne offers more than just a place to stay—it provides a gateway to a thriving academic and cultural landscape. With its unparalleled amenities, vibrant community, and prime location in the heart of Melbourne, it's no wonder that students flock to make it their home away from home.

Features

The La Trobe University—North and South Apartments Melbourne provides a myriad of amenities designed for comfort, convenience, and a dynamic social life. La Trobe University - North and South Apartments Melbourne offers a range of non-ensuite and studio options.

Residents of La Trobe University—North and South Apartments Melbourne can enjoy the luxury of air conditioning systems, ensuring a comfortable environment.  Rooms with storage space and wardrobe, including necessary appliances like an electrical cooktop, stove, microwave, fridge and kitchen sink facilitate an easy move-in experience. With rooms equipped with a 2-seater sofa, a coffee table and a dining area with a table and 4 chairs where residents can enjoy their meals. For a comfortable and peaceful study, bookshelves and study chairs are provided. La Trobe University Melbourne accommodation is inclusive and designed for all.

In common amenities, the study spaces cater to academic pursuits, while the free gym facilities zone helps residents stay on top of their health and wellness goals. The property also boasts a range of proximity to La Trobe University, making it convenient for daily commutes. Laundry facilities on-site add to the ease of living. The social butterfly in every student will appreciate the social engagements in community living spaces and sports facilities, perfect for unwinding and connecting with peers. Outdoor enthusiasts will revel in the BBQ/Picnic area, ideal for a weekend cookout. A wireless internet connection is provided throughout, making staying connected seamless. Those with a vehicle will find the paid car parking facility extremely convenient. Onsite management for hassle-free living and vending machine facility for munching and satisfying hunger. Electricity, gas, water and internet bills are included in your rent.

Location and What's Hot?

Iglu Melbourne City accommodation ensures the perfect balance of study and leisure, being close to various universities such as the renowned Melbourne Institute Of Technology, The University of Melbourne, and Monash University (Parkville Campus), making your commute to classes a breeze. The Iglu Melbourne City Student Accommodation Melbourne truly offers the epitome of convenience and vibrant city living for any student.

Iglu Melbourne City Melbourne is surrounded by several shops, pubs and restaurants. Head to The Crafty Squire and Whitehart Bar with your friends. Or you can plan Sunday brunches at Cecconi's Flinders Lane Restaurant & Cellar Bar and The Waiters Restaurant. You can also visit popular tourist attractions such as SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne Skydeck and Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria - Melbourne Gardens. Living near Iglu Melbourne City Student Accommodation in Melbourne means you'll have plenty of things to do and places to explore. If you're looking for a delicious meal, you can visit Diner on Franklin, Tokyo 7 Japanese Restaurant, Patsy's Melbourne, Buza Chicken, or ABC Chicken for a variety of tasty options. Operator25 and Phancy Cafe & Catering are also great spots to grab a bite.

Jay's Coffee is nearby for coffee lovers, serving up your favourite brews. If you're into golf, you can check out Drummond Golf Melbourne for some golfing fun. Graffitis is a cool place to appreciate street art and murals, and Bird's Basement offers live music performances for music enthusiasts.

Whether you want to enjoy a nice meal, sip on coffee, explore art, or indulge in music, there's something for everyone around student housing in Melbourne. You'll find a mix of dining, entertainment, and cultural experiences within reach, making it a vibrant place to live and study in Melbourne. So, go ahead and discover Iglu Melbourne City student accommodation Melbourne and the exciting neighbourhood activities it has to offer

Commute

Melbourne has a charming public transport system that makes exploring the city's different neighbourhoods simple. Iglu Melbourne City Student Accommodation Melbourne is well-connected to every mode of public transport in Melbourne. A'Beckett St/Queen and Queen Victoria Market/Franklin St bus stops are within a few steps ahead. You’ll find many tram stops, such as Melbourne Central Station, Elizabeth St - Stop 5, 5-Elizabeth St/La Trobe St and Flagstaff Station, which are within two blocks away. With such excellent connectivity, Iglu Melbourne City Student Accommodation Melbourne brings the heart of the city closer to home, making your student life both productive and enjoyable.

What will you get

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do I need to pay when booking?

To start your application, you will need to pay one week’s rent (your holding deposit). This will be treated as your first rent payment once your booking is confirmed and you move in.

How much bond do I need to pay?

A bond equal to 4 weeks rent is required to be paid at the time of signing your contract to live at property. This amount is then sent to the relevant state’s Rental Tenancy Bond Authority where it is held until after you vacate the property. It is then returned to you less any amounts you may owe to property, such as unpaid rent or damages, at the end of your contract.

Do I need to provide a record of my rental history?

Their simple process means you don’t have to provide a record of previous rental history – you don’t even need to have prior experience in renting a property!

Will the price of my rent increase?

The price of your rent is fixed for the length of contract. If you decide to stay on beyond your current lease, the weekly rent of the new contract may increase – any rate increase will always be advertised in advance.

How long is my lease?

They offer the following contract types at property: 12-months (equivalent to a full calendar year) 6-months (equivalent to a half full calendar year) 44-weeks* (equivalent to an academic year) 22-weeks* (equivalent to a semester) Short Stay – where available, the Short Stay option will be shown on a room page with available dates to choose from * 44 and 22-week contracts are only available in Semester 1 of each year. They are not available for NRAS or International U18 rooms.

Are the prices shown per apartment or per person?

The prices quoted are per person, per week. As part of their warm hospitality, your rent includes: free unlimited internet all utilities (water, electricity and gas) use of all communal spaces access to 24×7 onsite support an engaging program of resident events They also offer a complimentary weekday ‘Cool Start‘ breakfast at all properties.

Do I have to book online?

Not at all. You are more than welcome to speak to the friendly team at your preferred property and book directly through them.

How often is rent paid?

Your weekly rent is required to be paid fortnightly, and you are responsible for ensuring that your rent is paid a minimum of two weeks in advance at all times in accordance with your Residential Tenancy Agreement.

What credit cards do you accept?

You can pay using Visa, Mastercard or Amex. Please note that they do not apply credit or debit card surcharges to holding deposits (one weeks’ rent) when paid on this website however a surcharge will apply to all future credit card and debit card payments. Currently this surcharge is 2% of the payment amount but is subject to change.

Will you refund my holding deposit if I don’t get a visa?

They are happy to refund your holding deposit if your application for an Australian student visa is not successful. Please refer to their Cancellation & Refunds Policy for details.

Will you refund my holding deposit if I don’t get into my course?

They are happy to refund your holding deposit if you don’t get a place in the course you apply for at university. Please refer to their Cancellation & Refunds Policy for details.

What are contract start dates?

Contract start dates vary across properties and in some cases, you will see different date options available on for the same room listing. This is because some of their properties currently have set contract cycles due to availability, while others have more flexibility. Available contract start dates are shown for each room at each property.

Can I choose when I move in?

This varies across their properties. If a room is shown as being ‘Available Now’ you can discuss the contract start date directly with the property. Where a specific contract start date is shown this is the date your contract will start, regardless of when you physically move into property. Where a specific contract start date is set, you will have the opportunity to advise your ‘Expected Arrival Date’, which must be after the contract start date, when you finalise your contract on our resident portal. Some properties do have set check-in dates and they will advise you of these prior to finalising your application.

How long is my contract?

To maintain their contract cycles, your contract will be for one of the following lengths: 12-months (equivalent to a full calendar year) 6-months (equivalent to a half full calendar year) 44-weeks* (equivalent to an academic year) 22-weeks* (equivalent to a semester) * 44 and 22-week contracts are only available in Semester 1 of each year. They are not available for NRAS or International U18 rooms. This may vary in some instances and the property will advise if this is the case. Of course, you will always be given the opportunity to renew your contract and your property team will contact you in advance of the end date to advise available options.

Can I stay at property for longer than my initial contract length?

Yes, you can stay for the duration of your study. They will always contact you prior to the end of your existing lease to see if you would like to renew and for how long.

Can I do a virtual tour before deciding to book?

Of course. You can use their booking form to select your preferred property, date and time and they will be in touch to sort it out.

Are utilities included in the rent?

Yes, your rent includes gas, water and electricity.

Is internet included in the rent?

Yes, unlimited high-speed Wi-Fi is included in your weekly rent and you have to this throughout the building.

Do you offer meals?

Property is not fully catered, however: They offer a complimentary weekday ‘Cool Start‘ breakfast at all properties. All apartments have well-equipped kitchens where you can prepare lunch and dinner. Food events are a key part of each monthly event calendar.

Do you offer airport pick-ups?

Given the convenient locations of properties, they don’t offer airport pick-ups, but they will provide you with information about getting to the property, including options for airport transfers.

Are towels and bed linen included?

No – you will need to bring your own towels, blankets, sheets and pillows. If easier, you can buy these items once you arrive at a retail store or you can purchase a linen kit from us in advance. With a quilt, pillows, linen and towels, it has everything you need to freshen up, make your bed and settle in for a good night’s sleep. Please note that the bed sizes at property are: Single size for standard 2-bedroom apartments at Iglu Flagstaff Gardens King-single sized for all multi-share apartments (with the exception of Iglu Mascot and Iglu Flagstaff Gardens), single studios at Iglu South Yarra, some studios at Iglu Broadway and some one-bedroom apartments at Iglu Kelvin Grove Double sized for most studio and one-bedroom apartments plus premium 2-bedroom share apartments and 6-bedroom share apartments at Iglu Mascot. Queen sized for the majority of studio apartments at Iglu Central Park.

What is not included?

You are responsible for supplying your own crockery, glassware, cooking and eating utensils and any other kitchen gadgets (they provide kettles and toasters at the properties noted below, and all ovens and stove tops are electric). Other items you may need include coat hangers, cleaning supplies, washing powder, toiletries plus all your personal clothing etc. Toasters and kettles are provided at: Iglu Brisbane City, Iglu Central, Iglu Chatswood, Iglu Flagstaff Gardens, Iglu Mascot, Iglu Melbourne Central, Iglu Melbourne City, Iglu Redfern, Iglu South Yarra and Iglu Summer Hill.

Do I have to be a student to live at property?

Yes – it is a condition of your stay here at property that you must be currently enrolled and attending a course within an Australian Tertiary Institution.

How old do I have to be to live at property?

The standard minimum age for students living at property is 18.

I am an international student who is under 18, can I live at property?

The properties listed below are approved accommodation providers for international Under 18 students from the following institutions: Iglu Redfern University of Sydney / Taylors College UNSW / UNSW College Iglu Kelvin Grove QUT Iglu Melbourne City Monash College Monash University (Caulfield or Parkville) Trinity College Foundation In all other cases, you must be at least 18 years of age when you come to live at property.

Is there 24 hour onsite support?

Yes, there is a team member is onsite and available 24×7 to provide their students with support and assistance at any time.

Do property buildings have security?

Yes, all of their properties have CCTV cameras installed throughout the building common areas, entry points and hallways, which operate 24 hours a day. Their properties also operate on an electronic swipe card system, with four levels of entry-control programming – including building, floor, apartment and bedroom*. Entrance to the property outside of office hours is only permitted to those with an authorised room key. * Bedrooms at Iglu Kelvin Grove use standard locks not swipe card access

Are there onsite laundry facilities?

Yes. all properties have paid onsite laundry facilities available 24/7.

Are there organised events?

Yes,they have a comprehensive program of social, academic, sport, wellbeing and cultural events. These are organised by their dedicated team of staff and Resident Leaders (RLs) who are always keen to receive feedback or ideas for future events and activities.

Are there students from multiple universities and colleges?

Yes, you will get the chance to meet and mix with students from a wide range of universities and colleges.

Can I choose who I live with?

When filling out your application form, you can put in preferences regarding who you would like to live with, and whilst they will do their best to meet your requests, it will be determined by room availability – so they advise you to apply as soon as you can so there’s more options for you.

Can I live with my partner?

Whilst there are a limited number of studios available for couples to rent, all other rooms within property are sole-occupancy. So whilst you and your partner may each rent a room within the same apartment, each bedroom must only be occupied by 1 person.

Can I have friends over to visit me?

Yes – you are allowed to have friends over, however you will need to ensure that they comply fully with the House Rules and any direction of the their team, including their Resident Leaders. They also ask that you consider your housemates and ensure that your guest/s do not cause any disruption or damage any property of Iglu or your housemates. Students are required to register their visiting guests at reception for safety and security reasons.

Is parking available at property?

They choose their locations to make it easy to get around without needing a car! However, they do have a limited number of parking spaces available at the following properties: Iglu Broadway Iglu South Yarra Additional fees will apply for car spaces and you can contact the properties directly to discuss availability.

Are pets allowed at property?

Unfortunately, you are not allowed to bring or keep any pets on property. This includes fish, birds and reptiles. This does not apply to students and visitors who require an assistance animal (e.g. a seeing or hearing guide dog). If you require an assistance animal and you are planning to live at Iproperty or visit the property overnight, please contact the relevant Iglu property to make appropriate arrangements.

Do I need to bring towels and bed linen with me?

Yes – you will need to bring your own towels, blankets, sheets and pillows. If easier, you can buy these items once you arrive at a retail store or you can purchase a linen kit from us in advance. With a quilt, pillows, linen and towels, it has everything you need to freshen up, make your bed and settle in for a good night’s sleep. Please note that the bed sizes at property are: Single size for standard 2-bedroom apartments at Iglu Flagstaff Gardens King-single sized for all multi-share apartments (with the exception of Iglu Mascot and Iglu Flagstaff Gardens), single studios at Iglu South Yarra, some studios at Iglu Broadway and some one-bedroom apartments at Iglu Kelvin Grove Double sized for most studio and one-bedroom apartments plus premium 2-bedroom share apartments and 6-bedroom share apartments at Iglu Mascot. Queen sized for the majority of studio apartments at Iglu Central Park. It’s best to confirm with the property prior to purchasing any bed linen.

What other items do I need to bring?

You are responsible for supplying your own crockery, glassware, cooking and eating utensils and any other kitchen gadgets (they provide kettles and toasters at the properties noted below, and all ovens and stove tops are electric). Other items you may need include coat hangers, cleaning supplies, washing powder, toiletries plus all your personal clothing etc. Toasters and kettles are provided at: Iglu Brisbane City, Iglu Central, Iglu Chatswood, Iglu Flagstaff Gardens, Iglu Mascot, Iglu Melbourne Central, Iglu Melbourne City, Iglu Redfern, Iglu South Yarra and Iglu Summer Hill. It’s best to confirm with the property prior to purchasing any bed linen.

What happens if I damage or break something?

Any item of the property that becomes damaged or broken either by way of accident or intention will be repaired and the costs to repair or replace the goods will be charged back to the person/s responsible.

Are there any other property rules that apply?

Yes – you will be provided with a full list of House Rules when an offer is made. You will also receive a copy of the House Rules when you move in along with other helpful information to assist with settling in.

What is NRAS?

NRAS is the National Rental Affordability Scheme, an Australian Government initiative that aims to address the shortage of affordable rental accommodation by offering a financial incentive to accommodation providers. The incentive is offered on the condition that the dwellings are rented to eligible low to moderate income earners at a minimum of 20% below market rates.

Why do I have to provide my income information and what will you do with it?

NRAS regulations require property to assess your gross income to determine your eligibility to live in one of their NRAS rooms. To be eligible you must have earned less than $58,905 in the 12 months before you take up residency in a studio, or less in the event of 6-bedroom shared apartments where the gross income limit per room is $28,597. You will also be asked to complete a NRAS Tenant Consent Form, which authorises them to provide your personal information to the Australian Government to assist them in determining who is accessing their services. Your income information will not be disclosed to people outside of property other than in accordance with any legal obligation or internally to persons who have no need of access to the information, unless you tell them in writing, that you have given consent for us to do so.

What is a statutory declaration?

A statutory declaration is a written statement of facts, declared to be true in the presence of an authorised witness. For NRAS purposes, they will ask you sign a statutory declaration declaring your gross income to be true and correct upon your check-in. If you intentionally make a false statement in a statutory declaration you can be charged with a criminal offence which carries the possibility of up to four years imprisonment. Only individuals who are licensed or registered to practice in Australia in a listed occupation may act as an authorised witness.

I am a school leaver and haven't previously been employed, what income information do I provide?

The income assessment section is based on your income and not your parents. If you have not earned any income, this includes income from family trusts or dividends, then you can enter $0.00 in your application. Please bear in mind that payments from a parent or immediate family member, any trust distributions and any tuition money that enters your bank account (that you do not provide proof of payment from your tertiary educational institution for in your supporting documents) in the 12 months preceding your contract start date are considered income.

What happens if I apply for a NRAS room and I am deemed not eligible?

If your gross income is found to be above the NRAS income limit during the initial screening and you are not deemed eligible, they will contact you to discuss alternative options available in a non-NRAS studio apartment or multi-share apartment. Please ensure you review the NRAS criteria and if you are unsure of what constitutes income, you are welcome to contact them. If your gross income is found to be above the NRAS income limit at the final screening (upon arrival at property), your holding deposit will not be refunded, however your bond and additional weeks’ rent in advance will be.

What happens if I stay on and sign a lease for a further period?

Property is required to screen your gross income according to the same process again before renewing your lease. Iglu may also be required to assess your income on the anniversaries of your first commencement date “Anniversary Date” and at the beginning of any subsequent leases.

What happens if, upon arrival at property or upon reassessment in subsequent years, my income is found to exceed the NRAS eligibility requirements?

If this happens, you will be required to: relocate to an alternative room in the student accommodation facility which is not a NRAS room; or relocate to an alternative facility which is not a NRAS room; or search for alternative accommodation.

What supporting documentation will I be required to provide?

Prior to property being able to confirm your application for one of their NRAS rooms, you will need to complete an Income Notification Form and provide supporting documentation substantiating your income. Examples of supporting documentation that could be provided (please note these are examples only and are not exhaustive): Letter from your employer(s) or guardian/family; Notices of assessment for annual tax returns; Statements from Centrelink; Government grant letters; Most recent pay slips from each employer covering the term of income disclosed; Proof of payment of tuition costs paid to your tertiary education provider (note: if you do not provide these, the income you receive into your bank account to pay for your tuition costs will be counted towards your total income.)

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Student Accomodations in Melbourne

Melbourne Student Accommodation

Melbourne, a vibrant city known for its cultural diversity and world-class education institutions, offers a range of student accommodation options to suit every need. From modern studio apartments to shared flats, there's something for everyone. However, with the popularity of Melbourne as a student destination, on-campus accommodations can fill up quickly, leaving many students in search of off-campus housing near universities like the University of Melbourne and RMIT University. This is where amber comes in.

Amber provides a comprehensive platform for students to search and find their ideal student accommodation in Melbourne easily. Whether you're looking for a cosy studio or a shared apartment close to campus, amber's user-friendly interface makes the process simple and stress-free. With a wide range of options and detailed listings, finding the perfect place to call home during your studies in Melbourne has never been easier. From the initial search to move-in day, amber is there every step of the way, making the transition to student life in Melbourne seamless and enjoyable. Some of the best student housing in Melbourne that you can check out include Scape Peel, Carric Hostel, and Walsh Residence.

About Melbourne

Melbourne, the capital city of Victoria, Australia, is located on the southeastern fringe of the Australian landmass in the country's southern central part. Boasting a population of around 5 million people, Melbourne is a bustling metropolis that offers a welcoming environment for international students. With over 49,000 enrollments yearly, the city has a vibrant student population. Known for its architecture, culture, and music, Melbourne is a lively and diverse city that offers a wealth of opportunities for students.

One of Melbourne's key attractions for students is its strong job market, which provides plenty of opportunities for part-time and casual work. The city is also home to many multinational companies, making it an ideal place for students to gain valuable work experience. Melbourne has consistently been voted the most livable city in the world thanks to its great climate, which features mild winters and warm summers. The city is renowned for its excellent food, coffee, and nightlife and boasts plenty of green spaces, including parks and gardens. Melbourne is also home to some of the most prestigious universities globally, renowned for their academic excellence. These universities attract students from around the world, contributing to the city's cultural diversity. Overall, students moving to Melbourne for their higher studies are sure to have a fantastic experience, thanks to the city's welcoming atmosphere and diverse offerings.

Best Student Accommodation in Melbourne

The most essential thing for students when moving to a new city or country is accommodation. There are many student housing in Melbourne available close to major universities like Scape La Trobe and the University of Melbourne, enabling students to save time and money. Students can choose from various student houses, including ensuites, non-ensuites, shared apartments, and studios, with easy accessibility to various cafes and restaurants, shopping centres, healthcare facilities, and commuting options. With amber, you can make your Melbourne student accommodation search easy and hassle-free! Amber offers student accommodation in Melbourne, with options in multiple localities in the city, so you don’t have to worry about the location. Take a look at these student housing in Melbourne:

1. Scape Franklin

2. Carric House

3. Bouverie Residence

4. Scape Carlton

5. Student Living - 740 Swanston

6. Scape Aurora

7. Scape Melbourne Central

8. Scape Victoria Street

9. Scape Queensberry

10. Carlton Residence

Cost of Living in Melbourne

When it comes to the cost of living in Melbourne, it could be a bit expensive, but with proper planning and assessments, students can easily manage their expenses. A lot of factors come into play while estimating a budget, like the location of your Melbourne student accommodation, the rent of your Melbourne student accommodation, and personal preferences. Other expenses like groceries, travelling, and entertainment also impact your cost of living. Make sure to make a proper budget for all your living expenditures and other personal expenses. Below is an estimate of the costs you may incur while living in Melbourne.

1. Off-campus accommodation: AU$1400 - AU$1500 per month

2. Transportation: AU$190 - AU$200 per month

3. Food: AU$900 - AU$1000 per month

4. Entertainment: AU$80 - AU$90 per month

5. Groceries: AU$270 - AU$290 per month

6. Clothes: AU$200 - AU$210 per month

Student Travel in Melbourne

Melbourne's roads are always crowded, with vehicles in a hustle. With a wide range of transportation options, this city makes commuting convenient and easy for students living here. With a well-connected and vast transportation system of trains, buses, and taxis, travelling to any part of the city is hassle-free for students. The automotive fare is also much more affordable than in other cities. Students can get a student travel pass and railcards for an easier commute.’

1. Bus: This service is spread across, making it convenient for students to travel. The average bus fare is AU$5, and the concessional fare is AU$2.25. Many buses in Melbourne are accessible for people with disabilities, including low-floor buses with wheelchair ramps and spaces. If you require assistance getting on or off the bus, the driver can assist. You can take the Southern Cross Station bus stop, Melbourne Central/Lonsdale St bus stop, and Swanston St bus stop.
2. Bicycle: Melbourne is a very bike-friendly city, with many dedicated bike lanes and paths. You can rent a bike through a bike-sharing scheme such as oBike or Melbourne Bike Share or purchase a bike for personal use.
3. Rail: Melbourne has 218 suburban stations on 16 lines, most of which are subway stations. Flinders Street Station is Australia's busiest rail hub that serves the entire network, and remains a prominent Melbourne landmark and meeting place. A full-fare myki card costs $6, and a concession, seniors, or child myki costs $3.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Melbourne

Students need not worry about unwinding after a long week in Melbourne. The city offers a dynamic cultural scene, a diverse population, and a mix of modern and historic architecture. The streets of Melbourne are buzzing with cosy cafes and restaurants, shopping spots, art galleries, antique shops, and amazing clubs and bars. If you are into premium dining, then Villas Restuarant & Bar, Super Inn, and Rice Paper Scissors are among some of the finest restaurants in Melbourne that offer lip-smacking cuisines. Catch up with friends over coffee at Mr Tulk Cafe, Pearson & Murphy's Cafe, and Books n Bites Cafe. Party lovers can go to The Duke of Wellington, The Oxford Scholar, and Melbourne Central Lion to unwind with some drinks and live music. Indulge in some retail therapy at Melbourne Central, Chadstone - The Fashion Capital, and Emporium Melbourne. Art lovers can explore West End Art Space, Mailbox Art Space, and Tolarno Galleries.

Sports fans flock to the Melbourne Cricket Ground, affectionately known as "The G," to witness thrilling Aussie Rules matches in front of crowds exceeding 100,000. In addition to its cultural attractions, Melbourne boasts a stunning natural landscape featuring grand parks, impressive gardens, and beautiful seaside areas. The other popular attractions you must explore include the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Queen Victoria Market, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Skydeck, Melbourne Museum, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), State Library Victoria, and ArtVo.

Melbourne Tourist Attractions

With so many captivating tourist attractions and things to do, it's no wonder Melbourne is among the most famous cities in the world. The hubs, pubs, delightful cafes, leisure places, parks, and clubs drive learners to Melbourne. We have listed some of the most popular tourist attractions that you can explore while staying in the city. Have a look:

1. Cricket Ground
2. Albert Park
3. Melbourne Park
4. Melbourne Skyline
5. Royal Botanic Gardens
6. Federation Square
7. Melbourne Cricket Ground
8. St Kilda Beach
9. Great Ocean Road
10. National Gallery of Victoria

Top Universities in Melbourne

Melbourne is home to some of the best universities offering a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs across disciplines! You can find your ideal university for your preferred course. We have listed some of Melbourne's top universities below:

1. Charles Sturt University
2. Asia Pacific International College
3. Edith Cowan University
4. Victorian Institute Of Technology
5. Melbourne Institute of Technology
6. Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
7. Australian Catholic University

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