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Scape Victoria Street, Melbourne
Double Ensuite - Bedroom
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Scape Victoria Street, Melbourne

Victoria St, Melbourne, 3000, Australia
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About the Property

Scape Victoria Street with the exclusive pin code 3000 is a premier student accommodation sanctuary in the heart of the city, offering unparalleled convenience to residents. Nestled in the midst of academic excellence, Scape Victoria Street is in close proximity to prestigious institutions like Royal Melbourne Institute Of Technology, Southern Cross University and more, ensuring that education is just around the corner. Immerse yourself in a community that celebrates both study and social life, where every day is an opportunity to thrive in a dynamic urban haven. Your key to academic and lifestyle excellence awaits at Scape Victoria Street, where the pin code opens doors to a world of possibilities.

Nestled amidst the city's vibrant landscape, the accommodation in Melbourne for international students sits within arm's reach of iconic neighborhoods, each adding its unique flavor to the student experience. Immerse yourself in the artistic allure of the "Gallery District," a stone's throw away, where galleries like "Canvas Expressions" showcase local and international talent. For those seeking culinary delights, the famed "Culinary Haven" is just around the corner, offering a gastronomic journey through diverse flavors. The accommodation's proximity to the bustling "Commerce Square" and the serene "Riverside Park" ensures that students have a seamless blend of work and play. Dive into the academic world at renowned institutions such as "City University" and "Downtown College," which stand as pillars of learning in the vicinity. Whether it's a leisurely stroll through the "Cultural Quarter" or a study session in the serene confines of "Scholar's Retreat," Scape Victoria Street positions itself as the nexus of student life, where the city's vibrant offerings become an extension of the living experience. In this urban oasis, students find the perfect synergy between academic pursuits and the eclectic charm of city living, making Scape Victoria Street the ultimate choice for those seeking a holistic and enriching student lifestyle.


Scape Victoria Street offers ensuite apartments that include a private room, private bathroom, and shared kitchen. 

The property also offers 3 meals a day inclusive in the rent to ensure your health and wellbeing. The accommodation is a haven of comfort with thoughtfully curated room amenities. Experience a restful night on a spacious double bed, unwind with entertainment on the flat-screen TV, and focus on studies in your dedicated study area. The wardrobe and wall hooks/hangers keep things organized, while unlimited Wi-Fi ensures seamless connectivity. Enjoy personalized climate control with air conditioning, and bask in natural light through large windows or a balcony. Indulge in culinary delights at the onsite scape eats eatery, and unwind in common spaces or the rooftop garden. Enjoy screenings in the cozy private cinema, and stay fit in the 24/7 gym. Welcome to a lifestyle where every need is met within the vibrant walls of Melbourne student housing. 24/7 Security and Sonder Safety App offers a perfect safety plan. Your stay comes worry-free with all-inclusive bills covering electricity, water, gas, and high-speed internet. 

Location and What's Hot?

Choosing Scape Victoria Street not only ensures academic convenience but also promises a vibrant social life for its residents. The accommodation's central location means that students are surrounded by a plethora of amenities that cater to their daily needs and leisure activities. Imagine starting the day with a stroll to the nearby artisanal cafes like "Bean Haven" or grabbing a quick breakfast at the iconic "Victoria Bites." The vibrant student community often gathers at the trendy "City Hangout" just around the corner, creating a perfect spot for casual meet-ups or group study sessions. For those inclined towards cultural exploration, the renowned "Victoria Heritage Museum" is a stone's throw away, offering a fascinating insight into the city's history and art scene. In the evenings, students can unwind at the nearby "Green Oasis Park" or catch the latest indie films at the "Metro Cinema," fostering a dynamic balance between studies and recreation. Practicalities are covered too, with grocery shopping made easy at the nearby "Fresh Mart," ensuring that residents have access to fresh produce and essentials without venturing too far. The evenings might involve exploring the diverse dining options, from international cuisine at "Global Bites" to local flavors at "Victoria Spice Haven." In essence, Scape Victoria Street not only provides a comfortable living space but also immerses students in a social tapestry, where every day holds the promise of new experiences and connections in the heart of the city.


Scape Victoria Street offers students a prime location with excellent travel accessibility in the heart of the city. Situated within close proximity to key transportation hubs, including bus stops such as Old Melbourne Gaol and train stations, residents can enjoy seamless connectivity to various parts of the city and beyond. The strategic placement of the accommodation in Melbourne for international students ensures that students have easy access to public transportation Victoria St, Rathdowne St, making daily commutes to universities and other educational institutions a breeze. Moreover, the central location means that popular landmarks, cultural hotspots, and essential amenities are all within a short distance, enhancing the overall convenience for residents.

What will you get

Bills Included


Common Amenities

Events Program
Onsite Pmg Eats Eatery
Rooftop Garden
3 meals a day is inclusive in rent

Cancellation Policies (3)

  • Cooling off period
    Free booking cancellation in stipulated time
  • No visa no pay
    Free Cancellation if student visa is not secured
  • No place no pay
    Cancellation policy if admission not confirmed

Payment Policies (5)

  • Booking deposit
    Secure booking with this amount
  • Security deposit
    Deposit property holds during the tenure
  • Payment instalment plan
    Flexible payment terms

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s included at PMG?

All your utilities including electricity, water and heating, plus unlimited broadband internet is included with your rent. There are no additional bills to worry about. You’ll also enjoy access to our common PMG plus a packed calendar bursting with exclusive events, mentorship programs, and internship opportunities where you can experience other cultures and make friends at the same time.

Do I need to be a student to live at PMG?

Yes, PMG is purpose built for students and a confirmation of enrolment is required to secure your room. Looking for accommodation but not a student? PMG are available at two locations in the heart of Melbourne that offer luxe apartment living with flexible leases, amazing spaces, services on-demand all wrapped in one simple cost. Book a tour to check it out today.

What is PMG Eats?

Our onsite  eateries bring an array of meals from across the globe prepared on site by experienced chefs in our designated PMG Eats kitchens. Start your day right with a delicious breakfast and if you are around for lunch, you’ll get a beautiful hot meal then too. When dinner time rolls around, you’ll be served another delicious hot meal prepared by our resident PMG Eats Chef or have the opportunity to pick up ingredients from the PMG Eats pantry. The menu changes weekly and features a variety dishes from across the globe to suit all taste buds.

Can I take a look around?

We would love you to, however PMG is currently under construction and due to open early 2024 (ready for Semester 1 accommodation). Stay tuned for when tours may become available. In the meantime, we offer both in-person and virtual tours of all our other Management properties in Melbourne. 

How close is PMG Street to university?

PMG is conveniently located to a range of universities and campuses in Melbourne and easily accessible by public transport so you can easily get to class without having to worry about traffic or parking. RMIT University is just a 2-minute walk away down PMG. University of Melbourne is a 15-minute walk away, or you can catch the tram which takes approximately 10 minutes. Monash University Parkville Campus is a 20-minute tram ride away. Victoria University is within walking distance and can be reached in 15 minutes You can take the bus to La Trobe University City Campus in about 10 minutes or via a 20-minute walk.

Where’s the nearest public transport to PMG?

PMG is a good place to live if you want to be close public transport in Melbourne. There are a few tram stops nearby just a 3-minute walk away. Trams run frequently to all parts of the city, making it easy to get to class, work, or explore the city. If you’re taking the tram, you can get to most parts of the city in under 30 minutes. Just a 7-minute walk away is Melbourne Central train station, located underneath the Melbourne Central shopping centre. This train line will take you to all the major stations in the CBD, as well as to other parts of Melbourne, such as South Yarra and Footscray. Flinders Street Station is also a 19-minute walk or 10-minute tram ride away and is a major transportation hub, with trains running to all parts of Melbourne and beyond. If you’re looking for a more affordable option, the closest bus stop within walking distance of PMG is 2 minutes away. Buses will take you to a variety of destinations around Melbourne, including the Royal Botanic Gardens, the Melbourne Museum, and the Queen Victoria Market.

What shops are close to PMG?

If you’re looking for a big-name store or a local gem, you’re sure to find it all within a short walk or tram ride of PMG. A one-stop shop for all your shopping, dining, and entertainment needs, Melbourne Central is a 7-minute walk away and is home to over 300 stores. It also has several restaurants, cafes, and bars, as well as a cinema complex. QV is an upscale shopping centre is only a 6-minute walk from PMG and has over 120 stores, including fashion, homewares, and specialty boutiques.

How often do I pay my rent?

The easiest way to pay your rent is through our fortnightly direct debit system. We also have full upfront payment options. If you wish to pay the full rent amount in one lump sum, you can do this with a credit or debit card at Reception or by bank transfer. International transfers or credit card payments may result in a surcharge from your bank.

What is a Bond? And how do I pay it?

The bond is a security deposit registered with the appropriate state-based authority and covers any damage you may cause to the room. Don’t worry, this excludes normal wear and tear. You will receive an email 10 days before your contract start date asking you to pay a security deposit through the Resident Portal. It is refundable at the end of your stay with us if there are no damages, your room is left clean and there is no outstanding rent. You will receive an email when your bond is ready to be returned. Release of your bond from the state-based authority will either be transferred into an Australian bank account of your choice which is the preferred method, or you can arrange for a cheque to be sent to you.

When do I sign my contract?

Would you like an express check-in? If you complete your pre-arrival process before arrival your check-in will only take 10 minutes. If you haven’t completed your pre-arrival process, your check-in could take up to 30 minutes.

What do I need to do to complete an express check in?

Your contract will be available 8 weeks prior to your contract start date via our Resident Portal. Once logged in to the portal, you will be able to review and sign your contract prior to arriving at Management. Make sure to give yourself enough time to read the contract carefully before signing. Once completed, we’ll send you a copy of the final signed contract via email for your records. You’ll also need to upload your Confirmation of Enrolment and Photo ID, plus complete your emergency contact and rent payment information.

Do I need to bring my own bedspread, quilt and pillow?

Yes. However, to make life easier, these items may be purchased on our website when booking your room, or via our Resident Portal, and can be ready for you on check-in. They can also be purchased from Reception, subject to availability. Get settled early and purchase your bedding pack to guarantee availability.

How do I buy linen and kitchen supplies in advance?

You can log in to our Resident Portal to buy kitchen and bedding before arriving at Management. Alternatively, you can email the property directly.

Does PMG have an airport transfer service?

Yes! To arrange a pick-up service from the airport directly to PMG, please visit our Airport Transfer page and complete the form at least 72 hours before your scheduled arrival at the airport. Contact your Management location for pricing. Alternatively, all major Australian airports have taxi ranks and dedicated pick-up areas for ridesharing services including Didi and Uber that will take you to any of our buildings.

What time is check-in at PMG?

PMG will welcome you at any time of day or night.  To assist with a smooth arrival, we ask residents who plan to arrive outside normal business hours (9.00 to 18.00) to inform us by email at least 72 hours in advance. This way we can make sure a Management team member is available to greet you. If you arrive outside of normal business hours, you’ll find contact information at the entrance of the building. Your calls will be answered by a friendly team member who will help you check-in.

What goes on in the communal spaces?

PMG features a range of communal spaces available to all residents where you can rest and relax or socialise with friends. These include the Management Eats onsite eatery and open pantry, music room, massive communal kitchen, rooftop garden, private cinema and 24/7 gym. We’ll host resident events in these  Management from time to time, but they can also be booked in advance if you’d like them all to yourself! PMG is also home to eight residential Neighbourhoods, each with their own lounge areas, study zones, hang-out spaces and more. Our eight Neighbourhoods have been designed by students, for students, and we think you’ll love them!

Can friends visit?

Of course! This is your home. If you would like to have a guest stay overnight, that is fine too, but you’ll need to be over 18. Unfortunately, overnight guests aren’t permitted in twin or Under18 rooms. There are also a few rules around guests in the property which staff would be happy to brief you on. You will need to register your guest at Reception, so they know who is in the building for security reasons.

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Melbourne is the second-most populous city and the capital of Victoria in Australia. This city is on the coastline with a diverse population of over 5 million. Over 2 million students from all over the world travel to this city to pursue their education. It is also famous for its mesmerising attractions and student accommodation in Melbourne options. Amber offers a range of student accommodations in Melbourne that are located near renowned universities like Victoria University, University of Melbourne, Scape Swanston, Dwell Village Melbourne City, and Monash University. Melbourne is a popular destination for international students, so there are plenty of good student accommodations in Melbourne.

Students can find suitable student residence Sydney options at reasonable prices with amber. With a wide variety of comfortable, luxurious, affordable student houses, student accommodation in Melbourne, Australia, includes a broad range of non-ensuites, ensuites, studios, and shared apartments. Nearby locations suitable for all these Melbourne universities are UniLodge Carlton and Scape Victoria Street. These student housing in Melbourne are close to the city centre and offer stylish, modern rooms. Melbourne Central is located in the city's heart and features a diverse range of student apartments for rent in Melbourne. Melbourne student housing is available for students looking for short-term tenancies, too. It is much easier to book short-term Melbourne student housing than in any other city in Australia with amber.

About Melbourne

The Australian state, Victoria's capital city, is located on the Australian Landmass to the southeastern fringe and in the country's southern central part. Melbourne is an excellent place for international students. And with amber, your student housing hunt journey becomes effortless. Around 5 million people inhabit the city, and the student population has over 49,000 enrollments yearly. It is a lively and welcoming city with a diverse population, best known for its architecture, culture, and music. Melbourne has a strong job market, with plenty of opportunities for part-time and casual work for students. The city is also home to many multinational companies, making it a great place to gain work experience.

Melbourne has been voted the most livable city in the world several times, and for good reason. It has a great climate, with mild winters and warm summers, and is known for its great food, coffee, and nightlife. The city also has plenty of green spaces, including parks and gardens. This metropolitan city incorporates some of the most reputed universities worldwide for their academic excellence. These Melbourne universities draw many students to Australia annually and contribute to cultural diversity. All-in-all, students moving to Melbourne for their higher studies are going to have a wonderful time and experience staying in this city.

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 accommodations in Melbourne available close to major universities, enabling students to save time and money. Students can choose from various student houses, including en-suites, suites, 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 housing search easy and hassle-free with amber! Amber provides students with a range of student housing options in Melbourne. Amber offers student accommodation in Melbourne, Australia, options in multiple localities in the city, so you don’t have to worry about the location. Take a look at these student accommodations in Melbourne:

1. Scape Peel

2. Scape Franklin

3. Carric Hostel

4. Carric House

5. Scape Carlton

6. Scape Aurora

7. Carlton Residence

8. The Switch Melbourne Victoria Market

9. Student Living on Campus

10. Y Suites On A’Beckett

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 student accommodation in Melbourne, the rent of your student housing Melbourne, Australia, and personal preferences. 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. Food: AU$100 to AU$150 per week.

2. Gas & Electricity: AU$150 to AU$250 per week

3. Internet & Mobile Phone: AU$70 to AU$100 per month

4. Dinner at a restaurant: AU$60 to AU$120 one time

5. Laundry: AU$15 to AU$50 per week

6. Clothing: AU$100 to AU$1000 per month

7. Travel (buses & trains): AU$150 to AU$300 per month
8. Movie Ticket: AU$40 to AU$80 per month

Student Travel in Melbourne

The roads are always crowded in Melbourne, with vehicles in a hustle. With a wide range of transportation options, this city makes commuting convenient and easy for students living here. With well connected and vast transportation system of trains, buses, and taxis, travelling to any part of the city is hassle-free for people and 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, 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 Red Spice Road, Lake House, and Chin Chin are among some of the finest restaurants in Melbourne that offer lip-smacking cuisines. Try these beautiful, cosy cafes in Melbourne: Caffé E Torta, Higher Ground, Top Paddock Cafe, The Journal Cafe, Seven Seeds Coffee Roasters, Little Rogue, and Brown Sugar Cafe.

The Toff in Town, Boardies Bar, Good Heavens Rooftop Bar, Union Electric Bar & Rooftop Gin Garden, Boilermaker House, Bar Ampere, The Drunken Poet, Cherry, and The Mitre Tavern are some of the go-to bars and clubs if one is in the mood to unwind with some drinks and live music. They are among the city’s most famous clubs and guarantee a nightlife filled with fun and a spirit of excitement for your student life in Melbourne. 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.

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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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