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The Switch Melbourne Victoria Market, Melbourne

A'Beckett St, Melbourne, 3000, Australia
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About the Property

Nestled in the heart of Melbourne, The Switch Melbourne Victoria Market,3000, in Melbourne, Australia, stands as a popular choice for students looking for premium accommodation in the city. Offering a variety of ensuites, non-ensuites, studios, and 2-bedroom apartments, The Switch Melbourne caters to diverse preferences and needs. It is conveniently located near top academic institutions like Kent Institute Australia, Melbourne Institute of Technology, and TMG College, ensuring students have easy access to their respective schools.

Situated in Victoria, Australia, Melbourne boasts a substantial student populace, fostering a dynamic and collaborative learning environment, complemented by a high standard of living and numerous rankings as one of the world's most livable cities. As an educational hub, the city hosts a plethora of universities renowned globally, making it an ideal setting for academic growth. Nestled on the banks of the Yarra River as it meets Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne is home to a population of 5 million and sits on land that has been inhabited by Aboriginal Australians for over 40,000 years. Following British settlement in the early 1800s, the wealth generated from the nearby mid-19th century gold rush contributed to the development of much of the city's present-day architecture. Magnificent Victorian-era structures like Parliament House, The Princess Theatre, and The Block Arcade stand today as vibrant as they were upon their inception, juxtaposed with the striking modern buildings that now adorn the skyline.

The Victorian era also gave rise to Melbourne's distinctive Hoddle Grid layout, which created the city's renowned laneways famous for their street art, and narrow alleys hiding world-class restaurants, bars, and boutiques. Melburnians are known for their obsessions, particularly with coffee, sport, and food. This passion drives the city's quest for excellence, evident in the espresso-scented laneways where baristas tirelessly grind for that perfect shot, or in the myriad of flavour combinations emerging from kitchens reflecting cuisines from around the world, influenced by the city's proud multicultural heritage. This passion also resonates from the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground, where 100,000 fans gather for a game of Aussie Rules. Beyond its artistic and cultural offerings, Melbourne's landscape features grand parks, impressive gardens, and beautiful seascapes, making it a must-visit on any Australian itinerary. Choosing The Switch Melbourne Victoria Market means being a part of a vibrant, multicultural metropolis famed for its educational excellence and cultural richness.


For students seeking a prime location and exceptional living spaces, The Switch student accommodation offers an array of exciting amenities to enhance their university experience in Melbourne. This property features a diverse selection of ensuites, non-ensuites, studios, and 2-bedroom apartments to ensure a comfortable and stylish living environment. The rooms at The Switch student accommodation are designed to provide students with a comfortable and functional living space. Each room is equipped with a cosy bed, ensuring a restful night's sleep after a long day of studies or activities. A dedicated desk and chair create a conducive environment for focused work, whether it's attending online classes, completing assignments, or personal projects. Ample storage solutions, such as wardrobes and shelving units, allow students to keep their belongings organised and clutter-free, contributing to a sense of order and tranquility within their living space. Additionally, the inclusion of a full-length mirror adds a practical touch, enabling students to get ready with ease and convenience.

The Switch Melbourne Victoria Market also offers a comprehensive array of common amenities designed to elevate the living experience for its residents. A standout feature is the Honesty Kitchen, a communal space that encourages social interaction and community-building while providing a convenient area for preparing and enjoying meals. The fully furnished communal lounge serves as a gathering hub, offering a comfortable and inviting atmosphere for relaxation, socialising, or group study sessions. Ensuring seamless connectivity, the accommodation provides super-fast WiFi, enabling students to stay connected for academic and personal pursuits. Health and wellness are prioritised with an on-site gym, allowing students to maintain an active lifestyle without leaving the premises. Convenience is also a key focus, with parcel lockers and a contactless mobile door locking system, streamlining package deliveries and enhancing security and accessibility. Further contributing to a safe and secure living environment, The Switch Melbourne features security cameras throughout the property, providing peace of mind for students and their loved ones. With these well-rounded common amenities, The Switch Melbourne Victoria Market aims to create a vibrant and supportive community, catering to the diverse needs and preferences of students while fostering a balanced lifestyle and promoting academic success.

Location and What's Hot?

Situated right in the bustling heart of Melbourne, The Switch Melbourne Victoria Market prides itself on its prime location with everything a student could need within easy reach. Just outside your door, you'll find the iconic Queen Victoria Market, where fresh produce and vibrant market stalls await your exploration, offering a true taste of Melbourne's dynamic culture. The city's gastronomic scene beckons with popular eateries such as Tokyo 7 Japanese Restaurant for Japanese food lovers, Patsy's Melbourne for vegetarians, and Diner on Franklin, and Mamao Melbourne, all perfect for socialising or grabbing a bite between lectures. If caffeination is a priority, get your coffee fix at famous cafes like Keki Milk Bar or Brick Lane Melbourne. Those late-night study sessions are well-catered for with nearby grocery stores like Coles Central and Woolworths Queens Place. Several hospitals, including the eminent Royal Melbourne Hospital, are nearby, easily meeting healthcare needs.

For relaxation and recreation, students can visit nearby parks such as Flagstaff Gardens and get away from the urban rush. When it comes to cultural enrichment and entertainment, you're spoilt for choice, with Melbourne Museum, State Library Victoria, and Federation Square a stone's throw away. Some other popular spots that you can explore include Batman Park, The Public Purse, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne Skydeck, and Melbourne Visitor Booth. Furthermore, this Melbourne student accommodation is nestled among a plethora of prestigious institutions, from Kent Institute Australia and Danford College to specialised schools like Victorian College Of The Arts and Collarts. No matter where you are studying, you're strategically placed to make the most of your university experience without the hassle of long commutes. With The Switch Melbourne Victoria Market, Melbourne student accommodation, you'll not only live and study in comfort but also immerse yourself in the vibrant urban lifestyle that is uniquely Melbourne's.


Convenience is key for student accommodation, and The Switch Melbourne Victoria Market understands that. With its prime location, getting around Melbourne is a breeze. Students can quickly hop onto a tram at the Queen Victoria Market tram stop, just moments away, to navigate the city with ease. For farther destinations or weekend adventures, the Melbourne Central train station is within reach, connecting to various parts of the city and beyond. Bus services are readily available at nearby stops, including A'Beckett St/Queen St bus stop, La Trobe St/Queen St bus stop, and William St/A'Beckett St bus stop, making every journey from your The Switch Melbourne hassle-free. You'll find that whether you're headed to university or exploring what Melbourne has to offer, the convenient access to public transport ensures a smooth and easy commute.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Laundry Facility

Common Amenities

Honesty Kitchen
Communal lounge
Fully Furnished
Super Fast WIFi
Parcel Lockers

Cancellation Policies (3)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.

Payment Policies (4)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

Frequently Asked Questions

How old do I need to be?

The minimum age requirement to stay at Property management is 18. This means you will need to be 18 years old at the start of your lease.

Can I share a room with someone?

Yes you can. They have certain studio room types that they allow dual occupancy. Alternatively, you can also choose to share a cluster apartment with your friends.

What is included in my room?

Your room will be fully furnished regardless which room type you have chosen. Please head to the building page to find out what furniture and kitchen appliances are included.

What is included in my rent?

Your rent includes rent per your agreement plus utility bills, gym membership, unlimited WiFi, free access to designated common areas and free use of on-site laundry.

Is there a bond payable?

They require a bond payment equivalent to 4 weeks rent from their tenants under residential tenancy agreement. Each state has specific requirements around how you can pay the bond. Please feel free to speak to their team on this.

How long is my lease and what type of lease do I sign?

They are not one-lease-length-for-all kind of community so please speak to their team on how long you would like to stay. Of course, the longer you stay with Property management your weekly rent will be lower.

You will be required to enter into a residential tenancy agreement with us.

Can I choose my move in date?

They may allow flexible move-in dates based on their room availability. Please reach out to Property management team and they will try their best to help you with this.

Who can live in properties?

First of all, you need to be at least 18 when you move-in. If you are a student they will need a copy of your ID, your enrolment details and valid visa (international students only) before you move-in. If you are a young professional they will need your ID, proof of income, valid visa (if you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident) before we execute your agreement.

What is the honesty kitchen?

Their Honesty kitchen aims to provide you with 24/7 food and beverage options within their community.

How does the gym work?

Their team will register you as a member upon check-in so you can use the gym anytime and for free. They also have a professional trainer on-site so you can join other members if you wish to pay for professional training sessions.

Where do I collect my post/mail?

Their properties have automated parcel management lockers. These lockers make receiving post/mail hassle free. Couriers deliver post/mail direct to the lockers and you will receive an automatic notification to let you know you can come and collect your parcel at your own convenience.

Can I bring a pet to live at Property with me?

Whilst wed love for you to be able to bring your pets with you, there are various legislations in place dependent on the state and building you apply to live in, as well as moral obligations and high standards of living they as a company hold for any pet living in a city location with minimal outdoor space.

Should you require an assistance animal to alleviate and/or support a disability and can provide relevant documentation, please get in touch with their team who can support in providing the best solution for both you, your pet and your new neighbours. Whilst they do allow assistance animals into their public spaces, owning an animal whilst living at Property management is down to the discretion of their building managers in each of their building locations.

Please contact their team in Adelaide, Perth or Sydney for more information and to discuss your situation.

Are there any extra costs that I should be aware of?

There is no extra cost as Property management is a truly all bills inclusive accommodation provider!

Is WIFI included and how does it work?

Unlimited lightning/ warp speed WIFI (also known as a minimum of 100Mb symmetrical upload and download per user) is provided for your stay and you can connect up to 5 devices through the one username.

I am relocating for work; can my company receive the invoices and pay?

Yes they are happy to discuss payment options on a case by case basis.

How do I pay rents?

Direct debit is their preference. You can register direct debit via the member app on your phone then your rent will be debited automatically every fortnight. Alternatively, you can pay by card or bank transfer. Please note card payments will incur surcharge.

Will I get my bond back when I move out?

Prior to or on your move out day they will conduct a room inspection together with you. This is to determine if theres any damage to the room/apartment. You will get a full bond refund if theres no charge incurred for damage or cleaning. Otherwise, your bond will be refunded partially less the damage/cleaning charges. You will not be entitled to a refund if the bond is not sufficient to cover damage/cleaning charges and you are required to pay the balance before your departure.

What time is check in and out?

Check in is 2:00pm and check out is at 12.00pm. If you would like to request a late check out please contact their friendly staff via reception, email or phone, to make these arrangements.

Do you have extra space for storage?

Yes, arrangements can be made to store your bags/luggage. To make these arrangements please contact their friendly staff via reception, email or phone.

Are there accessible/disabled rooms?

Their property has accessible/disabled rooms available. Additional to this, they have rooms fitted with hearing and sight impairment equipment too.

Parking availability on-site?

Perth: There is no parking onsite however they are directly across the road from the Perth CBD bus and train stations. They are also opposite a Wilsons Parking facility (Queen Street or Raine Square). If none of these options appeal to you, did they mention they have some cool free to use bamboo bikes!

Sydney: Yes they have on-site parking available. Please speak to their team to find out more details.

What safety features does my building have?

All of their buildings use electronic key systems. You will be able to install the electronic key on your phone via a dedicated App so you dont need to worry about forgetting your key! Every key is unique and traceable so thats one less worry for you. Other security features include CCTV, industry leading safety app and 24/7 staff support.

What happens if something breaks in my room?

You simply need to report that via the member app. Their on-site maintenance staff will get it fixed.

Can I have guests stay overnight?

You are allowed to invite one guest if you are living in self-contained studios or one bed apartments. Such stay must be no more than 7 consecutive days. Overnight stay of a guest is not allowed without your presence in the apartment. No overnight guest is allowed for members under the age of 18 and no overnight guest is allowed in shared apartments.

Can I arrange for someone to clean my apartment for me?

They can arrange for your apartment to be cleaned for you at any time during your stay. This can be arranged with a 48-hour notice period. To make these arrangements please contact their friendly staff via reception, email or phone.  

Mid-stay cleans start from $20.00 pending the requirements of the cleaning service.

Do you have staff at the property?

They have friendly staff that can help you 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

How much is the deposit?

Payment of a deposit of up to 2 weeks’ rent is required at the time of applying for accommodation. At Property management they are transparent on their cancellation policy so please visit terms of use for more details. The deposit will become your first 2 weeks’ rent once you move-in.

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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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