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UniLodge South Bank, Brisbane
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UniLodge South Bank, Brisbane

Colchester St, South Brisbane, 4101, Australia
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Exercise gym
Vending machines
dual occupancy

About the Property

UniLodge South Bank is a trendy and evergreen choice for students searching for student accommodation in Brisbane. Being one of the accommodations that are huge on its amenities and guarantees a comfortable living in Brisbane, it is truly the definition of ideal student accommodation. One of the most peculiar features of living at UniLodge South Bank Brisbane student accommodation is its closeness to Brisbane’s best areas, universities, and transport facilities. Living at one of the best Brisbane student accommodation is a student experience that you should not miss out on.  UniLodge South Bank is also close to the University of Queensland which is a short drive of 16 minutes. 

Australia's third most populous city after Sydney and Melbourne, Brisbane is Australia's fastest growing and most diverse tourist destination. Sydney is more global, Melbourne is famous for its European elegance, while Brisbane is the most authentic Australian. Sydney has the beach and the culture of Melbourne (no weather), but Brisbane has both. These are just two of the many reasons that make it your next must-see destination. It is very popular with students, with approximately 95,000 students. For most of the year, the city is always in a festive and colourful mood. The city centre is surprisingly lively and hosts many social events on a daily basis, enriching everyday life.


UniLodge South Bank Brisbane is a place that will unpack and expose you to the best parts of staying in Brisbane. With an idea of comfort and ease, this student accommodation has been endowed with one of the best amenities and features, like the laundry room, study room, etc., to make your stay more comfortable. While living here, you will be offered fully furnished studio apartments that are carefully designed and suit your preferences and any needs you would have as a student. Each room here at UniLodge South Bank is equipped with an array of amenities and non-negotiable features like a comfortable bed, air conditioning, refrigerator, TV, table, chairs, sofa, microwave, oven, stove, shared bathroom, wide windows, blinds, coffee table, desk lamps & storage spaces. Besides the room, the property is also equipped with some major amenities and entertainment cultivating spaces like a full stacked gym for your fitness goals, BBQ area, cinema rooms, terrace courtyards to hang around and catch up with your flatmate, laundry room so that you don't stack up your clothes, library room to read, bike storage, car parking, games room, and vending machines. All these amenities are made available by keeping students' entertainment and initiating/encouraging them to bond with each other in mind. The entire property runs on high-speed WiFi, so internet access and connectivity are strong 24X7. All these come at an affordable price, with all utility bills included.

Location and What's Hot?

Located at Colchester Street, UniLodge South Bank is an evergreen choice for anyone who is looking for chic, stylish, and modern-influenced student accommodation. The idea of comfort living radiates from the outlook and features of this accommodation. Brisbane is a major Australian hotspot that has always been ranked as one of the best-living cities in Australia. The city is a much-recommended spot for people who like outdoor sports, bustling lifestyles, art, music, and food.

While living at UniLodge South Bank student accommodation Brisbane, you can live the authentic Brisbane life. While close to the University of Sunshine Coast and TAFE Queensland, UniLodge South Bank is close to some of Brisbane’s best entertainment spaces. The accommodation has many neighbouring restaurants, cafes, shopping centres, and bars. Most students living in Brisbane develop a multi-cuisine palette by trying out different cuisines at famous dining spots like SouthSide Bistro, Bourbon Street Bar & Cafe, Mado Turkish Restaurant, My Pho House and many more. On a good note, you will have the world platter at your doorstep, as many of these restaurants are near to UniLodge South Bank. Apart from its food culture, Brisbane is also decked up every night with its party culture. The city is home to some of the best clubs, where students can dance their hearts out! iPong Brisbane is a famous Brisbane club known for its beer pong, dart, and popcorn chicken near UniLodge South Bank. Besides its food, party, and entertainment scenes, Brisbane is also a nature lover’s spot! The city has some of the most beautiful spots to hike; you can drive up to Mount Coot Tha to experience the breathtaking views of Brisbane. This city is a balanced utopia of nature, culture, tradition, and modernity. Lastly, other than UniLodge South Bank Brisbane, you can find similar student accommodations in Brisbane, like Unilodge Herston, Iglu Kelvin Grove, and University Park, that will keep your search options wider.


The daily commute is an indispensable part of every student's routine. Hence it is important to reside where transportation is thriving at its best! Compared to other parts of Australia, Brisbane is known to have one of the most efficient and well-built transport system networks. Some of the key features of Brisbane's transport system include being economical, reliable, and safe. People here usually travel around using buses, trains, metro, and cycles. Living at the unilodge south bank will prove to be a point of accessibility, as this accommodation is conveniently connected to different parts of the city. The closest bus stop, i.e. South Bank busway station, is a 6-minute walk away, whereas Cooper Plains train station is a 16-minutes drive away from the accommodation. In summary, Unilodge's south bank is a place to not fret about amenities, location, transport, and entertainment.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Community Spirit Program

Common Amenities

Exercise Gym
Vending Machines
Multilingual Staff
Barbeque Grills
Bicycle Storage

Cancellation Policies (3)

  • Cooling Off Period
    Free booking cancellation in stipulated time
  • No Visa No Pay
    Free Cancellation if student visa is not secured
  • Early termination by students
    Termination of the tenancy contract before the end date

Payment Policies (1)

  • Booking Deposit
    Secure booking with this amount

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply to stay at a Living at property?

Eligibility criteria: All Students aged 18 and over, who are enrolled in a University (or La Trobe College Australia, RMIT University or Wodonga Institute of TAFE) course of study are eligible to apply to live at Living at property.

What kind of contracts does Living at property offer?

22-week and 44-week contracts are available, commencing in February and July.

Do you have car parking facilities?

On campus permit parking is available through property. You can purchase parking via Car parking permits.

How close is the nearest supermarket?

The closest supermarket is the Kennington Village Woolworths, located at 150-180 Condon Street. This is a short walk or car trip, or you can catch the local bus lines 61 or 70.

Can I move out at any time?

When considering the premature termination of your Residential Tenancy Agreement, the following payments are required prior to vacating, as outlined by the Rules of Residence: A cancellation fee of 28 days rent Loss of bond All outstanding debts and fees.

How do I connect the internet/phone?

There is no phone in the room. For Internet, you can connect to the local Eduroam network using your University login. If you have difficulty accessing the WIFI, you can contact Ask ICT.

What is a Bond?

A bond is a payment that acts as security against the resident meeting the terms of their rental agreement and Rules of Residence. The bond is accepted online during the offer acceptance process. This deposit is held until the end of the resident’s residential agreement. Following final inspection, the bond is:
Refunded entirely to the tenant/resident, or Claimed in part or in full by the landlord/owner.

What is a Condition Report?

Upon arrival they must prepare a ‘Condition Report’, which records the property’s general condition, including fittings and fixtures and present you with two copies when you complete your check-in process. Review and, if necessary, add your comments to the ‘Condition Report’. You must return the report to PMG  within three business days of moving in and you should keep a copy of the ‘Condition Report’ until the end of the tenancy.
The ‘Condition Report’ is a very important document, as it can be used as evidence if there is a dispute about who should pay for cleaning, damage, or replacement of missing items, particularly at the end of a tenancy.
You may want to take photos of your apartment at the start of your tenancy to further show the condition.
The owner may claim some or the entire bond for cleaning, damage, or replacement of missing items at the end of your tenancy. If the ‘Condition Report’ stated that the work was required at the start of the tenancy, or the items were not listed, it can help you prove the bond should be returned to you.

What happens when I vacate?

You need to leave your apartment clean and tidy in the same condition as when you arrived, ensure all personal items have been removed and report any damage that may have been caused during your tenancy. This allows for a speedy bond resolution.
As a find step, you will need to complete a Bond Refund Form on the Living at property Portal and nominate the bank account you would like your bond deposit refunded back into. 

Paying the Bond?

You are required to pay the bond deposit when accepting your letter of offer. 

What does my rent include?

A fully furnished apartment, all utilities are included, access to unlimited internet and WIFI and use of their common room facilities.

When do I pay my rent?

Rent is charged per fortnight – you will receive a charge on the first business day of each fortnight. If you would prefer to pay for a whole semester, or a year in advance, please visit the Living at property office to discuss.

What do I need to buy before I can move in?

You will need to provide your bedding linen and any basic crockery, such as plates, utensils and cooking items. Living at property provides appliances such as toasters, kettles and microwaves.

If I really want to move apartments/rooms after I move in – is that possible?

If you wish to move to another residence, submit a Room Transfer Request form available from the Living at property Portal. (Note: these transfer requests are subject to availability and once approved require an $85.00 fee for cleaning and administration costs).

Is there extra storage outside my apartment?

Beds are designed a little higher so you can put luggage under them, however there is no additional storage outside of your room. If you have items you wish to store you will need to contact a local storage service provider.

Is wireless internet available?

Yes, they have unlimited WIFI at this property and wireless internet through the building.

I am vacating, can I use the Bond for my last month’s rent?

No, you cannot as your bond and rent are separate payments. You are required to pay rent in the specified way up to and including the date of your departure.

How do I receive my Bond back?

Once the resident has vacated and completed a Bond Refund Form, PMG  will conduct a final inspection of the residence for any damage incurred or cleaning that may be required. Any of these charges will be deducted from the resident’s bond and the remaining amount refunded back to the nominated bank account.

If I wanted to break my lease, what are the costs associated with this?

If you wish to terminate your lease early, you will be responsible for the paying the early termination fee equivalent to four weeks rent and have my bond forfeited.

How does my mail get to me?

Mail at their Bendigo campus can be collected from the Living at property office during office hours. Your mail can be directed to you as follows: Name, College, Room Number Living at property You will be sent an SMS notification whenever they receive your mail.

How much is the Bond?

The Bond is $1000.00 deposit.

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Brisbane Student Accommodation

Discovering the perfect student accommodation in Brisbane may require some effort, but it's certainly not a daunting task. It is relatively easy to find Brisbane student housing at reasonable prices. These student residence in Brisbane are located near many renowned universities, such as SAE Institute, University of Queensland, University of the Sunshine Coast, TAFE Queensland (Southbank Campus), Australian Institute of Business and Technology, and BROWNS English Language School.

Ranging from luxurious student housing to the budget-friendly Brisbane student accommodation, it has properties for everyone. Studios, private residence halls, and PBSA are the three types of Brisbane student accommodation available. There are several affordable student accommodation Brisbane in various versatile locations. Private student housing is inexpensive, comfortable, and luxurious, and the property configurations include en-suites, studios, and shared apartments. This is where amber steps in as your reliable companion. Amber streamlines Brisbane student housing search process, offering a vast database of options tailored to your requirements. Whether seeking convenience, cost-effectiveness, or specific amenities, amber simplifies finding the perfect student housing.

About Brisbane

The beautiful capital city, Brisbane, is a wonderful place and a great adventure spot. With an exquisite education system, the city attracts a huge number of students from all over the world. The latest advancements in technology, city innovation and creativity can be seen in its architecture & everyday life. The city welcomes people from all over the world and is known for creating a safe environment for them. You will find people from different ethnicities and backgrounds mixing well in the city’s vibrant life.

With many leading universities, students will get a great chance to explore different courses and increase their chances of getting selected for one of them. What makes Brisbane different from other cities is the exceptional number of wildlife sanctuaries and river cruises, which will give one view of the entire city. Students will also get the chance to explore nature by visiting various Botanic Gardens, which have a wide range of flora species. Not just this, the city offers great nightlife as well; students can explore different cafes and clubs over the weekend to celebrate their birthdays or special occasions as well. If you love water, then the city is for you as it has some of the best beaches where you can chill out.

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With a large number of students enrolling for better education in the city, finding perfect Brisbane student housing can be a daunting task. But amber makes this tiresome process of picking, paying, and booking easy and flexible for students. Brisbane student housing offers a wide range of facilities and amenities for students to choose from, which will make their stay amazing in the city. Brisbane student accommodation makes one feel happy and comfortable in an environment where they can peacefully study and stay. Taking care of all the necessities, the Brisbane student housing is close to many universities, which makes the travelling part easy and sorted as well. Below are some of the best Brisbane student housing for you to choose from:

1. UniLodge Herstone

2. UniLodge Park Central 

3. Scape Regent

4. University Park Accommodation

5. Scape Tribune

6. Scape South Bank

7. Scape St. Lucia

8. UniLodge South Bank

Cost of living in Brisbane

Living in Brisbane student accommodation is much more affordable than living in Sydney. So to further help plan out your budget and expenses, we have provided rough estimates of a few other mandatory costs you will have to bear while living in Brisbane student accommodation. Here is a breakdown:

1. Rent: $600-$1760 /per month

2. Utilities (gas, electricity, water): $150-$175/per month

3. Food: $320-$600/per month

4. Mobile phone/internet: $80-$120/per month

5. Public transport: $50-$100/per month

Student travel Brisbane

Brisbane has a large transportation network that connects it to regional hubs, interstate, and international locations. The most common means of transportation in Sydney, as in many Australian cities, is a private vehicle. Travel by public transportation comprises rail, bus, and ferry services. TransLink serves South East Queensland with a uniform ticketing and electronic payment system (known as a 'go card'). The city is a hub for all public transportation services, focusing on the Roma Street, Central, and Fortitude Valley railway stations. There are ferry wharves at King George Square, Queen Street, Roma Street bus terminals, North Quay, Riverside, and QUT Gardens Point. The transport links in Brisbane City connect swiftly to all of the major student properties in Brisbane.

1. Bus: Brisbane has a large dedicated bus rapid transit network known as the Brisbane Busway network. The busway stations on King George Square, Queen Street, and Roma Street are major network centres. The average adult fare is $4.80, going up to $8.00 as distance rises.

2. Rail: The Queensland Rail City network has 152 railway stations located along 13 suburban rail lines and throughout the metropolitan area, including the Airport line, Beenleigh line, Caboolture line, Cleveland line, Doomben line, Exhibition line, and so on. A day of rail travel will cost you between $90 and $170.

3. Bicycle: Central Brisbane promotes cycling, with numerous dedicated routes such as Brisbane River Loop, Kedron Brook Bikeway, and Wynnum To Manly Shoreline. Riding is not only eco-friendly but also cost-effective.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Brisbane

Spending some of the crucial years of life, one needs to be familiar with the city and its lifestyle as well. Brisbane is not just an educational hub but is home to some of the best tourist attractions one can explore. While spending their daily hours in college and studies, students can spend their weekends and holidays exploring the city.

Brisbane offers a wide range of places to visit. Hence, students wouldn’t get bored here. South Bank Parklands is an oasis situated on the edge of the Brisbane CBD, which one can explore during weekends. If you are into wildlife, then visit the beautiful Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and spend some time amidst the most beautiful Koalas and other animals. The Brisbane River is another beautiful spot that can refresh one’s mind after a long time in college. Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha is home to the living fossil where a tree has been growing for more than 200 million years. The nightlife here is buzzing with zizz and light all through the night; some of the famous clubs include The Cabaret Nightclub, Family Nightclub, Prohibition Brisbane, and Prohibition Brisbane. Visit the City Hall, the epic historical building of the city, to relive the history. If you are an art lover, then visit the Gallery of Modern Art to witness some of the beautiful artworks. The Museum of Brisbane is another building of historical importance that will take you back to the history of the city.

Brisbane Tourist attraction

Brisbane is home to some of the finest tourist attractions in the city. Well, to rejuvenate and refresh, students can spend some time visiting these beautiful places from their Brisbane student accommodation. Some of the tourist attractions in the city are:

1. Story Bridge

2. Opal Museum

3. Suncorp Stadium

4. Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane

5. Boggo Road Gaol

6. Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park

7. Brisbane Powerhouse

Universities in Brisbane

The city of Brisbane is known for its educational system and has some of the best universities that attract students from across the world. Below are some of the top universities in Brisbane.

1. SAE Institute

2. University of Queensland

3. University of Sunshine Coast

4. BROWNS English Language School

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