Intro

VU offers new purpose built student accommodation apartments for undergraduate and postgraduate students looking for modern living with excellent facilities and a community environment all within a short walking distance to classes! Its a part of the Footscray University Town and located right next to the Footscray train station, tram and bus stops for a 10 minute ride to the Melbourne CBD. The Victoria University St Albans Campus is located an 18 minute drive from the property.

Choose from a great range of ultra-modern apartments including studio rooms and 2 bedroom and 6 bedroom shared apartments. All apartments are self-contained and fully furnished with large beds, mattresses, wardrobes and storage space, and study desks and chairs along with your kitchen appliances. Our 6 bedroom apartments are a great choice for more space and to make new friends for those who prefer living with roommates.

UniLodge @ VU recommends the 6 Bedroom Apartment, as the smartest room category choice, because these are not dorms they are luxurious 125m2 apartments; with key-card access to private bedrooms,  huge fully equipped kitchen, separate dining area and comfy TV lounge with ceiling to floor windows. It is the best way to integrate and sharpen your social integration and well-being whilst maintaining the privacy of your own key-card accessed bedroom. And all this, at the lowest price point!

Your rent includes electricity, gas, water and a massive 50GB WiFi internet a combined saving of $125 a month! Youll also have access to our excellent student common areas, including study rooms, a state of the art cinema room with wide screen TVs, outdoor BBQ areas, rooftop terrace and herb garden, gourmet kitchens and even a pool table and games rooms. Access to our building is safe and secure, with electronic key card access to all areas and CCTV security monitoring.

UniLodge is more than just a place to live, with our very active Residential Life Program, Community Spirit offering a great range of fun events and activities, along with career and life skill workshops. On-site residential advisors and our 7 day customer service team are on hand to help with any concerns.

Apartment Facilities

Bedrooms Secure – Electronic
Cleaning Apartments
Dining Table & Chairs
Electricity
Internet
Heating
Televisions
Study Desk and Chair

Community Facilities

Barbeque
Bike Space
Building Security
Cinema
Cleaning Common Areas (not inside apartments)
Common Areas
Community Spirit Program
Foxtel
Gym & Pool
Laundry Room
On-site Staff
Photocopying & Printing
Study Rooms

Configurations

Twin Share Studio ApartmentA$175/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Area18 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Our Twin Share Studio Apartments are perfect for students that want on campus living at the lowest price point. Its a no-brainer all you have to do is scissors paper rock for the top bunk!

Your self-contained 18m2 apartment includes a dining table, modern kitchenette with fridge, cook top, range hood exhaust and convection microwave.

The room also includes hydronic heating for the cooler Melbourne winters, and a fan to circulate the tempered air in the warmer months, a comfortable King Single Bunk Bed, wardrobe, shelves, study desk, study chair, lamp and pin-board, with data port, and fitted with modern blinds.

(Please note: There is also a fully equipped communal kitchen and dining near Reception as well as study rooms, games rooms, outdoor areas and spacious Laundry room)

Bed Size: King Single Bunk Bed.

6 Bedroom Apartment - Regular BedroomA$260/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms6
Bathrooms2 Bath
Area125 sqm
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

6 Bedroom Apartment, as the smartest room category choice! These are not dorms they are luxurious 125m2 apartments; with keycard access to private bedrooms,  huge fully equipped kitchen, separate dining area and comfy TV lounge with ceiling to floor windows. Your apartment has 2 separate toilets, 2 separate showers, and 3 wash basins so plenty of bathroom space for all! The 6 bedroom apartment is the best way to integrate and sharpen your social integration and wellbeing whilst maintaining the privacy of your own keycard accessed bedroom. And all this, at the lowest price point!

Your fully furnished apartment includes sofas, coffee table, dining table and chairs, hydronic heating, ceiling fans, smart auto sensing lights, bright modern kitchen with double door fridge, 2 separate cook tops and 2 range hood exhausts,  a large fitted oven plus a separate microwave, finished off with modern self-closing drawers.

NB. there are also 2 x fully equipped communal kitchens on the ground floor for this big group cook-offs (other communal areas in the building include the study rooms on the residential floors, the games rooms, cinema theatrette,  a caf, outdoor courtyard with BBQs and half-court basketball, spacious and secure Laundromat, plus a rooftop garden deck with city views!).

Your private bedroom (within the 6 bedroom apartment) has its own key card swipe access, comes fully furnished with individual hydronic heating for the cooler Melbourne winters, and a multi speed ceiling fan to circulate the tempered air in the warmer months, a comfortable King Single bed, a 3 leaf wardrobe, ample shelving, power and lamps (at the bedhead, and the large study desk), with study chair, huge pin-board, with lots of power points, data port, TV coax point, and fitted with modern blinds.
Dont forget you have an electronic key right to your bedroom door.

Bed Size: King Single

2 Bedroom Apartment - Regular BedroomA$290/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

The shared apartment space includes a bright modern kitchenette with cook top, range hood, convection microwave, a full size fridge freezer, dining table with chairs, a compact modern bathroom with toilet, shower, wash basin, vanity with mirror and shelving.

NB. there are also 2 x fully equipped communal kitchens on the ground floor for this big group cook-offs (other communal areas in the building include the study rooms on the residential floors, the games rooms, cinema theatrette,  a caf, outdoor courtyard with BBQs and half-court basketball, spacious and secure Laundromat, plus a rooftop garden deck with city views!).

Your bedroom (within a 2 bedroom Apartment) has its own security swipe access for your privacy. It includes hydronic heating for the cool Melbourne winters, and a ceiling fan to circulate the tempered air in the warmer months, a comfortable King Single bed, 3 leaf wardrobe, reading lamps and shelves at your bedhead and the study desk, a study chair, a bedroom TV, large pin-board, data port, lots of power points, and is fitted with modern blinds.

Bed Size: King Single

2 Bedroom Apartment - Accessible BedroomA$308/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Your fully furnished apartment designed for mobility and impaired person, it includes a dining table, modern kitchenette with fridge, cook top, range hood exhaust, convection microwave. Your private bedroom (within 2 bedroom apartment) is designed for mobility and impaired person includes hydronic heating for the cooler Melbourne winters, and a fan to circulate the tempered air in the warmer months, a comfortable queen bed, wardrobe, shelves, study desk, study chair, lamp and pin-board, with data port, and fitted with modern blinds.
Dont forget you have an electronic key right to your bedroom door.

(Please note: There is also a fully equipped communal kitchen and dining near Reception as well as study rooms, games rooms, outdoor areas and spacious Laundry room)

Bed Size: Queen

Studio Regular ApartmentA$319/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

A Studio Regular or Studio Queen choice for postgraduate students, who may require that additional level of privacy and personal space.

Your self-contained apartment includes a dining table, modern kitchenette with fridge, cook top, range hood exhaust and convection microwave.

The room also includes hydronic heating for the cooler Melbourne winters, and a fan to circulate the tempered air in the warmer months, a comfortable King Single bed, wardrobe, shelves, study desk, study chair, lamp and pin-board, with data port, and fitted with modern blinds.
Dont forget you have an electronic key right to your bedroom door.

(Please note: There is also a fully equipped communal kitchen and dining near Reception as well as study rooms, games rooms, outdoor areas and spacious Laundry room)

Bed Size: King Single

Studio Accessible/Queen ApartmentA$351/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Your self-contained apartment, whilst designed for mobility and impaired person, is large and spacious, ideal for postgraduate students. It includes a dining table, modern kitchenette with fridge, cook top, range hood exhaust and convection microwave. The room also includes hydronic heating for the cooler Melbourne winters, and a fan to circulate the tempered air in the warmer months, a comfortable queen bed, wardrobe, shelves, study desk, study chair, lamp and pin-board, with data port, and fitted with modern blinds. Dont forget you have an electronic key right to your bedroom door.

NB. Priority given to mobility impaired and postgraduate students wherever possible and subject to strict availability

(Please note: There is also a fully equipped communal kitchen and dining near Reception as well as study rooms, games rooms, outdoor areas and spacious Laundry room)

Bed Size: Queen

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does this property have an Application fee?

    Yes there is a $200 non-refundable application fee, that needs to be paid at the time of securing your booking.


    For how long can an extra guest stay with me and what is the cost?

    A guest can stay for free for a maximum of 3 nights.


    Do I need to organise my own Contents Insurance?

    Yes, contents insurance is not provided.


    How much is the Internet / WIFI? Who is the provider and how much bandwidth do I have

    Internet access and WIFI is provided by RMIT, and unlimited WIFI is included in the residence fees.


    What electricity cost am I responsible for?

    Unlimited electricity, gas, and water usage are all  included in the residence fees.


    What are the costs associated with an early termination of my agreement?

    The cost is 2 weeks worth of residence fees, as well as continued payment of residence fees payment until a replacement takes over.


    Do I need to pay a departure clean fee?

    Yes, and the cost is $130 per person.


    Is there a cancellation fee once I have secured an apartment?

    Yes. If the booking is cancelled before the agreement start date, there is a $200 cancellation fee. If the booking is cancelled on or after the agreement start date, this is considered the same as terminating an agreement. Continued payment of residence fees will be required until a replacement is secured & an early termination fee equal to two weeks of residences fees will be required.


    Is an advanced payment of fees required?

    Yes. As well as the application fee above, 4 weeks worth of residence fees and a refundable security deposit equal to 4 weeks worth of fees is required to secure a booking. The security deposit is held during the residents stay, and the 4 weeks worth of resident fees will cover the first 4 weeks of the agreement at UniLodge @ RMIT Bundoora.


    Are there any car park spaces or bicycle bays available?

    120 car park bays are available in a dedicated area across from the building for a cost of $240 per year or $135 for 6 months. Permits are available for purchase through RMITs parking website. Bike spaces are free, and located in a secure on site bike shed.

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