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Vickery House, Perth
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Vickery House, Perth

Hayman Rd, Bentley, 6102, Australia
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About the Property

Vickery House is one of the finest student accommodation in Perth. The property offers six and eight-bedroom fully furnished apartments to choose from. Canning College is just a 5-minutes walk away from the property and Curtin University is 10 minutes away which makes this property ideal for the students attending these universities. 

Features

Vickery House offers students a single bed, study desk chair, wardrobe, TV, ironing board, heater, lamp, kitchen, and ensuite bathroom. The property also has an amazing outdoor area Including lounge and barbeque Grills. You can also celebrate community events in this area. Additionally, the accommodation also has Free WiFi, Gym, a library, laundry, and a car park. Security at this property is also excellent with 24/7 security cameras and After Hours Emergency Staff. 

Location and What's Hot?

Vickery House is located in the heart of Bentley city. Angazi Cafe and Jarrah Cafe are a short walk away from the property. Hey Hawker and Spicy Way are two of the best restaurants nearby. Parks like Page park and Higgins park are also in the vicinity. If you enjoy drama and art, the Hayman Theatre and the John Curtin Gallery are both nearby. 

Commute

Vickery House is surrounded by multiple bus stops due to its prime location. The Hayman Road bus stop is right outside the property, and the Curtin University bus stop is about a 2-minute walk away which can take you to the Welshpool train station. 

What will you get

Common Amenities

Barbeque Grills
Ironing Board
Bicycle storage
Public Transport Close By
Wifi
Community Events

Cancellation Policies (6)

  • Cooling off period
    Free booking cancellation in stipulated time
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  • No visa no pay
    Free Cancellation if student visa is not secured
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  • Covid 19 policy
    Cancellation in case of govt travel restrictions
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Payment Policies (4)

  • Booking deposit
    Secure booking with this amount
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  • Security deposit
    Deposit property holds during the tenure
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  • Mode of payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Internet / WiFi included in my rent?

If you are a Curtin student it is included in your rent. If you are not a Curtin student, they have a selection of internet packages available for you to discuss in further detail with reception.

Do you have Bicycle Storage?

Yes, the bike storage is FREE and bicycles must be stored in the storage area provided. Residents are restricted to storing one (1) bicycle per person.

Do I need to pay a Security Deposit?

If you are a Curtin student, they do not charge you a security deposit or bond. If you are a non-Curtin student, you will be required to pay a security deposit equivalent to 4 weeks rent.

What additional fees need to be paid once a room is booked?

The following fees are payable on acceptance of the Accommodation Agreement:- 

  • Administration fee: AU$140.00 for each booking.
  • Facility fee: AU$153.00 per person for annual contracts.
  • Activity fee: AU$252.00 per person for annual contracts.
  • Departure cleaning fee: AU$150 per room, payable upfront.

What happens if I need to cancel my booking before my contract start date?

If you need to cancel your booking you can do so by emailing them before you Contract Start. The Administration Fee and a one-week cancellation fee will apply. The remaining balance of any payments will be refunded to you. Cancellations on or after the start of your contract will be considered an early termination. This process for early terminations is outlined in the Accommodation Agreement in further detail. First years to Curtin University have the option to cancel their contract up until 14 days prior to the start of their contract without penalty. This cancellation can be processed, and balance of payments refunded to you, provided that documentation is received by the reservations team at least 14 days prior to the contract start date. This documentation must confirm non-acceptance/deferral of university offer or failure to be offered a place at the university.

Do you have car park facilities?

Parking is FREE. Limited reserved car parking is provided for property at Curtin residents. Permits are compulsory and available from Property's reception.

What do I need before I move in?

All rooms are furnished with a bed, study desk and chair, lamp and wardrobe. A multi-share apartment has a full-size kitchen with fridge, oven, stove and microwave. In the common area there is a couch, dining table and chairs and T.V; there is a bathroom shared between 2-3 people.. A studio apartment will contain a kitchenette with microwave, stove- top and fridge plus an ensuite bathroom.  You can purchase an All-In-One Essential pack available online via their convenient property online shop, Your Shop.

What do I do if I have a visitor?

You can have guests visit you at Property. As this is a secure student accommodation building, all residents are required to meet their guests at the entrance door as this is only accessible by a resident swipe card/key. If your guest is staying after 10pm, this is classified as an overnight guest and you will be required to fill out an application at reception.
 

What do I do if I want to change rooms after I move in?

Once you have signed a contract for your room, there is an AU$100 room move administration fee plus a departure clean fee should you decide to move to a different room within on-campus housing. Room moves are subject to availability.

Can I move out at any time?

When you move into your apartment, you sign a Residential Agreement. This is a legally binding document that means you have committed to paying rent from the start date on your contract until the end date of your contract. However, if you have no choice but to move out, you can break your lease if your enrolment status has changed, or, you have exceptional extenuating circumstances. Please refer to the Resident Handbook for more information on this process. 

What happens when I vacate my room?

You need to leave your apartment clean and tidy, and ensure all personal items have been removed, report any damage that may have been caused during your tenancy.

What is included in the Activity Fee?

The Activity Fee of AU$112 per semester covers all your weekly activities through their Residential Life Program. Residential Life is an integrated, contemporary, residential life program, run by property for their Residents. It is designed to support and bring out the best in each Resident through the duties and activities carried out by Residential Advisors, the Residential Life Manager, the Customer Service Staff, and the Area General Manager. They host many different events each month.

Can I request to live with friends?

You can insert your friends' name in the Special Needs section of the application. Please ensure all of your friends also include all of your names in their applications.

Are there scholarships available?

Curtin has a range of Scholarships available for academic year and semester study options.

What happens if the room I want is not available?

If your preferred room type is not available,  they will be in touch with you and offer a room that is closest to your original preference. If you do not wish to accept this alternative offer, you can remain on a waitlist for your preferred room type.

Can I request to live with people who identify as the same gender as I do?

You can request to live with others who identify as the same gender as you. Please ensure you have selected No under Are you okay to share in a mixed gender room? in your application. They try to accommodate all preferences, but  they  cannot guarantee them.

What are your check-in times and days?

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

What is the process for arranging an after hours check-in?

Ensure you that you have notified them during business hours of your after hours arrival details so that they can prepare the after hours Residential Advisor who will be on duty.

What is a Condition Report?

They must prepare a ‘Condition Report’, which records the property’s general condition, including fittings and fixtures, and present you with a paper copies of this Report when you come to collect your keys. Review and, if necessary, add your comments to the ‘Condition Report’. You must return the report to Management within two 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. You may be liable for cleaning, damage, or replacement of missing items at the end of your tenancy if it is not recorded on the condition report.

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Perth Student Accommodation

Are you looking for the best student accommodation in Perth, Australia? The search may be time-consuming, but with the correct resources, your process will be hassle-free. Perth offers easy access to accommodation options for students. With amber, students may find convenient, comfortable, and reasonably priced Perth student accommodation options. The School of Audio Engineering, North Metropolitan TAFE (Northbridge Campus), and Cambridge International College are some notable universities close to Perth accommodation options. Perth is Western Australia's capital and largest city, featuring everything from upscale student accommodation to thriving nightlife. Perth student accommodation options are reasonably priced. They are subdivided further into residence halls, rooms, and individual homes. Perth accommodation options include some of the most lavish, exclusive, inexpensive ensuites, studio flats, and shared apartments with various amenities.

Moreover, these Perth student accommodations are planned to keep student needs in mind; that's why you'll find these apartments located close to your university. Perth student accommodation offers students short-term tenancy choices. Booking short-term Perth student accommodation is easier with amber than in any other city in Australia. Some of the popular student apartments for rent in Perth Australia include Campus Perth, Yugo the Boulevard and many more!

About Perth

Captain James Stirling established Perth in 1829 as the administrative centre of the Swan River Colony. The city was granted status in 1856 and elevated to Lord Mayoralty in 1929. Sir George Murray, then Parliament for Perthshire and Secretary of State for War and the Colonies, was influential in naming the city. Greater Perth is the fourth most populous metropolis in Australia and Oceania, with a population of 2.1 million. Perth is situated in Western Australia's South West Land Division, with most of the metropolitan region found on the Swan Coastal Plain between the Darling Scarp and the Indian Ocean.

Furthermore, the city is said to be influenced by historical and modern economic and military history, giving Perth a taste of the early centuries. Besides, Perth had a problematic past full of warfare, reflected in its nook and corners even today. The city also attracts a large number of international students and tourists. It also has several prestigious institutions like the University of Western Australia, Murdoch University and Curtain University that never allow students to settle for anything less than perfect. Additionally, Perth is perfect for students planning on studying in Western Australia as the city has a strong economy and is an important financial and commercial centre with multiple industries like manufacturing, tourism, and services.

Best Student Accommodation in Perth

With many famous universities, many students flock to the city to pursue their dreams and careers. Finding Perth Australia apartments for rent for students can become a daunting task for many. Amber helps you find the best Perth student accommodation in three easy steps: picking, booking and paying. We make the tiresome and lengthy process of booking student apartments Perth as easy as pie. Amber offers purpose-built studios, flats, and other affordable options for student accommodation in Perth Australia. When planning to move to Western Australia, students should look at the localities next to their university. Students can easily do this using the sorting feature. Although everyone's needs and wants differ, hence we have provided some of the best Perth student accommodation.

1. Campus Perth

2. Yugo the Boulevard

3. The Switch Perth Central

4. Murdoch University Village

5. Vickery House

Cost of Living

Perth student accommodation is perfect for students. Although the cost of living in this city can be high, good planning and budgeting can prevent students from incurring additional costs. For Perth student accommodation, it is recommended to have a budget of AU$1,000-AU$2,500/month, including all living and other personal expenses.

1. Food: AU$25-AU$100/month

2. Gas & Electricity: AU$200-AU$250/month

3. Internet & Mobile Phone: AU$60-AU$80/month

4. Dinner at a Restaurant: AU$70-AU$150/week

5. Laundry: AU$30-AU$75/month

6. Stationery and Textbooks: AU$30-AU$50/month

7. Clothing: AU$100-AU$250/month

8. Travel (buses, trams, and trains): AU$100-AU$130/month

Student Travel Perth

Perth, a vibrant city in Australia, has an awesome transportation network that's just perfect for students studying at its top-notch universities. Getting around town is a piece of cake with the well-connected public transport system, which also lets students explore all the cool stuff Perth has to offer. Let's dig into the primary modes of commute available for students and what they cost.

1. Bus

You can't go wrong with the buses in Perth! They're reliable, pocket-friendly, and super convenient. For just £2.20, students can hop on and off buses to zip around the city and its nearby areas. And if you're a frequent bus rider, there's a weekly travel card for only £14, giving you unlimited bus rides and saving you some serious dough on daily commuting.

2. Rail

The Indian Pacific passenger rail service connects Perth to Adelaide and Sydney once a week. The Prospector passenger rail service links Perth to Kalgoorlie through Wheatbelt towns, while the Australind takes you to Bunbury, and the AvonLink connects to Northam. The rail fares range from £3.20 to £6.90 per day, and for regular travellers, there are weekly travel cards priced between £19 and £41, depending on where you're heading and how often you'll be chugging along.

3. Cycling

Calling all eco-friendly and fitness-loving students! Perth's got you covered with bike-friendly paths and lanes. It's the perfect way to explore the local gems of the city while keeping your wallet happy.

4. Taxi/Uber

When time is of the essence, taxis and Ubers are here to save the day. They're quick, convenient, and get you to your destination on the dot. While taxi fares might vary based on the distance and time, they're a dependable choice when you need to get somewhere in an instant.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Perth

In terms of student life, the city enjoys a well-deserved reputation among international students. Because it offers charming and lively venues for the crowd, it is excellent for exploring and travelling for individuals of all ages. It is a thriving, multiracial city with fantastic nightlife, entertainment alternatives, exquisite cafes, and traditional food. Students can also take pleasure in relaxing in serene green areas. Perth's weather and its natural beauty make it a perfect destination for outdoor activities. Beautiful beaches, parks and gardens are found throughout the city, providing opportunities for swimming, surfing, hiking, picnics and cycling. Perth's colourful art galleries, unique museums, markets, pubs, and restaurants are all characterised by positive energy. Despite being a city, there is a particular atmosphere; everything is peaceful and uncomplicated. Students usually gather in Kings Park, Rottnest Island and Cottesloe to relax and take in the outdoors.

Perth is charmingly small, hospitable, and has a sharp sense of humour, which makes visits here feel special. The Swan River can be seen beautifully from Kings Park. You may see Australia's distinctive animals at the Caversham Wildlife Park or the Perth Zoo. The majority of students favour living in central Perth student accommodation. Students can discover a wide range of accommodation options via the amber to make their stay satisfying and pleasing.

Perth Tourist Attractions

With so many unique tourist attractions and activities at hand, it's understandable why Perth is one of the most well-known cities in the world. It is appealing and draws a sizable crowd due to its gorgeous sights, historical palaces, green areas, and customs. Perth's well-liked attractions include:

1. Kings Park

2. The Black Watch Castle & Museum

3. Scone Palace

4. Perth Art Gallery

5. Swan Valley

6. Cottesloe Beach

7. Perth Zoo

8. Hillarys Boat Harbour

Universities in Perth

Perth is home to multiple famous universities and colleges. Here's a list of the top universities in Perth:

1. North Metropolitan TAFE (Northbridge Campus)

2. School of Audio Engineering, Perth

3. Cambridge International College

4. Southern Cross University

5. Engineering Institute of Technology

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