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Student Accommodation in Lincoln College Melbourne

On the doorstep of Melbourne’s iconic and vibrant Lincoln Square, residents enjoy a prime central location and a delicious continental breakfast Monday to Friday (view our sample menu here). Approved to accommodate under 18's from Trinity College.

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Beautiful rooms with modern finishes

Scape Lincoln College features both modern studios and shared student apartments inside a world-class building located on the doorstep of Melbourne’s iconic Lincoln Square. This awesome location in lively University Square also boasts all-inclusive continental breakfast on school days!

You can choose from studio or shared apartments that include an ultra-comfy double bed, large study desk, super-fast Wi-Fi, a private or shared bathrooms, a kitchenette and plenty of storage space throughout.
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Scape Lincoln College features both modern studios and shared student apartments inside a world-class building located on the doorstep of Melbourne’s iconic Lincoln Square. This awesome location in lively University Square also boasts all-inclusive continental breakfast on school days!

You can choose from studio or shared apartments that include an ultra-comfy double bed, large study desk, super-fast Wi-Fi, a private or shared bathrooms, a kitchenette and plenty of storage space throughout.
  • Large Studio Apartment
  • Studio Apartment
  • Medium Studio Apartment
  • Shared Apartment
  • Large Twin Studio
Scape supports an inclusive environment for all students, if you have a specific accessibility requirement, get in touch to see how we can support your needs.
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What's Included

We've got you covered

Live your best student lifestyle at Scape with 24/7 support, top-notch security, convenient all-inclusive billing, plus an exciting calendar bursting with social events, mentorship programs and internship opportunities.

24/7 Security

Our specialist trained staff are here for you around the clock, so you feel safer, calmer and more at home.

All Utilities Included

Bills? Who needs bills while studying? To help take life admin out of the equation, we offer an all-inclusive package.

Events program

From famous illusionists to llamas & lattes to road trip adventures, we’ll curate a lifestyle that will allow you to shine.

Lightning fast WIFI

Enjoy unlimited hi-speed Wi-Fi to power all your devices, so you can study, surf, stream and game at the speed of fun.

Safety First

Our ScapexSonder Safety App gives residents peace of mind and our dedicated shuttle service their freedom. Please note that shuttle service is only available at selected properties.

What's around

Bang in the middle of the action

Scape Lincoln College is located in Carlton minutes away from tram stops and within easy reach of Melbourne Central Railway Station which is a 13-minute walk towards the CBD. Yep, we timed it.
Scape Lincoln College is located in Carlton minutes away from tram stops and within easy reach of Melbourne Central Railway Station which is a 13-minute walk towards the CBD. Yep, we timed it.

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Everything you need to know

Scape Lincoln College FAQs

What’s included at Scape Lincoln College?

All your utilities including electricity, water and heating, plus unlimited broadband internet are included with your rent. There are no additional bills to worry about. You’ll also enjoy access to our onsite Scape Eats eatery and open pantry as well as our common spaces. 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 Scape Lincoln College?

Yes, Scape’s student accommodation is purpose built for students and a confirmation of enrolment is required to secure your room. Looking for accommodation but not a student? Scape Suites 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 Scape Eats?

During 2023, our onsite Scape Eats eateries bring an array of meals from across the globe prepared on site by experienced chefs in our designated Scape Eats kitchens.

Start your day right with a continental breakfast. When dinner time rolls around, you’ll be served a delicious hot meal prepared by our resident Scape Eats Chef or have the opportunity to pick up ingredients from the Scape Eats pantry.

From January 2024, the Scape Eats offering will not be available at Lincoln College. A continental breakfast will be included Monday to Friday.

Can I take a look around?

We would love you to! We offer both in-person and virtual tours of all Scape properties. Book a tour today!

How close is Scape Lincoln College to university?

Scape Lincoln College 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.

  • The University of Melbourne Parkville Campus is just a 5-minute walk away up Swanston Street.
  • RMIT University is also nearby and can be reached by foot via a 6-minute walk.
  • For those attending Monash University, the Parkville Campus is a 20-minute tram ride.
  • Trinity College is a little further away and is a 17-minute walk past the University of Melbourne.
  • Victoria University and La Trobe University City campuses are both 15–20-minute tram rides away through the Melbourne CBD.

Where’s the nearest public transport to Scape Lincoln College?

Scape Lincoln College 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 1-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 12-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 15-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 Scape Lincoln College is 10 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 Scape Lincoln College?

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 Scape Lincoln College.

A one-stop shop for all your shopping, dining, and entertainment needs, Melbourne Central is a 12-minute walk away and is home to over 200 stores. It also has several restaurants, cafes, and bars, as well as a cinema complex.

QV is an upscale shopping centre is also a 12-minute walk from Scape Lincoln College and has 100 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 Scape. 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 Scape. Alternatively, you can email the property directly.

Does Scape Lincoln College have an airport transfer service?

Yes! To arrange a pick-up service from the airport directly to Scape Lincoln College, please visit our Airport Transfer page and complete the form at least 72 hours before your scheduled arrival at the airport. Contact your Scape 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. There are also public transport options available. Please refer to the following websites to plan your trip in advance –

What time is check-in at Scape Lincoln College?

Scape Lincoln College 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 Scape 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?

Scape Lincoln College features a range of communal spaces available to all residents where you can rest and relax or socialise with friends. These include the Scape Eats onsite eatery and open pantry, music room, massive communal kitchen, private cinema and 24/7 gym. We’ll host resident events in these spaces from time to time, but they can also be booked in advance if you’d like them all to yourself!

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 rooms, shared apartments or U/18 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 we know who is in the building for security reasons.

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