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Student accommodation for Griffith University

With 6 buildings across Brisbane, Scape offers purpose-built student accommodation near Griffith University.

Scape X Griffith University

Explore Griffith University's dynamic world with Scape as your gateway to vibrant student life in Brisbane. Our vibrant buildings like Scape South Bank, Scape Tribune and Scape Merivale cater perfectly to Griffith University students' needs.

Nestled in Brisbane's cultural hub, each Scape property ensures proximity to lively cafes, bars, and Griffith's campuses, offering a seamless transition from academics to city life. Join a thriving student community and tailored support for academic excellence and personal growth at Scape, your home away from home.
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Explore Griffith University's dynamic world with Scape as your gateway to vibrant student life in Brisbane. Our vibrant buildings like Scape South Bank, Scape Tribune and Scape Merivale cater perfectly to Griffith University students' needs.

Nestled in Brisbane's cultural hub, each Scape property ensures proximity to lively cafes, bars, and Griffith's campuses, offering a seamless transition from academics to city life. Join a thriving student community and tailored support for academic excellence and personal growth at Scape, your home away from home.

Top 5 Scape properties for Griffith students

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Scape South Bank

149 Merivale Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

  • 8 mins
    Bus
  • 2 mins
    Bicycle
  • 8 mins
    Walk
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Slide down to the gaming area, 24/7 gym and cinema
  • Short stroll Streets Beach pool
  • Close to buzzing restaurants

Rooms from

A$439/wk/person

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Scape Toowong

611 Coronation Dr, Toowong QLD 4066

  • 21 mins
    Bus
  • 18 mins
    Bicycle
  • 56 mins
    Walk
  • 24/7 Concierge
  • Rooftop with City views

Rooms from

A$349/wk/person

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Scape Merivale

118 Merivale Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

  • 8 mins
    Bus
  • 2 mins
    Bicycle
  • 8 mins
    Walk
  • Rooftop with BBQ and city views
  • Awesome outdoor swimming pool
  • Gaming lounge, table tennis, pool table & gym
  • Prime location next to buzzing restaurants & recreation

Rooms from

A$299/wk/person

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U18 Approved

Scape Tribune

60 Tribune St, South Brisbane QLD 4101

  • 10 mins
    Bus
  • 3 mins
    Bicycle
  • 10 mins
    Walk
  • Affordable room types
  • Prime location right next to buzzing restaurants & recreation

Rooms from

A$259/wk/person

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Scape St Lucia

33 Glen Rd, Toowong QLD 4066

  • 27 mins
    Bus
  • 19 mins
    Bicycle
  • 1 hour 2 mins
    Walk
  • Tight-knit community ideal for making friends
  • Competitive price points
  • Residential neighbourhood
  • Close to public transport
  • Rooftop pool

Rooms from

A$269/wk/person

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Scape South Bank

149 Merivale Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

  • 8 mins
    Bus
  • 2 mins
    Bicycle
  • 8 mins
    Walk
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Slide down to the gaming area, 24/7 gym and cinema
  • Short stroll Streets Beach pool
  • Close to buzzing restaurants

Rooms from

A$439/wk/person

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Scape Toowong

611 Coronation Dr, Toowong QLD 4066

  • 21 mins
    Bus
  • 18 mins
    Bicycle
  • 56 mins
    Walk
  • 24/7 Concierge
  • Rooftop with City views

Rooms from

A$349/wk/person

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Scape Merivale

118 Merivale Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

  • 8 mins
    Bus
  • 2 mins
    Bicycle
  • 8 mins
    Walk
  • Rooftop with BBQ and city views
  • Awesome outdoor swimming pool
  • Gaming lounge, table tennis, pool table & gym
  • Prime location next to buzzing restaurants & recreation

Rooms from

A$299/wk/person

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U18 Approved

Scape Tribune

60 Tribune St, South Brisbane QLD 4101

  • 10 mins
    Bus
  • 3 mins
    Bicycle
  • 10 mins
    Walk
  • Affordable room types
  • Prime location right next to buzzing restaurants & recreation

Rooms from

A$259/wk/person

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Scape St Lucia

33 Glen Rd, Toowong QLD 4066

  • 27 mins
    Bus
  • 19 mins
    Bicycle
  • 1 hour 2 mins
    Walk
  • Tight-knit community ideal for making friends
  • Competitive price points
  • Residential neighbourhood
  • Close to public transport
  • Rooftop pool

Rooms from

A$269/wk/person

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Scape Regent

15 Regent St, Woolloongabba, Brisbane QLD 4102

  • 26 mins
    Bus
  • 26 mins
    Bicycle
  • 1 hour 51 mins
    Walk
  • Tight-knit community ideal for making friends
  • Competitive price points
  • Residential neighbourhood
  • Close to public transport

Rooms from

A$269/wk/person

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Scape South Bank

149 Merivale Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

  • 33 mins
    Bus
  • 37 mins
    Bicycle
  • 2 hours 33 mins
    Walk
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Slide down to the gaming area, 24/7 gym and cinema
  • Short stroll Streets Beach pool
  • Close to buzzing restaurants

Rooms from

A$439/wk/person

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Scape Merivale

118 Merivale Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

  • 31 mins
    Bus
  • 40 mins
    Bicycle
  • 2 hours 35 mins
    Walk
  • Rooftop with BBQ and city views
  • Awesome outdoor swimming pool
  • Gaming lounge, table tennis, pool table & gym
  • Prime location next to buzzing restaurants & recreation

Rooms from

A$299/wk/person

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U18 Approved

Scape Tribune

60 Tribune St, South Brisbane QLD 4101

  • 29 mins
    Bus
  • 39 mins
    Bicycle
  • 2 hours 34 mins
    Walk
  • Affordable room types
  • Prime location right next to buzzing restaurants & recreation

Rooms from

A$259/wk/person

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What our residents are saying
“I definitely did not regret booking Scape as my accommodation throughout my stay in Australia. Amazing service, amazing staff, and lovely Scape mates. It has become my second home and I am thankful for that as my life in Aus was so much more enjoyable!”
Nicolette, Scape South Bank
“Life at Scape is like living in a big family that brings me so much happiness. The best moment I've had was meditating with baby goats. I love meditating but I never imagined that one day I could do this with such cute goats. It was awesome! Life at Scape is full of surprises!”
Yijie Shi, Scape South Bank

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be a student to live at Scape?

Yes, Scape’s student accommodation is purpose built for students and a confirmation of enrolment is required to secure your room.

How do I travel from Scape to Griffith University?

Griffith University has two main campuses in Brisbane that are of interest to Scape residents: the South Bank Campus, focusing on Art and Design, and the larger Nathan Campus, catering to a wide range of disciplines.

To Queensland College of Art and Design, Griffith University, South Bank Campus:

  • From Scape Merivale, Scape Tribune, and Scape South Bank: The best way to reach the South Bank Campus is on foot, taking between 5 to 10 minutes depending on your starting point.
  • From Scape Regent: A short bus ride is your best option. Walk to PA Hospital station (10 mins), take the line 66 bus towards RBWH-UQ loop for 2 minutes, and then walk 7 minutes to the campus.
  • From Scape St Lucia: You have two good options, bus or ferry. For the bus, walk to Benson St, catch line 412 towards the city for 16 mins, transfer at Roma Street to line 66, and walk from South Bank station. Alternatively, take a ferry from Regatta towards Northshore Hamilton, disembark at South Bank, and walk 12 minutes.
  • From Scape Toowong: Similar to Scape St Lucia, you can either take a ferry from Regatta to South Bank ferry terminal (14 mins) and then walk 12 minutes, or take a bus from Coronation Dr, transferring at Adelaide Street to South Bank.

To Griffith University, Nathan Campus:

  • From Scape Merivale, Scape Tribune, and Scape South Bank: The quickest route involves a bus ride from South Bank busway station towards Garden City interchange on either line 120 or 125. The trip takes between 27 to 41 minutes, followed by a short walk to the campus.
  • From Scape Regent: Walk to Ipswich Rd at PA Hospital (10 mins), then catch the line 125 bus towards Garden City for 30 minutes. A short walk from the stop gets you to the campus.
  • From Scape St Lucia and Scape Toowong: Start with a bus to Indooroopilly Shopping Centre station, then transfer to the line 598 bus towards Garden City interchange. Disembark at Troughton Rd at QEII Hospital and walk to campus. The entire journey includes walking, two bus rides, and takes approximately 35 to 40 minutes.

These routes provide convenient access to Griffith University’s campuses, ensuring that students residing in any Scape building can find a way to get to their classes with ease.

What’s included in my rent?

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 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 have my enrolment confirmed to book my room?

No, you can still book your accommodation while waiting for confirmation or acceptance/enrolment at Griffith University, or if you are still waiting for the issue of an Australian student visa by the Australian Government. Please see our Booking Terms & Conditions for more information on the steps to follow if you are not accepted and need to cancel your booking.

About Griffith University

 

About the Griffith University

 

Nestled amidst the lush landscapes and vibrant cities of Queensland, Griffith University emerges as a beacon of innovation, diversity, and social impact. Since its inception in 1971, Griffith has been committed to excellence in teaching and research, with a vision to influence and innovate for a better future. Today, it stands as a distinguished institution recognized globally for its comprehensive programs, groundbreaking research, and a unique approach to global engagement and environmental sustainability.

 

A Legacy of Social Change and Innovation

Griffith University was established with a radical approach to traditional tertiary education, integrating interdisciplinary learning with a strong emphasis on environmental awareness and social justice. This ethos remains at the heart of its mission, guiding its endeavours to create a positive and lasting impact on society. Through its diverse range of study options across Health, Arts, Education, Business, Law, and the Sciences, Griffith prepares students not just for careers but for lifelong contributions to global challenges.

 

Excellence in Research and Academia

At the core of Griffith’s philosophy is a commitment to research excellence. The university is home to world-renowned research institutes, including the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) and the Australian Rivers Institute, tackling global issues such as climate change, chronic disease, and sustainable development. Through its innovative research practices and collaborative projects, Griffith contributes to groundbreaking discoveries and practical solutions that resonate worldwide.

 

A Vibrant and Inclusive Community

Griffith University’s campuses, spread across the spectacular regions of Brisbane, Logan, and the Gold Coast, offer more than just a place to study. They are dynamic communities where students from over 130 countries come together, creating a rich tapestry of cultures and ideas. This multicultural environment fosters a sense of inclusion and a global perspective among students and staff alike. With over 120 clubs and societies, Griffith provides a lively campus life that supports creative expression, community service, and personal growth.

 

Transportation: Navigating Griffith Campuses

Griffith University’s multiple campuses are strategically located across Queensland, offering students diverse options for transportation.

 

Public Transportation: Queensland’s efficient public transportation system plays a vital role in connecting students to Griffith campuses. Train stations and bus stops are conveniently located near each campus, providing easy access from various suburbs and surrounding areas.

 

Cycling: Griffith encourages sustainable transportation, and cycling is a popular choice among students. Dedicated bike lanes and bike-sharing programs offer convenient options for those who prefer to pedal their way to classes.

 

Walking: Given the well-planned layout of Griffith campuses, walking is a practical and enjoyable means of commuting. Pedestrian-friendly pathways and green spaces create a pleasant environment for students moving between classes and facilities.

 

Car: For students who choose to drive, parking facilities are available on or near Griffith campuses. However, considering Queensland’s traffic

 

Empowering Students for a Global Future

Understanding the importance of global experience, Griffith offers numerous opportunities for international exchange, internships, and study tours. These programs are designed to enhance students’ learning, expose them to new cultures, and develop global networks. Griffith’s commitment to producing global citizens is evident in its curriculum, which incorporates global perspectives and promotes an understanding of international issues and dynamics.

 

Sustainability is not just a concept at Griffith; it is a practice embedded in every aspect of the university’s operations. Recognized for its leadership in environmental science and sustainable practices, Griffith is dedicated to minimizing its ecological footprint through sustainable campus design, conservation initiatives, and research aimed at solving environmental challenges. Students and staff are encouraged to engage in sustainability efforts, preparing them to be environmental stewards in their professional and personal lives.

 

Looking to the Future

As Griffith University looks ahead, it remains focused on expanding its reach, enhancing its research capabilities, and enriching the student experience. With a continuous drive for innovation and excellence, Griffith is poised to face the challenges of the future, making an indelible mark on the world through education, research, and community engagement. Join Griffith University and be part of a community that values diversity, strives for sustainability, and prepares you to make a meaningful impact in the world.

 

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