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Student accommodation for Monash University

With 12 buildings across central Melbourne, Scape offers purpose-built student accommodation with easy access to Monash University campuses.

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Live the ultimate student lifestyle in the vibrant heart of Melbourne’s CBD. Choose your own adventure with a range of beautiful buildings with easy access to Monash University campuses, surrounded by a huge variety of restaurants, bars and efficient public transport. Stay at Scape Swanston or Scape Aurora and take advantage of the dedicated shuttle service from your home straight to Monash’s Clayton or Caulfield campuses. Studying at Monash Law Chambers or the 750 Collins Street campus? It’s an easy and quick commute from Scape’s CBD located residences.
Students in Melbourne with Scape umbrella
Live the ultimate student lifestyle in the vibrant heart of Melbourne’s CBD. Choose your own adventure with a range of beautiful buildings with easy access to Monash University campuses, surrounded by a huge variety of restaurants, bars and efficient public transport. Stay at Scape Swanston or Scape Aurora and take advantage of the dedicated shuttle service from your home straight to Monash’s Clayton or Caulfield campuses. Studying at Monash Law Chambers or the 750 Collins Street campus? It’s an easy and quick commute from Scape’s CBD located residences.

Top 5 Scape properties for Monash University students

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Scape La Trobe

50 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 59 mins
    Bus
  • 1 hour 28 mins
    Bicycle
  • 4 hours 53 mins
    Walk
  • Mix of room types to suit all
  • Amazing rooftop cinema
  • Panaromic views across the city skyline
  • Prime location in central Melbourne

Rooms from

A$379/wk/person

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Scape Aurora

236 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 53 mins
    Bus
  • 1 hour 30 mins
    Bicycle
  • 4 hours 55 mins
    Walk
  • Luxury Scape Suites
  • Pet and couple friendly
  • Rooftop pool
  • Dedicated Monash shuttle bus

Rooms from

A$729/wk/person

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Scape Swanston

5 Little La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 55 mins
    Bus
  • 1 hour 29 mins
    Bicycle
  • 4 hours 55 mins
    Walk
  • Trendy neighborhood vibe
  • Rooftop terrace ideal for socialising
  • Moonlight cinema

Rooms from

A$379/wk/person

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Scape Victoria Street

25 Victoria Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 59 mins
    Bus
  • 1 hour 28 mins
    Bicycle
  • 4 hours 55 mins
    Walk
  • All-inclusive chef prepared meals
  • Steps to Melbourne’s CBD
  • Eight unique internal Neighbourhoods
  • Indoor and outdoor living with rooftop

Rooms from

A$609/wk/person

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Scape Lincoln College

562 Swanston Street, Carlton VIC 3053

  • 1 hour 5 mins
    Bus
  • 1 hour 32 mins
    Bicycle
  • 5 hours 5 mins
    Walk
  • Includes breakfast Monday-Friday
  • Awesome rooftop terrace to hang with friends
  • Situated in a buzzing neighbourhood
  • Ultra-modern and brand new!

Rooms from

A$429/wk/person

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Scape La Trobe

50 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 59 mins
    Bus
  • 1 hour 28 mins
    Bicycle
  • 4 hours 53 mins
    Walk
  • Mix of room types to suit all
  • Amazing rooftop cinema
  • Panaromic views across the city skyline
  • Prime location in central Melbourne

Rooms from

A$379/wk/person

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Scape Aurora

236 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 53 mins
    Bus
  • 1 hour 30 mins
    Bicycle
  • 4 hours 55 mins
    Walk
  • Luxury Scape Suites
  • Pet and couple friendly
  • Rooftop pool
  • Dedicated Monash shuttle bus

Rooms from

A$729/wk/person

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Scape Swanston

5 Little La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 55 mins
    Bus
  • 1 hour 29 mins
    Bicycle
  • 4 hours 55 mins
    Walk
  • Trendy neighborhood vibe
  • Rooftop terrace ideal for socialising
  • Moonlight cinema

Rooms from

A$379/wk/person

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Scape Victoria Street

25 Victoria Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 59 mins
    Bus
  • 1 hour 28 mins
    Bicycle
  • 4 hours 55 mins
    Walk
  • All-inclusive chef prepared meals
  • Steps to Melbourne’s CBD
  • Eight unique internal Neighbourhoods
  • Indoor and outdoor living with rooftop

Rooms from

A$609/wk/person

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Scape Lincoln College

562 Swanston Street, Carlton VIC 3053

  • 1 hour 5 mins
    Bus
  • 1 hour 32 mins
    Bicycle
  • 5 hours 5 mins
    Walk
  • Includes breakfast Monday-Friday
  • Awesome rooftop terrace to hang with friends
  • Situated in a buzzing neighbourhood
  • Ultra-modern and brand new!

Rooms from

A$429/wk/person

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Scape Victoria Street

25 Victoria Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 27 mins
    Bus
  • 51 mins
    Bicycle
  • 2 hours 42 mins
    Walk
  • All-inclusive chef prepared meals
  • Steps to Melbourne’s CBD
  • Eight unique internal Neighbourhoods
  • Indoor and outdoor living with rooftop

Rooms from

A$609/wk/person

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Scape La Trobe

50 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 27 mins
    Bus
  • 51 mins
    Bicycle
  • 2 hours 40 mins
    Walk
  • Mix of room types to suit all
  • Amazing rooftop cinema
  • Panaromic views across the city skyline
  • Prime location in central Melbourne

Rooms from

A$379/wk/person

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Scape Swanston

5 Little La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 23 mins
    Bus
  • 52 mins
    Bicycle
  • 2 hours 45 mins
    Walk
  • Trendy neighborhood vibe
  • Rooftop terrace ideal for socialising
  • Moonlight cinema

Rooms from

A$379/wk/person

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Scape Aurora

236 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 21 mins
    Bus
  • 53 mins
    Bicycle
  • 2 hours 45 mins
    Walk
  • Luxury Scape Suites
  • Pet and couple friendly
  • Rooftop pool
  • Dedicated Monash shuttle bus

Rooms from

A$729/wk/person

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Scape Franklin

99 Franklin Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 27 mins
    Bus
  • 52 mins
    Bicycle
  • 2 hours 49 mins
    Walk
  • Enjoy the best views of Melbourne
  • Located in the heart of the city
  • Beautiful rooftop, gym & cinema
  • Parent stay accommodation available

Rooms from

A$469/wk/person

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Scape Carlton

581 Swanston St, Carlton VIC 3053

  • 20 mins
    Bus
  • 10 mins
    Bicycle
  • 37 mins
    Walk
  • Epic communal areas
  • Gym, cinema & games lounge
  • Incredible views
  • Prime location close to CBD

Rooms from

A$429/wk/person

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Scape Lincoln College

562 Swanston Street, Carlton VIC 3053

  • 20 mins
    Bus
  • 9 mins
    Bicycle
  • 34 mins
    Walk
  • Includes breakfast Monday-Friday
  • Awesome rooftop terrace to hang with friends
  • Situated in a buzzing neighbourhood
  • Ultra-modern and brand new!

Rooms from

A$429/wk/person

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Scape Peel

247 Peel Street, North Melbourne VIC 3051

  • 12 mins
    Bus
  • 9 mins
    Bicycle
  • 27 mins
    Walk
  • Volunteer program for residents
  • On the doorstep of Melbourne Uni
  • Spectacular common spaces ideal for socialising or studying

Rooms from

A$379/wk/person

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Scape Queensberry

599 Swanston St, Carlton VIC 3053

  • 20 mins
    Bus
  • 10 mins
    Bicycle
  • 35 mins
    Walk
  • Dedicated Under 18’s manager
  • Sky sport area
  • Moonlight cinema
  • Entertainers rooftop perfect for catch-ups

Rooms from

A$359/wk/person

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Scape Berkeley 2

122-136 Berkeley Street, Carlton VIC 3053

  • 14 mins
    Bus
  • 10 mins
    Bicycle
  • 31 mins
    Walk
  • Affordable dual rooms available
  • Located in a lively student hub
  • Rooftop terrace with stunning views

Rooms from

A$419/wk/person

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Scape Victoria Street

25 Victoria Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 1 hour 35 mins
    Bus
  • 2 hours 54 mins
    Bicycle
  • 10 hours 5 mins
    Walk
  • All-inclusive chef prepared meals
  • Steps to Melbourne’s CBD
  • Eight unique internal Neighbourhoods
  • Indoor and outdoor living with rooftop

Rooms from

A$609/wk/person

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Scape La Trobe

50 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 1 hour 34 mins
    Bus
  • 2 hours 52 mins
    Bicycle
  • 10 hours 2 mins
    Walk
  • Mix of room types to suit all
  • Amazing rooftop cinema
  • Panaromic views across the city skyline
  • Prime location in central Melbourne

Rooms from

A$379/wk/person

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Scape Swanston

5 Little La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 1 hour 30 mins
    Bus
  • 2 hours 50 mins
    Bicycle
  • 9 hours 58 mins
    Walk
  • Trendy neighborhood vibe
  • Rooftop terrace ideal for socialising
  • Moonlight cinema

Rooms from

A$379/wk/person

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Scape Franklin

99 Franklin Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 1 hour 34 mins
    Bus
  • 2 hours 51 mins
    Bicycle
  • 10 hours 2 mins
    Walk
  • Enjoy the best views of Melbourne
  • Located in the heart of the city
  • Beautiful rooftop, gym & cinema
  • Parent stay accommodation available

Rooms from

A$469/wk/person

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Scape Aurora

236 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 1 hour 28 mins
    Bus
  • 2 hours 51 mins
    Bicycle
  • 9 hours 58 mins
    Walk
  • Luxury Scape Suites
  • Pet and couple friendly
  • Rooftop pool
  • Dedicated Monash shuttle bus

Rooms from

A$729/wk/person

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Scape Melbourne Central

316 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 11 mins
    Bus
  • 3 mins
    Bicycle
  • 11 mins
    Walk
  • Diverse room mix
  • Located in the heart of the CBD
  • Awesome communal spaces perfect for study and play

Rooms from

A$339/wk/person

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Scape Aurora

236 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 7 mins
    Bus
  • 4 mins
    Bicycle
  • 14 mins
    Walk
  • Luxury Scape Suites
  • Pet and couple friendly
  • Rooftop pool
  • Dedicated Monash shuttle bus

Rooms from

A$729/wk/person

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Scape Swanston

5 Little La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 9 mins
    Bus
  • 6 mins
    Bicycle
  • 17 mins
    Walk
  • Trendy neighborhood vibe
  • Rooftop terrace ideal for socialising
  • Moonlight cinema

Rooms from

A$379/wk/person

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Scape Franklin

99 Franklin Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 13 mins
    Bus
  • 6 mins
    Bicycle
  • 18 mins
    Walk
  • Enjoy the best views of Melbourne
  • Located in the heart of the city
  • Beautiful rooftop, gym & cinema
  • Parent stay accommodation available

Rooms from

A$469/wk/person

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Scape La Trobe

50 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 14 mins
    Bus
  • 7 mins
    Bicycle
  • 21 mins
    Walk
  • Mix of room types to suit all
  • Amazing rooftop cinema
  • Panaromic views across the city skyline
  • Prime location in central Melbourne

Rooms from

A$379/wk/person

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Scape Melbourne Central

316 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 11 mins
    Bus
  • 9 mins
    Bicycle
  • 29 mins
    Walk
  • Diverse room mix
  • Located in the heart of the CBD
  • Awesome communal spaces perfect for study and play

Rooms from

A$339/wk/person

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Scape Aurora

236 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 9 mins
    Bus
  • 10 mins
    Bicycle
  • 32 mins
    Walk
  • Luxury Scape Suites
  • Pet and couple friendly
  • Rooftop pool
  • Dedicated Monash shuttle bus

Rooms from

A$729/wk/person

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Scape Franklin

99 Franklin Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 15 mins
    Bus
  • 12 mins
    Bicycle
  • 35 mins
    Walk
  • Enjoy the best views of Melbourne
  • Located in the heart of the city
  • Beautiful rooftop, gym & cinema
  • Parent stay accommodation available

Rooms from

A$469/wk/person

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Scape Swanston

5 Little La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 11 mins
    Bus
  • 11 mins
    Bicycle
  • 36 mins
    Walk
  • Trendy neighborhood vibe
  • Rooftop terrace ideal for socialising
  • Moonlight cinema

Rooms from

A$379/wk/person

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Scape La Trobe

50 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 15 mins
    Bus
  • 13 mins
    Bicycle
  • 40 mins
    Walk
  • Mix of room types to suit all
  • Amazing rooftop cinema
  • Panaromic views across the city skyline
  • Prime location in central Melbourne

Rooms from

A$379/wk/person

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Under 18 Rooms

We are committed to creating a safe environment for our Next Generation (Under 18) students and enhancing their well-being. Our goal is to provide market leading pastoral care that is aligned with Monash University and the wider community.

The Under 18 approved properties for Monash University are Scape Victoria Street, and Scape Swanston.

The booking process for Under 18 students with Scape is easy, simply choose an Under 18 approved property, follow the application process to begin your booking journey and we will be in contact to discuss the best room options for you.

You can find more information on the Next Generation Under 18 Program here.
Student taking a selfie at Scape
We are committed to creating a safe environment for our Next Generation (Under 18) students and enhancing their well-being. Our goal is to provide market leading pastoral care that is aligned with Monash University and the wider community.

The Under 18 approved properties for Monash University are Scape Victoria Street, and Scape Swanston.

The booking process for Under 18 students with Scape is easy, simply choose an Under 18 approved property, follow the application process to begin your booking journey and we will be in contact to discuss the best room options for you.

You can find more information on the Next Generation Under 18 Program here.
What our residents are saying
“Incredible experience. Will remember this place for the rest of my life. Great location. 5 star service. Excellent staff. Highly recommend!”
Kirill, Scape La Trobe
“Location location location! Great accommodation, we really enjoyed our time there. The facilities are great, the place is new and clean, overall a very pleasant stay. It’s opposite the Melbourne Central station and the team line, so you can literally get anywhere in Melbourne.”
Alina, Scape Aurora
“Living at Scape Victoria Street has been a great experience for me as a student! Most of all, the all-inclusive food has been the highlight! Having 3 meals a day, with many options available (and no limit on how much you want to eat) has been a blessing!”
Dom, Scape Victoria Street

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.

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 Monash 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.

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 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.

About Monash University

Monash University stands as the largest university in Australia. Encompassing multiple campuses across Melbourne and abroad, Monash’s size is not just a testament to its magnitude but also to its commitment to providing a diverse and expansive learning environment.

The main campuses, Clayton and Caulfield, are thriving hubs of academic activity, each with its own distinctive character. With a vast student body and a faculty comprising experts in diverse fields, Monash’s grandeur in scale mirrors its global reputation as a leading educational institution.

Established in 1958, Monash University has rapidly ascended to prominence as a pioneer in education, research, and innovation. Named after General Sir John Monash, a visionary leader renowned for his contributions to both academia and the military, the university was founded with a mission to break away from traditional models of education.

From its inception, Monash embraced a philosophy of fostering creativity, critical thinking, and practical application of knowledge. This forward-thinking approach has propelled Monash to the forefront of global education, earning it recognition as a member of the prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) universities in Australia.

 

Academic Excellence and State-of-the-Art Facilities

Monash University offers an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines, including arts, business, engineering, health sciences, and more. With a commitment to academic excellence, Monash ensures that students receive not only a comprehensive education but also the practical skills needed for success in their chosen fields.

At the heart of Monash’s success is its dedication to innovative research. The university houses numerous research centres and institutes that contribute to advancements in science, technology, medicine, and the humanities. Monash’s impactful research output places it on the global stage, fostering an environment where students engage with ground-breaking ideas and discoveries.

Monash University’s campuses are a testament to its commitment to providing world-class facilities for both learning and research. The Clayton campus, as the largest and main campus, boasts modern lecture theatres, cutting-edge laboratories, collaborative workspaces, and recreational facilities.

Caulfield campus is Monash University’s second largest campus, nine kilometres south-east of Melbourne. The campus offers a diverse range of education from four faculties and a wide range of undergraduate, graduate/postgraduate and research programs is available in many disciplines.

Peninsula campus is Monash University’s third largest campus. It is about 40km south of Melbourne and has around 3500 students. The campus specialises in nursing, physiotherapy, paramedicine, occupational therapy, education and business administration courses.

The Parkville campus has recently undergone a $50 million redevelopment, which includes new world-class research laboratories and teaching space. It’s neighbours include major hospitals, the University of Melbourne, the Comprehensive Cancer Centre, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, the Howard Florey Institute, CSL Limited, the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and CSIRO’s Division of Health Sciences. Surrounded by parks, it’s just a short tram ride from central Melbourne and within walking distance of the vibrant inner-city suburbs of Carlton and Brunswick, which have contributed much to Melbourne’s artistic and multicultural soul.

The Monash Law City Campus is a beautiful learning environment created for Master of Laws and Juris Doctor programs and is situated in the heart of Melbourne’s legal precinct. Located at 555 Lonsdale Street, the city campus sits near the bustling intersection of Lonsdale and William Streets, home to the Supreme Court of Victoria, County Court of Victoria and Melbourne Magistrates’ Court.

Monash’s city campus at 750 Collins Street is a world-class learning environment in the heart of Melbourne, designed to support modern styles of teaching and learning activities and student experiences. It features amazing facilities including a library and learning centre, student hub, art and design studios, science labs, music studios, student kitchens and winter gardens.

The Monash Library, a hub for research and study, offers an extensive collection of resources, both physical and digital. Specialized facilities, such as the Monash Science, Technology, Research, and Innovation Precinct (STRIP), provide state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment for scientific research and experimentation.

Moreover, Monash’s commitment to sustainability is reflected in its Green Steps initiative, promoting environmental awareness and eco-friendly practices across its campuses. From energy-efficient buildings to green spaces, Monash ensures that its infrastructure aligns with contemporary values.

 

Transportation: Navigating Monash Campuses and Beyond

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

Shuttle Service:
For students who choose to live at Scape Swanston or Scape Aurora, they can enjoy the convenience and safety of a dedicated shuttle service that takes students from their front-door straight to Monash’s Caufield campus or Clayton campus and home again. The timetable includes morning, midday and afternoon return trips.

Public Transportation:
Melbourne’s efficient public transportation system plays a vital role in connecting students to Monash campuses. Train stations and bus stops are conveniently located near each campus, making it easy for students to commute from Melbourne’s CBD. Huntingdale and Caulfield are two major train stations in proximity to the Clayton and Caulfield campuses, respectively.

Cycling:
Monash encourages sustainable transportation, and cycling is a popular choice among students. Dedicated bike lanes and bike-sharing programs provide convenient options for those who prefer to pedal their way to classes and utilise the secure bike storage available at most Scape buildings.

Walking:
Given the well-planned layout of Monash 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. For Monash’s city-based campuses, it is an easy walk from Scape’s various CBD-located properties.

Monash University is not just a place for academic pursuits; it’s a vibrant community that values diversity, creativity, and holistic development. The Monash Student Association (MSA) organizes various events, clubs, and activities, providing students with opportunities to engage beyond the classroom.

The campuses are surrounded by an array of dining options, cafes, and recreational spaces, creating a lively atmosphere for students to unwind and socialize. Monash’s commitment to sports and fitness is reflected in its sporting facilities, offering students opportunities to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

As you consider your academic journey, Monash beckons as a place where innovation, research, and diversity converge. The university’s global reputation as a leader in education and research positions it as a gateway to a future where knowledge meets impact. Embrace the opportunities, navigate the expansive campuses, and immerse yourself in the legacy of excellence that is Monash University.

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