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Student accommodation for RMIT University

With 12 buildings across central Melbourne, Scape offers purpose-built student accommodation near RMIT University.

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Ready to leap into the ultimate student lifestyle? Choose your own adventure with a choice of vibrant buildings located right near RMIT, surrounded by a huge variety of restaurants, bars, efficient public transport, and the bustling heart of Melbourne's CBD.

Whether you prefer to roll out of bed and walk across the road to uni from Scape Swanston, Scape Aurora and Scape Franklin, or enjoy all-inclusive meals down the road at the brand new Scape Victoria Street - the choice is yours.
Scape students having fun near UTS
Ready to leap into the ultimate student lifestyle? Choose your own adventure with a choice of vibrant buildings located right near RMIT, surrounded by a huge variety of restaurants, bars, efficient public transport, and the bustling heart of Melbourne's CBD.

Whether you prefer to roll out of bed and walk across the road to uni from Scape Swanston, Scape Aurora and Scape Franklin, or enjoy all-inclusive meals down the road at the brand new Scape Victoria Street - the choice is yours.

Top 5 Scape properties for RMIT students

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Scape Victoria Street

25 Victoria Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 6 mins
    Bus
  • 2 mins
    Bicycle
  • 6 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 Franklin

99 Franklin Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 11 mins
    Bus
  • 5 mins
    Bicycle
  • 11 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$449/wk/person

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Scape Aurora

236 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

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

Rooms from

A$699/wk/person

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Scape Swanston

5 Little La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 4 mins
    Bus
  • 3 mins
    Bicycle
  • 4 mins
    Walk
  • Trendy neighborhood vibe
  • Rooftop terrace ideal for socialising
  • Moonlight cinema

Rooms from

A$369/wk/person

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Scape Lincoln College

562 Swanston Street, Carlton VIC 3053

  • 10 mins
    Bus
  • 5 mins
    Bicycle
  • 11 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$409/wk/person

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Scape Victoria Street

25 Victoria Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 6 mins
    Bus
  • 2 mins
    Bicycle
  • 6 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 Franklin

99 Franklin Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 11 mins
    Bus
  • 5 mins
    Bicycle
  • 11 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$449/wk/person

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Scape Aurora

236 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

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

Rooms from

A$699/wk/person

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Scape Swanston

5 Little La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 4 mins
    Bus
  • 3 mins
    Bicycle
  • 4 mins
    Walk
  • Trendy neighborhood vibe
  • Rooftop terrace ideal for socialising
  • Moonlight cinema

Rooms from

A$369/wk/person

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Scape Lincoln College

562 Swanston Street, Carlton VIC 3053

  • 10 mins
    Bus
  • 5 mins
    Bicycle
  • 11 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$409/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 RMIT University and the wider community.

The Under 18 approved properties for RMIT University are Scape Victoria Street, Scape Queensberry and Scape La Trobe.

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.
Girl sitting at desk in her room 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 RMIT University and the wider community.

The Under 18 approved properties for RMIT University are Scape Victoria Street, Scape Queensberry and Scape La Trobe.

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
“Living at Scape is the best!! I made amazing friends here that I bond over Scape’s fun events with. It’s so close to Uni, and the study libraries are sooo cute! I would recommend it to everyone.”
Emilija, Scape Lincoln College

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 RMIT, 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.

How do I travel from Scape to RMIT University?

RMIT is one of the most centrally located universities in Melbourne and is easy walking distance from all Scape buildings. Scape Swanston, Scape Aurora and Scape Franklin all surround RMIT A’Beckett Urban Square and are basically like living on campus.

Scape Victoria Street, Scape La Trobe and Scape Melbourne Central are a short 3-minute walk away. Scape Queensberry and Scape Carlton are an 8-minute walk down Swanson Street, and our most northern building, Scape Peel, is a 17-minute walk, a 7-minute bike ride or a short tram ride down Elizabeth Street.

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 enjoy access to our amazing common spaces and at Scape Victoria Street you’ll also enjoy access to our onsite Scape Eats eatery (three meals a day included). 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 RMIT University

 

In the vibrant heart of Melbourne, RMIT University stands as a paragon of educational distinction, seamlessly blending a storied history with cutting-edge facilities.

 

RMIT University’s roots trace back to 1887 when it was established as the Working Men’s College, providing practical education to Melbourne’s burgeoning industrial workforce. Over the years, the institution evolved, eventually becoming the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 1934 and, in 1992, adopting its current moniker, RMIT University.

 

From its inception, RMIT has been characterized by a commitment to practical, industry-relevant education. It has consistently adapted to the changing educational landscape, positioning itself as a pioneer in fields ranging from design and technology to business and the arts. Today, RMIT is recognized globally for its innovative approach to education, producing graduates who are not only well-versed in their disciplines but are also equipped with the practical skills demanded by the modern workforce.

 

 

Academic Excellence and State-of-the-Art Facilities

 

RMIT’s academic offerings span a vast array of disciplines, encompassing art and design, business, engineering, science, and more. The university is renowned for its dynamic programs that emphasize hands-on experience and real-world applicability. From the bustling city campus to specialized facilities, RMIT provides an environment where creativity and innovation flourish.

 

One of RMIT’s key strengths lies in its commitment to fostering creativity. The RMIT Gallery, for example, serves as a cultural hub showcasing exhibitions that span art, design, and architecture. This commitment to creativity is reflected in the university’s ethos, creating an environment where students are not just educated but are inspired to think critically and creatively.

 

RMIT’s campuses are a testament to its dedication to providing students with cutting-edge facilities. The Melbourne City campus, serves as the nucleus of RMIT’s academic and creative endeavours. The Swanston Academic Building, a striking architectural marvel, encapsulates the university’s commitment to sustainable design and technological integration.

 

The RMIT Library is a vital resource, offering an extensive collection of academic materials and providing spaces for both collaborative and individual study. Specialized facilities cater to diverse disciplines, from advanced laboratories for scientific research to state-of-the-art studios for design and creative arts.

 

Moreover, RMIT places a strong emphasis on sustainability, evident in its green spaces, energy-efficient buildings, and eco-friendly initiatives. The commitment to sustainability is not only integrated into the infrastructure but is also embedded in the academic programs, fostering an environmentally conscious mindset among students.

 

 

Transportation: Navigating the RMIT Campus and Beyond

 

Situated in the heart of Melbourne, RMIT’s accessibility is a significant advantage for students. Navigating the campus and its surroundings is made seamless through a variety of transportation options.

 

Public Transportation:

Melbourne’s well-established public transportation network makes it easy for students to access RMIT. Trains, trams, and buses connect the university to different parts of the city and its suburbs. The Melbourne Central Station, a major transportation hub, is within walking distance of the RMIT City campus.

 

Walking:

Given the central location of the campus, many students find walking to be a practical and enjoyable means of commuting. All Scape buildings in Melbourne are within walking distance of the RMIT city campus. The city streets surrounding RMIT are pedestrian-friendly, offering a pleasant journey for those on foot.

 

Cycling:

For those who prefer a more eco-friendly mode of transport, RMIT encourages cycling. Dedicated bike lanes around the campus and bike racks provide convenient options for students who choose to pedal their way to classes.

 

Car:

While RMIT promotes sustainable transport, for students who commute by car, there are parking facilities available on or near the campuses. However, it’s essential to consider Melbourne’s traffic conditions, and many students find public transportation to be a more efficient choice.

 

RMIT is not just an academic institution; it’s a vibrant community that values diversity, creativity, and holistic development. The RMIT Student Union organizes various events, clubs, and activities, providing students with opportunities to engage beyond the classroom.

 

The city campus is surrounded by an eclectic mix of dining options, cafes, and cultural attractions. This creates a lively atmosphere for students to explore, unwind, and socialize. RMIT’s commitment to sports and fitness is reflected in its sporting facilities, providing students with opportunities to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

 

 

 

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