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Student accommodation for the University of Melbourne

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

UoM X SCAPE

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 University of Melbourne, surrounded by a huge variety of restaurants, bars and efficient public transport.

Whether you prefer to stay on the university's doorstep at Scape Berkeley 1 or 2, or enjoy included weekday breakfasts at Scape Lincoln College or all-inclusive meals at Scape Victoria Street, the choice is yours.
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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 University of Melbourne, surrounded by a huge variety of restaurants, bars and efficient public transport.

Whether you prefer to stay on the university's doorstep at Scape Berkeley 1 or 2, or enjoy included weekday breakfasts at Scape Lincoln College or all-inclusive meals at Scape Victoria Street, the choice is yours.

Top 5 Scape properties for UOM students

01 /05

Scape Peel

247 Peel Street, North Melbourne VIC 3051

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

Rooms from

A$369/wk/person

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U18 Approved

Scape Queensberry

599 Swanston St, Carlton VIC 3053

  • 9 mins
    Bus
  • 3 mins
    Bicycle
  • 12 mins
    Walk
  • Dedicated Under 18’s manager
  • Sky sport area
  • Moonlight cinema
  • Entertainers rooftop perfect for catch-ups

Rooms from

A$349/wk/person

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Scape Berkeley 1

105 Berkeley Street, Carlton VIC 3053

  • 10 mins
    Bus
  • 3 mins
    Bicycle
  • 10 mins
    Walk
  • Friendly community
  • Quiet areas to stay focused
  • On the doorstep of Melbourne Uni

Rooms from

A$359/wk/person

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Scape Victoria Street

25 Victoria Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 11 mins
    Bus
  • 5 mins
    Bicycle
  • 15 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

  • 8 mins
    Bus
  • 4 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 Peel

247 Peel Street, North Melbourne VIC 3051

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

Rooms from

A$369/wk/person

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U18 Approved

Scape Queensberry

599 Swanston St, Carlton VIC 3053

  • 9 mins
    Bus
  • 3 mins
    Bicycle
  • 12 mins
    Walk
  • Dedicated Under 18’s manager
  • Sky sport area
  • Moonlight cinema
  • Entertainers rooftop perfect for catch-ups

Rooms from

A$349/wk/person

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Scape Berkeley 1

105 Berkeley Street, Carlton VIC 3053

  • 10 mins
    Bus
  • 3 mins
    Bicycle
  • 10 mins
    Walk
  • Friendly community
  • Quiet areas to stay focused
  • On the doorstep of Melbourne Uni

Rooms from

A$359/wk/person

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Scape Victoria Street

25 Victoria Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 11 mins
    Bus
  • 5 mins
    Bicycle
  • 15 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

  • 8 mins
    Bus
  • 4 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 students

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 the University of Melbourne and the wider community.

The Under 18 approved property for University of Melbourne is Scape Queensberry.

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 the University of Melbourne and the wider community.

The Under 18 approved property for University of Melbourne is Scape Queensberry.

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
“I loved meeting my new friends! I met a handful of friends from the events held at Scape. The events are very fun and made me explore Melbourne more.”
Cecilia, Scape Queensberry

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 University of Melbourne, 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 University of Melbourne?

The University of Melbourne boasts a very central location just north of the heart of Melbourne’s CBD and is an easy walking distance from all Scape buildings. Scape Berkeley 1, Scape Berkeley 2 and Scape Peel are on the university’s doorstep, with just a few minutes walk to get to class.

Scape Queensberry, Scape Carlton and Scape Lincoln College are also very close, with just a short 6 minute walk up Swanston St. Scape Victoria Street and Scape La Trobe are a 15-minute stroll to University of Melbourne, or a 10-minute bus ride on the 402 up Rathdowne St.

If you are staying the centre of the CBD at Scape Franklin, Scape Aurora or any of the nearby Scape properties, it will be a 17-minute walk, 8-minute bike ride or a 10-minute tram ride up Swanston St.

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), or a weekday breakfast at Scape Lincoln College. 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 University of Melbourne

 

Nestled in the heart of Australia’s cultural capital, the University of Melbourne stands as an academic beacon, radiating excellence in education, research, and innovation. Established in 1853, this prestigious institution has evolved into a global powerhouse, consistently ranking among the world’s top universities.

 

The University of Melbourne has a storied past that spans nearly two centuries, dating back to its founding in 1853. Initially established by Hugh Culling Eardley Childers, the university was inspired by the ideals of providing accessible, high-quality education to the residents of Victoria. Over the years, it has grown exponentially, shaping not only the educational landscape of Australia but also making a significant impact on the global stage.

 

One of the defining characteristics of the University of Melbourne is its commitment to academic excellence and innovation. The institution offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines, ensuring that students have ample opportunities to pursue their academic passions.

 

From the arts and humanities to cutting-edge sciences, business, and technology, the University of Melbourne’s faculties are hubs of intellectual exploration. The institution’s emphasis on research-led teaching means that students benefit from exposure to ground-breaking research, staying at the forefront of their chosen fields.

 

 

Facilities and Campus Life

 

The sprawling Parkville campus of the University of Melbourne is a vibrant hub of activity, offering a conducive environment for academic pursuits and personal growth. State-of-the-art facilities cater to the diverse needs of students, fostering a holistic learning experience.

 

Libraries such as the Baillieu Library and the Giblin Eunson Library are treasure troves of knowledge, equipped with an extensive collection of books, journals, and digital resources. Cutting-edge laboratories and research centers provide students with the tools they need to engage in ground-breaking research and innovation.

 

For those seeking a well-rounded university experience, the University of Melbourne offers a plethora of extracurricular activities. From student clubs and societies to cultural events and sports facilities, students have ample opportunities to enrich their lives beyond the classroom.

 

 

Transportation: Navigating to University of Melbourne and Beyond

 

Situated in the heart of Melbourne, the University’s Parkville campus is easily accessible, with several transportation options available.

 

Public Transport:

Melbourne boasts an extensive public transport network, making it easy for students to commute to the University. Trams are a popular choice, with several tram stops located near the Parkville campus. Additionally, buses and trains connect various parts of the city, ensuring that students can reach the university conveniently.

 

Cycling:

Melbourne is known for being a bicycle-friendly city, and the University of Melbourne encourages sustainable transportation. The campus is equipped with bike racks, and cycling is a popular and eco-friendly option for students living within a reasonable distance. Many Scape buildings come equipped with secure bike storage.

 

Walking:

For those lucky enough to reside in close proximity to the campus, walking is a pleasant and healthy option. The University of Melbourne’s central location means that many students find walking to be a viable and enjoyable means of transportation.

 

Car:

While parking can be a challenge in the city, some students may prefer to drive. The University provides parking facilities, but it’s essential to plan ahead and consider alternative transportation methods during peak hours.

 

The University of Melbourne stands as a testament to the power of education and innovation. With a rich history, diverse academic offerings, and world-class facilities, it continues to attract students from around the globe. Navigating the campus is made convenient by the city’s robust transportation options, ensuring that students can focus on their studies and make the most of their university experience. As an institution committed to shaping future leaders and contributing to the global body of knowledge, the University of Melbourne remains an iconic institution at the forefront of education and research.

 

 

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