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Student accommodation for the University of Queensland

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

Scape X UQ

Experience Brisbane's vibrant university life at the University of Queensland (UQ) with Scape as your base. Our strategically located Scape buildings near UQ offer stylish living and convenience, surrounded by cafes, bars, transport options, and the CBD's dynamic atmosphere. Whether you prefer the proximity of Scape St Lucia or a scenic commute from Toowong, South Bank, or other nearby Scape locations, our communities are designed to enhance your student experience and well-being in Brisbane.
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Experience Brisbane's vibrant university life at the University of Queensland (UQ) with Scape as your base. Our strategically located Scape buildings near UQ offer stylish living and convenience, surrounded by cafes, bars, transport options, and the CBD's dynamic atmosphere. Whether you prefer the proximity of Scape St Lucia or a scenic commute from Toowong, South Bank, or other nearby Scape locations, our communities are designed to enhance your student experience and well-being in Brisbane.

Top 5 Scape properties for UQ students

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Scape Toowong

611 Coronation Dr, Toowong QLD 4066

  • 19 mins
    Bus
  • 14 mins
    Bicycle
  • 41 mins
    Walk
  • 24/7 Concierge
  • Rooftop with City views

Rooms from

A$349/wk/person

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Scape St Lucia

33 Glen Rd, Toowong QLD 4066

  • 18 mins
    Bus
  • 11 mins
    Bicycle
  • 35 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

  • 23 mins
    Bus
  • 14 mins
    Bicycle
  • 48 mins
    Walk
  • Tight-knit community ideal for making friends
  • Competitive price points
  • Residential neighbourhood
  • Close to public transport

Rooms from

A$249/wk/person

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Scape Merivale

118 Merivale Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

  • 29 mins
    Bus
  • 17 mins
    Bicycle
  • 53 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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Scape South Bank

149 Merivale Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

  • 30 mins
    Bus
  • 15 mins
    Bicycle
  • 56 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$339/wk/person

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Scape Toowong

611 Coronation Dr, Toowong QLD 4066

  • 19 mins
    Bus
  • 14 mins
    Bicycle
  • 41 mins
    Walk
  • 24/7 Concierge
  • Rooftop with City views

Rooms from

A$349/wk/person

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Scape St Lucia

33 Glen Rd, Toowong QLD 4066

  • 18 mins
    Bus
  • 11 mins
    Bicycle
  • 35 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

  • 23 mins
    Bus
  • 14 mins
    Bicycle
  • 48 mins
    Walk
  • Tight-knit community ideal for making friends
  • Competitive price points
  • Residential neighbourhood
  • Close to public transport

Rooms from

A$249/wk/person

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Scape Merivale

118 Merivale Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

  • 29 mins
    Bus
  • 17 mins
    Bicycle
  • 53 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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Scape South Bank

149 Merivale Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

  • 30 mins
    Bus
  • 15 mins
    Bicycle
  • 56 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$339/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 the University of Queensland and the wider community.

The Under 18 approved properties for the University of Queensland are Scape South Bank, and Scape St Lucia.

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 the University of Queensland and the wider community.

The Under 18 approved properties for the University of Queensland are Scape South Bank, and Scape St Lucia.

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 stayed at Scape Toowong during my semester abroad and I could not have found a more perfect place. Scape provides students with lots of services and a big plus is the gym and free shuttle bus.”
Sebastian, Scape Toowong
“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

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 University of Queensland?

Traveling from various Scape buildings in Brisbane to the University of Queensland (UQ) is convenient, offering multiple transportation options depending on your location. Here’s a detailed guide to help you navigate from each Scape location to UQ’s St Lucia campus.

From Scape Merivale:

Best Bus Route: Begin with a 5-minute walk to South Bank busway station. Catch the line 66 bus towards RBWH-UQ loop for a 7-minute journey, alighting at UQ Lakes station. From here, it’s a 13-minute walk to your destination in St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia.

Best Ferry Route: A 10-minute walk gets you to the South Bank ferry terminal. Board the ferry on line UQSL, heading towards University of Qld for an 18-minute ride. Disembark at Guyatt Park and walk for another 9 minutes to reach UQ.

From Scape Tribune:

Best Bus Route: Only a 2-minute walk is needed to reach South Bank busway station. Take the line 66 bus towards RBWH-UQ loop. After 7 minutes, exit at UQ Lakes station and walk for 13 minutes to the university.

From Scape South Bank:

Best Bus Route: Walk for 3 minutes to South Bank busway station and hop on the line 66 bus, directed towards RBWH-UQ loop. Travel for 7 minutes, get off at UQ Lakes station, and then undertake a 13-minute walk to UQ.

From Scape Regent:

Best Bus Route: Start with an 11-minute walk to PA Hospital station. Board the line 169 bus towards Eight Mile Plains – UQ loop. After 3 minutes, alight at UQ Lakes station and proceed with a 13-minute walk to reach your destination.

From Scape St Lucia:

Best Bus Route: A brief 3-minute walk to Benson St at Toowong, stop 14, Toowong is required. Take the line 412 bus towards St Lucia South for 5 minutes, exit at Coldridge St at Field Street, stop 23, and from there, it’s only a minute’s walk to UQ.

Best Walk Route: Alternatively, you can enjoy a scenic 25-minute walk directly to the campus.

From Scape Toowong:

Best Bus Route: Commence with a 5-minute walk to Benson St at Toowong, stop 14, Toowong. Board the bus on line 412 towards St Lucia South. After 5 minutes, depart at Coldridge St at Field Street, stop 23, and you’re just a minute away by foot.

Best Ferry Route: A 4-minute walk takes you to Regatta ferry terminal. Embark on a 4-minute ferry journey on line UQSL towards University of Qld, get off at Guyatt Park, and walk for another 9 minutes to reach the campus.

Each Scape building offers convenient access to the University of Queensland, making it easy for you to plan your commute based on your preferred mode of transportation, whether it be by bus, ferry, or even a leisurely walk.

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 UQ, 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 the University of Queensland

Nestled on the scenic bend of the Brisbane River, the University of Queensland (UQ) is a beacon of academic excellence and innovation in Australia’s Sunshine State. Since its founding in 1909, UQ has steadfastly grown into a premier global institution, recognized for its world-class research, cutting-edge facilities, and vibrant campus life. Its commitment to shaping future leaders and advancing knowledge has solidified its status among the top universities worldwide.

 

A Legacy of Innovation and Excellence

The University of Queensland’s storied history is marked by its pioneering spirit and dedication to creating an impact through education and research. With its inaugural classes commencing in 1911, UQ has evolved from its humble beginnings into a comprehensive, research-intensive university. It boasts an impressive roster of alumni, including Nobel laureates, influential politicians, and global business leaders, all testament to the university’s role in fostering excellence.

 

World-Class Academics and Research

At the heart of UQ’s mission is the pursuit of academic and research excellence. Offering a wide array of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs, UQ spans disciplines from the humanities and social sciences to engineering, health, and environmental sciences. Its researchers are at the forefront of discovery, addressing critical global challenges in areas such as sustainable energy, biomedical innovation, and social equality.

The university’s campuses — St Lucia, Gatton, and Herston — are renowned for their beautiful natural settings and state-of-the-art facilities. From the iconic sandstone buildings at St Lucia to the advanced research and teaching facilities across all campuses, UQ provides an inspiring environment for study and collaboration.

 

Dynamic Campus Life and Community

UQ’s vibrant community is one of its greatest assets. With over 200 clubs and societies, the university offers a dynamic array of cultural, sporting, and recreational activities that enrich the student experience. Campus life at UQ is characterized by a strong sense of community and inclusivity, where students from diverse backgrounds come together to learn, innovate, and grow.

The university’s commitment to a holistic education extends beyond the classroom. UQ encourages students to engage with the world around them, offering opportunities for research, internships, and global exchange that prepare graduates to make meaningful contributions to society.

 

Accessibility and Sustainability

Located in Brisbane, Queensland’s thriving capital, UQ is easily accessible by public transport, cycling, and walking, reflecting the university’s commitment to sustainability and eco-friendly transport solutions. The UQ Lakes and UQ Gatton bus stations, along with dedicated bikeways and pedestrian paths, ensure that getting to and from campus is convenient and environmentally sustainable.

 

Embracing the Future

As UQ looks to the future, it continues to invest in groundbreaking research, innovative teaching methods, and comprehensive support services that cater to the ever-evolving needs of its students. The university’s focus on global engagement, research with real-world impact, and creating an inclusive community underscores its vision to not only anticipate the future but to shape it.

Join the University of Queensland — a place where tradition meets innovation, and where you can be part of a community dedicated to creating change for a better world.

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