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The world's largest student housing provider
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Journal Uni Place

Private Room/ Studio Flat/ Shared Room

18 Leicester St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia Distance From University

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About Journal Uni Place

Get Journal Uni Place student accommodation starting at AU$349 per week, plus offers worth up to AU$200. Private room, shared room and studio flats available. Located close to Melbourne CBD and RMIT, University of Melbourne at Leicester Street. 100% free service. Free cancellation.

  

Journal Uni Place is a brilliant student accommodation located on Leicester Street in Melbourne. You will be only a few minutes walk from the RMIT University, University of Melbourne and other university campuses. The amazing social spaces at the building and fully furnished rooms are all that you need for a comfortable stay.  Choose from a range of shared or studio apartments.

At Journal Uni Place Melbourne student accommodation you can choose to live with your friends in a shared apartment. There are plenty of room categories to choose from such as a twin share room, 6 and 4 en-suite bedroom apartments. Each apartment is extremely spacious allowing you to have a chance to have your own space as well as be able to socialise and make new friends at university. Each apartment would have a large lounge and dinning area where you and your flatmates can enjoy your meals together and also do movie marathons on the big TV. There is a stylish, fully fitted kitchen as well, so that you can prep your meals everyday with ease and store the same in the fridge. When in a mood to relax, you can always retire to your private bedroom with a personal bathroom, comfy bed and a study area. For all your belongings you will find adequate storage space as well. However, if you are a mature student or looking for a place all to yourself then you will love the studios. The studio apartments are everything that the shared apartments are, the only difference - it’s all yours! Isn’t that wonderful! You can enjoy your own space without having anyone disturb you and when looking for a change of mood, you can invite your friends over too! A Journal Uni Place student accommodation you will have the best Melbourne living experience.

There is nothing that you will miss at this property, everything you need is literally at your doorstep. The property is well connected to the university campuses and boasts of great transport links as well. So no matter where in the city to need to go, you will be able to get there within minutes. Also, the amazing social spaces at the property will ensure that you have a great time. When not studying head down to the cinema room with your friends and enjoy your favourite movie. It is perfect for watching your favourite matches as well. There is a games room as well, perfect for spending time with your friends outside of class. When looking to study in a group you will find the library to be the perfect place for the same. The outdoor courtyard is perfect for enjoying the good weather, take a book along & you have yourself a wonderful time!

Right outside Journal Uni Place Melbourne there is plenty to explore. If you’re not in the mood to cook then you will be spoilt for choices as soon as you step out of the building. Head to Pondok Rempah to enjoy some authentic Indonesian cuisine with your friends, it is just 5mins walk away! However if you would like to catch up with your friends after a lecture for some drinks then Captain Melville is the place for it. Popular student haunt, it is close to the university campus and 4mins walk from home!

This is not all, there is plenty more to explore in Melbourne for students. You can head to the Queen Victoria Market, you can fresh donuts, souvenirs, homeware for your student room & much more! You can also enjoy live music gigs in the city! Cherry Bar in the city’s ACDC Lane calls itself the best rock-n-roll bar in the world  & if you go on Tuesday, Wednesday or Sundays you will get free admission. Well, there is not going to be a dull moment for you at Journal Uni Place, we promise!

Features

Close to City Centre

Close to Universities

On-Site Laundry Facilities

On-site management

Safety

CCTV

Onsite security

Secure Door Entry

Price also includes

Electricity Bill

Gas Bill

Water Bill

Wifi

Book Your Room in Journal Uni Place

Studio Flat(8 types to choose from)

Medium Studio - Views

1 single bed

Ensuite Bathroom

Medium Studio - Views gives you more room, adorable views and features a comfortable double bed, a stylish kitchen complete with modern appliances and an ensuite bathroom. Each Studio Flat smartscreen TV, pin board, desk, built-in under bed storage and invidually controlled air-conditioning and heating for overall comfort.

Duration
52 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
11 Jul 2022

Price
AU$499/week

Total
AU$25,734

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Duration
26 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
13 Jan 2022

Price
AU$524/week

Total
AU$13,624

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Medium Studio - Regular

1 single bed

Ensuite Bathroom

Medium Studio gives you more room and features a comfortable double bed, a stylish kitchen complete with modern appliances and an ensuite bathroom. Each Studio Flat smartscreen TV, pin board, desk, built-in under bed storage and individually controlled air-conditioning and heating for overall comfort.

Duration
52 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
11 Jul 2022

Price
AU$489/week

Total
AU$25,218

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Duration
26 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
13 Jan 2022

Price
AU$514/week

Total
AU$13,364

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Standard Studio - Corner View

1 single bed

Ensuite Bathroom

The private, self-contained Standard Studio - Corner View features a comfy king-single bed, stylish kitchen with modern appliances and an ensuite bathroom and comes with fascinating corner views. The Studio is spread across a living space of about 16 square meters.

Duration
52 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
11 Jul 2022

Price
AU$489/week

Total
AU$25,218

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Duration
26 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
13 Jan 2022

Price
AU$514/week

Total
AU$13,364

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Standard Studio - Views

1 single bed

Ensuite Bathroom

The private, self-contained Standard Studio features a comfy king-single bed, stylish kitchen with modern appliances and an ensuite bathroom and comes with fascinating views. The Studio is built in a living area of about 16 square meters.

Duration
52 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
11 Jul 2022

Price
AU$479/week

Total
AU$24,703

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Duration
26 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
13 Jan 2022

Price
AU$504/week

Total
AU$13,104

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Standard Studio - Regular

1 single bed

Ensuite Bathroom

The private, self-contained Standard Studio - Regular features a comfy king-single bed, stylish kitchen with modern appliances and an ensuite bathroom. The studio is built in a living area of 16 square meters.

Duration
52 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
11 Jul 2022

Price
AU$469/week

Total
AU$24,187

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Duration
26 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
13 Jan 2022

Price
AU$494/week

Total
AU$12,844

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Shared Room(2 types to choose from)

Twin-Share Studio-View

1 single bed

Shared Bathroom

Twin-Share Studio-View built in an area of 35 square meters,  offers a king bed, plus your own stylish kitchen with modern appliances and a large ensuite bathroom. Unlimited wireless internet and a dedicated study area and a smart flat-screen TV will help you relax. Enjoy a dining table and chairs and keep your space tidy with a wardrobe and under bed storage. Plus, there’s individually controlled heating and air-conditioning for year-round comfort.

Duration
52 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
11 Jul 2022

Price
AU$359/week

Total
AU$18,514

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Duration
26 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
13 Jan 2022

Price
AU$384/week

Total
AU$9,984

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Twin-Share Studio-Regular

1 single bed

Shared Bathroom

Twin-Share Studio, built in an area of 35 square meters, features comfortable beds, separated by a nifty privacy curtain. High-speed wireless internet and study areas with pinboards and a smart flat screen TV will help you unwind at the end of the day. Heating and air-conditioning will ensure comfort all year-round. It also includes a stylish kitchen, complete with modern appliances and a dining table and chairs

Duration
52 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
11 Jul 2022

Price
AU$349/week

Total
AU$17,998

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Duration
26 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
13 Jan 2022

Price
AU$374/week

Total
AU$9,724

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Private Room(4 types to choose from)

Six-Bedroom Ensuite Apartment-View

1 single bed

Ensuite Bathroom

Six-Bedroom Ensuite Apartment-View, built in an area of 131 square meters, is perfect for socialising, as well as offering privacy with your own bedroom and bathroom. The apartment includes a generous light-filled lounge area, window seat, dining table and chairs. Cook a meal together in your stylish kitchen which includes a dishwasher and large fridge, or enjoy games and movies on your big screen TV.

Duration
52 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
11 Jul 2022

Price
AU$439/week

Total
AU$22,640

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Duration
26 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
13 Jan 2022

Price
AU$464/week

Total
AU$12,064

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Six-Bedroom Ensuite Apartment-Regular

1 single bed

Ensuite Bathroom

Six-Bedroom Ensuite Apartment-Regular, built in an area of 131 square meters, is perfect for socialising, as well as offering privacy with your own bedroom and bathroom. The apartment includes a generous light-filled lounge area, window seat, dining table and chairs. Cook a meal together in your stylish kitchen which includes a dishwasher and large fridge, or enjoy games and movies on your big screen TV.

Duration
52 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
11 Jul 2022

Price
AU$429/week

Total
AU$22,124

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Duration
26 weeks

Move in
15 Jul 2021

Move out
13 Jan 2022

Price
AU$454/week

Total
AU$11,804

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Distance from University
Journal Uni Place
Payment Info

Deposit:

 A bond amount equal to four weeks' rent before the contract starts is required as a booking deposit, which is refundable at the end of the tenancy/occupancy period.

Rent Payment: 

Pay fortnightly, annually, or biannually.

Fortnightly rent must be paid a minimum of two weeks in advance throughout the lease.

Annual rent must be paid in advance, prior to the lease start date or rent payments will default to the fortnightly cycle.

The biannual option requires you to pay rent in two equal installments. The first installment is due prior to the lease start date and the second installment is due approximately halfway during your lease. If you miss the first installment your rent payments will default to the fortnightly cycle.

Discounts:

2% discount on the total amount, if you choose to pay annually.

1.5% discount on the total amount, if you choose to pay biannually.

Payment Method:

Visa, Mastercard, and China UnionPay cards in person or online are accepted.

EFTPOS cards are only accepted in person and don’t incur a surcharge. We do not accept cash.

All credit card payments are subject to a surcharge per below:

Visa and Mastercard – 1.8% surcharge (including Visa Debit and Mastercard Debit)

China UnionPay – 1.8% surcharge

Booking Info

Updates To Policy:

COVID Risk-free booking

Journal understands that these are uncertain times so we’ve introduced flexible arrangements for bookings, to give you the peace of mind you need to book now without any risk.

Deferral

For bookings made up until 31 March 2021 which begin in Semester 1 2021, Journal will defer your booking to Semester 2 2021 on the same terms of the original booking including room type and the weekly rent.

To be eligible, you will need to provide Journal with the following before your Semester 1 2021 contract commences:

  • A copy of your deferral of enrolment from your academic institution within 48 hours of receiving such notification

Cancellation
For bookings made up until 31 March 2021 which begin in Semester 1 2021, Journal will provide full cancellation refunds (excluding credit card surcharges and bank transfer fees) in the event your booking needs to be cancelled due to travel or study restrictions or ill health associated with COVID-19.

You will need to provide Journal with at least one of the below upon requesting a cancellation:

-Evidence that your travel is impacted by travel restrictions imposed on your country of departure by the Australian Government.

-A copy of your cancellation of enrolment from your academic institution within 48 hours of receiving such notification.

-A copy of your medical certificate of ill health associated with COVID-19 within 48 hours of receiving such notification.

General Cancellation Requests:

Holding deposits are non-refundable (other than where you qualify for our First-Year Student cancellation policy, as outlined above).

If a cancellation request is received after your tenancy agreement has been accepted (other than where you qualify for our First-Year Student cancellation policy, as outlined above) you will be responsible for rent until a replacement tenant has been found.

No Visa, No Offer, No Worries:

No Visa

If, before or within 14 days of commencement of your tenancy agreement:

  • you are refused a visa to study in Australia by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA); and
  • within 72 hours of receiving a DHA refusal, you provide a written cancellation request enclosing the DHA refusal,

you can cancel your tenancy agreement without penalty and any unused portion of the rent will be refunded.

No University Offer

If, before or within 14 days of commencement of your tenancy agreement:

  • you receive confirmation that you have not been accepted to study at a university in Melbourne; and
  • within 72 hours of receiving a university non-acceptance, you provide a written cancellation request enclosing the university non-acceptance,

you can cancel your tenancy agreement without penalty and any unused portion of the rent will be refunded.

Refund Process:

Journal will process refunds due within 28 days of receipt of a valid cancellation request.

Please note that due to bonds being lodged with the Residential Tenancies Bond Authority (Victoria), the time taken to receive your bond refund is not determined by Journal.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Who can live in Journal?

A. Students who are enrolled at an Australian educational institution are eligible to live at Journal.

Q. How old do I need to be?

A. Journal accommodates students under 18 years of age. Journal works closely with institutional partners to assist them with any guardianship responsibilities they provide.

Q. Do you have a community life program?

A. Journal runs an engaging residential life program called Journal Life.

Journal Life is a carefully considered, full program of activities with a focus on health, culture, community, studying and leadership.

Through the Journal Life program, you will be introduced to other students, university life and the city of Melbourne.

Q. Can I choose who I live with?

A. Once you’ve secured a room please email your request to us and we’ll try our best to accommodate it.

Q. Can I live with my partner?

A. We do have limited availability for couples to live together so please contact us to see if there is any availability.

Q. What contract lengths do you offer?

A. Leases covering 12 months (52 weeks) and 6 months (26 weeks) are the standard lease lengths and can be booked directly on the website.

We also offer a limited number of Academic Year leases (44 weeks) for studio rooms.

Q. What is included in rent?

A. Rental includes all utilities, unlimited high-speed internet, full access to common areas and participation in the Journal Life program.

Q. What is not included in the rent?

A. While Journal offers one handy rental charge, laundry is not included in your rent. Every Journal facility has a well-equipped on-site laundry. Payments for the laundry can be made electronically, through the Journal App.

Q. What dates do contracts start?

A. Depending on the lease you select you may have up to three start dates to choose from. Available lease start dates are shown during the application process.

Q. Can I share a room?

A. Our Twin-Share Studios are the only shared room options.

Q. Can I have guests stay overnight?

A. Guests can stay for a limited time. All guests have to be registered with the Journal On-Site Support Team. They will not have their own key access and will need to abide by the Journal House Rules at all times.

Why book Journal Uni Place with Unilodgers

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AU$ 349 Per week

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