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Over 1.5 million student rooms across the US, UK, Ireland, & Australia
The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

The world's largest student housing provider

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With over 1.5 million student rooms, we have something to suit every preference. Studios, private rooms, shared apartments, shared rooms - we’ve got them all.

Scape Leicester, Melbourne

Studio Flat/ Entire Place

136 Leicester Street, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia Distance From University

About Scape Leicester

Introducing brand new, state-of-the-art student accommodation, offering generous room sizes and incredible communal areas that foster friendship and community. Located on the doorstep of University of Melbourne, Melbourne Law School and the buzzing CBD, Scape Leicester features a rooftop terrace with BBQ area and an epic gaming lounge for those intense Fortnite battles!

Students will also love the curated quite spaces (a haven for those late-night cram sessions), as well as the collaborative study spaces for brainstorming those big ideas.

Features

Rooftop Terrace with Barbeque Grills

Close to City Centre

Close to Universities

Lounge Area

Games Room

Cinema Room

Gym

Common Room

Wifi

Safety

24 Hour Security

Price also includes

Electricity Bill

Gas Bill

Water Bill

Rooms from
AU$529 Per week

Studio Flat(3 types to choose from)

Ultra Studio
1 double bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Our Ultra Studio apartment is our largest studio available, offering you more space and more storage, plus a choice of an additional lounge area and a balcony! With extra built-in storage, display shelves, unlimited Wi-Fi, air conditioning, private ensuite bathroom, full kitchen and comfy double or king bed options, living here will be the perfect base for your life on and off campus. The extra floor space is great for entertaining friends, practicing yoga or relaxing with a book or movie!

Price AU$739/week

Move in

Move out

Total

12 Jul 2024

9 Feb 2025

AU$22,381

Stay 30 weeks

Price AU$699/week

Move in

Move out

Total

12 Jul 2024

9 Jul 2025

AU$36,148

Stay 52 weeks

Signature Plus Studio
1 double bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Our Signature Plus Studio apartment offers you more space and more storage than our Signature Studios, plus an additional lounge area or a balcony! With extra built-in storage, display shelves, unlimited Wi-Fi, air conditioning, private ensuite bathroom, full kitchen and comfy double bed, living here will be the perfect base for your life on and off campus.

Price AU$579/week

Move in

Move out

Total

12 Jul 2024

9 Feb 2025

AU$17,535

Stay 30 weeks

Price AU$539/week

Move in

Move out

Total

12 Jul 2024

9 Jul 2025

AU$27,874

Stay 52 weeks

Signature Studio
1 double bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Your home away from home, our Signature Studio apartment offers you the perfect blend of convenience and comfort. With built-in storage, unlimited Wi-Fi, air conditioning, private ensuite bathroom, kitchen and comfy double bed, living here will be the perfect base for your life on and off campus.

Price AU$569/week

Move in

Move out

Total

12 Jul 2024

9 Feb 2025

AU$17,233

Stay 30 weeks

Price AU$529/week

Move in

Move out

Total

12 Jul 2024

9 Jul 2025

AU$27,357

Stay 52 weeks

Entire Place(1 types to choose from)

1 Bedroom
1 single bed
Shared Bathroom

Our 1 Bed Suite is the largest room available at Scape Leicester, perfect for students who want a little extra. With a separate bedroom, extra built-in storage, display shelves, unlimited Wi-Fi, air conditioning, private ensuite bathroom, full kitchen and comfy king bed, living here will be the perfect base for your life on and off campus. The extra floor space is awesome for entertaining friends, practicing yoga or relaxing with a book or movie. Our 1 Bed Suites are located on the top two floors of Scape Leicester, so views are an added bonus!

Price AU$769/week

Move in

Move out

Total

12 Jul 2024

9 Feb 2025

AU$23,290

Stay 30 weeks

Price AU$729/week

Move in

Move out

Total

12 Jul 2024

9 Jul 2025

AU$37,700

Stay 52 weeks

Payment Info

Bond payment: The bond is equivalent to 4 weeks rent and must be paid by the time the student check in.

Holding fee: An initial holding fee of one weeks’ rent has to be made to secure the room. This payment is non-refundable and forms a part of the rent when the student checks in.

Rent payment: You can either pay fortnighly by setting up direct debit prior or upon check in or pay in 2 equal instalments, one due prior to check in and the second half way through your stay as specified on your payment schedule (only applicable to 52 week bookings).

Payment methods: The following payment methods are accepted by the property:

Debit cards (international debit cards will incur a 1.25% surcharge)

Mastercard and Visa (a 1.25% surcharge will be added)

Union Pay (1.9% surcharge will apply)

Flywire (enabling you to pay via many international methods or local bank transfer)

Bank transfer

Contact a Unilodgers specialist for more information.

Booking Info

If you need to cancel your booking with us for one of the reasons detailed below, all you need to do is email us no less than 14 days before your contract start date and the property will cancel your booking and provide a full refund of any fees paid.

The property will provide flexibility to defer or cancel if you are impacted by any of the below reasons, all you need to do is provide supporting documentation: 

Flight Cancellation/Travel Ban

If your scheduled flight is cancelled and an alternate flight is not available, or if there is a travel ban preventing travel from your country of origin or in Australia preventing you from arrival.

Visa Denied

If your visa application is rejected or the visa centre remains closed in your respective country.

Intake delay of University/Education Provider

If the start date of your course has been postponed to a later date or semester, or the university does not offer face-to-face learning.

Cancellation Policy is only available to new students with a booking commencing in Semester 1, 2023, who have not previously stayed with us at one of our Scape Group properties and are currently located outside of Australia. Please note that once your contract commences, this policy no longer applies. This policy relates to individual bookings only; group bookings are not subject to the same terms and conditions.

Contact a Unilodgers specialist for more information

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s included at Scape Leicester?

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. 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 be a student to live at Scape Leicester?

Yes, Scape’s student accommodation is purpose built for students and a confirmation of enrolment is required to secure your room. Looking for accommodation but not a student? Scape Suites are available at two locations in the heart of Melbourne that offer luxe apartment living with flexible leases, amazing spaces, services on-demand all wrapped in one simple cost.

How close is Scape Leicester to university?

Scape Leicester is conveniently located to a range of universities and campuses in Melbourne and easily accessible by public transport so you can easily get to class without having to worry about traffic or parking.

  • RMIT University is just a 7-minute walk or a tram down Swanston Street
  • University of Melbourne is a 3 minute walk, and Melbourne Law School is just a 1-minute stroll!
  • Monash University Parkville Campus is a 15-minute tram ride away
  • Victoria University is a 10 minute tram ride
  • You can take the tram to La Trobe University City Campus in about 15 minutes or via a 25-minute walk

Where’s the nearest public transport to Scape Leicester?

Scape Leicester is a good place to live if you want to be close public transport in Melbourne.

There are a few tram stops nearby just a 3-minute walk away. Trams run frequently to all parts of the city, making it easy to get to class, work, or explore the city. If you’re taking the tram, you can get to most parts of the city in under 30 minutes.

Just a 7-minute walk away is Melbourne Central train station, located underneath the Melbourne Central shopping centre. This train line will take you to all the major stations in the CBD, as well as to other parts of Melbourne, such as South Yarra and Footscray.

Flinders Street Station is also a 19-minute walk or 10-minute tram ride away and is a major transportation hub, with trains running to all parts of Melbourne and beyond.

If you’re looking for a more affordable option, the closest bus stop within walking distance of Scape Leicester Street is 2 minutes away. Buses will take you to a variety of destinations around Melbourne, including the Royal Botanic Gardens, the Melbourne Museum, and the Queen Victoria Market.

What shops are close to Scape Leicester?

If you’re looking for a big-name store or a local gem, you’re sure to find it all within a short walk or tram ride of Scape Leicester.

A one-stop shop for all your shopping, dining, and entertainment needs, Melbourne Central is a 7-minute walk away and is home to over 300 stores. It also has several restaurants, cafes, and bars, as well as a cinema complex.

QV is an upscale shopping centre is only a 6-minute walk from Scape Leicester and has over 120 stores, including fashion, homewares, and specialty boutiques.

Why book Scape Leicester with Unilodgers