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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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UniLodge @ VU

Private Room/ Studio Flat/ Shared Room

101 Ballarat Road, Footscray VIC 3011, Australia Distance From University

About UniLodge @ VU

Unilodge @ VU is a premium student housing Melbourne located directly across the road from Victoria Footscray Park Campus. You will have major transport links right across the road as well taking you to Swinburne University & the CBD! This is also an ideal University of Melbourne accommodation (located near the Parkville Campus). Choose from a range of ultra-modern studios and shared apartments at this student housing. Furthermore, at Unilodge at VU, there is a residential life program that includes trips, events, fitness & so much more. Enjoy half-court basketball, bike storage, cinema room & rooftop garden terrace.

All rooms at Unilodge @ VU are well furnished and offer the best of student living in the city. There are great ranges of ultra-modern student apartments available such as a studio, 2 bedroom shared apartment and there are 6 bedrooms, shared apartments available as well. Each room comes luxuriously furnished with large beds, wardrobes where you can store all your belongings conveniently, dedicated study space and a fully fitted kitchen. 6 bedroom apartments are recommended for undergraduate students as these are not dorms but luxurious student apartments where you will have key-card access to their room, a fully fitted kitchen, separate dining area along with a comfortable TV lounge where you can relax and unwind with your flatmates after a long day in lectures at this student housing. These student apartments in Melbourne are the perfect way to meet and socialize with other university students. Living at Unilodge student accommodation Melbourne you save almost AU $125 per month as your rent will include gas, water, electricity, and the internet too!

When not studying there are great social spaces at Unilodge @ VU that you can enjoy. Come home to this Melbourne uni accommodation to watch your favorite movie in the cinema room or cook up a storm in the outdoor BBQ areas. There is a rooftop terrace and herb garden along with a gourmet kitchen for you and your friends to enjoy. There is a café as well for your daily caffeine fix. There are games rooms with pool tables at this student accommodation in Melbourne, that you and your friends will love. The perfect way to take a break from books. If you are studying in a group then the study room at the property is the perfect place for the same. You have AV functionality, pin boards & whiteboard walls too!

There is plenty to do right outside the property as well. Spend time with your friends catching up at Sapa Hill Restaurant whilst enjoying Vietnamese classics in the popular surrounding. On weekends you will be spoiled for choice as there are plenty of bars that surround the property. Our popular pick is Bad Love Club. Enjoy upbeat music whilst sipping on G&T!

The city too has plenty to offer. With great transport links, you can go exploring sea life at Melbourne Aquarium or you could head to the Melbourne Zoo, both easily accessible from this student accommodation in Melbourne. We promise you, you will have a great time!


Access to Public Transportation

BBQ Area

Basketball Court

Bike Storage


Cinema Room

Close to Universities

Common Room

Communal kitchen

Furnished apartments

Games Room

Lounge Area

On-site management

Outdoor Courtyard

Pool Table

Outdoor Terrace

Study Room

Table Tennis



24 Hour Security


Onsite security

Secure Door Entry

Price also includes

Bike Storage

Electricity Bill

Gas Bill

Heating Bill

Water Bill


Rooms from
AU$0 Per week

Shared Room(1 types to choose from)

Private Room(3 types to choose from)

Studio Flat(2 types to choose from)

Payment Info

A security deposit equivalent to four (4) weeks rent is required. The security deposit is held in a trust account on behalf of the resident for the term of the tenancy and/or for any further period in which the resident may occupy the unit. The cost of repair or excessive cleaning may be deducted from the security deposit

Rent must always be paid in advance. 

Payments can be made in the following way: 
a) Bank Transfer into the Bank Account. 
b) Direct Deposit at the bank into the nominated Bank Account. 
c) Credit card at the reception desk during business hours 

Booking Info

Updates to Policy

  • For all off-shore applications made to UniLodge, the property will be waitlisting these applications until such time as an announcement that the borders are opening. 

  • So effectively, the property will not be offering contract leases, requesting security deposits or bonds or any advanced rent. 

  • Property will be filing all applications in date order and when it's announced that international travel will begin again, the property will proactively  reach out to all applicants and progress their applications to bookings.

Regular Policy

Where a Resident believes that they cannot stay in the unit or continue to pay the rent, they must notify the management in writing as soon as possible - two weeks’ notice is the minimum time. When considering prematurely terminating your Tenancy Agreement, it is your responsibility to either continue to pay rent as per the agreement until the unit is re-let or find another suitable person to take over your unit so there is a continuation of payments to the unit owner. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Who pays for the electricity, water and internet connection?

Your electricity and water connection and usage is included in rent – no need to pay bills at the end of each month, you can enjoy the high-speed 50 GB Wi-Fi internet (monthly allowance), as part of your room rent.

Q. Will there be car park spaces available?

There will be a limited number of car park spaces available at an additional charge.

Q. Can I bring my pet with me?

Unfortunately, pets are not accepted at this property.

Q. Do I need to bring my bedroom and bathroom linen?

You can.

Q. What kind of contracts are offered?

Full Year and Half Year leases are being offered. If your requirements are outside of these terms, you can reach out to us.

Q. What fees are payable to reserve my booking?

To secure your booking an advance deposit, which is an amount equal to two (2) weeks’ rent (inclusive of GST).

Q. When will the advanced booking amount be charged?

The advanced booking deposit will be requested for payment once your booking enquiry has been approved.

Q. What kind of contracts does this property offer?

 We are currently accepting the following leases:

  • 4 – 12 Weeks
  • 13 – 24 Weeks
  • 25 – 36 Weeks
  • 37 – 44 Weeks
  • 45 – 52 Weeks
Why book UniLodge @ VU with Unilodgers