It’s important to find a place you can call home. No matter what you’re looking for or what your budget is, we can help you secure the right Melbourne accommodation for your needs.

UniLodge Melbourne Central

The university has secured an exclusive offer for ACU students with UniLodge Melbourne Central. This new 46-floor purpose-built student accommodation building stands in the centre of Melbourne at 293–303 Latrobe Street.

Living in the heart of Melbourne couldn’t be easier in these six-bedroom multi-share ACU apartments. This accommodation is close to all the modern conveniences, including transport hubs, retail shopping, the Queen Victoria Market and parks. And it takes less than 10 minutes to commute to ACU’s Melbourne Campus by tram. You’ll be able to sip coffee with friends in the park before your morning lecture – the ideal student lifestyle.

Each six-bedroom multi-share apartment features:

  • 55-inch TV in the lounge area
  • two-seater sofas and a coffee table
  • private ensuite with each bedroom
  • study desk with chair and lamp in each bedroom
  • built-in wardrobes
  • kitchen with a four-burner stovetop, microwave and dishwasher
  • dining table and chairs
  • large fridge/freezer
  • reverse-cycle heating and cooling air-conditioner in the lounge area and in each bedroom
  • secure electronic swipe card access to each bedroom
  • shared common space of 28m2

ACU students will also benefit from:

  • unlimited wi-fi internet
  • rental fees inclusive of water, electricity and gas
  • free residential life program membership
  • shared barbecue grills
  • large common spaces and access to study rooms, a cinema room, a games room and a terrace.

2024 room rates for UniLodge Melbourne Central


Room Types

Block Weekly (40 weeks)

Full Year Weekly (52 weeks)

Six-bedroom multi-share



Apply now to take advantage of this exclusive offer for ACU students.

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Iglu Student Accommodation

Iglu Melbourne

Iglu offers ACU students a discounted rate at its Iglu Flagstaff Gardens, Iglu Melbourne Central and Iglu Melbourne City locations in 2024.

Get $10 off the published rate at Iglu Flagstaff Gardens

Get $10 off the published rate at Iglu Melbourne Central

Get $20 off the published rate at Iglu Melbourne City (this accommodation offers six-bedroom ensuite apartments)

Are you from Australia or New Zealand?

If you’re from Australia or New Zealand, Iglu invites you to apply for an Iglu Regional Scholarship. This scholarship enables eligible students to live in a fully furnished share apartment in Brisbane or Melbourne with special room rates. 

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St Mary’s College


St Mary's College is more than just accommodation – it’s a community of like-minded students. With all meals included, shared common areas to relax in and complimentary wi-fi, you can get the most out of university, socially as well as academically.

At St Mary’s, students have their own bedroom with a sink, single bed, desk and chair, internet port and a built-in wardrobe.

There are social events throughout both semesters, including regular dinners and the annual college ball, and you’ll be able to participate in a rich cultural life, including the St Mary’s College Choir and the annual musical or drama production.

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Marist House Fitzroy

Located in Fitzroy, an easy 10-minute walk to ACU, Marist House is a friendly and supportive family-style student residence.

Hosted by a resident community of Marist Brothers, Marist House offers a communal setting for young people who desire to live together and are open to exploring their Catholic/Christian faith and engaging in service to the wider community. It also serves as a hub for Young Marists in Melbourne.

As well as these elements, the individual and communal facilities at Marist House provide every support to realise your academic goals. 

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Other accommodation options

If student accommodation isn't for you, there are other choices. You can ease into Australian life with a homestay or choose a more independent option with our renting tips.

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