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 an exclusive, and limited time offer for ACU students with UniLodge Melbourne Central. This brand new 46 floor purpose-built student accommodation building is located in the centre of Melbourne at 293 - 303 Latrobe Street, Melbourne.

Living in the heart of Melbourne couldn’t be easier in these six-bedroom multi-share ACU apartments. This accommodation offers all the modern conveniences nearby including transport hubs, retail shopping, Queen Victoria markets and parks. If you want roommates from the same university at ACU, this is the ideal option. Lastly, it is a less than 10-minute commute via tram to ACU. Sipping coffee at the park before your morning lecture is the perfect student living lifestyle for you.

Our six-bedroom multi-share apartment features:

  • 55-inch TV in the lounge area
  • 2-seater sofas and a coffee table
  • Each bedroom comes with ensuite
  • Study desk with chair and lamp in each private ensuite bedroom
  • Built-in wardrobe in each private ensuite bedroom
  • Kitchen with a 4-burner stovetop, microwave, and dishwasher
  • Dining table and chairs
  • Large fridge/freezer
  • Reverse cycle heating and cooling Air-conditioner both in the lounge area and each ensuite bedroom
  • Individual electronic swipe card access to each ensuite bedroom
  • Shared common space of 28m2

ACU students will also receive:

  • Unlimited Wi-Fi internet
  • Rental fees inclusive of water, electricity, and gas
  • Free residential life program membership
  • Shared barbeque grills
  • Large common spaces access to study rooms, cinema room, games room and terrace.

2023 room rates for UniLodge Melbourne Central

Room Types

Block Weekly (40 weeks)

Full Year Weekly (52 weeks)

Six-bedroom multi-share



This special offer is limited time only.

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UniLodge Victoria University

Are you looking for great value and you don’t mind a longer commute? The university has a limited-time offer for ACU students with UniLodge Victoria University. ACU students will receive the best value living in the inner-city at a discounted rate. Located close to public transport and across the road from the beautiful Maribyrnong River. Who would not enjoy the commute to ACU with a river view?

2023 room rates for UniLodge Victoria University


Room Types

Block Weekly (48 weeks)

Full Year Weekly (52 weeks)

Six-bedroom multi-share



Twin share studio



Studio (Regular)



Studio (Deluxe/Accessible)



This offer is limited time only.

ACU students will receive:

  • Unlimited internet
  • Rental fees inclusive of water, electricity, and gas
  • Free residential life program membership
  • Free access to a cinema room, study rooms, and game rooms
  • Rooftop terrace, basketball half-court and BBQ facilities

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Iglu Melbourne City

Iglu Melbourne

Iglu Student Accommodation offers state-of-the-art, fully-furnished accommodation across three fantastic locations in Melbourne. Iglu offers the supportive benefits of student accommodation with the flexibility of an off-campus lifestyle. The facility includes fully-furnished living spaces, fabulous communal areas, a safe and secure environment, and a program of free events.

ACU students will receive:

  • unlimited internet
  • free airport pickup
  • free linen pack
  • rental fees inclusive of water, electricity or gas
  • fully furnished living spaces
  • shared lounge
  • choice of shared or private kitchen/kitchenette
  • choice of shared or private bathrooms
  • secure swipe card access
  • plenty of free social events

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Are you from Australia or New Zealand?

Iglu is inviting students from Australia and New Zealand to apply for an Iglu Regional Scholarship. Through this Scholarship, eligible students can live in a fully furnished share apartment in Melbourne or Brisbane with special room rates from:

  • $229/week in Melbourne
  • $249/week in Brisbane

Click here to find out how you can apply today! 

2023 room rates for Iglu Melbourne City

Iglu Melbourne City is located on Franklin Street, directly opposite Queen Victoria Market. From this prime city location, our Melbourne Campus is easy to get to by tram, walking or bike.

Room Types Weekly / 6 months Weekly / 12 months
Two-bedroom apartment with shared bathroom (premium)
$439 $409
Studio apartment $549 $519
Premium studio apartment $579 $549

2023 room rates for Iglu South Yarra

Melbourne’s hottest neighbourhood has a cool kid on the block, Iglu South Yarra. Just a short 2-minute walk to trains and unrivalled lifestyle benefits of cool bars and cafes, urban trend and foodie delights.

Room Types Weekly / 6 months Weekly / 12 months
Six-bedroom apartment with ensuite (Standard)
$459 $429
Six-bedroom apartment with ensuite (Premium) $479 $449
Single studio apartment $549 $519
Standard studio apartment $589 $559
Premium studio apartment $619 $589


ACU students receive complimentary unlimited internet and a linen pack. Rental fees are all-inclusive which means it includes the cost of water, electricity and gas. You’ll also have access to a range of accommodation-run events and activities.

2023 room rates for Iglu Flagstaff Gardens

Located adjacent to Flagstaff Gardens, Melbourne’s newest student accommodation, Iglu Flagstaff Gardens combines convenience with a pleasant leafy outlook. From this location, our Melbourne campus is easy to get to by bus, tram or bike.


Room Types

Weekly / 6 months

Weekly / 12 months

Two-bedroom apartment with shared bathroom (premium)



Standard studio apartment



Superior studio apartment



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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 wi-fi included, 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.

Throughout both semesters there are social events including regular dinners, the annual college ball and a rich cultural life to be a part of 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 minutes’ 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 desiring to live together, 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.

Learn more here

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