The College is located a short tram ride to the city centre and is within walking distance of all the facilities you would expect of a University precinct e.g. restaurants, cafes and sporting facilities. Graduate House is not your typical student residence as it caters to mature students and graduates from around the globe. The College combines historic terrace buildings with modern architecture and a modern and attractively furnished.
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Only a five-minute walk to the heart of the city in one direction and a ten minute walk to The University of Melbourne in the other, Medley Hall is ideally located. It is close to public transport and city airline bus terminals. Just around the corner is the bistro life of Carlton, and around the other are the Exhibition Gardens, the Central Business District, Chinatown, theatres and nightclubs.
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Located within the grounds of the University of Melbourne the Colleges offer great value budget accommodation only a short distance from the Melbourne CBD. Easily accessed from the city by tram the Colleges are close to the suburbs of Parkville, North Melbourne, Fitzroy, Collingwood and East Melbourne. The Royal Melbourne Hospital is located in Parkville close to the University.
The University of Melbourne opened in 1855 and is now a leading research university, widely renowned for its teaching, research achievements and its social and economic contributions to the city of Melbourne and to the state of Victoria.
Located close to the University grounds the Colleges provide a relaxing ambiance. Taking a stroll through the historic University grounds it is hard to believe the bustling city centre is only a few kilometres away.
Lygon Street, located just one block from the University is a famous Italian food precinct. Starting with the early immigration of Italian migrants to Carlton in Melbourne it also owes much of its growth and popularity to the students from Melbourne University, who frequented the street long before it became fashionable with business people and tourists alike.
Lygon Street has the biggest selection of Italian restaurants and cafes of any suburb in Australia and was a leader in offering outdoor eating. If you are looking for a restaurant close to the University it is a great place to spend a cosy winter evening or in summer dine outdoors and enjoy Melbourne’s pleasant climate.
Buildings bedrooms and bathrooms
Each bedroom has a bed, desk, desk chair, wardrobe, bookcase and lamp. Some rooms have en-suite private bathrooms.
As a guest at a College you are very welcome to explore the building and gardens and use the common areas, such as library, TV rooms and kitchenettes with tea & coffee making facilities.
Meals are served in the College dining room. Check the College page to see which meals are included.
You may have to pay for access to the internet and may need a cable to use it in your bedroom. WiFi may be available in rooms and common areas.
Please have a look at the information displayed on each College page.
The influence of the University reaches into every aspect of the city of Melbourne’s life through its students and staff, teaching hospitals, residential colleges the Melbourne Theatre Company, and the Ian Potter Museum of Art.