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University Square, Melbourne

4.6 (25 reviews)

Student Accommodation

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85 Barry Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3053

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Property ID: S01430332
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Basic Info

No Service Fee with air-con Elevator Balcony Walk to school Gym 24 hours security Furnished Bills included

345 Beds

Highest Floor 13

Built in 2018

University Square is a modern student accommodation in Melbourne, with 345 beds, and offers various shared apartments and twin studios. It features communal amenities like Wi-Fi, air conditioning, kitchens, and cosy bedrooms. Safety is ensured with CCTV and 24-hour security. Residents enjoy a fully-equipped gym, pool table, and outdoor spaces. Located in Carlton on Pelham Street, University Square is close to major academic institutions (within a 10-minute walk to Melbourne Business School, the University of Melbourne and RMIT University), dining options on Lygon Street, shopping centres, and attractions like Carlton Gardens. Public transportation, including trams and buses, makes commuting easy, and bike-friendly options are available, providing convenience and accessibility for residents.


Features:

Built-in 2018, University Square is a modern residence with 345 beds, offering a variety of shared apartments with different bed configurations and twin studios. The property provides a wealth of communal spaces and amenities, allowing residents to choose between private relaxation or socializing and studying with peers. Each accommodation option has convenient features like Wi-Fi, air conditioning, storage rooms, well-equipped kitchens, refrigerators, and cosy bedrooms with desks, chairs, closets, and beds. University Square also offers a range of shared community facilities, such as a mailroom, lounge, laundry room, study room, and bike storage. Additionally, the property ensures the safety and convenience of its residents with services like CCTV, 24-hour security, social events, and Wi-Fi. For those seeking fitness and recreational activities, University Square boasts a fully-equipped gym, coffee bar, pool table, and cinema room, and outdoor spaces like balconies, an outdoor grilling area, and terraces.

 

Location and What's Hot?

University Square, located on Pelham Street in Carlton, Has unparalleled proximity to crucial academic institutions and ensures effortless access to your lectures. The Melbourne Business School is conveniently situated right across the street. The University Square offers a convenient range of dining options, such as Lygon Street (Little Italy) with its Italian restaurants and cafes, Rice Paper Scissors, a popular Asian eatery, and Seven Seeds Cafe for coffee and brunch, are all within a short walking distance. Nearby shopping centres, like Melbourne Central, QV Melbourne, and Emporium Melbourne, provide ample shopping opportunities. Additionally, places of interest, such as Carlton Gardens, the State Library of Victoria, and Fitzroy Gardens, offer cultural and natural attractions, all easily accessible within minutes of walking.

 

Transport:

University Square has excellent public transport options. Tram services, including Tram Lines 1 and 96, and numerous bus stops on Swanston Street provide an efficient way of travelling within the Carlton area and to Melbourne's major destinations. They are complemented by Melbourne's extensive train network, accessible from nearby locations such as Melbourne Central Station. The University of Melbourne is a 12-minute walk away, RMIT University Melbourne City Campus is a 16-minute walk away and Taylors College Melbourne is a 19-minute walk away.

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4.6

25 reviews

Amazing facilities · 9
Amazing area · 9
Great customer service · 5
Super-fast internet · 2

WEI**

5.0

13 Apr 2024 08:04

The service is good, the request will be met as much as possible!
The service is good, the request will be met as much as possible!

HOU**

5.0

11 Apr 2024 14:27

Yugo University Square is good
Yugo University Square is good
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House Rules

Cancellation Policy

No Visa No Pay

Cancelling if you do not receive a Visa or Placement to study in Australia:
a. If you have not received your visa or placement to study in Australia you must notify the relevant property in writing no less than 7 days prior to the start of your agreement and provide evidence clearly showing that you cannot enter the country. You will not be penalised provided you provide sufficient evidence and notification at this time. *See below for further information on sufficient evidence.
*Sufficient Evidence – cancellation due to visa.
i. To request a cancellation under the Policy a written letter is required from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) that you have been refused a visa. This letter must be submitted to the property at which your booking is held.

Details

We promise to be upfront about all the costs you’ll face to rent a room from us, and as such, we implement a straightforward cancellation policy.

This policy sets out the process for requesting a cancellation and the fees involved.

Cancelling more than 30 days before the agreement start date
1.You can cancel a tenancy agreement without penalty provided written notice has been provided to the relevant property at least 30 days prior to the agreement start date.


Cancelling less than 30 days before the agreement start date

1.If cancellation is made less than 30 days before the agreement start date you will be charged a break lease fee of 2 weeks rent.


Cancelling if you do not receive a Visa or Placement to study in Australia

1.If you have not received your visa or placement to study in Australia, you must notify the relevant property in writing no less than 7 days prior to the start of your agreement and provide evidence clearly showing that you cannot enter the country. You will not be penalised provided you provide sufficient evidence and notification at this time. *See below for further information on sufficient evidence.
2.Your payments to date can either be refunded or transferred to a new agreement at a later date and your current agreement will be cancelled.
3.You may choose to continue your agreement in anticipation that you will be accepted and receive a visa and you will then be liable for all ongoing obligations of the agreement.
4.*Sufficient Evidence – cancellation due to visa.
1.To request a cancellation under the Policy a written letter is required from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) that you have been refused a visa. This letter must be submitted to the property at which your booking is held.
2.A copy of the refusal notice issued by the DIBP should accompany your request for cancellation. The manager of the property will consider your request for cancellation and advise you whether your request has been accepted under the terms of the Policy. Their decision is final. Due to all bonds being lodged with the relevant state authority the time it takes for you to receive your bond refund is not determined by the property. Any advance rent paid to the property as part of your deposit will be refunded within 14 - 28 days.
5.*Sufficient Evidence – cancellation due to placement.
1.To request a cancellation under the Policy a written letter must be submitted to the property at which your booking is held within 72 hours of you receiving notification from your relevant institution that you have not been accepted into that university. Supporting documentation from the tertiary admissions centre should accompany your request for cancellation. The manager of the property will consider your request for cancellation and advise you whether your request has been accepted under the terms of the Policy. Their decision is final. Due to all bonds being lodged with the relevant state authority the time it takes for you to receive your bond refund is not determined by the property team. Any advance rent paid to the company as part of your deposit will be refunded within 14 days – 28 days.


Deferment of a booking due to late receipt of a visa after the commencement date of a lease, or if Australian borders close before they enter Australia.

1.A customer can defer their lease due to late receipt of their visa or if Australia announce border closures which results in them needing to postpone the commencement date of their university course/arrival to Australia.
2.We will transfer the student’s lease commencement date to align with the contract start dates for the following semester. We will endeavour to uphold all booking conditions in this process however, this is subject to availability. There may be an increase in pricing between semesters and the rental commitment for the deferred booking will be equal to the corresponding advertised rate for that Semester.


Cancellation of a booking due to Border Closures

1.If Australia closes their international borders, you must notify the relevant property in writing no less than 30 days prior to the start of your agreement that you wish to cancel your booking. You will not be penalised provided you provide sufficient evidence and notification at this time.
2.Your payments to date can either be refunded or transferred to a new agreement at a later date, and your current agreement will be cancelled – See the Deferment option above.
3.You may choose to continue your agreement in anticipation that the borders will open, and you will then be liable for all ongoing obligations of the agreement.
Application Policy

Education Requirement

PhD Permitted

Postgraduate

Undergraduate

Nationality or Region

Unlimited nationality

Required Documents

Passport See Example

Visa See Example

Offer See Example

Renewal Policy

Renewal at the reception

Early Move-in Policy

Apply in advance, depends on availability.

Room Assignment Policy

Apply through the portal.

Pets Policy

No Pet

Room Change Policy

Not allowed

Smoking Policy

No smoking

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

Premium Studio: Increase of AU$0 per Week

Studio Lower: Increase of AU$0 per Week

Studio Upper: Increase of AU$0 per Week

DDA Studio: Increase of AU$0 per Week

Premium Studio with terrace: Increase of AU$0 per Week

Studio with Terrace: Increase of AU$0 per Week

University Square FAQs

How much do I need to pay when booking?

A deposit of two weeks' rent and a deposit of four weeks' rent are required when booking

How much security deposit do I need to pay?

The security deposit for the apartment is a deposit of two weeks' rent and a deposit of four weeks' rent.

Will my rent price go up?

The rent price will fluctuate, but the specific rise or fall depends on the situation of the apartment and the local market, so there is no guarantee that it will not rise or fall

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