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Journal Central, Melbourne

4.5 (78 reviews)

Student Accommodation

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502 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3053

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Property ID: S01486971
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Basic Info

No Service Fee Near bus station Near park Near supermarket Walk to school Near railway station Gym 24 hours security Brand new

1 Total Units

Highest Floor 14

Built in 2020

Journal Central is an excellent student accommodation in Melbourne that offers shared rooms, en-suite rooms, and studios, along with spacious social spaces, landscaped gardens, fitness facilities, and a rich activity program, providing an extraordinary living experience. At the same time, its prime location near prestigious educational institutions, like the University of Melbourne Parkville Campus (5 to 10-minute walk), RMIT University City Campus (10 to 15-minute walk), and Monash University Parkville Campus, etc., dining options, shopping centres, and convenient public transportation options ensure a vibrant and accessible lifestyle for students and residents.

 

Features & Living Experience

Journal Central, a student accommodation built in 2019 with 328 beds, offers shared rooms, en-suite rooms, and studios, providing residents with various options. With its spacious social spaces, including a library, cinema and games rooms, beautiful landscaped gardens and terraces, Journal Central goes beyond ordinary student accommodations, creating an extraordinary living experience. At the same time, the security of residents is ensured with 24/7 CCTV. Additionally, residents can enjoy fitness and recreational facilities like a gym, basketball court, table tennis, and pool table. Moreover, the apartment has a rich activity program designed for international students. The plan includes activities and courses related to life, learning, culture, employment, etc., to help enrich students' lives and growth.

 

Location and What's Hot?

The Journal Central is nestled at 502 Swanston Street. This prime location offers the convenience of several prestigious educational institutions within a short walking distance, including the University of Melbourne Parkville Campus (5 to 10-minute walk), RMIT University City Campus (10 to 15-minute walk), and Monash University Parkville Campus (10 to 15-minute walk), making it an ideal choice for students seeking a vibrant and accessible living experience. Near Journal Central, there is an array of dining options, including the famous Lygon Street's "Little Italy," the diverse Errol Street Dining Precinct, and the Asian cuisine along Flemington Road, are just a few minutes walk away, while shopping centres like Melbourne Central, QV Melbourne, and the iconic Queen Victoria Market, offering a wide range of retail stores, eateries, and fresh produce, are within a 10 to 20-minute walk, providing residents with a bustling and fulfilling lifestyle.

 

Student Travel Melbourne

Discover convenient public transportation options near Journal Central, including nearby tram stops like the Lincoln Square Tram Stop (Stop 4) and Melbourne University Tram Stop (Stop 1) on Swanston Street, accessible bus stops along Swanston Street and nearby streets, as well as easy access to Melbourne's train network by taking a tram or bus to nearby train stations like Melbourne Central Railway Station, providing students and residents with efficient ways to explore the city and its suburbs.

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4.5

78 reviews

Amazing facilities · 29
Super-fast internet · 22
Amazing area · 29
Great customer service · 26

SHEN**

5.0

27 Apr 2024 19:18

OK, very safe apartment.
OK, very safe apartment.

WANG**

5.0

21 Apr 2024 21:43

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House Rules

Cancellation Policy

No Visa No Pay

No Visa

If, before or within 14 days of commencement of your tenancy agreement:

you are refused a visa to study in Australia by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA); and
within 72 hours of receiving a DHA refusal you provide a written cancellation request to Journal enclosing the DHA refusal,
you can cancel your tenancy agreement without penalty and any unused portion of the rent will be refunded.

No Place No Pay

No University Offer

If, before or within 14 days of commencement of your tenancy agreement:

you receive confirmation that you have not been accepted to study at a university in Melbourne; and
within 72 hours of receiving a university non-acceptance you provide a written cancellation request to Journal enclosing the university non-acceptance,
you can cancel your tenancy agreement without penalty and any unused portion of the rent will be refunded.

Details

General Cancellation Policy
Holding deposits reserve a room for 14 days (or longer if the parties agree) from receipt, to provide you with the opportunity to review and enter into a residential tenancy agreement.

Holding deposits are non-refundable (other than where you qualify for our First Year Student cancellation policy, as outlined below or if within 14 days (or longer if the parties agree) after receipt of a holding deposit, you do not enter into the residential tenancy agreement).

If a cancellation request is received after your tenancy agreement has been accepted (other than where you qualify for our First Year Student cancellation policy, as outlined above) you will be responsible for rent until a replacement tenant has been found.

Can I leave early and get the remainder of my rent back?

You are committed under the residential tenancy agreement to pay the full rent. We cannot refund your rent until you have found someone to replace your tenancy.

Cancellation Requests

For Central bookings, please send your cancellation request to Journal Central to discuss your cancellation.

For Uni Place bookings, please send your cancellation request to Journal Uni Place to discuss your cancellation.

Refund Process

Journal will process refunds due within 28 days of receipt of a valid cancellation request.

Please note that due to bonds being lodged with the Residential Tenancies Bond Authority (Victoria), the time taken to receive your bond refund is not determined by Journal.



First Year Students
Journal understands that life is sometimes uncertain and things don't always go as planned.

Our first year students'cancellation policy provides you with the flexibility to plan ahead but also to ensure that you are not financially out of pocket if things turn out differently.

No Visa

If, before or within 14 days of commencement of your tenancy agreement:

you are refused a visa to study in Australia by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA); and
within 72 hours of receiving a DHA refusal you provide a written cancellation request to Journal enclosing the DHA refusal,
you can cancel your tenancy agreement without penalty and any unused portion of the rent will be refunded.

No University Offer

If, before or within 14 days of commencement of your tenancy agreement:

you receive confirmation that you have not been accepted to study at a university in Melbourne; and
within 72 hours of receiving a university non-acceptance you provide a written cancellation request to Journal enclosing the university non-acceptance,
you can cancel your tenancy agreement without penalty and any unused portion of the rent will be refunded.

Early Move-in Policy

Depends on the availbility

Pets Policy

No Pet

Subletting Policy

No subletting

Smoking Policy

No smoking

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

Medium Studio View: Increase of AU$70 per Week

Large Studio corner view: Increase of AU$70 per Week

Medium Studio Regular: Increase of AU$70 per Week

Large Studio Regular: Increase of AU$70 per Week

Journal Central FAQs

Can Monash minors apply?

Monash College+Monash Uni parkville/city/caulfield campus can apply

Is the bill all inclusive?

Yes, the apartment includes water and electricity charges.

Is it a heating and cooling air conditioner?

yes

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