When it comes to looking for student accommodation options and hostels near campus, there are plenty of non-Swinburne accommodation providers available. Check out the off-campus option below. 

Eastern suburbs 

  • Hawthorn House: Hawthorn House is an architecturally inspired student accommodation residence, renovated in 2002 to provide a stylish, comfortable living space close to Swinburne.  
  • Kew Student Residence:  Located in Kew, a 15-minute tram ride from Hawthorn campus.  
  • Riversdale Residence: Located in Hawthorn East, a 20-minute tram or train ride from Hawthorn campus.  
  • Student Housing Australia: A service that can find you housing all over Melbourne, at a location that suits you.  
  • Student Hostels Networks:  Hawthorn hostels are located very close – a one-minute walk – to the Hawthorn campus.  
  • Unilodge Vivida:  Right next door to Hawthorn campus and features fully kitted-out apartments. 

View of Melbourne CBD along the Yarra River.

Melbourne CBD

  • Atira Student Living:  Choose from two convenient locations both close to public transportation, and the best that Melbourne has to offer. 
  • Journal Student Living:  Located in Melbourne CBD, with brand new facilities, a full residential life program and supportive staff.
  • Scape Swanston: Student accommodation in the heart of Melbourne. A 20-minute train journey to Hawthorn campus.
  • Merlin Apartments: Student accommodation in inner-city Melbourne. A 20-minute train journey from Hawthorn campus.
  • UrbanNest Melbourne: Student accommodation in inner-city Melbourne.  A 20-minute train journey from Hawthorn campus.
  • Student Housing Australia: A service that can find you housing all over Melbourne, at a location that suits you.
  • Iglu Student Accommodation: Located in Melbourne CBD and South Yarra. Includes flexible living options. 

Melbourne trams with the CBD in the background.

Southern suburbs

  • OziHouse Village In South Yarra - approximately 30-minute train journey to Hawthorn campus.
  • Student Housing Australia: A service that can find you housing all over Melbourne, at a location that suits you.

Sunset at Brighton Beach in Meblourne. 

Northern suburbs 

  • Carlton Melbourne College: Located in Carlton. A 20-minute train journey from Hawthorn campus. 
  • Carlton Student Accommodation: Located in Carlton,. A 20-minute train journey from Hawthorn campus.
  • OziHouse Village:  In South Yarra - approximately 30-minute train journey to Hawthorn campus.
  • O’Connell Residence: O’Connell Residence is a classical heritage building located in the city that has been converted into one of the most modern and finest student accommodation establishments in Melbourne.
  • Student Housing Australia: A service that can find you housing all over Melbourne, at a location that suits you.

Row of charming bungalow homes in Northcote, Victoria.

Private rental and share accommodation

Renting your own place, or sharing with other students, can be a fun road to independence, particularly if you're sharing with family or friends.

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