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

  • Unilodge Melbourne: Located in vibrant student communities, UniLodge apartments are ideal for both domestic and international students.
  • 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

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.
  • Unilodge offering a combination of modern facilities and social opportunities

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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