Benefits of living near campus
Our residences are less than 7km from the heart of Melbourne, close to public transport and Highpoint Shopping Centre. They are also just a short walk to classes at our Footscray Park Campus giving you easy access to on-campus facilities and services including:
- the University library
- sporting facilities including a gym and indoor swimming pool
- support services.
In addition, the residences are safe, secure places to live with many fun-packed student residence only events, trips and recreation facilities onsite.
Living across the road from our Footscray Park Campus gives you the chance to meet people from all around the world and get involved in social and academic activities from a comfortable home base.
Our residences are also only a short walk away from the vibrant cafes and markets of Footscray, as well as great public transport access to all VU campuses and the CBD. Read about some of the great reasons to live in university accommodation.
Studying at uni can be a challenge, especially if you're new to Melbourne. Our friendly team of Resident Advisors (senior students who have been through the same thing) are here to support you in your transition to university life and living away from home. Whether you're feeling homesick or just want help maintaining a good balance between study, work and your social life, our residence staff can help.