UDRH Accommodation

The University of Melbourne’s UDRH has a number of accommodation sites within our UDRH region.

The accommodation is to support health professional student’s clinical placements within our region.  The accommodation is available to both undergraduate and post graduate health professional students.

Further information on student accommodation, including the Student Accommodation Handbook and what to bring can be found here.

University of Melbourne, UDRH owned accommodation is currently available in the following towns.

Supported Accommodation

University of Melbourne, UDRH supported accommodation is currently available in the following towns:

  • Alexandra
  • Benalla
  • Cobram
  • Corryong
  • Myrtleford
  • Rutherglen
  • Mt Beauty (tbc)
  • Mansfield (tbc)

Most accommodation sites comprise of individual bedrooms with shared living facilities.  Accommodation sites are generally close to major health services of each town.  If you do not have access to transport, please discuss your options when booking your accommodation at each site.



We take safety very seriously.  The Ballarat, Shepparton and Wangaratta sites we have responsible students on call, along with contact details should there be any time of emergency situation.

As with living in Australia, many areas may be more prone to natural disasters.  We take student safety seriously.  We strongly recommend that if there is an increased chance of an event, that you remain in close contact with the organisation who provides your accommodation, your education provider and emergency services.

For urgent assistance call:

Fire, Police and Ambulance – 000
SES for flood, storm, tsunami and earthquake emergency call 132 500 from anywhere in Victoria. 

Emergency services website is:

For more information please contact our Going Rural Health team via email going-ruralhealth@unimelb.edu.au or via phone on 03 5823 4579.