University of Melbourne Accommodation

The University of Melbourne 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.

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

Creswick
Creswick is located close to Ballarat.  Further information including rates, facilities etc. can be found here.

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

Supported Accommodation

The University of Melbourne’s 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.

Please contact the local public health service in each town for further information on booking the accommodation.

Safety

FOR LIFE-THREATENING EMERGENCIES CALL TRIPLE ZERO (000)

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:
www.emergency.vic.gov.au

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