Personalised for LOCAL students.
Local student means; you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.
Personalised for INTERNATIONAL students.
International student means; you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.


Melbourne Polytechnic can help you find permanent, short-term and emergency accommodation.

Please note: Melbourne Polytechnic do not inspect any of the housing offers, or interview landlords or agents. You must take care in assessing the premises and the housing arrangements yourself and ensure they are appropriate for you.

On-Campus Accommodation at Yarra House

Yarra House is an historic building located on the grounds of Fairfield campus. There are a variety of room options from single room with shared facilities to an ensuite room, deluxe room and shared rooms. Yarra House also offers disabled access rooms.

Student Village Melbourne

Student Village Melbourne is situated in the heart of Carlton, on Leicester Street, just a few minutes’ walk to the many Universities and TAFEs in and around Melbourne.

Village facilities have been designed specifically for the student lifestyle and include a resident lounge, heated pool, gym, basketball court and multiple study areas.

The Village offers a wide range of modern accommodation options and a packed residential life schedule. All conveniently located within the heart of Melbourne CBD.

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You will live with a local family or individual for a minimum of two months. It is a great way to settle in if you are new to Melbourne. Your homestay arrangements includes a bedroom, some meals and access to shared facilities in a private home.

Explore our Off-Campus Accommodation Database

You can access Melbourne Polytechnic’s off-campus accommodation database via the student portal. You can search accommodation close to your campus, or in areas with easy access to public transport. You’ll find a range of accommodation options in including share houses, units, self-contained bungalows etc

Create an Account

If you’re a current or future student looking for accommodation, simply create your online account and start searching. If you are a prospective accommodation provider, simply create your online account, upload your property details and start advertising.

For more information and to create an account visit

Emergency Accommodation Service

Students in need of emergency/crisis accommodation can contact: Or call Launch Housing on 1800 825 955

Short Term Accommodation​

Students must be over 18 to stay at these locations.