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Graduate House Information Brochure
This brochure contains information about our room types, prices and features and the many benefits of why you should book your stay (whether for one night or several years) at Graduate House.

Residents Handbook
Take an inside look at the life of a Graduate House resident

Graduate House is a residential college for undergraduate and graduate university students, as well as for visiting academics, researchers and hospital staff. It is a perfect “home away from home”.

On University Square, Graduate House is in the CBD side of The University of Melbourne and a five minute walk from RMIT University. It is also a short tram ride away from city-based campuses of the Australian Catholic University, Charles Darwin University. Charles Sturt University, Edith Cowan University, Federation University, La Trobe University, Monash University, Southern Cross University, Torrens University and Victoria University.

*Students enrolled at ANY university can stay at Graduate House. The application process is easy – first come, first #gradhoused. There are no interviews and you do not have to lock into whole year contracts.

A stay at Graduate House can range from one night, to a few months or several years. Meals, utilities (electricity, gas, water), internet access, housekeeping, building services and membership of The Graduate Union of The University of Melbourne Inc. are included. You enter a college with a global and highly influential network.

There are different room types for different preferences and budgets, ranging from single and double ensuite and non-ensuite rooms to self-contained apartments.

Graduate House is renown internationally for being welcoming, safe, vibrant and diverse. In a mature environment, university students pursue their studies, advance their career through living and meeting with the best and brightest from around the world, and make life-long friends.

Established in 1911, The Graduate Union of The University of Melbourne is the pre-eminent Australian membership association of graduates across all disciplines, life stages and cultures. The Graduate Union owns and operates its residential college, Graduate House.

Visit this page to check availability, room types and bookings.

For Undergraduates and Graduates

Since 1911 our membership has included:

  • all disciplines
  • all life stages
  • all ethnicities
  • all types of thinkers and minds

At Graduate House we welcome residents from all over Australia and from overseas.

We are a home where people learn models of working together for the benefit of the nation and of the world.

Collegiate, Safe, Convenient

Graduate House is:

  • safe
  • a community
  • collegiate
  • on University Square in the heart of the CBD (south) side of the University of Melbourne
  • a five-minute walk from RMIT
  • a quick tram (or bike) ride to the city-based campuses of many other universities

Graduate House provides meals, housekeeping and laundry facilities. It is well-maintained with repairs and maintenance undertaken promptly and to a high standard.

Enhancing the Reputation of Victoria and Australia

Graduate House prides itself on being:

  • welcoming and inclusive
  • a place where ideas flourish and innovation abounds
  • diverse (in the broadest sense)
  • a place where the world comes together
  • influential and innovative, and thus opening doors to career and global opportunities


Our Members live across the world.
Together they form our international collegium
of different disciplines, life stages and ethnicities.