Accommodation

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Housed in a grand Victorian mansion and a sustainably designed modern building in Drummond Street in Carlton, Medley Hall is the smallest of the University of Melbourne Colleges and the only one to be situated on the edge of the city centre.

Accessibility

Wheelchair access is available to almost all areas of Medley Hall. There is lift access to each floor and each floor has student rooms and bathrooms which are accessible and purpose designed.

Student rooms

Every student room in Medley Hall has recently been completely renovated. They are   bright and well ventilated, each containing a long single bed, desk, chair, good study lighting, pinboard, bookshelves and wardrobe.  Hydronic heating and double glazed windows ensure that rooms are well heated in winter and cool in summer. The floors     are clean polished concrete.

Facilities

IT – All student rooms are provided with internet access and there are printing facilities available to students in one of the study rooms.

Music Rooms - The Music Room houses a piano and is available for students to practise their instruments for their own pleasure or for that of other residents. A baby grand piano can also be found in the Common Room.

Study Rooms – There are tutorial rooms and a common spaces available to students for private or group study.

Bathrooms – Each student floor has five self-contained bathrooms (shower, basin, toilet) and there is one self-contained bathroom for the three student rooms on the ground floor. One bathroom on each floor is wheelchair accessible. Bathrooms are cleaned 7 days a week.

Kitchenettes – Each floor has a kitchenette complete with fridge, kettle, toaster, microwave, crockery, cutlery and a communal table.

Laundry – Coin operated washing machines and dryers are available to students on the ground floor. Dryer prices are set to discourage their use in favor of the outdoor drying facilities.

Rooftop Sun Deck and Rooftop GardenThis area provides a quiet outdoor space for students and somewhere to hang washing to dry and somewhere to do some therapeutic gardening.

Student Recreation RoomThis area houses comfortable couches, a television, DVD, CD and games. There is also a fully equipped kitchen where students can cook.

Bike Store - The secure indoor bike store is equipped with bike racks as well as a ping pong table for recreational use.