my village life

live student life to the fullest

At Yarra House, we provide more than a bed. Right from the time you check in, there will be great opportunities to meet new people and experience all that uni has to offer. Check out the video to learn why our residents love living with us!

our commitment

As well as creating an exciting student community, we focus on creating safe, secure and supportive environments for our residents. This means you can concentrate on making the most of your student experience!

safety

  • Staff on-site throughout the day
  • Duty Manager available in the evening and at night
  • Resident Assistants and security on-call after hours

security

  • Buildings and apartments accessible by electronic swipe card
  • Lockable bedrooms
  • CCTV monitoring 24 hours a day
  • Security patrols from 10pm to 5am every day

support

  • Staff trained in first aid, crisis management and dealing with personal issues
  • Well-developed systems to ensure issues are managed promptly
  • Close partnerships with Melbourne Polytechnic support staff to ensure residents receive all the assistance they require

see what students are saying

“I’m originally from South Africa and I randomly chose Yarra House for accommodation, but I’m so glad I did. It's definitely the best place for me.”

Arista

Yarra House

“Yarra House is nice because it’s quiet while not being far from the city at all. I can go to the city if I want to, or just stay here and relax.”

Roshi

Yarra House

“ I’m a quiet person and it was great to know that there are spaces to study quietly, while also having the option to be social if I want to.”

Alyce

Yarra House

“Yarra House throws monthly parties where everyone meets in the games room. It’s a really good way to mingle with new people!”

Ellie

Yarra House

“The events are a huge part of why I love living here. There’s always something new. Everyone has a chance to go to an event they like.”

Bethany

Yarra House

“One of the best things about Yarra House is how comfortable it is. It’s always warm and cosy!”

Pallavi

Yarra House

“If I hadn’t moved here I would have never met the great friends I have now. The social life is amazing.”

Djenné

Yarra House

read our blog!

Make sure you check out our blog! Get great cooking ideas, budgeting tips and a huge range of topics covered JUST for uni students!

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find us on campus

Yarra House is just minutes from your classrooms and lecture theatres

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meet our team

Our dedicated on-site staff are committed to making student life the best it can be

meet the staff

what's happening

There's always something exciting brewing at Yarra House

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