Affordable Accommodation Where You Want It
The combination of our convenient addresses close to central Melbourne, cool facilities and flexible room options makes Birch Ridge the obvious choice. From free Wi-Fi internet to support from friendly multilingual staff, it’s the little extras that make us stand out for students from across the globe.
Why choose Birch Ridge Accommodation?
Central Melbourne Locations
(Inner Eastern Melbourne)
From $185 per week
Swinburne University of Technology - 100 metre walk,
Trams to city - 50 metre walk,
Train to city - 100 metre walk.
Hawthorn House is an architecturally inspired student residence. Renovated in 2002, it provides stylish, comfortable living close to Swinburne University. Offering a range of cost-effective self contained apartments and ensuite rooms with large communal facilities to ensure you’ll enjoy living at Hawthorn House.
From $170 per week
Melbourne University - 600 metre walk,
RMIT - 500 metre walk,
Victoria Market - 80 metre walk.
O’Connell Residence is a classical heritage building that has been converted into one of the finest student accommodations in Melbourne. Offering safe, comfortable, convenient, budget-conscious, centrally located housing for students, allowing you to focus on your studies while being able to enjoy the best that this city has to offer.
(Inner Eastern Melbourne)
From $170 per week with ensuite
Swinburne University of Technology - 15 minutes by tram,
Camberwell Station - 15 minute walk,
Supermarkets - 500 metre walk.
Located within 10 km of downtown Melbourne, Riversdale Residence offers premium, competitively priced student accommodation with safe, convenient access by tram or train to most of Melbourne’s top Universities including Swinburne, Deakin, Melbourne University, RMIT and Holmesglen.
How To Apply With Birch Ridge
Select your location, room type and preferred length of stay
Choose your preferred arrival and departure dates
Tell us a bit more about yourself
Leave the rest up to us - we will be in touch
How can I apply to live at a Birch Ridge property?
You can make an application by completing the Application Form on our website. Just
click the "Apply" menu at the top of this page to get started by selecting the property would like to apply for.
How far away is my University?
Use the "Locations" menu above to select the property you are interested in, and scroll down to find information about the location of schools, including distance and suggested Public Transport details.
Can I inspect the property?
Yes, inspections can be arranged online with our Accommodation Managers. Just submit an enquiry using the form at the bottom of this page to get started. Make sure you select the property you are interested in, and that you'd like to arrange a tour!
How early can I apply?
You can apply for a room up to 6 months in advance of your intended arrival date.
Have a question?
Not quite ready to apply? We love to chat! Send us your questions and we will be in touch.