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Q. How can I book a room/apartment at University Mews?
>Complete the Online Application
>Once we receive your application, we will contact you within next business day by email to ask you to fill an interview sheet. So we can know a little more about you.
>After we received the completed interview sheet and done the background check, you will request to pay a Booking Deposit of $500.
>Once we recieve the payment, we will secure the booking by sending you a comfirmation letter which means your room/apartment has been booked successfully.
Q. Does the rent including Car Parking? Are there any extra costs?
A. YES! We are offering undercover secure car parking. The electricity and water services has been connected period to your move in date. So you don't have to pay for connection or disconnection fee for the electricity and water. You are required to pay for the usage and other charges of electricity and water services. There is telephone line in the apartment. If you want set up your own Broadband Internet services (ADSL2+), telephone and Internet connection is also an additional cost.
Q. I want to rent a room in a two or three bedroom apartment, do I have to find the roommate before I move in? If I don't have anyone, whom will I be sharing the apartment with?
A. You don't need to find the roommate before you move in. We will find someone for you! We match up residents through our Interview System that takes into account gender, age, culture, likes & dislikes and other personal issues.
Q. What will I need to bring?
A. You are required to bring bed linen (to fit a double bed), Doona/blankets, bath towels, tea towels and pillows. We can also assist with these items for you on your request.
Q. What if I want to move out before the Lease expires?
A. When you move into University Mews, you sign a Residential Lease Agreement. It's a legal binding contract that means you have committed to pay rent and other outgoings from the commerce date of the Lease to the end date of the Lease. If you move out, you still have to pay rent until the expire date. Unless you can find someone else to take over the Lease from you and you also have to pay all costs incurred regarding re-letting the room/apartment.
Q. Can I use the Bond to pay my last month rent?
A. No! The Residential Tenancies Act 1997 provides a penalty if the tenant refuses to pay rent on the ground that the tenant intends to regard the Bond as rent.
apply for a room
To apply to for accommodation at University Mews you must fill out an application form.
what the students say:
Coming from country Victoria, I was shy and very nervous about moving away from home to go to University. But I was matched up with a fantastic flat-mate, we’re having a great time. I love it here! „ — Megan from Beulah, Victoria
I’m doing my Masters at La Trobe University. As a mature-age student I was looking for a place that gave me privacy, but also had a sense of community. University Mews ticks those boxes. „ — Lauren from Newcastle, NSW
I flew in from overseas and was met at the airport by a chauffeur who drove me to University Mews. The staff are very helpful and make moving in easy. „ — Pinara from Thailand
The apartments are very spacious compared to other student res places. I share a two bedroom apartment with another student, and have a large bedroom all to myself „ — Ken from Singapore
I study at RMIT and live at University Mews. It’s very friendly, a great place to meet people from all over the world. „ — Kelly from Albury, NSW