College Facilities

As a Medley Hall resident, you have access to a range of facilities, both in-house and to explore on campus.

Students living at Medley Hall benefit from a range of facilities and include:


Residents are responsible for doing their own washing and laundry facilities are provided for this purpose, including coin operated washing machines, tumble dryers, ironing boards and irons. Outdoor drying facilities are also available and we encourage residents to use these for environmental reasons.

Study Spaces

Residents are free to use a number of spaces to study: the historic Principal’s Sitting Room, which connects to a sunny balcony; the library; the tutorial room; and the atrium study space. There are printing and photocopying facilities available for academic purposes.

Music Rooms

There are several spaces at Medley Hall for enjoying music. The Music Room has a Kuwai baby grand piano and is available for music practice or for relaxation for  all resident musicians.  There is also a Yamaha baby grand piano in the Atrium common area and an upright piano in the smaller music room.

Rooftop Sun Deck and Rooftop Garden

A quiet outdoor space that overlooks the rooftops of Carlton, as well as providing the opportunity to get involved with some gardening.

Student Lounge/Games Room

This area has comfortable couches, a television, DVD, CD and board games. There is also a fully-equipped kitchen for when residents choose to cook for themselves.

Atrium Common Area

This area has a pool /table tennis table and piano as well as well as couches for relaxing.

Bike Store

The secure indoor bike store is equipped with bike racks

Cydelia House Outdoor Area

Residents  at Cydelia house have access to an outdoor space with seating.


Wheelchair access is available to almost all areas of Medley Hall and there is one wheelchair accessible bathroom on each floor.  Two rooms on each floor and an additional room in Benvenuta are fully wheelchair accessible.


Medley Hall has security cameras located throughout the building. An electronic key system for entry into the building and a separate one for room access ensures residents are safe from unwanted intruders.  Campus security service offers a free 24 hour security escort service to students walking back to Medley Hall from campus.

Accommodation During Mid-Year and End-Year Breaks

The accommodation fee covers residence and all meals for the University of Melbourne's 39 week academic year including the mid semester and mid-year break. Accommodation is available during the summer break for an additional fee.