Special offers

Kick off your Journal journey

We have some fantastic special offers on right now! Take a look at what suits you best and remember we have a risk-free booking policy to give you peace of mind when choosing your room.

Choose from the different special offers below.

Home run special offer

Live in the best student accommodation for less. Get 2 weeks rent free  when you book any room on a 12 month lease. Receive 1 week rent free when you book any room on a 6 month lease. Use code HOMERUN.

Check out the full T&Cs.

Group booking benefits

Gather your friends for a group booking at Journal! There are plenty of reasons to book with your mates when you live with us. Right now, if you book with one or more friends, you’ll get up to 4 weeks rent free or choose the group booking benefits package. Use code JOURNALGROUP.

Check out the full T&Cs.

Flexible start dates

It feels so good when something fits perfectly! That’s why at Journal we have some flexible in take dates. If you don’t see your preferred start time, get in touch with our Reception team and we can tailor some dates to suit you better.

Visit our Uni Place page to choose your favourite room.


Apply for a Journal Interstate & Regional Victoria scholarship! It’s super easy to apply for and you get an answer within 48 hours of application. This scholarship is guaranteed to all students living in Regional Victoria and interstate Australia. It gives you 30% off your room which is a huge saving at Melbourne’s best student accommodation.

Check out our Scholarships page to apply.

Refer a friend

Life is better with friends! To celebrate having friends as neighbours, we’re giving you up to $800 in cash!*

Book a 12 month lease and both you and your friend will receive $800 cash. Or book a 6 month lease and you’ll both receive $600 cash. It’s win-win!

This offer is only available to current residents.

Complete the form below to register your interest in refer a friend.

Study Abroad offer

Great news! For Study Abroad & Exchange students, Journal has some attractive offers plus flexible lease dates which are perfect while you live in Melbourne. Come check out the only Melbourne based student accommodation to experience authentic local living.

Contact us to get the latest study abroad offer.

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Uni Place


Only Uni Place offers bigger common spaces, sophisticated design, lush gardens – and all right next door to the universities and CBD.

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Central gives you brand new, sophisticated spaces in premium accommodation, all on famous Swanston Street next to the universities and the City.

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Life is better with friends!

Complete the below form to register your interest for the refer a friend offer. Once the form has been received a Journal team member will be in touch with your friend to start the process.

Check out the full T&Cs.

  • Current resident details

  • Your friend’s details

Bigger spaces, richer experiences.

Journal Uni Place is known for its amazing and huge social spaces. There’s always somewhere for students to go to study, to enjoy downtime by themselves, or to spend time with new friends. From the libraries to cinemas and games rooms, through to the beautiful landscape gardens, Journal Uni Place goes far beyond the standard student accommodation offering.

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