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 COVID risk-free booking policy to give you peace of mind when choosing your room.

Choose from the different special offers below.

Get up to 8 weeks free special offer

Get even more value when you book a room at Journal. Receive 8 weeks rent free when you book any room on a 12 month lease. Receive 4 weeks rent free when you book any room on a 6 month lease. Use code JOURNALJOURNEY. Offer applies for Semester 1 2022.

Checkout 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 scholarship! There’s one to suit everyone, they’re super easy to apply for and you get answer within 48 hours of application. Choose between a Merit, Leadership or Interstate & Regional Victoria Scholarship. 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 $1200 in cash!*

Book a 12 month lease and both you and your friend will receive $1200 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.

Group booking benefits

Gather your friends for a group booking at Journal! From special offers on rent, your first group dinner on us to entire apartments or studios next door to each other reserved for you and your friends, there are plenty of reasons to book as a group when you live at Journal.

View the group booking benefits.

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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, epic social spaces, all on the 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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