Logan Hall

Our residential experience offers unique and diverse partnerships, networking, mentoring and lifelong global friendships. Your College Head welcomes you to Logan Hall, your new home, 'beautiful on the outside and even better in the inside'.

250 Residents
6 Floors
16 graduate rooms6 accessible rooms13 washers
13 dryers

Logan Hall is a modern seven storey building which is divided into two wings and accommodates 250 residents. There are 6 accessible rooms in Logan Hall and general accessibility features have been incorporated throughout the building.

Virtual tour of Logan Hall

The ground floor of the building houses a number of retail outlets, including a supermarket - the Monash Merchant.

Student Living at it's best!

Logan Hall has been recognised for it's exceptional design features which were designed to create vibrant, urban and inclusive community spaces and a rich independent living experience for our residents.

The building focuses on sustainability, accessibility and fostering a strong sense of community for its residents, and has achieved a Five Star Green Building Council of Australia rating for excellence in environmentally friendly design.

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Your Room

You'll have your own 20sqm room with:

  • A king single bed and bedside table
  • A built in desk, chair and shelving
  • VOIP telephone and 1GB/sec internet access
  • A kitchen area with a microwave, two hot plates, overhead fan, 250 litre refrigerator, sink, bench space and pantry
  • Fully equipped en-suite bathroom
  • Wardrobe and drawers
  • Hydronic heating and overhead fan
  • Smoke alarm, automatic sprinkler, locks on all doors and windows
  • Clothes airer (drying rack)

Shared Facilities

As well as your room, you will have access to the shared facilities of Logan Hall:

  • Common Room
  • Floor Lounges on each floor
  • Games Room
  • Table tennis and Pool Tables
  • Music Rehearsal Rooms
  • Outdoor BBQ area & Veggie Garden

As part of the campus, MRS is supported by the University's security services, with security assistance on hand 24/7 - but we also have dedicated ‘MRS’ services personnel on site each night at Clayton to assist all residents and to ensure safety and security. Here are some of the other ways we keep everyone safe:

  • MRS is part of the University Respect Now Always initiative and mobile app.
  • Only residents have access to their hall (via proxy card or security key access)
  • All rooms have their own lock for added privacy
  • All halls and rooms have smoke alarms and fire-safety equipment which are checked regularly
  • On-Campus Security personnel can escort you to your residence if you’re returning late at night - and security staff are based in or close to the residences
  • We run fire safety inductions and regular drills
  • Our Residential Support Teams are made up of senior Monash University staff and student leaders who live in each hall to support each resident. They are trained to understand the special needs of younger students living away from home for the first time.
  • Residential Support Team members have first-aid training, mental health first-aid training and all are required to have a Working With Children Check.

Respect Now

A safe environment requires cooperation from everyone in the residential community, which is why our Conditions of Residency includes a number of security initiatives and responsibilities.

Mascot and flag

logan hall logo

At Logan Hall our mascot is the wolf. Our colours are purple and yellow and we love to dress up in our colours as often as possible to support our fellow wolves at sporting and social events.

Residential Support Team

Our live-in Residential Support Team (RST) offers guidance and support; they're dedicated to making sure you're comfortable with all aspects of campus life and you're included in the fun.

The RST provides academic-support programs, sporting, social and cultural events and they have arranged  an events calendar packed with fun so you get all the fantastic social aspects of residential living, as well as your privacy.

Additional Features

The ground floor of Logan Hall has dedicated retail space, incorporating a supermarket and two food outlets.  This forms part of a wider initiative to enhance the campus experience for the entire Clayton community.  It provides a centrally located social space for residents, and a vibrant destination for students, staff and visitors to eat, drink, shop and relax.

Logan Hall's history

Emeritus Professor Malcolm Ian Logan, AC photograph
Emeritus Professor Malcolm Ian Logan, AC

Logan Hall is named in honour and recognition of Emeritus Professor Malcolm Ian Logan AC.

Professor Mal Logan, geographer and university administrator, was Vice-Chancellor and President of Monash University from 1987 - 1996, a time of momentous expansion and change in the young University's history.

Professor Logan was born and raised in country New South Wales. After completing his secondary schooling in Tamworth, he enrolled at the University of Sydney and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with honours, majoring in geography.

After spending time as a teacher in secondary schools, he returned to the University of Sydney to complete his PhD, and later take up an appointment there as Professor of Geography and Urban Planning. Subsequently, he accepted visiting professorships at universities in the United States and Nigeria.

In 1971, Professor Logan was appointed as Professor of Geography at Monash University. Although he knew little about Monash at the time, he was keen to return to Australia, and the University seemed to be "the liveliest and brightest place" to choose.

Once at Monash, Professor Logan settled in quickly to his department and faculty. After a few years he was recruited to senior University management, first as Pro Vice-Chancellor and then, in 1987, he was appointed as Monash's fourth Vice-Chancellor.

Influential at the Commonwealth tertiary education policy level, and in command at Monash, Professor Logan was instrumental in negotiating and giving effect to the higher education merger policies of the late 1980s. Monash merged with key Victorian institutions to grow from one campus at Clayton and 20,000 students, to six Victorian campuses and 40,000 students.

Believing Australia's future and Monash's potential for growth lay in Asia, Professor Logan established a University presence in key countries in the region, and achieved substantial growth in international student enrolments.

He established the University's link with the Sunway Group, which led to the creation of the Monash Malaysia campus in 1998. The marked increase in the proportion of international students changed the face of Monash University, and supported the growth and development of leading research facilities and resources.

In 1996, Professor Logan was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC), the highest honour that can be awarded to an Australian citizen. He retired as Vice-Chancellor and President of Monash University at the end of that year.

References: Monash University Archives

Photograph: Monash University Archives, IN400; photographer unknown

Pricing and application

See pricing of accommodation.

If you'd like to live at Logan Hall and join the wolf pack, please apply here.

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