Accommodation for regional and rural clinical placements

Monash Rural Health provides accommodation for health professions students on regional and rural placements. Accommodation includes college-style and houses in local communities. All accommodation is furnished, has fully equipped kitchens and internet access. (If you're from a university other than Monash, you'll need to contact your IT department to set up Eduroam before you arrive.) All accommodation is non-smoking.

Accommodation costs

A subsidised weekly Accommodation Rental Fee covers the cost of accommodation and utilities. In 2018 the fee, regardless of location, is:

Students Weekly fee
Nursing and allied health $55*
Year 5D medical $55
Year 3B and 4C medical* * $105

* $11 per night capped at $55 per week.

** For Year 3B and 4c medical students, the Accommodation Rental Fee applies from the date of occupancy until fully vacated (including all possessions) including semester breaks.

The Accommodation Rental Fee is reviewed annually.

Student tenancy agreement

Monash Rural Health sites that provide accommodation may ask you to sign a tenancy agreement before you move in. The agreement outlines your obligations and any applicable fees for damage or losses. Please keep a copy in case you need to refer to it later.

How to book accommodation: nursing and allied health students

Monash Rural Health has accommodation for nursing and allied health students at these locations. Email, phone or complete the booking form to ask about or book accommodation for your placement.

Location Accommodation enquiries to Near main teaching site
03 5022 5500
Bendigo mrh-bendigo-placements@monash.eduBendigo
Online booking form, or
Latrobe Valley & West Gippsland
enquiries.eastgippsland@monash.eduEast & South Gippsland

Accommodation for medical students

Medical students work directly with each teaching site to organise accommodation for their placements once that placement is confirmed.