McFarlane's Hill residences

With a modern and spacious design, this 28-bed residence is divided into two, two-storey buildings, with seven bedrooms on each floor.
It includes shared common areas; fully furnished kitchen, lounge/dining, bathrooms, and laundry. Bedrooms are spacious and individually climate controlled. Disabled accommodation options are also available.


Accommodation features

Features and benefits include:

  • 28 rooms
  • accommodates for all student types
  • programs to support academic excellence, social engagement, community living, sport, health and wellbeing
  • WELCOME induction modules to assist with transition into residential living (Wellbeing, Engagement, Leadership, Community, Overnight, Mind, Events)
  • Student leaders living onsite to provide peer support
  • zero emissions target by 2029
  • utilities included

Facilities and services

  • self-catered
  • study spaces
  • free laundry facilities
  • TV rooms and lounge spaces
  • secure individual key card entry to bedroom
  • kitchenettes on each floor


Single bedroom

Every bedroom is furnished and includes:

  • a king-single bed
  • desk
  • chair
  • lamp
  • wardrobe

Shared facilities include:

  • bathrooms
  • kitchens
  • common areas for recreation and entertainment

Fee information


Incidental fees
From time to time there will be charges that can go onto your account, e.g. lock out or late fee, ticket for a residence event. If you are not the person that pays the account, it is your responsibility to communicate these charges to the person that does pay the account.

Regional Rates Schedule 2022 [PDF 125KB]


You can make payment in person during office hours at our Accommodation services office using Visa, MasterCard or Amex on EFTPOS.

Online Payments can be made directly via the StarRez portal using Visa or MasterCard. Direct Debit Authority forms are also available from the Living at La Trobe office.

Alternatively, you can pay via direct debit to our bank account.

Account name: Menzies College*

Bank name: Westpac

BSB: 033-111 Account number: 127355
Reference number: eg. 123456SMITH (your StarRez reference number and your surname is required)

Swift code (International): WPAC AU2S

*This is not an error, this is an Living at La Trobe only account, for both Melbourne and Bendigo payments.

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