Welcome to Medley Hall. We are a secular college, housed in a heritage Victorian mansion and a number of adjoining sustainable buildings. Medley is owned and run by the University of Melbourne and located on Drummond Street, a 15 minute walk from the main campus and close to the City Centre. With an intake of just 57 students at the Hall and 15 at nearby Cydelia House, you will know everyone and be known.
Living at Medley
Find out more about the benefits of living in a small, inclusive, supportive community, the college facilities, and how you can get involved in college life.
Our vision and values, the history of Medley, the current staff team, and our commitment to sustainability.
Fees and Fee-support
Information on what is included in the residential fee and what financial support is available to help with college living expenses.
Venue Hire and Casual Accommodation
Hold your next event -- wedding, conference or photo shoot - in beautiful, historic Medley Hall or find out about our summer accommodation options.
Alumni and Friends
Medley has more than 1500 Alumni located all over the world. Update your details and stay connected.
News and Events
Recitals, concerts and events held at Medley Hall and links to the our e-newsletter.
We have places available for mid-year and are now accepting applications.
Medley Hall is a small, secular college within the University of Melbourne, located on a beautiful tree-lined street a short walk from the University and close to the City. It provides fifty-seven students with an opportunity to enjoy and contribute to an inclusive, supportive community.
Our community encourages every student to find ways of supporting the endeavours of others within both the College and the wider world. Consistent with this encouragement is Medley’s concern to foster environmental awareness and the practice of sustainable living, both necessary for developing and continuing the well-being of communities throughout the world.
Supporting Medley Hall
We welcome any contributions that go towards supporting our students and the facilities at Medley Hall.
If you are looking for ways to support Medley, please contact us:
Dr Helen Lamb, Medley Hall, the University of Melbourne
48 Drummond Street
Parkville VIC 3053
Ph: +61 3 8344 4773
All gifts to Medley Hall of $2 or more are tax deductible for Australian tax purposes.
Medley Hall is located on a tree-lined street on the edge of the city centre. It is a 10 minute walk/ 5 minute cycle to the main campus of the University and close to public transport. The beautiful exhibition Gardens and Lygon Street with its bustling cafes, shops, and restaurants, are a few minute walk away.
Book a Tour
We provide tours of Medley Hall on request, Monday-Friday 9.30am-4.30pm. Weekend tours may also be available depending on staff availability. Please contact us via email or phone to arrange a time.
Tours will also be running throughout the day on Open Day, Sunday August 19th. Bookings are not required.
- 48 Drummond Street
Carlton VIC 3053
- +(61 3) 8344 5476
- +( 61 3) 9923 6307
Distances from Medley to key landmarks
|Stop 1 (Melbourne University)||13 mins||5 mins||9 mins|
|The Spot building||15 mins||5 mins||15 mins|
|Melbourne School of Design||17 mins||6 mins||14 mins|
|VCA||33 mins||10 mins||25 mins|
|Melbourne Central||11 mins||7 mins||9 mins|
|Flinder Street station||22 mins||7 mins||18 mins|