|This Monash Rural Health policy ensures equity of access to accommodation for students at rural clinical sites regardless of where they are placed in country Victoria, or whether the course requirements demand short-term moves. It sets out the obligations of both Monash Rural Health and students on placements in country Victoria.
Accommodation policy and standard furnishings list 2017 (PDF 519 kb)
Monash Rural Health provides accommodation for students on rural placements. Accommodation includes college-style and houses in local communities. All accommodation is fully furnished.
A subsidised weekly Accommodation Rental Fee covers the cost of accommodation and utilities. In 2016/2017 the fee, regardless of location, is:
|Nursing and allied health||$50|
|Year 5D medical||$50|
|Year 3B and 4C medical*||$103|
* 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.
Accommodation for nursing and allied health students
Monash Rural Health has accommodation for nursing and allied health students at these locations
|Location||Accommodation enquiries to||Near main teaching site|
03 5022 5500
|Online booking form, or
|Latrobe Valley & West Gippsland|
|firstname.lastname@example.org||East & 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.