Edith Head Hall

Edith Head Hall

Trinity College’s Edith Head Hall offers residential accommodation and academic support for female Trinity College Foundation Studies students.

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Why choose Edith Head Hall?

  • A high level of pastoral care. We take time to connect with students on a daily basis to support them with their practical, personal and emotional needs.
  • A home away from home. We value a strong family atmosphere at Edith Head Hall and enjoy a community dinner every weeknight.

  • Supporting study for all students. Edith Head Hall upholds the Trinity College tradition of the highest academic standards and encourages students to realise their full academic potential with a high level of support from staff and a variety of quiet study areas. Our weekend staff run sessions for students to aid them in their studies.

Since 1872, Trinity College has been a leader in providing a residential community for university students. In this tradition, Edith Head Hall offers academic support modelled on the program that has been enjoyed by residential students at the College for more than 100 years.

Located only 15 minutes walk from the Trinity College main campus and close to the centre of Melbourne (180 Chetwynd St, North Melbourne), the hostel provides safe and secure accommodation for female Foundation Studies students. While Edith Head Hall is primarily for students under the age of 18, older applicants will be considered if rooms are available.

The live-in Manager, live-in Evening Supervisor, Administration Assistant and Weekend Tutors provide supervision, mentoring and pastoral care alongside other academic and extracurricular support.

Facilities and Services include:

  • live-in staff members

  • administration/reception staff

  • shared or single rooms

  • shared bathrooms

  • central heating

  • electronic security

  • 24 hour duty phone

  • breakfast and dinner (Monday–Friday)

  • self-catering on weekends

  • wireless enabled

  • shared lounges and living areas with TV on each floor

  • pet cat

  • piano.

2017 Rental Fees

Twin Share: $350 per week (Bond $2,000)

Small single room: $486 per week (Bond $2,000)

Larger single: $576 per week (Bond $2,000)

Fees include accommodation, breakfast and dinner (Monday–Friday) and utilities. 


10% discount if half total lease paid up front*

15% discount if full lease is paid up front*

*Discounted upfront payments must be paid for two weeks prior to entry to Australia. After this upfront payments are still available however there is no discount.


Address: 180 Chetwynd St, North Melbourne

Ms Jo Tan 

T: +61 466 774 669

E: ehh@trinity.unimelb.edu.au


Please note that Edith Head Hall can only accept applications once enrolment in a Trinity College Foundation Studies course is finalised. Female students under the age of 18 will be given priority.

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Check out what life is like for our Edith Head Hall residents by visiting the Edith Head Hall Facebook page.

Other details


Students provide their own linen: sheets, quilt/doona + cover and pillow case. Trinity supplies: mattress + mattress protector + pillow. 


Laundry facilities and laundry powder are included.


Unlimited wireless internet is included.

Term of contract

The term of contract will be for the length of the course unless otherwise negotiated with the Manager. 

Christmas Closure

Edith Head Hall is closed for one week over the Christmas period. in 2016 this is from 24 December 2016 to 2 January 2017. 

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