Student Tips , Life at Urbanest , Sustainability , uRewards - 5 May 2020
So much more support during exams
To all of our residents, we want you to know that Urbanest is here to support you during your exam period. We know that this is a particularly stressful time for you, not to mention the added challenges of online studying due to COVID-19. Check out the initiatives here…
Student Tips , Life at Urbanest , uRewards , uLife - 15 Apr 2020
The Exercise Effect with Thursday Fitness
So much support for your wellbeing with uLife…wanting to improve your fitness and health? Find out about Thursday Fitness with uLife and a variety of free online services available to help provide you with the support and motivation to reach your goals.
Student Tips , Life at Urbanest , Sustainability , uRewards - 15 Apr 2020
The Best Meditation Apps and Monday Mindfulness
Meditation has been shown to help people stress less, focus more and even sleep better. To help ease newcomers into practicing mindfulness, we’ve rounded up the best meditation apps to help get you started.
Student Tips , Life at Urbanest - 1 Apr 2020
Our top 12 Netflix shows to watch over Easter
There is no better time than Easter to catch up on the films you wanted to watch but haven’t had the time to. So, here are our top 12 Netflix recommendations for you to watch over Easter. From sporting documentaries, to T-swift concerts, you will be surprised where this list takes you.
Student Tips , News , Life at Urbanest , Staying Healthy - 1 Apr 2020
So much going on behind the scenes…
As COVID-19 continues to turn the world upside down, Urbanest is prioritising the health, safety and well-being of our friendly team across the country and you, our residents in every decision we make. With so much going on behind the scenes, read more to keep informed. We are here to support you.
Student Tips , Life at Urbanest , Sustainability , uRewards - 1 Apr 2020
Hygiene Habits to help keep you healthy
Keeping healthy is a part of everyday life. As the current pandemic unfolds across the world, keeping healthy has never been more important. If you want to minimise your risk and also enhance your overall health, it is important to practice good hygiene by following these guidelines.
Student Tips , Life at Urbanest , Sustainability , uRewards - 18 Mar 2020
Earth Hour 2020
Millions of people from across the world take part in Earth Hour by switching off their lights to show support for climate change. Earth Hour 2020 will take place on Saturday 28 March 2020 at 8.30 pm. So why don’t you #swtichoff and take part?
Student Tips , Life at Urbanest , Sustainability , uRewards - 26 Feb 2020
What is Clean Up Australia Day and How You Can Get Involved
Want to know about Australia’s largest community-based environmental event? Every year on Clean Up Australia Day communities, individuals, friends and families come together across the country by donating their time to clean up and preserve Australia’s incredible landscape. Not sure how to get involved – find out here
Student Tips , part-time work - 2 Jan 2020
How to make a good impression at interview
So many ways…to make a good first impression at interview. You’ve downloaded our FREE CV template, have a standout Cover Letter and now you have been invited to interview. Remember, don’t panic. The most important part of a job interview is the beginning as you only get one chance to make a great first impression. We’ve put together so many ways…14 in fact…to help you make a good first impression at interview in Australia.
Student Tips - 27 Sep 2019
Quick Affordable Student Meals – Free Spring Recipe
Urbanest Student Accommodation quick affordable meals – check out free Spring recipe from our Head Chef Kurt, The Eatery at Urbanest Darling House. No cooking – it is so easy and delicious try it yourself! The perfect spring meal on a student budget + brekky tips!
Student Tips - 4 Sep 2019
5 Tips For Balancing Work And University
Check out our top 5 tips for balancing work and uni. These simple steps will help to ensure you have the right plan when it comes to earning some Aussie dollars and still getting time to study and complete assignments on time…
Student Tips - 30 May 2019
10 Online Study Tools To Help You Through Exam Period
With exam time fast approaching, it is good idea to minimise online distractions…but if you cannot get offline here are our top 10 online study tools that may actually boost your productivity…and most of them are free!
Student Tips - 30 May 2019
Quick Affordable Student Meals – Free Winter Soup Recipe
Urbanest top tips for studying for the exam period plus check out our free recipe from our Head Chef Kurt, The Eatery at Urbanest Darling House. Kurt shares his favourite Winter Soup Swiss Barley Soup – it is so easy and delicious try it yourself! The perfect meal on a student budget.
Student Tips , Australia Guide - 22 Apr 2019
Anzac Day Explained…find out all you need to know!
We understand when you move to a new country there can be many traditions and cultural events that are new or unknown. Don’t worry, Urbanest is here to help you navigate your way through these Aussie customs!
Student Tips , Life at Urbanest - 15 Apr 2019
Top 4 fun ideas for your student holiday this Easter 🐣🐇🍫
Our top 4 fun ideas for your student holiday this Easter The Easter Long Weekend in Australia 🐣🐥🐇🍫🍫🍫 The Easter Long Weekend has become a staple in the Australian public holiday calendar. Even though many families may not celebrate Easter, Australians will take advantage of these extra public holidays as a time to come together with […]
Location Guides , South Bank Guide , Brisbane - 11 Apr 2019
8 reasons why you will love staying at Urbanest South Bank
Check out our 8 reasons why you will love staying at Urbanest South Bank. If you are looking at studying and living abroad in Brisbane, Australia, you’ll never be short of something to do if you choose to study in the capital of the Sunshine State.
Architecture , Art and Design , International Student Events - 5 Apr 2019
So much more than bricks and mortar
At Urbanest, we understand that a building is not complete when the final brick is laid. Case in point, Urbanest Darling Square and Urbanest Darling House. These two buildings were conceived as a pair with project architects AJ+C and share an architectural west facing elevation known as the “City Wall”. This façade has deep set […]
Student Tips - 29 Jan 2019
Unsure what to take to University? We’ve got you covered!
You’ve been accepted into university, chosen your subjects and checked into your accommodation…now your first day of university is quickly approaching – but what exactly should you take with you? To help you decide what goes in your bag, we’ve created this ultimate guide to packing for university…
News - 31 Oct 2018
Suburb profile: Swanston Street
If you’re looking for student accomodation in Melbourne, Australia – it’s hard to find a better spot than Swanston Street, centrally located in the heart of bustling Melbourne CBD. Here are a couple of reason why this prime location is the perfect spot for you. It’s in the middle of Melbourne’s CBD and hottest suburbsSwanston […]
Student Tips - 23 Sep 2018
Planning A Life After Graduation
If you’ve finished your university degree or will be graduating soon, congratulations are in order! After years of studying and assessments you are now a fully-fledged post graduate. Now that you’re armed with all the learnings from your course, you may be wondering what your next step should be. Thankfully, there are a few paths […]
News - 13 Sep 2018
Coming in 2019… urbanest Swanston Street
At urbanest, we have always prided ourselves on supplying a superb lifestyle for our residents with modern buildings that include great rooms, great living spaces and a great support network. Melbourne city is known for its amazing food, culture and universities, it is for this reason that our urbanest properties in Melbourne are in such […]
Student Tips - 28 Aug 2018
Study Help Groups at Your University
When it comes to studying for exams there can be many things that get in your way. You may lack the motivation needed to sit down for hours on end to review the entire semester’s learnings. Or perhaps there are gaps in your learning, where asking a fellow student could be just the answer.
Student Tips - 10 Apr 2018
The secret to living with flatmates
One of the best parts about studying in Australia and living at Urbanest is meeting new people and more often than not, your roommates will become your closest friends. However, that doesn’t mean issues won’t arise from time to time. That’s why being it’s so important to communicate effectively and be a kind human! Here […]
Student Tips - 14 Sep 2017
International Student Health Care – FAQs
While there’s nothing more exciting than heading to a new country like Australia to study, there are a few things you’ll need to organise. One of those things is your health insurance. Let’s run through a few of the common questions surrounding healthcare for international students in Australia:
Student Tips - 8 Jan 2016
Tips for International Students
International Students Welcome to Australia Australia is an incredible country to visit with so much to see and do. There are busy major cities with lots of shopping outlets, beautiful coasts to explore and endless white sandy beaches – not to mention our weird and wonderful wildlife! The weather is usually mild year round, so […]
Student Tips - 8 Jan 2016
New Student Checklist
Student Checklist Congratulations, you have been accepted onto your university place and you’re about to dive into your next big adventure. Before you jump on in your car, bus or plane, there are several things worth considering, so your trip is smooth and painless.