Studying as a parent - Section contents

If you're studying and have children, the University offers services to support you. Access child care facilities and parent rooms on campus, as well as health services for your family.

Child care

The University operates two Children's Centres, which provide child care for current students and staff. For more information about accessing child care, see Children's Services.

Parent rooms

For parents who need some private space on campus, there are a number of parent rooms/breastfeeding rooms available to current students and staff. View the locations in the table below, or download a map.

Department

Location

Availability

Description

Facilities

Melbourne School of Population Health

Level 3, 207 Bouverie Street

Space only available to staff and students in the school

Meeting room which is quite private

Electricity points, lockable door, table, rubbish bin, comfortable armchairs

Faculty of Business and Economics

Room 341, level 3, 111 Barry Street – FBE Building

Space available to staff, students and visitors of the University.

Lockable 21m2 room

Electricity points, lockable door, table, comfortable armchairs, nappy change table, telephone.

Microwave and toilet facilities are available on the ground floor, FBE building.

Melbourne Law School

Level 8, Room 0822 Law Building

Space available only to staff and students in the faculty, but would consider case by case requests from other staff or students located close to the law building.

A lockable room 16m2

Electricity points, lockable door, hot and cold water, hand washing and drying facilities, comfortable arm chairs, rubbish bin, refrigerator, bed, toilet, change table, tea and coffee facilities.

Department of Zoology

Room G06A, Ground Floor Building 147

Space only available to staff and students in the department.

3.5m x 3.5m room also used for storage

Single bed, pillow, blanket, towel, telephone, sink and tap, cupboards, first aid kit, electricity points, lockable door, table, rubbish bin.

Melbourne School of Land and Environment – Burnley

Sick bay

Space available to any University staff and students.

17m2

Electricity points, lockable door, hot and cold water, table, rubbish bin, shower.

Melbourne School of Graduate Education

234 Queensberry Street, Level 2

Space available to any University staff and students.

New purpose built room

Electricity points, hot and cold water, table, hand washing and drying facilities, toilet, table and change table, rubbish bin, comfortable chairs, microwave, refrigerator, two sets of curtains for privacy.

Union Building

Union Building

Space available to any University staff, students and visitors.

Small room

Electricity points, hot and cold water, table, hand washing and drying facilities, toilet next door, table, rubbish bin, comfortable chairs, microwave and refrigerator.

Melbourne School of Engineering

Walter Boas Building, 4th floor

Space available to faculty staff and students as the first priority and then other University staff and students.

New purpose built room.

3 comfortable chairs with low tables, fridge, microwave, bottle warmer, high chair, nappy change table, nappy disposal bin, telephone for calling security (46666) or Emergency Services (0-000), hot and cold water can be accessed the adjoining kitchenette.