Students accommodation in Australia ranges from in campus hostels to shared rental house or homestay with an Australian family. A huge range of accommodation is available to international students above 18.  An indication of the costs is as listed below:


  • Hostels and Guesthouses on campus –  $90 to $280 weekly
  • Shared Rental – $85 to $215 weekly
  • Homestay (with meals) – $250 to $325 weekly
  • House Rental – $165 to $440 weekly
  • Boarding Schools (below 18) – $11,000 to $22,000 yearly


What type of student accommodation is available in Australia?

Once you have decided on where to study, the next thing to consider is your accommodation in Australia. Among the things that you may want to consider include:

  • the cost of the accommodation type.
  • the location and are there any public transport accessibility (if you are depending on the bus or train).
  • the availability of restaurants, shopping centers, clinics or any public amenities


On campus student accommodation

This is the easiest and most convenient option available to fresh or new international students. Most universities and colleges have their own student accommodation within or nearby the campus locality. Staying on campus would mean that you can use the facilities in the campus eg. sports complexes, libraries and student centers more frequently as they are close by. On campus hostel are usually well equipped, comfortable and secure. There are single occupant, shared units available depending on your preference and budget. We can contact the education provider to arrange the accommodation for you if you need our assistance.


Rental student accommodation

There are usually many houses or apartments that are available as student accommodation. Some owners rent individual room to student while others prefer to rent the entire house to one student who sublet the individual room out to other students. Chat with us about the options available and we can help you with your accommodation arrangement.



This is an arrangement where a student will be staying with an Australian family while studying in Australia. Most homestay arrangement comes with three meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and cleaning services. It is suitable for younger students and those who love to learn about the Australian way. With homestay, you will living in an established Australian family house with all the comfort of a home while studying abroad. All Australian families who participate in the homestay program are screened and checked to ensure that the family house is safe and suitable for student(s).