There are a number of accommodation facilities available for students in Brisbane. Finding the right accommodation is an important part of settling into your new environment so you can concentrate on your studies.

AHN Homestay

Students can choose to live with a family in a homestay through the Australian Homestay Network (AHN). Students will enjoy everyday activities with their AHN homestay host including:

  • being shown around the community
  • receiving assistance in learning and understanding the basics of Australian culture
  • taking part in everyday conversation
  • learning the basics, such as buying transport tickets, where the local shops are, how to access banking, internet, mobile phone and personal safety tips
  • learning useful English and ‘Aussie’ words and phrases
  • receiving assistance in searching for appropriate longer term accommodation options (if required)
  • ongoing support from AHN

AHN Homestay is recommended as the best option for all new international students visiting Australia for the first time.

Click here to download the AHN 2018 Fee Schedule

To book a homestay, please click on the links provided below, which will redirect you to the AHN website.

Genesis 1
Genesis 1 student accommodation offers comfort, security, convenience and fully-furnished 3 bedroom units. For further information, please visit the Genesis 1 website –

Atira Student Living
Atira Student Living is a provider of quality student accommodation with properties situated in and around Brisbane’s inner city suburbs. Students can choose from different accommodation options including share houses, units and accommodation buildings. Visit Atira Student Living for more information.

Urbanest student accommodation located in the inner city area and minutes away from Southbank Beach is Urbanest Southbank, offering students highly secured and fully furnished rooms which include broadband internet, air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms, gas and electricity. Fully inclusive rents range from A$159 twin share and A$245 single room per week. Visit Urbanest for up to date pricing and availability.

For the flexible student looking for something in the short to long term, we recommend staying a few nights in a hostel whilst we talk with you in person on arrival to assist you with what’s on offer around Brisbane city. Fees range from $50* per night. Credit card details are mandatory to secure booking. Please visit:

*All prices are subject to change
** 2 weeks stays can be requested, but may not always be possible.

Student One

Premium Location
Located right in the heart of the Brisbane City centre and within a short 300 metre walk from Russo Business School, Student One is perfectly placed to offer a premium student accommodation experience.

Premium Rooms and Facilities
With room for 687 residents, there is a range of living options to meet a variety of requirements and budgets, from single and twin studios, to single rooms in 5-bedroom apartments; and everyone will have access to the support of our 24-hour customer service.
Our Facilities include:
• fully furnished and air-conditioned rooms
• high ceilings, with full-height windows and block-out fabric blinds
• free unlimited high-speed internet
• communal and breakout spaces for socialising and study
• media and games rooms with large screens for movies and gaming
• gym and free bicycles and purpose-built bicycle storage
• communal kitchen and outdoor BBQ for cooking and entertaining
• 148 vehicle car parks for rent

Premium Connectivity
Free unlimited high-speed internet is provided throughout the entire building. Regardless of where you are in our residence you will have access to your course notes, your friends and family and your favourite TV shows through our extensive WiFi network.

Premium Service and Safety
Our Student One Residence is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. Our staff are focused on your needs and naturally your safety and security is a primary focus. By focusing solely on the needs of the students, our flexible and holistic approach delivers a premium student living experience. Community, convenience, connectivity, fun, friendship, safety; when you sum up everything you’re looking for in your student life, it all adds up to One – Student One.

UniLodge Brisbane provides safe, fun and affordable student accommodation in the heart of Brisbane city. The property offers well-appointed, furnished and self-contained student apartments, many of which provide panoramic city views. Click here for more information about UniLodge.

Rental Accommodation
Rental accommodation is the preferred option for many students. You need to expect to pay from $A150* per week, and share household expenses with your flatmates (eg. water, electricity etc). Students can arrange for their own rental accommodation by using online resources such as: