Finding a place to stay during your Queensland experience.

Queensland accommodation

The cost of accommodation in Queensland is relatively affordable compared with other states in Australia. Queensland offers a variety of accommodation options to suit most student budgets.

In general, international students live in either home-stay accommodation with an Australian family or rental accommodation with other students. Student accommodation is available at some education institutions. Contact your chosen study institution for more information if you are interested in this option.

Study Queensland is a proud partner and supporter of the Student Accommodation Association. This national body promotes the value of quality accommodation that is provided for the exclusive use of students, to enhance the Australian education experience.

Visit the Student Accommodation Association


Homestays give you the opportunity to experience life as part of a Queensland family. They are an excellent way to learn about Australian culture and to improve your English language skills. Most education institutions in Queensland will arrange homestays for students on request.

Here's a list of Homestay providers:

Rental Accommodation

For most international students, rental accommodation is the easiest and most convenient housing option. Rental accommodation in Queensland varies from small studio apartments to large houses, which are normally rented by a number of tenants living together as “housemates”.