How to Find Housing in Australia for International Students - The A-Z Guide

    Updated on: 31 Oct 2023 6 min read

    Australia is fast becoming one of the preferred international study destinations for Indian students who wish to study abroad. The country has seen a steady rise in the number of Indian students who study in Australia - from 11364 enrollments in 2002 to 108,292 enrollments in 2018. Some of the reasons why Indian students choose Australia to pursue their studies abroad are the huge range of courses available, post-study work permit, affordability, safe environment, and better chances of permanent residency. If you are one of the many Indian students who have got admission into an Australian university for higher studies, then finding a suitable student housing in Australia is sure to be on the top of your to-do list. Read ahead and know the A-Z about how to find the best accommodation in Australia.

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    Methods to Find Housing 

    • For getting an on-campus accommodation, students need to get in touch with their university in Australia and apply for accommodation as early as possible. 
    • For finding off-campus accommodation, students can also contact their university to get some advice on places which are suitable for students. Some universities even have an off-campus housing service that will help students find accommodation that suits their requirement.   
    • Students can also contact some trusted Online portals, such as Student Accommodation Association, Asia Pacific Student Accommodation Association, Unilodge, etc. to find suitable off-campus accommodation.

    Australia is known to be a student-friendly country, and we are sure that you will have a good time there. We wish you all the best in your study abroad dream. 

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