You will be able to find high quality and safe accommodation in Melbourne and regional Victoria depending on what suits you best. We highly recommend that you organise your accommodation before arriving in Australia. Since student accommodation is very sought after you should start planning and looking for accommodation that suits your budget and needs as soon as you have a confirmation of the location where you will be studying.
Usually includes a furnished room (bed, desk, lamp, and wardrobe), three meals per day and bills (electricity, gas and water, but not telephone and internet). Some home stay providers may even do your laundry.Cost: ~ $220.00 - $335.00 per week
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Usually includes a furnished room (bed, desk, lamp, and wardrobe), three meals per day and bills (electricity, gas and water, but not telephone and internet).Cost: ~ $325 - $335 per week
Usually includes a furnished room (bed, desk, lamp, and wardrobe) and bills (electricity, gas and water, but not telephone and internet). You can use the cooking and laundry facilities in the house.Cost: ~ $280.00 - $315 per week
Renting an apartment or house is done through a real estate agent. You must sign a contract
“lease” to rent the house, either month-by-month, or sometimes a 6-month, 12-month or 2-year
is required. The lease entitles you to private use of the property for the duration of the
The advantage of this is privacy and independence.
You must pay a bond (the equivalent of one month’s rent, to cover any damage you may do to the premises). You are responsible for paying all bills (except water and council rates), maintenance of the property and providing all your own furniture and household items.
If you choose a house or apartment in a popular area, there will be much competition. The real estate agent selects the tenants who they believe are the most stable and able to meet the requirements of the lease.