Accommodation options in Newcastle for international students University of Newcastle, Australia

Accommodation

There are many types of housing for international students at the University of Newcastle. We can help you find the best living situation for you.


Temporary accommodation

If you want to live off campus, you may choose to stay at a hostel or hotel for about a week while you find a room or apartment for the school year.

Click here to see our list of hostels, backpackers, hotels and other short-stay accommodation.


On campus accommodation

More than 900 students, including many international students, live on campus at the University of Newcastle. You will find a diverse community of friends who study, play sports, and relax together. You can choose to live in a private or a shared room, and we can provide your meals or you can cook your own meals. Our nine campus residence buildings are close to class and 20-minutes to town and the beach.

Visit UON Student Living to learn more about living on campus.

Click here to see a summary outlining the cost of living on campus compared to accommodation off campus


Off-campus

Off campus accommodation

If you want to live off campus, there are many rooms, apartments, and houses available for rent around the university.

The university offers assistance in finding off-campus accommodation. Visit our database [link] to find a variety of off-campus options.

You can also search for rental properties which are managed by real estate agents on the following websites: www.domain.com.au or www.realestate.com.au

It is important to know all of the costs and responsibilities of renting off campus accommodation. Here are some good hints and tips on renting a home. http://www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au



Homestay

Homestay

Some families who live near the university host students in their homes for short or long stays. The university arranges each Homestay to ensure that all homes and host families are safe and friendly.

In this program, you will enjoy the comfort of home in Australia. Our host families will provide you meals and include you in their lives. It is a good opportunity to practice language skills and make new friends.

Click here to Learn more about Homestay.


Permanent accommodation

Permanent accommodation

Further to the off-campus database you can also search for rental properties which are managed by real estate agents on the following websites: www.domain.com.au or www.realestate.com.au

It is important to consider the full range of costs and responsibilities when looking for somewhere to live. Here are some good hints and tips on renting a home.