The University provides almost 1,000 beds in five residences; Edwards Hall, Evatt House, International House and a motel-type residence called Barahineban on the Callaghan Campus plus Blue Gum House on the Central Coast Campus. You can choose between catered, semi-catered or self-catered accommodation.For more information on living on campus visit Accommodation Services.
International students who are intending to live off-campus generally choose to stay somewhere temporarily (approximately 3 – 10 days) while they source more permanent housing.
Homestay is a popular choice of accommodation for international students, providing the opportunity to live in a home environment while studying at the University.
Families offering homestay provide a friendly environment where students have the opportunity to practice language skills and form new friendships.
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.