Steps to find the accomodation
- Step 1: Know your budget
- Step 2: Where you want to live
- Step 3: Type of Accommodation you want to live
- Step 4: Research about the accommodation and get in touch with the person/business responsible
- Step 5: Inspect the property and read the tenancy agreement
- Step 6: Sign the lease and pay the bond
- Step 7: Move into your new house. Welcome!
- Step 8: Make sure to take the photos of the property and report any issues
Types of Accommodation
There are 4 main types of accommodation that student lifetsyle.
1.Rentals with costs from $85 to $440 per week. Type: Apartments, Units or Houses. Location: Mostly not in the city centre. Recommended time: Long Stay. You can rent or ‘lease’ a property by yourself or with friends. This can be done through a real estate agent or privately. When renting a property you will need to pay a security deposit or ‘bond’ (which is usually four weeks rent), as well as rent in advance (also usually four weeks)
2. Student Apartments with cost from $250 to $450 per week. Location: Usually in the city centre. Type: Apartments. Recommended time: Medium to Long Stay. Student apartments usually offers facilities like 24 hours onsite support access, bills, furnished living spaces, study areas and social events, pretty much everything you need at one fixed price.
3. On Campus with cost from $90 to $280 per week. Type: Apartment or bedroom units. Location: Usually in the university campus. Recommended time: Medium Stay. Most universities have comfortable and furnished apartment-style living on campus or close by, sometimes with cleaning and meals included
4. Homestay with cost from $235 to $325 per week. Location: Usually not in the city centre. Type: House Recommended time: Short Stay. With homestay, you will live with a family in their home. Homestay can be a good option for younger students as you will have all the comforts of an established houses.