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    Student Accommodation Brisbane

    The spectacular city of Brisbane is home to some of the top-notch universities with locals who are always welcoming towards newcomers. Opening its doors to hundreds of students from countries across the globe, UniAcco provides the best student accommodation in Brisbane located just a stone’s throw from three major universities and most of which are situated in the heart of the city. Transport links are situated right outside the residence and shops are nearby for students to buy basic necessities. The city’s rising influx of students every year has made it the perfect destination for higher education and career opportunities. 

    With a plethora of student accommodation options across Brisbane, UniAcco provides each and every student with top-class amenities with unique experiences for every student. Neighbourhoods like Toowong, Kelvin Grove, East Brisbane, Woolloongabba, New Farm, Mount Gravatt and West End are famous among international students for their comfortable environment, booming nightlife, serene nature and modern lifestyle.

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    Student Accommodation In Brisbane 


    Hunting for the best student accommodation in Brisbane is an effortless task. Being one of the top study abroad destinations in the world, this city has a wide range of housing alternatives for every student. Options for student accommodation in Brisbane city are divided into two types: On-campus and off-campus. Most international students usually pick a student rental in Brisbane outside the university since it is much more economical than on-campus accommodation. UniLodge Twelfth Avenue, Scape South Bank, Unilodge South Bank, UniLodge Park Central and Scape Merivale St offered by UniAcco are popular off-campus housing options for students. 

    These alternatives are budget-friendly for students to have a smoother experience with their living expenses. In terms of location, private student housing options in the city have many advantages for students; with Brisbane’s tropical climate, range of top universities and location by the coast it is the perfect place to rent out a stay to have the full university experience. 


    About Brisbane

    Brisbane, the third-largest city in Australia, or "Brissie" as Aussies casually call it, offers many upscale big-city activities, world-class universities and a diverse population. There are around 2,472,000 living in Brisbane out of which more than 1,00,000 individuals are students. The city is home to three main universities: The University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology and Griffith University.

    With its numerous tourist attractions and exciting events, Queensland's multicultural capital still exudes dynamic energy even today. The city is known for its pleasant atmosphere and 280 days of sunshine annually. Brisbane is Australia's third-most populous city behind the more well-known cities of Sydney and Melbourne. It offers the most authentic Australian culture and is renowned for its European allure, which is one of the many reasons which makes this eclectic hub one of the top study abroad destinations. The city also offers students some of the most affordable and quality options for the best student accommodation in Brisbane. 


    Student Housing In Brisbane

    University students saves a lot through private student housing in Brisbane. They range from costly to economical student apartments in Brisbane, depending on the tenant's choices. Most apartment alternatives in the city are all-inclusive and provide numerous benefits to tenants. UniAcco offers some of the best options for student accommodation in Brisbane curated specifically to match a student's basic needs. 

    Students can choose from apartments, student halls, shared apartments, studios and many more options tailored to fit their needs. These accommodations come with top-notch facilities and everything that a student might require for a unique university experience. The properties even have helpful round-the-clock in-house maintenance and service teams to help students easily solve their grievances. Utility bills are included and the various amenities create a stress-free environment for students.


    Best Places To Stay In Brisbane

    A home away from home is one of the main aspects when moving to another country for higher studies, students like to be comfortable with the accommodation they choose to live in. UniAcco provides a range of options and students can take their pick from a plethora of room types based on their preference. Take a look at some of the options for the best student accommodation in Brisbane provided:

    • Scape South Bank: It is the best student accommodation in Brisbane located in the heart of the city and offers single, twin, and large studio apartments with a window seat view. It also offers 5 bedroom apartments. The basic features include single or double beds, an ensuite bathroom, open kitchen areas and an in-built storage space for the student's belongings.
    • UniLodge - South Bank: Living at Unilodge South Bank in Brisbane makes it easier for students to travel to all the prime areas. Within a short distance, students can find the city sidelined with a variety of shops, restaurants, cafes, etc.  Transportation is effortlessly available for students who want to travel to the city or their university. Railway stations and bus depots are a few minutes away from UniLodge South Bank. Hospitals and health centres are conveniently located nearby. 
    • UniLodge - Shafston: UniLodge Shafston features the best student accommodation in Brisbane like standard studio apartments and short-stay. The room has many facilities including air conditioning, an alarm clock, a stove, a twin bed, a shower, tables and chairs, and a ceiling fan.
    • UniLodge - Twelfth Avenue:  UniLodge Twelfth Avenue is a Brisbane student accommodation with 2x houses and self-contained private studio rooms each offering rooming accommodation of four ensuite studio bedrooms with great shared facilities, including a large kitchen and living areas. The bedrooms are furnished with a double bed, study desk and chair, flat screen TV, couch, built-in wardrobe, ceiling fan and air-conditioning.


    Cost Of Living In Brisbane

    Brisbane is one of the cheapest cities in Australia for students to live in. This is one of the major reasons why it is a hub for higher studies for students from all over the world. When students move to another country to live in the best student accommodation in Brisbane as international students, they need a budget for everything from necessities like food and rent to frivolous things like going out. Depending on a student’s living situation, this cost of living in Brisbane will assist them in crunching and breaking down the figures for each item:


    Cost (Per Month)

    Off-Campus Accommodation

    AUD 556

    On-Campus Accommodation

    AUD 1,120


    AUD 125


    AUD 780


    AUD 142


    AUD 68


    AUD 142


    AUD 66 

    Total Cost of Living with Off-Campus Accommodation (Per Month)

    AUD 1,754

    Total Cost of Living with On-Campus Accommodation (Per Month)

    AUD 2,318


    Brisbane Transportation

    Brisbane has an extensive transportation network that links it to regional, interstate and worldwide destinations. A private vehicle is the most prevalent mode of transportation in Brisbane, as it is in many other Australian cities. Public transportation includes train, bus and ferry services. TransLink provides standard ticketing and an electronic payment system (known as a 'Go Card') to South East Queensland. Ferry wharves can be found at King George Square, Queen Street, Roma Street bus terminals, North Quay, Riverside and QUT Gardens Point. All the off-campus options for the best student accommodation in Brisbane are easily accessible by public transportation in the city.


    The Queensland Rail City network includes 152 railway stations spread throughout 13 suburban rail lines and the metropolitan area, such as the Airport line, Beenleigh line, Caboolture line, Cleveland line, Doomben line, Exhibition line and others. 


    The Brisbane Busway network is a huge dedicated bus rapid transit network in Brisbane. Major network hubs are the busway stations on King George Square, Queen Street and Roma Street. 


    Brisbane Attractions

    Brisbane has every person exploring the city with curiosity. The city is dotted with lush parklands, there are several biking lanes and walking paths, and there is a strong emphasis on invention and creativity. The greatest way to explore the city is on a river cruise. Brisbane spans its own waterway and is connected by bridges. Amid the gleaming skyscrapers, elegant historic buildings can be seen. Since all these beautiful locations are located in the city, anyone visiting can explore some of the popular attractions while living at the best student accommodation in Brisbane in close proximity:

    1. Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

    Ever longed to pet a koala? This long-held fantasy can be fulfilled at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Along with Koalas, there are also more than 70 species of other adorable Australian creatures students can encounter at this sanctuary. Visitors can hand-feed kangaroos, laugh with kookaburras and observe rainbow lorikeet flocks as they descend during a feeding. In this small refuge, which is tucked away on the Brisbane River, visitors can also see wallabies, wombats, dingoes, snakes, and even crocodiles. 

    2. Museums And Galleries In The Cultural Centre

    The heritage-listed Cultural Centre at South Bank, which is located on the banks of the Brisbane River, is a fantastic, enjoyable vacation spot. An outstanding selection of museums, galleries and performing spaces can be found here. The precinct's lovely location on the river, close to stunning parklands is enhanced by award-winning architecture. There are numerous activities available here for students. 

    3. The River Cruise

    A river cruise is among the greatest ways to view Brisbane's attractions. The Brisbane River flows through the centre of the city, and many of the prominent attractions there border its banks catching every visitor's eye. The Story Bridge, the Kangaroo Point Cliffs, and even some of the local fauna, such as the fruit bats that congregate near the mangroves on the riverbank, may all be seen from a new viewpoint by doing this. Those who choose to take the river cruise can gain their bearings and decide where to spend more time during their visit once they get a beautiful perspective of the city from the ocean.

    4. Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-Tha

    In Brisbane, there is no shortage of gardens to choose from. Every part of the city is dotted with lush parks and gardens and Brisbane's botanic gardens are famous for their outstanding collections of subtropical species. The magnificent Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha is located about seven kilometres outside the city. This popular tourist destination is a favourite among both locals and visitors. 

    5. Brisbane Lookout Mount Coot-Tha

    One can drive up to the Brisbane Lookout Mount Coot-tha for one of Brisbane's greatest vistas. Here, with the city towers growing in the distance, visitors can take in an incredible view of the entire region. The national park is filled with walking paths, a café offers wonderful meals and breathtaking views. Many locals and visitors come here in the evening for views of the city at sunset and even better at night if one is looking for something to do.

    FAQs on Student Accommodation Brisbane

    To find student accommodation in Brisbane, compare properties using multiple filters. Once you have shortlisted your student accommodations, consult our property expert and make a final choice.

    The type of student accommodation you choose will impact how much you pay. If you plan on living in some of the popular student areas in Brisbane, the average weekly rent you might pay as a student is from 99£.

    Yes, you can rent an apartment with your friends; but, depending on the property, you may be charged a small fee to do so. You can either share a room or rent a dual occupancy unit.

    Yes, all utilities bills are included with student accommodation of your choice.

    Students who are selected for the September intake may begin their search for accommodation between January and March or preferably 6 months prior to their intake.

    As per local authority licencing schemes, dual occupancy properties are generally one or two-bedroom properties, as larger properties do not typically allow two people to stay in the same room.

    Yes, you can! There is a wide range of private student accommodation in Brisbane that you choose to live in. Pick the one that's perfect for you.