Accommodation

Accommodation Options in Australia

Finding somewhere to live is a crucial component of a successful study experience in Australia. Whatever you choose it is vital to understand all of your options fully and be aware of your rights and… Read more

Finding Community in Student Accommodation

Living in student accommodation is a fantastic way to make new friends and share the experience of being an international student in Australia. But, how should you take the first step towards building a new… Read more

Win Six Months of Free Rent!

How cool would it be to live rent-free for a few months? Well, it could be a reality: IDP Education is offering international students the chance to win free rent for six months to the… Read more

The Benefits of Studying (and Working) in Sydney

If you’re weighing up your options when it comes to studying overseas, Australia’s best-known city, Sydney, is probably near the top of your list. Home to dozens of beaches, landmarks like the Sydney Opera House… Read more

How to be a Great Housemate

Living with other people is often an essential way of living for university students. However, it can turn into a nightmare. Often that is due to a problematic housemate. So, follow our housemate etiquette guide to make sure that’s not you!

Essential First Steps in Your New Home

Moving into a new home is a big deal for anyone, whether it is your first time out of home or you have lived independently for many years. For international students, this task can seem… Read more

Rental Scams – Protect Yourself

Part of the excitement of international study is a chance to live independently from your family. This new life involves lots of decisions about how to manage your money, where to live, and who to… Read more

10 Top Reasons to Live in a Share House

Decided to study in Australia but still a little unsure of where to live? If you’re after an authentic Aussie housing experience, why not consider a share house? Share houses allow you to live in… Read more

10 Great Reasons to Live in Student Accommodation

If you’re about to start studying in Australia, you might be a little unsure where to live. There are plenty of great options, from sharehouses and homestays, to managed accommodation and college dorms. If you’re… Read more

Bedroom and Desk Interior Design Hacks

IKEA Interior Design Manager – April, answers some common design questions to help you get inspired and organised in your bedroom and study space. “How do I make a small room look bigger?”  -Zoe from Hong… Read more

How to Make Space in Your Student Accommodation

Moving into student accommodation in Australia can be a bit of a challenge, especially if you want to bring a lot with you. Fortunately, there are ways to make space and make your room a neat, fun place to be.

Managed Student Accommodation

Most universities offer student apartments where you might share with a few other students or have your own room. You’ll get fully furnished rooms, which can range from 1 to 5 bedrooms, a shared kitchen and bathroom. There’s a real emphasis on community – some house over 400 students! Plus you don’t have to worry about furnishing your place.