Whether you would like to live on-campus or off-campus, there are a number of options you can explore to find housing to suit your needs. You can also choose homestay and live with a local Australian family while you study.
To help you decide what suits your needs and budget you can compare:
Many international students choose to arrange temporary accommodation before they arrive in Australia, then find longer term accommodation when they arrive.Temporary accommodation
On-campus accommodation is available at all campuses except South Bank. Living on campus is a fantastic way to meet new people, find out about new cultures, and develop independence. On-campus accommodation is usually fully furnished and provides access to laundry facilities, gym equipment, common rooms, internet and organised student activities.
- Dormitory-style: Nathan campus
- Semi-catered: Mt Gravatt campus
- Self-catered: Gold Coast, Nathan, Mt Gravatt and Logan campuses
- Postgraduate self-catered: Nathan and Mt Gravatt campuses.
Gold Coast campus - Griffith University Village is our preferred supplier for on-campus accommodation at the Gold Coast campus, providing affordable, self-catered accommodation options.
In Australia, share housing – where you share a house or apartment with a number of other students – is the most common form of off-campus accommodation.Off-campus accommodation
Homestay gives you the option of living with an Australian family whilst studying. Homestay options are available for all our campuses and are a great way for you to develop your English language skills and experience the Australian way of life and offers catered and self-catered options.
Sergio shares his experiences with student accommodation including homestay, share houses and on-campus accommodation.
Successful share houses
Thinking about moving into a share house? Current student Hayley shares her steps for how to create a long lasting share house.