Over 1.5 million student rooms across the US, UK, Ireland, & Australia
The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
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Over 1.5 million student rooms across the US, UK, Ireland, & Australia
The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

The world's largest student housing provider

Why should you book your student housing with us?

Finding and booking your student home can be overwhelming, and we are committed to making it safe and easy. That is why over 5 million students from over 177 countries trust us each year to find a place suitable to their needs!

Lowest price & best deals, guaranteed!

Get the lowest prices, plus Unilodgers exclusive offers that guarantee a sweet deal on every booking

Flexible is fun

Changed your mind? We don’t mind. Cancel or modify your booking easily within a specific time frame

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Our online interface makes it easy for you to safely and easily browse, book, and pay online for the spaces that make you go😍, with just a few clicks.

Real people, real time

Our easy system lets you do everything on your own. However, if you need any help, our Personal Student Advisors (who are real people, not bots!) are there to help you. From the day you start looking, until the day you move out, we offer 24x7 support.

The rent, the whole rent, and nothing but the rent.

No extra fees - the rent is all you pay.

All. The. Choices.

With over 1.5 million student rooms, we have something to suit every preference. Studios, private rooms, shared apartments, shared rooms - we’ve got them all.

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Student Accommodation Options in Brisbane

Book student accommodation in Brisbane with the world’s largest student housing provider. You can choose from over 9375+ student rooms options which include ensuites, studios, shared rooms, student halls and student flats. No booking fee. Best deal guaranteed! Explore student housing options that meets your budget from accommodations ranging from - AU$229 per Week and get offers up to AU$1209.


With student housing near Central Queensland University, Griffith University, JCU and University of Queensland, you will always have plenty of options around you. When it comes to staying options in an alien city, the fantastic student accommodations trump it all. Choose your best pick amongst the available student apartments in Brisbane near universities like ACU, CSU, etc. and you’re set for an enriching living experience.

Here are your accommodation options:

  • Shared rooms: Students share a bathroom, kitchen, and common space
  • Private rooms: Offer a personal study space and shared common kitchen and living room
  • Studio flats: Studio accommodation in the city offers complete privacy with a sleeping area, study space, bathroom, and kitchen
  • Entire flat: Offers a bedroom, study space, ensuite bathroom, and wardrobe

The apartments are equipped with student-friendly facilities such as a gym, common room, rooftop terraces, games room and so much more. After a long day at college, you can always come back to relax in the lounges and bond with others over a cup of coffee. Sit down and dive into your books in the private study spaces or unwind at communal spaces like the cinema rooms.

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Living in Brisbane as a Student

  • Cost of living: Living in this city is affordable and convenient. Wondering what the living cost is for students? To give you an idea a monthly public transport ticket will cost around AU$140 on average.
  • Student-friendly locations: The properties such as Unilodge Park Central, Scape Toowong, Atira Merivale Street, etc are not just affordable but comfortable too. 
  • Rent for students: Brisbane is one of the most budget-friendly locations in Australia, and with Unilodgers finding the best student accommodation in the city of Brisbane is a breeze. Our affordable flats to rent in Brisbane start just from AU$229 and have offers up to AU$1209 to help you save while staying here!

Student Life in Brisbane

Head to Brisbane’s glorious parks for a study session outdoors, or enjoy a live music scene on the weekend at South Bank. Dive into the cultural hub of arts, galleries and museums at QAGOMA. And who wouldn’t love 283 days of sunshine?

  • Picnics and parks: Head to the wide, grassy greens in parks such as the City Botanic Gardens, New Farm Parks or get a view of the river from Kangaroo Point offering some scenic picnic spaces. 
  • Restaurants, Cafes and Markets: Grab a mouthful of middle eastern cuisine at Gerard’s Bistro, or enjoy a wholesome breakfast at The Gunshop Cafe. The bustling markets of the city offer a fulfilling experience to satiate all your needs. 
  • Bars and nightlife: The city’s nightlife is enthralling. Spread out across the magically lit river you can visit Fortitude Valley or discover Brisbane’s rooftop bars like Ric’s Bar and Sixes and Sevens for a killer weekend sesh. 

So, book your spot at one of the student housing in Brisbane and explore the vibrant city lush with quaint cafes, bars, and restaurants without any worries, only on Unilodgers - the worlds’ most trusted student housing marketplace.

Student Travel in Brisbane

  • Bus and Train: The bus and rail network is a great option to navigate the city and its neighbourhoods. It's recommended that you purchase a TransLink Go Card which makes it easier to travel across the city.
  • Ferries: The Brisbane River makes its way through the centre of Brisbane, so ferries are a popular choice to get around. 
Frequently Asked Questions

Can only students book with Unilodgers?

Yes, only students can stay in student accommodations and you can book student rooms across 177 countries with Unilodgers. We make the journey towards finding the perfect student home simple, secure and smooth.

What’s the average rent for student accommodation in Brisbane?

On average, Brisbane accommodation rent for about AU$500 per week. With Unilodgers, you can find options starting at just AU$149 per week. 

How can I find affordable student accommodation in Brisbane?

To find accommodation in Brisbane that has everything you want and fits your budget, you can use Unilodgers’ search filters. You can choose the type of apartment, the location, as well as the maximum rent. 

Where do students live in Brisbane?

 Brisbane has many distinct, contemporary neighborhoods that are close to its many college campuses, as well as fun to live in. Students especially like Annerley, Belmont, Brookfield, and Hamilton where you can find a variety of comfortable and affordable Brisbane student apartment options.

Can I get a furnished student room in Brisbane?

Yes, you can find furnished student rooms in Brisbane. In fact, you can choose all the features you’d like in your student room by applying the filters on top of the page.

What are the best student housing options near Brisbane CBD?

If you’re looking to live somewhere with all the facilities and amenities within a walking distance, CBD is a great place. Some of the best housing options near Brisbane CBD are Student One Elizabeth Street, Student One Wharf Street and Student One Adelaide Street. Check out more student apartments close to Brisbane CBD here.

Does Unilodgers have any offers on accommodation in Brisbane?

Yes, we have a lot of great value deals and bonus add-ons available on our budget accommodation in Brisbane. For details, you can visit the property page and look at the offers listed. 

Is there any benefit or discount/offers in Group bookings?

Yes, many of our properties offer discounts, offers and cashback on group booking. To view these, please visit the property pages.  

When should I book my student accommodation in Brisbane for the tenancy starting from January next year?

For the best options, you should book your student accommodation around October and November for January tenancy.

What if I could not book a room until December last week?

If you couldn’t book a room till December, we still have options for you above. Check out the listed properties on the top of this page and book the room that fits your needs as soon as you get a confirmation from your university, to avoid further delays.   

Until when will I be able to cancel my student room booking?

Student room booking cancellation varies from property to property. We recommend you to read the cancellation policy of the property before you book a room.

What all is included in the rent?

Many accommodation for rent in Brisbane include utilities such as electricity, water, and gas in the rent, while some also offer WiFi and insurance at no extra cost. However, for specific rent inclusions, please refer to the property pages.  

How to find accommodations that provide car parking space?

To find accommodations that provide car parking spaces, just use the filter on top. Or visit this link.

What’s the best mode of transportation in Brisbane?

No matter which neighbourhood you choose, Brisbane is walkable and has great 24/7 public transport. With a variety of buses, trams, and taxis you have will always have a smooth way of getting around the city.

Do these accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?

Many of our Brisbane accommodation offer WiFi at no extra cost, or include it in the rent. For details, you can check the property pages.

Are these accommodations secure?

Our properties ensure your security with features like CCTV and secure door entry. Many of our student accommodation in Brisbane also have on-site staff to keep you safe. You can find specific details about security features on individual property pages.

What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Brisbane?

Many of our city apartments in Brisbane for students are covered under Unilodgers’ Pandemic Shield, which protects you from any COVID-related uncertainties. The features of Pandemic Shield include deep cleaning, social distancing markers, temperature checks, staff PPE kits, and more. For accurate details on what Pandemic Shield facilities are offered at a particular property, you can refer to the property page. Alternatively, you can use the Pandemic Shield filter options or shortlist properties that offer the facilities you are looking for. 

Can a virtual tour be arranged for a student apartment before booking?

Yes, if you want to check your accommodation virtually before booking, you can request the same on our booking form. Mention the same in the section called “special needs/requests" and our student advisor will further confirm with the property if they allow tours or can schedule a virtual tour for you.

Can I and my friend stay together in student accommodation in Brisbane?

Yes, as long as you and your friend are students, you can choose from our shared accommodation options. Check out our shared room options in Brisbane here

How to book a student room in Brisbane on behalf of my friend?

You can choose your preferences on top of the page with filters and book a room for your friend in Brisbane. If you’re still confused, you can reach out to one of our student advisors to help you with the process.  

Can my parents or guardian stay for the first few days when I arrive?

We understand that you might need help setting your place or if your parent/guardian would want to stay for a night after a long journey. Every student flat has its own set of guidelines and rules when it comes to these things. We recommend you have a conversation with your selected accommodation to address the situation.

How to find student living in Brisbane that allow pets?

To find student accommodations in Brisbane that allow pets, please visit the individual property pages.

How can I book my off-campus student accommodation in Brisbane?

Visit unilodgers.com, Select Brisbane as your city of choice. Browse the available off-campus student accommodations options, You can filter the results based on your preferences, such as location, price, room type, etc. Review the details of the accommodation, such as the room type, the rent, the facilities, etc. Press Book Now after you've selected  Fill in your personal and contact details, Choose your preferred payment method, Review and confirm the booking details and click on Book Now to complete the booking process. That’s it! You will receive a confirmation email with all the details of your booking.

Which are the most affordable student halls in Brisbane?

The affordability of student accommodation in Brisbane can vary and mostly depends on the location, type of room, and amenities offered. The ideal way to select affordable accommodation in your budget is to filter accommodation results by price and choose the one in your budget. However, here are some affordable student halls in Brisbane: UniLodge Park Central, Scape St Lucia, Scape Merivale, UniLodge Toowong etc.

How much is the Cost of Living in Brisbane as a Student?

Average cost of living as a student in Brisbane is AU$1200 to AU$1500 per month including accommodation, clothes and toiletries, utilities, food, transportation, and other expenses. Moreover, this cost can vary widely depends on your lifestyle and how much you spend on entertainment, social activities and other non-essential items. To help keep your costs low, most of the students choose to live in shared accommodation, cook their meals at home, and prefer to use public transportation.

Where do international students live when studying in Brisbane?

Majority of international students in Brisbane typically live in off-campus student accommodations, residence halls, private accommodations, flats, student lets, and managed apartments. It is important to plan in advance and research with Unilodgers.com the different student living options available to ensure a smooth transition to life in Brisbane. 

When should I book a student room in Brisbane for the tenancy starting in September?

It's advisable to start looking for student accommodations in Brisbane 6 months before your desired move-in date in September. The demand for student rooms in Brisbane is always high during September, so the ideal time to book a room of your choice is between January and February.

How can I get private student accommodation in Brisbane?

Visit the unilodgers.com website and create an account. Search for private student accommodation in Brisbane by entering the city. Browse through the available options and read the description and amenities of each property. Choose a property that meets your requirements and budget and click on the Book Now button. Fill in the required details and make a payment. That's it. In case of any concerns, you can contact the Unilodgers customer support team for assistance.

How can I pay for my student housing in Brisbane?

Unilodgers accept credit and debit cards. If we need to pay directly to the property then we accept various payment methods, including credit/debit card, PayPal, bank transfer, and others as per their respective payment policy. It is advisable to read the terms and conditions of the payment options before making a payment.

Am I allowed to pay my Brisbane student accommodation rent in installments?

Yes! With Unilodgers, you may pay your Brisbane student housing rent in installments. The number of installments varies according to accommodation. Before making a payment, it is best to read the terms and conditions of the payment methods.

Is it mandatory to have a guarantor to book my overseas student accommodation in Brisbane?

It is not mandatory for all AUS accommodation to have an AUS based guarantor to book your overseas student accommodation. Some properties require a guarantor while others do not. It is advisable to check terms and conditions of individual properties. 

What are the different types of student rooms available?

Unilodgers.com offers various types of student rooms to accommodate the needs and preferences of students such as private rooms, shared rooms, en-suite rooms, studio apartments, deluxe rooms, luxury apartments, cluster flats etc. It's advisable to check the website accommodation page or contact the customer support team for detailed info.