Student accommodation in Canberra is plentiful Share your accommodations with roommates, enjoy the luxury of an en suite room or live solo in a studio. If you’re getting ready to book your student housing Canberra, Unilodgers can help!
All our Canberra accommodation properties are located close to public transport, have amazing facilities (like gyms, Instagrammable rooftop terraces, gaming lounges, and theatre rooms), and a range of apartments.
6 Reasons to Book Your Student accommodation in Canberra With Unilodgers
No ifs, no bots: Our Personal Student Advisors are real people, available 24x7 to guide you through anything.
Save for a rainy day: With ‘lowest price promise’ and the best deals on every property, we master the art of bargaining.
Easy to look, easy to book: Our simple online interface takes all the fuss out of finding and booking your student housing.
No secrets. We promise: You pay the rent, the whole rent, and nothing but the rent - we don't do commissions, booking fees, or hidden charges.
There’s one for everyone: In pants and in student housing, "one size fits all" never works. We offer you a variety of options such as choosing an entire place, a shared apartment, or a private room - whatever suits your needs.
We students: We ensure that all properties listed with us are comfortable, welcoming, and suitable for a student’s lifestyle
Move map to see properties
Explore beautiful and popular places to stay with all the comfort of home.
Canberra, the capital of Australia is the largest inland city of the continent as well as reputed to be the 8th largest city overall. In the year 1908 Canberra was selected as the final location of Australia’s capital as a result of a compromise between the nation’s 2 largest cities – Sydney and Melbourne. The city is a 100 years old and has housed the country’s Judiciary, Legislature Arms and Executive all these years. People, who call Canberra their home, are more popularly known as Canberrans.
The city is home to four universities namely the Australian National University (ANU) and the University of Canberra (UC), Charles Sturt University (CSU) and the University of South Wales (UNSW); these tertiary institutions combined, attract a large population of home as well as international students to Canberra every year.
All student accommodation Canberra are purpose-built and well furnished; offering world-class facilities and security to ensure that each one of you has a comfortable stay. You will find a wide range of student housing to choose from and can choose to live along with fellow university students in shared flats or if you prefer a space to yourself then you will find the studios rather convenient.
Owing to an excellent public transport system in place, getting around the city could not get easier! If you take walking and cycling very seriously, there are great networks of paths for both, so you can enjoy scenic views and stay fit too. Canberra railways station has trains services to other Australian cities; and therefore is the most cost-effective way for intercity travel. For overseas travel pack your suitcase and reach the Canberra International airport within 10 minutes by taxi from Canberra CBD (Central Business District).
The population of Canberra is estimated at 403,468, which is inclusive of roughly about 35,000 students. The weather is comfortable around the year and you can expect a very warm Christmas during summer with the highest temperature at 29° in January. During winter, the average lowest temperature is usually in July at 11°.
What’s the average rent for student accommodation in Canberra?
On average, student accommodation in Canberra rent for about AU$480 a week. With Unilodgers, you can find options starting at just AU$142 per week
How can I find affordable student accommodation in Canberra?
To find rooms for rent in Canberra that have everything you want and fit your budget, you can use Unilodgers’ search filters. You can choose the type of apartment, the location, as well as the maximum rent.
What are some of the most popular neighborhoods for students in Canberra?
Canberra has many elegant, contemporary neighbourhoods that are close to its many college campuses, as well as fun to live in. Students especially like Amaroo, Campbell, Griffith, and Reid where you can find a variety of student apartments for rent in Canberra that provide comfortable and affordable student housing options.
What are the different types of student accommodations available in Canberra?
Canberra offers a wide range of options. You can choose shared or private rooms where you will share common spaces such as kitchens, bathrooms, and living rooms. Alternatively, if you prefer more privacy, you can opt for a studio flat. You can also find many student flats to rent in Canberra that you can share with friends.
Does Unilodgers have short-term stays in Canberra?
Yes, some of the student homes in Canberra on Unilodgers do offer student accommodations. You can filter these accommodations using the Tenancy Duration filter and find what you’re looking for.
Does Unilodgers have any offers on accommodation in Canberra?
Yes, we have a lot of great value deals and bonus add-ons available with our student accommodation in Canberra. For details, you can visit the property page and look at the offers listed.
What’s the best mode of transportation in Canberra?
Getting around the city and surrounding areas is easy once you find your best student accommodation in Canberra. Transport Canberra operates the public bus and light rail network, a convenient and cost-effective way for students to get around Canberra. You can also take advantage of Canberra's taxi cabs and ride-sharing services.
What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Canberra?
Many of our student housing in Canberra properties 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.
Do these accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?
Many of our student apartments in Canberra 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 student residence in Canberra properties ensures your security with features like CCTV and secure door entry. Many of them also have on-site staff to keep you safe. You can find specific details about security features on individual property pages.
What all is included in the rent?
Many of our Canberra accommodations 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.
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 and for free.
Smart and easy
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 service charges or hidden 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.