Iglu Brisbane

Cool design. Warm hospitality. Ultra-convenient location.

Designed for student living, Iglu Student Accommodation’s new building in Brisbane, which is set to open in January 2016, will provide a balanced environment where you can relax, hit the books or have fun with friends.

Situated on Mary Street, in the heart of the Brisbane CBD, everything will be on your doorstep at Iglu Brisbane public transport, shops, restaurants, fitness, entertainment, medical centres and emergency services.

To make living as comfortable and convenient as possible, Iglu Brisbane will offer:

*    High speed wireless internet throughout the building

*    A safe and secure environment with CCTV and swipe card access to the building, apartments and bedrooms

*    Access to 24 hour onsite staff presence

*    A range of individual and communal study areas

*    Guaranteed personal space

*    Onsite laundry and bicycle storage

*    Gym, games area, courtyard with BBQs, study areas and much more!

Supportive and fun

Above all, Iglu wants you to always feel at home. That's why, in addition to providing great living spaces, they also ensure you have access to:

A supportive environment - it won't take long to make new friends and feel like you are part of the family at Iglu. In addition, you will have access to Resident Assistants (RAs) - students who live onsite and are available to talk to about personal issues or any daily stresses.

Student community events and activities, - to ensure you have a truly memorable time during your stay, Iglu offers a comprehensive program of academic, social, sport, wellbeing and cultural events. These are organised by a dedicated team of staff and RAs who are always keen to receive feedback or ideas for future events and activities.

Move straight in

Iglu Brisbane's fully furnished studio and multi-share apartments will be ready for you to move straight in and include:

*    en-suite or twin-share bathroom

*    air-conditioning and heating in all areas

*    HD flat screen television (one per apartment)

*    bed, study desk, pin board and bookshelf

*    built-in wardrobe and ample storage.

You can also choose a female only or male only floor or a mixed gender apartment.

Detailed information about the rooms at Iglu Brisbane is available here.

One handy weekly fee

At Iglu Brisbane you will pay one all-inclusive weekly rental fee which makes it nice and easy to budget while you study at ACU. In addition to all of the great facilities listed above it also covers all of your utilities (gas, water and electricity) and 15GB of wireless internet per month* (with the option to upgrade if needed).

* You can upgrade to: Classic (40GB per month) - $7 per week; Extreme (100GB per month) - $12 per week or Unlimited $20 per week.

Register you interest

Online bookings will open later this year, but you can secure a place for 2016 now. Simply email info@iglu.com.au or call (07) 3085 3434.

Residential college-style

There are also some private organisations that provide residential college-style student housing where students occupy their own single study bedroom, and meals are provided in a shared dining hall:

Toowong Student Residence, 15 Jephson Street, Toowong, Qld 4066
Affiliation: The Salvation Army
Phone: +61 7 3371 1966 | Email:toowongstudentresidence@aue.salvationarmy.org

Raymont Lodge Residential College, 60 Bayliss Street, Auchenflower, Qld 4066
Affiliation: Uniting
Phone: +61 7 3377 9903 | Email: raymont@uccentre.ucaqld.com.au

You can also find accommodation by looking in local newspapers or by placing an advertisement in local parish newsletters.

We also advise you to know your rights – the Residential Tenancies Authority has a lot of information you might find useful.

Need more help? Got a question about your lease? These organisations can help:


The information and contacts provided by ACU Residential Services are to assist you in your search for accommodation and provide you with details of the services you may require. The information provided is compiled in good faith and is intended as a guide only. ACU does not endorse, guarantee, warrant, or recommend the accuracy of the information. ACU Residential Services does not profit in any way or sponsor any of the contacts listed, they are provided solely as a convenience to you.