Choose a lifestyle that suits you
We understand everyone has different needs. That’s why we offer a number of different accommodation options so you can choose the one that best suits you.
As an ACU student, you can choose from a variety of housing options to suit your lifestyle and budget. Here are a few options to start your search:
- purpose built student accommodation
- local residential colleges
- rental accommodation (shared and private)
Purpose built student accommodation
This accommodation type is designed specifically for university students. In these facilities the rental fees are all-inclusive, which means it includes the cost of water, electricity or gas. You’ll also get some free Wi-Fi data, and have access to a range of accommodation-run activities.
Iglu Student Accommodation offers stylish, fully-furnished accommodation in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD. Conveniently located on Mary Street, transport to the Brisbane Campus at Nudgee is readily accessible, and there are major train and bus stations nearby. The area is surrounded by shops, cafés, restaurants, bars and entertainment. Attractions such as the Queen Street Mall (the city’s main shopping area), Southbank, and the Botanic Gardens are all within walking distance.
Purpose built for students, Iglu offers the supportive benefits of student accommodation with the flexibility of an off-campus lifestyle. The facility includes fully-furnished living spaces, fabulous communal areas, a safe and secure environment, and a program of free events. The six-bedroom multi-share apartments offer spacious private bedrooms, with secure swipe card access, and the social benefits of a shared lounge room, kitchen and three bathrooms. Studio apartments are also available for those who enjoy a private living and study space.
2018 room rates
Weekly/ 6 months
Weekly/ 12 months
Six bedroom with shared bathroom
Six bedroom with ensuite
ACU students who choose a 12-month contract receive complimentary airport pickup, 20 gigabytes of internet data and a linen pack. Rental fees are all-inclusive, which means it includes the cost of water, electricity or gas. You’ll also have access to a range of accommodation-run events and activities.
This type of accommodation is aimed at providing a higher level of support for students, usually catered to the individual’s needs. Fees are typically all-inclusive and provide access to free Wi-Fi as well as tutoring, events and activities to enhance your experience. Certain colleges also manage sporting teams.
Some options include:
Homestay accommodation can be a good short term option for students who are travelling from overseas or interstate to pursue their tertiary education. Homestay gives you the opportunity to live with a local family while studying in Brisbane. If you are from overseas, this can help you gain a better understanding of life in Australia or if you are from interstate, it can help you find your way around a new city. Fees are all inclusive and include some meals.
Some options include:
Rental accommodation (shared and private)
It’s important to remember that utilities (water, electricity, gas) and food are not included in these rental fees. These properties are also usually unfurnished. Try to choose reputable real estate agents and ensure that you read all the documents provided to you carefully when making your decision about where to live.
Need more help? Got a question about your lease? These organisations can help:
Disclaimer: The information and contacts provided by ACU Student Accommodation 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 Student Accommodation does not profit in any way or sponsor any of the contacts listed, they are provided solely as a convenience to you.
Page last updated: 2017-11-30
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