Everyone is looking for something different from their accommodation. Some want space and privacy; others want to meet new friends. Some love to cook; others would rather someone did it for them.

Either way, we know it’s important to love where you live. That’s why we can help you find the best Brisbane accommodation to suit you and your budget.

Iglu Brisbane City

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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. 

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, Southbank, and the Botanic Gardens are all within walking distance.

ACU students will receive:

  • unlimited internet
  • free linen pack
  • ‘cool start’ breakfast
  • rental fees inclusive of water, electricity or gas
  • fully furnished apartment
  • shared lounge
  • choice of shared or private kitchen/kitchenette
  • choice of shared or private bathrooms
  • secure swipe card access
  • plenty of free social events

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Are you from Australia or New Zealand?

Iglu is inviting students from Australia and New Zealand to apply for an Iglu Regional Scholarship. Through this Scholarship, eligible students can live in a fully furnished share apartment in Brisbane or Melbourne with special room rates from:

  • $229/week in Brisbane
  • $249/week in Melbourne

Click here to find out how you can apply today!

2023 room rates

Room Types Weekly / 6 months Weekly / 12 months
Six-bedroom multi-share, with shared bathroom
$359 $329
Six-bedroom multi-share, with ensuite $429 $399
Studio $569 $539


ACU students receive complimentary, unlimited internet and a linen pack. Rental fees are all-inclusive, which means it includes the cost of water, electricity and gas. You’ll also have access to a range of accommodation-run events and activities.


Ready to apply for a Regional Scholarship?

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Residential colleges

Durack College accommodation for ACU students

Durack College

This women’s only college is focused on helping you to reach your academic potential. The leafy grounds are located in Brisbane’s inner north. Facilities include free linen, all meals and access to a gym, pool and tennis courts.

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Raymont accommodation for ACU students

Raymont College

Located in Auchenflower, Raymont provides fully catered student accommodation with unlimited wi-fi. Enjoy a private room with the benefit of a shared lounge, an onsite pool and communal dining area.

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The Women's College

Located in St Lucia, Women's College offers much more than a place to sleep, it will be your social base. While you'll have your own room, the communal areas are where you'll develop lasting friendships.

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St Leo's College

Located in St Lucia, St Leo's provides a diverse and active lifestyle embracing study, cultural and sporting opportunities, faith development, community service and a wealth of social opportunities.

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Other accommodation

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Not interested in student accommodation? There are plenty of other options to choose from in Brisbane.

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You can ease into Australian life with a homestay or choose the more independent option in renting. We'll give you a bunch of tips that will help you get started. We'll also point you in the direction of your state or territory rental body whose job is to protect and support renters.

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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.

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