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 prefer the convenience of having meals prepared. Whatever your preference, we have options to suit your needs.

We know it’s important to love where you live. That’s why we want to help you find the best accommodation in Brisbane to suit you and your budget.

UniLodge South Bank

UniLodge South Bank

Nestled in the heart of South Bank, this premier purpose-built student accommodation is an easy commute away from the ACU Banyo Campus on public transport. Conveniently located in the heart of Brisbane’s cultural precinct, this accommodation is ideal for students looking to experience an inner-city lifestyle. Spend your weekends strolling along the picturesque South Bank Parklands, catching a show at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, studying in the Queensland State Library, or indulging in retail therapy at the nearby Queen Street Mall. You’ll have access to the best that Brisbane has to offer.

UniLodge South Bank offers stylish, fully furnished multi-share apartments and studios, with spacious communal areas that are designed with your needs in mind.

ACU students will receive:

  • all-inclusive utilities (water, gas, electricity)
  • unlimited internet
  • air-conditioning and heating
  • fully-furnished private and shared apartment options
  • secure CCTV and swipe card access
  • access to 24/7 onsite support
  • rooftop Sky Garden and BBQ facility
  • games room, communal lounge and kitchens
  • innovation hub with study rooms and library
  • tap-and-go laundry facility
  • limited car park spaces upon application only
  • access to Residential Life events.

2024 room rates

Room types Weekly/six months (40 weeks) Weekly/12 months (52 weeks)
Six-bedroom multi-share
$409 $389
Studio apartment (medium size) $529 $514

Please apply via the ACU webpage to get your exclusive room rate discounts.

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UniLodge Herston

UniLodge Herston

Situated in the suburb of Herston, UniLodge Herston is a heritage-listed student accommodation. The distinct and unique Queenslander-style residence features wide verandas which wrap around the entire building allowing cool breezes into the rooms, and also serves as an external living space.

UniLodge Herston is a great base for students who are looking for affordable accommodation with a balance of lifestyle and study. The ACU Banyo Campus is within easy reach via public transport on the Inner Northern Busway – just a five-minute walk from the accommodation – or just under a 20-minute drive.

ACU students will receive:

  • affordable rental options with bunk or twin share rooms
  • all-inclusive utilities (water, gas, electricity)
  • unlimited internet
  • partially furnished rooms with bed, desk, chair, lamp, fan and a built-in wardrobe
  • communal Master Chef-style kitchen
  • 24/7 gym facility
  • BBQ facility in the courtyard
  • private cinema room
  • common areas, lounges and games room
  • quiet study areas and heritage style study rooms
  • tap-and-go laundry facility
  • access to Residential Life event
  • proximity to Herston busway
  • secure CCTV and swipe card access
  • access to 24/7 onsite support.

2024 room rates

Room types Weekly/six months (40 weeks) Weekly/12 months (52 weeks)

Twin room

$259 per person

$229 per person

Single room



Two-bed bunk

$239 per person

$209 per person

Please apply via the ACU webpage to get your exclusive room rate discounts.

Apply now

Iglu Student Accommodation

Iglu is offering ACU students  a $10 per week discount at their Kelvin Grove and Brisbane City sites in 2024.

ACU students will receive:

  • unlimited internet
  • weekday ‘Cool Start’ breakfast
  • inclusive utility fees
  • fully furnished apartment
  • secure swipe card access
  • onsite laundry and bicycle storage

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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. Eligible students can live in a fully furnished share apartment in Brisbane with special room rates.

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 reach your academic potential. The leafy grounds are located in Brisbane’s inner north and facilities include free linen, all meals and access to a gym, pool and tennis courts.

Explore Durack College
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.

Explore Raymont College

The Women's College

Located in St Lucia, the 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.

Explore the Women's College

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.

Explore St Leo's College

Other accommodation

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


Get a taste of family life on a homestay. Homestays are an ideal short-term option for students who are travelling from overseas or interstate. Settle into a new city with the help of a local family. Fees cover everything you need to be comfortable in your new home – including rent, furniture, utilities and even some meals.

Find out more about the Australian Homestay Network


If you prefer more independence, renting on your own or sharing with others is a great choice. It’s important to remember that furniture, utilities (water, electricity, gas) and food are usually not included in rental fees. Try to choose reputable real estate agents and ensure that you read all the documents provided to you carefully. Some useful websites to find rental properties are;

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