Urbanest Student Accommodation

Urbanest is one of Australia’s leading student accommodation providers. They design, build and operate student accommodation to enhance the educational experience of students.

Urbanest specialises in developing and operating purpose-built student accommodation that provides so much more than a place to stay. Each property has a monthly events calendar, with a range of free activities including pizza nights, cooking classes, resume writing workshops and more. 

If you choose to live at Urbanest, your rent will include:

  • Unlimited wifi
  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Contents insurance (up to $3000)
  • Reverse-cycle air conditioning
  • Fully furnished rooms.

South Bank

Urbanest South Bank is located in the riverside suburb of South Brisbane, directly opposite South Bank train station and busway. Cafes, restaurants and parklands are within walking distance, and it provides easy access to the city and South Bank Beach.

Room options

  • Single ensuite room in a five- or six-person apartment from $286 per week
    This offer is ideal for individuals or groups. Each room is single occupancy and comes fully furnished with its own private ensuite bathroom, air conditioning and wireless internet. The kitchen and lounge room are shared.
  • Twin ensuite room in a 16-person apartment from $225
    Each twin ensuite room comes fully furnished with two single beds and its own private ensuite bathroom in a 16-person apartment. The room has wireless internet and air conditioning and the apartment features a shared kitchen/lounge room and a separate study room.


Urbanest provides:

  • Study rooms
  • Gym
  • 24/7 staff reception
  • Theatre room
  • Games room
  • Barbecue area
  • iMac stations
  • Laundry facilities.


  •  12 minutes by bus to UQ St Lucia
  •  16 minutes by bus to UQ Herston
  •  6 minutes by bus to Brisbane CBD
  •  350m to Woolworths supermarket