We offer guaranteed accommodation to new international, regional or interstate students who are commencing at either St Lucia or Herston campus.


To be eligible for guaranteed accommodation you must:

  • be commencing as an international, regional or interstate student at UQ,
  • have accepted your offer of study (including ICTE-UQ and IES Foundation Year), and
  • be living alone (we don't provide guaranteed accommodation to couples or families).

If you are an international student, you must be at least 18 years old at the time of taking the place of residence. If you are under 18, please refer to our Under 18 Supervision Program.

How to apply

Applications for Semester 1, 2018 are open. You can apply using our online application form

You will only be able to access the application form once you have accepted your UQ offer and enrolled in Semester 1, 2018 courses in mySI-net. 

When you apply you will be able to choose your approved accommodation provider. You can only submit one application for guaranteed accommodation, so please ensure you have chosen your approved accommodation provider before applying. 

You will receive an offer within five days of your application submission. The final booking and deposit are payable directly to the approved provider.

Please email accommodation@uq.edu.au with any enquiries. 

Price comparison table

All offers are weekly rental prices based on a 12-month lease. Student One offers a 42-week contract and International House offers a 40-week contract. 

Provider Location Twin Share Room Share Apartments Studio
Atira South Brisbane $195 twin mix $310 2 bedroom 2 bathroom $395 studio
  Woolloongabba $175 twin $289 5 bedroom ensuite $345 standard studio
Altitude Taringa - $253 3 bedroom 2 bathroom $418 1 bedroom
        $293 studio
Iglu Brisbane City - $289 6 bedroom 3 bathroom $429 standard
      $325 5/6 bedroom ensuite  
  Kelvin Grove - $249 5 bedroom 2 bathroom  
      $309 3 bedroom 1 bathroom  
      $319 2 bedroom 1 bathroom  
International House St Lucia   $544 1 bedroom shared bathroom + catered  
Student One Adelaide Street - $329 5 bedroom 2 bathroom
$399 studio
      $349 superior 5 bedroom 2 bathroom  
  Wharf Street - $329 5 bedroom 2 bathroom
$439 double studio             
    - $349 superior 5 bedroom 2 bathroom -
UniLodge South Bank - $279 6 bedroom 2 bathroom $359 standard
$409 large studio
  Margaret Street              - - $299 studio
  St Lucia - - $380 1 bedroom
Urbanest South Bank $ 219 twin ensuite $269 5/6 bedroom ensuite $369 studio

Accessible rooms

Provider Location Room type Cost
Atira South Brisbane Studio $385
  Woolloongabba Studio $375
Student One Adelaide Street Studio $399
  Wharf Street Studio $439
Uni Lodge South Bank Studio $409
Urbanest South Bank Studio $349

Room types

Share apartments: You rent a single bedroom in a multi-bedroom apartment and share the lounge room, kitchen, laundry facilities and other common areas with other students.

Twin share rooms: Share a room and ensuite bathroom with one other student.

Studio apartments: Entirely self-contained, studio apartments have a private kitchenette, living area and ensuite.