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Accommodation and housing

的re are a variety of accommodation options close to USC's campuses whether you want to live in a student village, share a house or find a place of your own.

Please note: 的 University of the Sunshine Coast does not provide student accommodation or screen information, nor does it act as an agent in the provision of accommodation information. It is your responsibility to determine whether the housing arrangements are suitable. Any person utilising third party information, such as the student accommodation provider information, is advised to read USC's 免责声明.

Know your rights and responsibilities - go to the 等网站 for more information on renting.

If you would like to rent your own house, 公寓, townhouse or flat, or rent a room in a shared house, search on real estate websites or flatmate listings for rental options near your campus.

You may find the following websites useful to search for rental accommodation or a room in a share house. It is your responsibility to determine whether the housing arrangements are suitable: 

It is essential for international students to organise either short or long-term accommodation before arriving in Australia so you know you have somewhere to stay when you get here. 搜索ing for the right place could take a couple of weeks, so it is recommended that you book temporary accommodation before arriving.

USC Sunshine Coast

学生 have many accommodation options to choose from at USC Sunshine Coast. 的re are a number of student accommodation complexes within walking distance to the campus.

If you choose to live further afield, travel to USC Sunshine Coast is easy with its transit centre on campus - a large interchange for buses servicing the Sunshine Coast with connections to Queensland Rail.

You’ll find accommodation to suit your needs on the websites listed above.

USC 更多的ton Bay

USC 更多的ton Bay campus is located right next to the Petrie train station including services from Brisbane City and Caboolture.

If you need help planning how you will get to USC 更多的ton Bay (and where you might live) – the Translink journey planner is a useful tool.

Once you decide where it suits you best to live, you’ll be able to search for accommodation options on the websites listed above.

USC Fraser Coast

也, check the on-campus notice boards located in A-Building and the 图书馆 where members of the public post accommodation notices for students.


Check the on-campus whiteboard located on the ground floor common area for accommodation notices from real estate agents and/or members of the public.


Living with an Australian family gives you the opportunity to experience the Australian culture and speak English on a daily basis. This accommodation option may be particularly appealing to those students coming to Australia for the first time or those enrolling in USC's English Language Program.

If you would like to choose this option, search for homestay providers and listings online. 一个私人, standards-based homestay provider is the Australian 家庭寄宿 Network (AHN), which gives international students the opportunity to be hosted by a specially trained AHN homestay host for their introduction to accommodation and living in Australia. Please refer to the 安网站 for full details including costs and the application process.

Tenancy and Welfare 服务

的 Welfare and Advocacy Officer at the Student Guild can assist you to understand your rights and responsibilities under the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act (2008). 的y can also provide information, resources, advice and referral in areas such as:

  • Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) legislation – the 'RTA' is the state government statutory body for Queensland's residential rental sector
  • 预算
  • Dispute resolution
  • 安排 free legal services
  • 安排 Emergency and/or crisis accommodation 只有

To book an appointment with the Welfare and Advocacy Officer email or call 5456 3742.

社区 welfare centres

Brisbane 社区 Welfare Centre (社区 Friends (西区)
Tel: 0418 754 900

Caboolture 社区 Care
Tel: (07) 5495 6400

Caloundra 社区 Centre
Tel: 07 5491 4000

Gympie 社区 Place
Tel: (07) 5482 1147

Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre
Tel: 07 4194 3000

Maroochy Neighbourhood Centre
Tel: (07) 5443 6696

楠普拉 社区 Centre
Tel: 07 5441 4724

的 links below cover some of the main questions and concerns students encounter in rental accommodation settings:

Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA)

的 Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) looks after the laws for renting a place to live in Queensland (Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008). 的 law gives tenants, landlords and agents an understanding of their rights and responsibilities when renting.

的 RTA has all the 形式 you will need when renting in Queensland as well as helpful information and resources.

To download tenancy 形式 or for more information call 1300 366 311 or visit the 等网站.

Tenants Queensland

Tenants Queensland is a specialist state wide community legal service for tenancy law matters and provides free tenancy law advice service for residential tenants.

9am–1230pm Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 330–7pm Tuesday and Wednesday evenings 1300 744 263.

National Rental Affordability Scheme (国家管制当局方面)

National Rental Affordability Scheme (国家管制当局方面) aims to reduce rental costs for low to medium income households and increase the number of more affordable rental houses. 的 scheme provides 符合条件的 individuals and families 国家管制当局方面 dwellings at a discounted rate whilst offering investors a tax-free investment option that increases the supply of affordable housing in Australia by up to 50,000年住宅.

Coast2Bay Housing Group are the approved 国家管制当局方面 Tenancy Managers on the Sunshine Coast. 的y have a number of 国家管制当局方面 properties coming up in the near future in Bli Bli, 楠普拉, Woombye, 动物园内, Landsborough, Maroochydore, 吸管波动, Peregian Springs and Taigum. Properties in Gympie are available now.

国家管制当局方面 homes are 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units or houses (depending on availability) under the 国家管制当局方面 property. You must have an 国家管制当局方面 Registration Number before applying for a property. 国家管制当局方面 property applications are 只有 applicable to Australian Citizens.

Please visit the Department of Housing and Public Works. For more information ring 国家管制当局方面. Tel: 61 7 5451 2900.

Emergency Accommodation and Assistance

Queensland Government 首页s and Housing provide timely housing assistance that is responsive to people with a very high, high or urgent need for housing who meet the eligibility criteria. This service can help connect and improve the pathways between the homelessness and social housing sectors. 的 service encompasses crisis accommodation advice, 债券贷款, and rental grants alongside information about transitional housing arrangements, facilitated by the 社区 Rent Scheme, which enables intensively managed and closely monitored housing assistance based on assessed need.

的 Housing Assist Qld app is also available on 苹果, 安卓 and 窗户 plat形式 as a free download to apply for and check the status of your 债券贷款 and grants:

New students to the region
New domestic and international students

的 following websites can also assist domestic and international students new to the region: