Homestay and Accommodation Assistance
There are a number of accommodation options that are available for international students in Perth. If you need homestay and accommodation assistance, APSI can assist you in finding the right accommodation. Please refer to the contact details for each option or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
The Student Housing Company provides premium student accommodation in Perth, introducing a new kind of student housing with service, safety, security and style at its heart.
Located in the Perth CBD, The Boulevard puts you right in the heart of the social and cultural district and on the fringe of the city’s shopping district. The area around The Boulevard is best renowned for its culture.
The vibrant area offers a variety of bars and nightclubs and a mix of shops.The property is well located in relation to public transport with Beaufort Street bus stops just a couple of minutes around the corner and the Perth Railway Station is approximately 500m away.
Learn more about student accommodation at The Boulevard:
A range of accommodation options is easily available in the city or suburbs surrounding APSI. Independent living allows greater independence and privacy making it ideal for mature age students or those with families.
Tel: +61 (0)452 269 869
Shared accommodation can be found on a popular local website: gumtree.com.au
Address: 268 Newcastle Street
Northbridge WA 6000
Phone: +61 (8) 6222 2002
If you are a Malaysian citizen on a student visa, the Malaysian Hall Perth in Northbridge is the best temporary accommodation option, as the daily rent is as low as A$6.00 per day. To book accommodation at Malaysia Hall Perth, please fill out the form here.
For more information, such as terms and conditions of staying at Malaysian Hall Perth, visit: Borang permohonan online & peraturan dewan – MHP
Campus Perth is a new shared accommodation option available to students from 2019. This student accommodation is just 10 minutes walk to APSI East Perth Campus.
Students can easily stroll to local landmarks such as the Art Gallery Of Western Australia, the State Library Of Western Australia, Northbridge Piazza, Russell Square and Perth Railway Station. Just south of the campus, you’ll find the city’s Central Business District, which is a great place to pick up a part-time job.
Address: 80 Stirling Street
Perth WA 6000
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Renting is an affordable option in Perth, especially when you rent with other friends or students. The cost of renting a property in Perth varies depending on the locality. There are many local real estate agencies in Perth can help you to find a suitable rental property online, such as REIWA, Domain and realestate.com.au.
Make sure that you allow sufficient time to find a suitable rental, and look into what suburbs you could live in (near public transport, shops, college).
Looking at Rental Properties
Arrive early to property viewings, check the property carefully (for damage, cleanliness, etc), check all systems work (electricity, water, gas, air conditioning) and make sure that it has adequate security.
Living Expenses and School Age Dependents
The Australian government provides indicative guidelines on living costs in Australia. Knowing the average living costs in Australia is an important part of your financial preparation. Read more here.
Tenant/Renter Rights in Perth
We strongly recommend understanding your rights and responsibilities as a renter. These fact sheets and checklists may help you apply for properties, know what to look for and resolve any issues that arise.
- Read more about your rights as a tenant here.
- Download the full tenant’s guide.
- The Tenancy WA website provides free information on all aspects of tenancy.
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