Find a place to live

We’ve got plenty of options available to suit your needs and lifestyle.

Guaranteed Accommodation

If you are a new regional, interstate and international student we can guarantee you a place at one of our approved accommodation providers or residential colleges before you arrive in Brisbane. 

UQ Rentals

UQ Rentals features vacant rooms and properties that are suitable for UQ students. Owners, landlords, real estate agents and students use the site to advertise their vacancies.

Colleges at UQ

Living on campus can assist you in making a smooth transition to university. The colleges are located within walking distance of all university facilities and provide academic support, social, cultural and sporting activities.

UQ Approved Suppliers

To assist students to find suitable accommodation, UQ has formed strong relationships with local commercial student accommodation suppliers.

Under 18 Supervision Program

We offer a supervision program which approves the accommodation, support and general welfare of international students under 18 years of age.

Short-Term Accommodation

From contemporary hotels and luxury rooms to budget backpackers and self-contained apartments, it is easy to find short-term accommodation in Brisbane using Visit Brisbane’s directory.

International Student Pickups

We can arrange transportation from Brisbane Airport for new UQ international students.

Request an airport pickup 

Useful workshops 

Australian Culture

Find out more about Australia from our historical roots to our modern urban lifestyle.

This session will help you understand more about Australia so you feel at home in your new surroundings. You'll be fitting in like an Aussie local in no time!

Working on a Student Visa

Planning to work part-time during your study program?

Find out how you can obtain a Tax File Number (TFN), your rights at work, where to look for student-friendly jobs, how you will be taxed, and how to get your tax back. 

Other helpful resources