About Brisbane Accommodation


Where you choose to live while studying at JCU Brisbane is an important consideration. For various accommodation options you can check out the Choose Brisbane website.

Recommended accommodation options

Brisbane's premium student accommodation

Premium location

The Student One residences are located right in the heart of Brisbane’s City Centre, only a short 200m or 3 minute walk away from the JCU Brisbane campus to either residence – Student One Wharf Street or Student One Adelaide Street. Did we mention the great choice of shopping and dining outlets inside and around both residences? From a supermarket to coffee shops and a range of food outlets, we’ve got you covered.

Premium rooms and facilities

With room for 687 residents, there is a range of living options to meet a variety of requirements and budgets, from single and twin studios, to single rooms in 5-bedroom apartments. Everyone has access to the support of our 24-hour customer service.

Our facilities include:

  • Fully furnished and air-conditioned rooms
  • Free unlimited high-speed internet
  • Communal and breakout spaces for socialising and study
  • Media and games rooms with large screens for movies and gaming
  • Gym and free bicycles and purpose-built bicycle storage
  • Communal kitchen and outdoor BBQ for cooking and entertaining
  • 148 vehicle car parks for rent

Find out about Student One residences

International students can choose to live with a family in a homestay through the Australian Homestay Network (AHN). Students will enjoy everyday activities with their AHN homestay host including:

  • Being shown around the community
  • Help with the basics of Australian culture
  • Taking part in everyday conversation
  • Learning basics such as buying transport tickets, where the local shops are, how to access banking, internet, mobile phone and personal safety tips
  • Help with English and ‘Aussie’ words and phrases
  • Help with the search for appropriate longer-term accommodation options if required
  • Ongoing support from AHN

AHN Homestay is recommended as the best option for all new International Students visiting Australia for the first time.

Download the AHN 2021 Fee Schedule

To book homestay, please click below and you will be redirected to the AHN website.

Find out more about Australian Homestay Network

UniLodge accommodation offers you the combination of modern facilities and social opportunities, with student housing options designed especially for students to live well, study hard and have fun.

The closest Unilodge option to the JCU Brisbane campus is located in the heart of the city, close to transport links and just a short stroll from the main shopping precinct, Queen Street Mall. It's also near the Brisbane Botanic Gardens and kilometres of riverside walking and cycle paths.

Custom-designed for students, the on-site facilities include:

  • A residents' lounge
  • An outdoor pool and BBQ entertaining area
  • Options for apartments a high floor balcony or air-conditioning
  • Card operated laundry area
  • Licensed cafĂ©
  • Security team and intercom system.

Find out more about UniLodge accommodation in Brisbane.

Amber provides top-notch student accommodations near the JCU Brisbane campus. They offer quality and affordable student accommodation while ensuring their students' safety.

The nearest amber student housing is on Mary Street, a major Brisbane central business district road. The prime location allows students to reach campus quickly with a well-connected transportation network. It also allows students to have a thriving social life as the area hosts a number of excellent restaurants, bars, cafes and shopping complexes.

Their features include:

  • Offers a wide selection of accommodations.
  • 100% Verified Listings on their platform.
  • Price Match Guarantee. Find a lower price, and they'll match it.
  • Fast & Easy Bookings with their dedicated platform
  • Ensures hassle-free paperwork.
  • 1-on-1 Expert Assistance for students worldwide.

Visit the Amberstudent website to book your accommodation.

Student One accommodation