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Finding accommodation

Arrange accommodation as soon as you know which campus you'll be studying at. Options will depend on your campus location, budget, and preference.

Where should I find accommodation?

Where you find accommodation will depend on the campus where you choose to complete your course. Explore our campuses in Melbourne and Geelong before you make your decision.

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On-campus accommodation

Availability is very limited for 2023. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Make Deakin your home. Enjoy spacious new buildings and full WiFi coverage, including open and inviting spaces for socialising and studying.

Living on campus means you can immerse yourself in the Deakin College experience, meet other students, and easily adjust to life at university. Designed to facilitate your studies and personal life, each Deakin residence is comfortable, secure, and welcoming. You will have access to modern facilities, a 24/7 reception, and Deakin College on your doorstep – but on the other hand, no excuses to be late to class!

On-campus accommodation is available at:

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Haseeb Ahmad

“I like Deakin College because of the intimate small class size with limited number of students so the lecturer could focus on each and every individual which is why I got HD. I can directly communicate with my lecturers and discuss my problem and clear my confusion which is really helpful and convenient.”


Diploma of Health Science

Pakistani student

Off-campus housing service

If you prefer to live off campus, Deakin College can suggest accommodation options including full board, shared housing and rental properties through Deakin University’s Houseme service.

The Houseme database is a free place for students to search for off campus accommodation near all the Deakin campuses.

Please ensure you read through the resources on Houseme prior to registering or searching for properties on the Houseme database.

A message from the Australian Government

The Australian Government warmly welcomes international students to study and live in Australia and to have a positive experience while accessing a world class education.

We know finding suitable accommodation can sometimes be a challenge for international students. Austrade publishes a range of tools and resources on the Study Australia website on accommodation options within Australia including:

Costs of accommodation will vary depending on your chosen city and type of accommodation. The cost of living calculator on the Study Australia website helps students calculate their expenses.

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