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UWA Accommodation

Our Accommodation Concierge service takes the guesswork out of finding accommodation that fits your lifestyle and budget while you study. As a UWA student, you've got access to a range of accommodation options, including our College Row, Crawley Village, partner providers, homestay options and the private rental market. We've done the research and have collected all the available options for you in one place.


Live at UWA

Limited spots, apply for 2024 now

Perth City

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UWA hosted

200 rooms

UWA rental partners

Over 48 rentals

Perth rentals

Over 1000 rentals

Short stay options

From 1 night to a max of 2 months

Live at UWA

The University of Western Australia offers several options for students and academics looking to stay and live close to UWA or Perth CBD

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St Catherine’s College

St Catherine's College offers a premium experience and a welcoming home for university students. The College is fully catered and has a thriving academic, social and intellectual culture, including a comprehensive academic support and career readiness program and a full social, sporting and volunteering events calendar. 

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St George’s College

Since 1931, St George's College has provided a supportive and vibrant residential experience filled with growth and opportunity. St George's College is the oldest residential college at the University of Western Australia, located directly opposite UWA between the Swan River and Kings Park. Our original buildings and chapel represent one of the most important precincts of historical buildings in Western Australia, framed by heritage-listed gardens.

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St Thomas More College

More than a degree! Life alongside 399 other students is quite simply, amazing. It builds lifelong friendships and bonds like no other.
Your university experience won’t be good, it will be great. You’ll create incredible memories and we’ll be here to support you as you transition into independent life, with first-class facilities, delicious food and a full social calendar. Life at Tommy offers more.

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Trinity Residential College

More than just a place to live…
When you join Trinity Residential College you are welcomed into a diverse community of young people from all over the world.
Our resident population is made up of students from almost forty countries. This provides you with a unique opportunity to build a lasting personal and professional network which will cross time-zones as well as cultures.

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University Hall

Make the most of your UWA experience
With UWA's most diverse residential community, UniHall offers a variety of academic, community and leadership activities for you to choose from.


Advertised upon availability

Crawley Village

Crawley Village caters to postgraduate students as a priority, including couples and families. It is a collective group of residential houses, units and studio apartments owned and operated by UWA. Crawley Village can cater to couples or family. 

Perth City accommodation

UWA has partnered up with purpose-built student accommodation and co-living properties located in the City of Perth, Yugo, the Switch and Campus Perth.

Purpose-Built Student Accommodations provide a community living experience, fostering greater independence. While their room types are tailored to undergraduate and postgraduate students, can cater to couples.

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Yugo Perth City

We don’t like to brag, but we are an award-winner*. And it’s not even because of our location – which is the best! You’ll be living right in the middle of Perth’s social and cultural district with great shopping close by, plenty of buses and a train station (500m away) to sort you out for lectures and big city adventures. There are good reasons to stay home too. Movie on the roof? Dip in the pool? Pizza night in our communal kitchen? Go for it!

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The Switch

New to Perth and located across the road from Yagan Square in the hub of Perth’s beautiful city centre with a world of entertainment, lifestyle, cultural events, diverse cuisine and shops right on the doorstep. It is also only footsteps away from the transport network which includes a free shuttle bus to UWA.

Why The Switch? Truly all-inclusive rents; with utilities, super-fast Wi-Fi access, on-site laundry facilities, fitness classes and access to the Sonder safety and wellness app included in your weekly rent. 
Ultra-functional /Radically Inclusive /Supporting the best you /personalised accommodation options /sustainably focused /Aspirational & Entrepreneurial

Navigate your new home and live life less ordinary and join The University of Western Australia student community @ The Switch!





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Campus Perth

Another popular choice amongst Purpose-Built Student Accommodations in the city, Campus Perth provides a more contemporary living space. Stay in your own sweet space complete with cool decor, the hottest technology and fresh furniture. Along with your own room, you can also choose to have your own bathroom -can we hear an Amen!? You’ll also love the shared facilities, complete with a study space, theatre, community garden, gym, rooftop, communal kitchens, yoga studio, gaming station and much more! We’ve got it all and right in the heart of downtown Perth. Welcome home.

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Beatty Lodge

Beatty Lodge is available for short or long stays is located in West Perth and only 14 minutes to the UWA campus via public transport. Beatty Lodge is ideal for students undertaking studies at The University of Western Australia. What's more, the trendy Leederville restaurant and shopping precinct is right on your doorstep.

Apply with Beatty Lodge by emailing [email protected] to access our curated service, designed to find the ideal housing solution within the lodge that suits your needs. Accommodates to both short term or long term stays

Beatty Lodge Guide [PDF 3.65MB]

Getting to UWA from Beatty Lodge [PDF 706KB]

Things to do around the Lodge [PDF 2.94MB]

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I have only been at The Switch for less than 2 months but already I feel welcomed by members & have created friendships which I am sure to last. I love the gym classes offered by the fitness trainer, I love the common spaces, the events that are planned by the team & I love the ease of access to everything."
NoaH L.
The Switch resident

By students for students

Student-to-Student Housing option allows you to connect with fellow UWA students who are seeking roommates, have available rooms in their current accommodation or looking for a UWA student to take over their lease.

By opting for Student-to-Student Housing, you have the opportunity to live with like-minded individuals and establish a supportive network within the UWA community. To explore the Student-to-Student Housing listings and connect with potential roommates

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UWA hosted accommodation

Living Like a Local @ UWA Hosted Accommodation!

Many of our students find that arriving in a new country and starting university can be a challenge, so living with one of our UWA alumni or local neighbours is a fantastic way to get an insider’s guide to Perth in a safe and comfortable living environment. With UWA Hosted Accommodation, you are matched with a host based on your shared interests and proximity to campus.

Partners of UWA Homestays Networks include Australian Homestay Network and Talk About Homestays.

Australian Homestay Network

The Australian Homestay Network (AHN) offers safe, affordable and comfortable accommodation for students who are looking to study in Perth, Western Australia.

Our welcoming hosts provide the feeling and support of home so you can settle in faster and become familiar with your new city and lifestyle. Choose from a range of flexible packages inclusive of meals, utilities and internet access as well as 24/7 support, local orientation and insurance.

AHN’s world-class standards include a home inspection, interview and background check for hosts and a unique matching system to connect you with a host that suits your needs.

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Talkabout Homestay

Talkabout Homestay has been connecting international students with local families since 1999. Talkabout Homestay is operated by local English language teachers who understand the unique needs of overseas students studying in Perth.

UWA rental partners

UWA has partnered up with reputable real estate agencies to explore the private rental market with you.

Soco Realty

Perfect for those with families or unique accommodation requirements, the Soco team are experts in the Perth rental market and can find the perfect property for you based on your individual needs.

Rent Choice

Rent Choice is a premier property management company dedicated to providing top-notch services to both property owners and tenants.

Short stay accommodation

UWA provides both its own Short Stay accommodations and a curated range of recommended university-affiliated options, catering to those seeking temporary lodging solutions within the vibrant campus environment of the University of Western Australia or the bustling convenience of the city. Stays are available from as little as one night to a maximum of two months.

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Other options

While UWA does not have control over the broader rental landscape, the option is still there for students looking to explore other accommodation around Perth. See what's on offer ln the wider rental market.

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How to find the right student accommodation

Read our expert guide to finding the right accommodation in Perth

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Reiwa guide

REIWA's Essential Renting Guide

Explore this guide created by REIWA to gain understanding of your rights as a tenant as well as insights into the application and rental process specific to Western Australia. 

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Student safety

UWA's Cyber Safety Module

Navigate the vast expanses of the web confidently and securely – UWA's Cyber Safety Module is your key to online protection and peace of mind. Explore the digital accommodation world with confidence and knowledge.

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Contact us for assistance

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