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UWA Accommodation

We understand the importance of choosing accommodation, and we're dedicated to simplifying this process for you as much as possible. Our Accommodation Concierge team is committed to enhancing your student experience throughout your accommodation journey. Here, we keep this concierge webpage regularly updated with the latest information on accommodation options for you to explore and apply for. We're here to support you in navigating the available choices and curating options based on the details you provide. Ultimately, the decision to engage, including communication with the provider and applying, rests entirely with you.

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Live at UWA

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

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.


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.



University Hall



Home to over 760 students hailing from every corner of the globe, University Hall (Unihall) is more than just a place to live – it's a vibrant community where lifelong friendships are formed, and unforgettable memories are made. Unihall just two minutes from campus means you’ll never be late for class. Our diverse community means you will never be lonely. Our extensive calendar of events and programs means you will never be bored.
Join us at University Hall, where the journey to academic success is as enriching as the destination itself.



Crawley Village


Advertised upon availability

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 to give UWA students exclusive access to accommodation.

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


Studio Apartment (Suitable for Couples) $629.00 p/w
5 Bed Apt $459.00 p/w
5 Bed Apts High Floor $469.00 p/w

Yugo Perth City has beds held exclusively for UWA students!

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

Limited Availability for Semester 2, 2024

The Switch has beds held exclusively for UWA students!

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


Campus Perth has beds held exclusively for UWA students!

Another popular choice amongst Purpose-Built Student Accommodations in the city, Campus Perth provides a more contemporary living space.  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 has beds held exclusively for UWA students!

Beatty Lodge is available for short or long stays is located in West Perth - just one train stop or a 10-minute bus ride from the city centre. Centrally located in West Perth, students have easy access to Leederville bars, restaurants, and 24-hour supermarkets within walking distance. The Lodge offers spacious, clean, and tranquil living spaces, providing a safe and relaxing environment. Enjoy large communal facilities, including an outdoor pool area, a well-equipped kitchen, a cozy lounge, bathrooms on every level, and spacious indoor laundry facilities. 

Check out their handy guides on 'Getting to UWA' and 'Things to do around the Lodge' FACEBOOK

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, a respected local, family-owned agency with a rich history dating back to 1999, is actively seeking families in Perth to participate in a unique cultural exchange opportunity.

With a strong track record of placing international students into welcoming Perth homes, Talkabout Homestay takes pride in their ability to connect students with the perfect Australian household. Over the years, they have developed a close partnership with the University of Western Australia (UWA), solidifying their reputation as a trusted choice for international students.

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.

Transient rentals nearby

Staywest Apartments

Staywest Apartments offers short-term rental accommodation in privately owned residential apartments in the Subiaco, Shenton Park, and West Perth suburbs of Perth. Just a short bus ride to UWA, their fully furnished and equipped accommodations provide a comfortable, home-away-from-home experience.

The minimum stay is 7 days, and the maximum stay is 90 days.


Mountway Apartments

Discover a self-contained, family-friendly accommodation at Mountway Apartments, conveniently located at 36 Mount St, West Perth, WA 6005. Enjoy a range of convenient services including a large barbecue area, an on-site shop, laundry facilities, limited free parking, weekly housekeeping and a free bus ride into Perth City.

With a minimum stay of 1 week, guests can access fully equipped studio apartments featuring a bedroom & lounge area, small balcony, kitchen, and bathroom. Twin setup options are available upon request, accommodating sharing with a friend or a couple with a child.

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.

UWA's Short Stay team manages Forrest Hall, all other UWA affiliated partner providers presented on the page are managed independently. 

Explore Short Stays at UWA

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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

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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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