Accommodation at The University of Western Australia

Living on, or close by, the campus at UWA will give you the ultimate university experience. You’ll be near classes and you’ll have shops, cafes and student facilities right on your doorstep.

For those seeking a more independent living experience in the city, there are student apartments and homestay options for you to choose from.

With a wide choice of accommodation options, we'll help you find the perfect place to call home.

On-campus residential colleges

Just a short walk from UWA College, you’ll find College Row – a welcoming student community of five residential colleges. Living on campus, you’ll only be a few minutes from your classes. Choose to live in College Row and you’ll also enjoy:

  • a packed calendar of social and sporting events
  • free gym membership, plus access to chill-out zones, music rooms and study spaces
  • meals, Wi-Fi and all your utilities included.

Facilities on College Row include:

  • computer room
  • games room
  • library
  • music room
  • laundry facilities
  • basketball court
  • mail room
  • study areas
  • meeting rooms.
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St Catherine's College

About this room

St Catherine’s College is one of UWA’s residential colleges on campus, offering a unique student community and living environment. With tailored support services, purpose-built facilities and modern bedrooms, St Catherine’s provides an unforgettable student living experience.

How to apply

You can apply directly through the UWA Residential College Application Portal. Please note:

  • a one-off non-refundable application fee may apply
  • you can rank your accommodation options in order of preference
  • you can apply up to 12 months before your course or program begins.

Weekly Fee: from AUD$428 per week

Price is based on an academic program starting in June 2022.

Details

Price includes:

  • fully furnished, secure room
  • meal plan (7, 14 or 21 meals per week)
  • utilities
  • internet
  • room clean
  • 24/7 support.

St Thomas More College

About this room

St Thomas More College, affectionately known as ‘Tommy’ by residents, is the perfect place to live, learn and make new friends. With unique facilities, events and activities, it’s the perfect place to experience everything life at UWA has to offer – right in the heart of campus.

How to apply

You can apply directly through the UWA Residential College Application Portal. Please note:

  • a one-off non-refundable application fee may apply
  • you can rank your accommodation options in order of preference
  • you can apply up to 12 months before your course or program begins.

Weekly Fee: From AUD$400

Price is based on an academic program starting in June 2022.

Details

Price includes:

  • fully furnished, secure room
  • meal plan (7, 14 or 21 meals per week)
  • utilities
  • internet
  • room clean
  • 24/7 support.

Trinity College

About this room

Trinity is a friendly and welcoming on-campus residential college. With the chance to make new friends and participate in unique activities, you’ll quickly feel part of the Trinity family. Trinity’s accommodation offers fully furnished rooms with access to unique facilities like their on-site gym.

How to apply

You can apply directly through the UWA Residential College Application Portal. Please note:

  • a one-off non-refundable application fee may apply
  • you can rank your accommodation options in order of preference
  • you can apply up to 12 months before your course or program begins.

Weekly Fee: From AUD$445

Price is based on an academic program starting in June 2022.

Details

Price includes:

  • fully furnished, secure room
  • meal plan (7, 14 or 21 meals per week)
  • utilities
  • internet
  • room clean
  • 24/7 support.

University Hall

About this room

The only residential college on campus owned by UWA, University Hall offers students a unique experience with extra support and resources for students. Whilst it’s the most affordable residential college, you’ll still benefit from the university’s extensive facilities.

How to apply

You can apply directly through the UWA Residential College Application Portal. Please note:

  • a one-off non-refundable application fee may apply
  • you can rank your accommodation options in order of preference
  • you can apply up to 12 months before your course or program begins.

Weekly Fee: From AUD$350

Price is based on an academic program starting in June 2022.

Details

Price includes:

  • fully furnished, secure room
  • meal plan (7, 14 or 21)
  • utilities
  • internet
  • room clean
  • 24/7 support.

Homestay

You can choose to live in a university-endorsed homestay during your studies.

Staying with a family, you'll have a private room with shared living spaces and meals. It's the ideal introduction to life in Australia.

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Perth city student accommodation

If you're looking for a more independent living experience, you can choose to live off campus during your studies. These modern student apartments are located in Northbridge, right in the heart of the city’s cultural hub.

Campus Perth facilities include:

  • fitness studio
  • social and games areas
  • kitchen
  • rooftop terrace
  • library.

The Boulevard facilities include:

  • outdoor swimming pool
  • rooftop terrace and cinema
  • study and social areas
  • gym
  • kitchen.

Click here for more information.

Students under the age of 18

Students under the age of 18 require the consent of their parent or legal guardian for their accommodation arrangements and this is a requirement of a Student Visa. Click here for more information and to download a consent form.

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Next steps

How do I book my UWA College accommodation?

You'll book your accommodation directly with the university after you apply for a UWA program. Once you make your application and you receive your offer letter, our Enrolment Counsellors will contact you to guide you through your options and help you to apply.

Talkabout Tours are UWA College’s homestay accommodation partner. Please go here once you receive your offer letter and submit your unique accommodation requirements to Talkabout Tours, submitting your details early will help them find the best match for you.

For more information contact our friendly advisers