Finding accommodation

Arrange accommodation as soon as you can. Choose from on-campus and off-campus options, depending on your preference and budget.

New to Perth?

Before you choose your accommodation, learn more about one of the world's most liveable cities – the place you'll call home if you choose to study at the Curtin University campus. 

On-campus accommodation

Make the campus your home

As a Curtin College student, you’ll have access to the same on-campus accommodation options as Curtin University students, so you can live and study at Curtin’s Bentley campus and experience university life to the fullest.

All current and soon-to-be Curtin College students can apply at any time, even if you have not yet accepted your offer to study at Curtin College. Feel free to make special requests when applying, such as an all-female dorm, but please note that not all requests can be met.

Apply for on-campus accommodation online

On-campus housing varies across Curtin University. All accommodation is furnished and includes on-site management. Most on-campus accommodation is made up of single rooms, in six or eight bedroom self-contained apartments.

Explore your on-campus housing options.

Coming in 2022, Curtin will open it’s first residential apartment complex and hotel on campus.

 

On-campus accommodation ranges from $160 & $400 AUD per week, for single accommodation with utilities included.

On-campus accommodation fees

If you are 17 years old you may still apply, provided you have a local carer or guardian and will be turning 18 in your first year of study.

Curtin College can approve arrangements for students living with parents, legal guardians, other appropriate family members or genuine family friends. The carer or guardian must be of good character and be over the age of 25. Where no local carer is available, students under the age of 18 must reside in Homestay accommodation.

Off-campus accommodation

We’ll help you find your best housing options

If you prefer to live off campus, there are several options available to you, including Curtin 6 and Curtin 12 townhouses which are located just 10-minutes walk from campus, homestay, or private accommodation.

All Curtin College students have access to the university’s off-campus accommodation database.

View your off-campus options

These 6 townhouses, fully furnished and equipped, are located within 10 minutes walk of Curtin College. Each townhouse has six rooms with a common kitchen, living room and laundry. All rooms are single study rooms equipped with a television antenna and telephone points. The complex is fully secured, with alarms in each unit as well as a security gate at the entrance of the property.

Learn more about Curtin 6

These 12 townhouses, fully furnished and equipped, are located within a 10-minute walk of Curtin College and feature a 24-hour CCTV security surveillance camera. Each townhouse has six rooms with a common kitchen, living room and laundry. All rooms are single study rooms equipped with a television antenna and telephone points. Varying in size, most Curtin 12 bedrooms have a private en-suite bathroom, while the standard room has a shared bathroom facility.

Learn more about Curtin 12

A Homestay arrangement gives students the opportunity to get an authentic cultural experience by living with an Australian family. Australian host families come from many places including Europe, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Hong Kong, among others.

Homestay consists of a variety of family environments including married couples (with or without children), single parents or a single person. Students are able to apply for Homestay accommodation via the Australian Homestay Network website.

The Homestay Officer will house students accordingly and email the Homestay Profile and confirmation to the agent/student directly. Learn more about Homestay and the breakdown of costs.

Apply for Homestay accommodation

Curtin College will provide you with the details of a local housing agency that offers rental accommodation. We can also provide information about other properties close to the College.

If you need assistance with short-term accommodation, please contact the College directly.

Find private rental accommodation in Perth

Students under the age of 18 must have accommodation and welfare arrangements approved by Curtin College prior to leaving their home country. This is a requirement of Australian Immigration.

Curtin College can approve arrangements for students living with parents, legal guardians, other appropriate family members or genuine family friends. The carer or guardian must be of good character and be over the age of 25. Where no local carer is available, students under the age of 18 must reside in Homestay accommodation.