Deciding where to live is a key decision when you move to Melbourne. We can help you find your new home away from home.
Students under 18 years of age
International students under 18 years of age can only live in approved accommodation as a condition of their student visa. Check the special requirments and find lists of approved providers of accommodation and welfare for students under 18 years of age.
Help finding accommodation
RMIT’s Student Support Advisors can help you to find short-term or temporary accommodation for when you first arrive as well as somewhere to live long term. They can help you whether you are coming alone or are going to be living with your family.
They can help you decide which suburb you want to live in, find affordable, safe and appropriate housing, and provide information about renting and tenancy agreements.
When choosing accommodation, you will need to consider travel time and transport to campus. Discover the closest suburbs to your campus and the transport available to you to get to university.
There are also different accommodation options to think about:
When you move to Melbourne, you need to budget for set-up and living costs. Use our cost of living guide to help you figure out your finances and what you’ll need to get started.