Accommodation Options

Living with a homestay host is the perfect way to help you improve your English and understand Australian culture in a safe, friendly environment. Travelling to Australia to study is like taking a journey into yourself.

There is no place like home. What we know about students coming to Australia to study clearly tells us that homestay accommodation plays a huge role in the student’s experience when studying abroad.Once having made the decision to go overseas to study there are two key factors and that is the quality of the education you will receive and the quality of your accommodation. Homestay offers independence, clean comfortable and safe accommodation as well as support and companionship all of which are extremely important. In addition, you will meet friendly people to talk to, exchange the different cultures and make some Aussie friends that can last for a life time. Make the most of this wonderful experience.

  • We offer private airport transportation to make sure the students are met at the airport by one of our friendly drivers and safely taken and introduced to your host family. Given students usually arrive feeling tired and jet lagged after a long journey, arriving in a strange country with a different language and different culture can sometimes be a little daunting at first so we feel it is important for you to feel welcomed on your arrival.
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  • Host families offer a safe friendly home away from home environment. They are there to make you feel welcome and become part of their family.

There is nothing more welcoming than a friendly smiling face.

  • Homestay offers a cultural immersion. All cultures are different and your host will help you to settle into the Australian way of life and they are also eager to learn about your culture as well
  • Homestay enhances language skills. When you come to Australia and live with an English speaking family it is the best way to speed up your English skills – both oral and written
  • Homestay builds lifetime memories from this experience. By becoming part of your host family you can’t help but make new friends.

We are pleased to offer different homestay options to suit your needs. The types of accommodations we offer is good value for your money and more often than not is much cheaper than if you were to live in an independent apartment as there are usually added costs such as electricity, gas, sometimes water usage and food when living independently. And sometimes even an accommodation bond is required. In homestay accommodation this is all covered in your weekly fee. We have very experienced dedicated staff with the expertise to placeyou with the most suitable homestay hosts according to your individual requests and to have you livingas close as possible to where you will be studying.

ACCOMMODATION & SERVICES

All of our accommodation offers students clean fully furnished bedrooms including a study desk a chair a reading lamp and a nice clean comfortable bed. Meals, gas, electricity and water
services are included so there is no extra cost except a $10 weekly internet fee. Bed linen, towels, toilet paper and soap will be provided at no extra fee. Students must supply their own
personal items such as shampoo, conditioner and any other personal items. Laundry facilities arealso available and included in your homestay weekly accommodation for no extra charge.

Options:

  • You can choose your own private bedroom with your own private bathroom
  • You can choose your own private bedroom with your own private bathroom
  • Or you can choose a twin share bedroom with a shared bathroom.For privacy reasons to be able to occupy a twin share bedroom you need to know the person you request to share with.
  • If you are a couple then either a double/queen or kind bed is provided.

OUR HOST FAMILIES WILL BE WAITING TO WELCOME YOU

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VIP HOMESTAY FOR OVER 18 AND UNDER YEAR OLD STUDENTS

  • Single fully furnished bedroom with a comfortable bed, a study desk, a chair and a lamp
  • Bed linen, towels, electricity, gas and water are all provided and internet facilities also available and included in your fee
  • Local telephone calls – free
  • Breakfast lunch and dinner provided 7 day a week.
  • Personalised assistance to negotiate the public transport system
  • Private bathroom for student only
  • Laundry & Ironing service provided
  • Students need to provide their own shampoo, conditioner and any other personal items
  • Please refer to application form for prices
  • Separate rates apply to students under the age of 18 years.

STANDARD ACCOMMODATION FOR OVER 18 YEAR OLD STUDENTS

  • Single fully furnished bedroom with a comfortable bed, a study desk, a chair and a lamp
  • Bed linen, towels, electricity, gas and water are all provided Internet facilities available – $10 per week charge will apply
  • Breakfast and lunch provided week days and 3 meals on weekends if required at no extra charge. Breakfast is usually self-serve. Lunches on weekdays can be provide at an extra charge
  • Assistance to negotiate the public transport system
  • Bathrooms may be shared with other students or family member
  • Students need to provide their own shampoo, conditioner and any other personal items
  • Laundry facilities made available to students
  • Please refer to application form for prices
  • Separate rates apply to students under the age of 18 years.
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TWIN SHARE FOR OVER 18 YEAR OLD STUDENTS

  • Fully furnished bedroom with comfortable separate beds, a study desk, a chair and a lamp
  • Bed linen, towels, electricity, gas and water are all provided Internet facilities available – $10 per week charge will apply
  • For privacy reasons twin share options are only available if both students are known to each other and approved by Homestay Direct Services.
  • Breakfast and dinner provided weekdays and 3 meal on weekends if required at no extra charge.
  • Breakfast is usually self-serve
  • Assistance to negotiate the public transport system
  • Bathrooms may be shared with other students or family member
  • Students need to provide their own shampoo, conditioner and any other personal items
  • Laundry facilities made available to students
  • Lunch on weekdays can be provided for an extra charge
  • Please refer to application form for prices
  • Separate rates apply to students under the age of 18 years..

FOR UNDER 18 YEAR OLD STUDENTS:

  • Any of the above options are also available
  • Please refer to the under 18 year old application form for prices. Separate rates apply to students under the age of 18 years and 3 meals a day and internet are all included

TELEPHONE & INTERNET

  • Unless you request a VIP booking then students must pay for all local and international calls if using the host’s landline phone.
  • Students must pay hosts $10 per week for use of internet. If you would like this to be included in your weekly fee then please advise us when submitting your application
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WATER USAGE

  • Australia is a dry country and you should always be mindful of your water usage.
  • At times the Government has to apply strict water restrictions if there is a water shortage due to drought conditions but your host will advise you if this is applicable on your arrival.
  • There will always be water to use but just limited. Please discuss this with your host family. You should never leave taps running or waste water.

HEATING AND COOLING

  • The average student resides in their bedroom in the evenings after dinner if they are studying. Therefore adequate heating and cooling is provided with no additional charge to the student.
  • Additional charges may apply to supplementary heating and cooling beyond the average usage. Discuss this with your host family as a matter of safety and cost.

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Addresss

PO Box 1282 East Malvern Vic 3145