Why SIA?

You can trust the team at SIA

We’ve been helping students find accommodation for over 25 years

For many students, studying abroad marks the first time that they are travelling overseas and spending significant time away from home. Such big changes can be daunting. If this is you, you’ll appreciate the unique student accommodation service that Semester in Australia offers.

With over 25 years working with international students in Australia, our experience and connections allow us to access the best student accommodation in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and the Gold Coast. With us, you can prearrange your student accommodation before you set foot in Australia, and have all the in-country services and support offered by a program provider, at little to no extra cost to the student!

Semester in Australia has partnerships with student accommodation providers, so there are little to no extra costs to the student for our services.  All our services are included with their normal rent for the Semester.

We go the extra mile

No other student accommodation provider in Australia goes as far to ensure your arrival is positive and stress-free. Semester in Australia is not just accommodation. We also offer an Arrivals Service that makes you feel at home from the moment you arrive in Australia. We help you become familiar with the local area, your Australian University and iwe introduce you to the other SiA students upon arrival. You will have a ready-made peer network, who are excited to experience Australia in the same way as you. Many happy students are proof of our commitment.

Consider these quality inclusions that set us apart

Not all student accommodation is alike. With Semester in Australia you’re guaranteed:

  • Great value accommodation
    All our accommodation comes fully furnished with a washing machine and all cooking facilities. Plus, utilities, including wireless internet, gas, water, electricity are included in your housing fee. We even professionally clean each apartment before you arrive.
  • Handy locations
    All student accommodation is located close to campuses, the city and other important things like shops, restaurants and gyms.
  • Readymade social networks
    You’ll be share housing with other international students who are ready to experience Australia the same way you are. Even though you arrive in Australia alone, most of our students leave with a load of new friends.
  • Ongoing support
    Before you land, you’ll have access to our pre-arrival support. Then when you’ve arrived, you’ll receive a Welcome Pack which contains helpful information such as maps and public transport timetables. You’ll also be introduced to your onsite Resident Director who is there to help throughout the semester.
  • Trustworthy Reputation
    We operate in accordance with Australian rental laws. We’re also an approved housing provider and recommended by the University of Queensland, Griffith University, University of Sydney, University of Technology Sydney, Australian Catholic University, University of Melbourne, Swinburne University of Technology and Le Cordon Bleu.

Everything you need and nothing you don’t

Our many years of experience working with international students and universities means that we know exactly how to create the perfect home away from home. Your apartment is fully furnished and stocked with everything you need, like cookware, a desk and wireless internet. There’s nothing you don’t need, to help keep costs down. As a result, our service for international students in Australia is:

  • Cheaper
  • Reliable
  • Safe
  • Convenient

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