Together with world-class universities and beautiful weather, Brisbane is renowned for its friendly student culture. The cost of living in Queensland’s capital is relatively low compared to other Australian cities, offering students a choice of affordable accommodation. Live like a Brisbane local by finding a place to call home near Griffith University.
How to Choose the Right Griffith University Accommodation
Living in student accommodation gives you a great opportunity to gain independence. If you’re nervous about leaving your familiar lifestyle behind, finding a place where you feel comfortable and part of a community will make moving out of home less daunting. Prioritising your personal needs when looking for Griffith student accommodation will ensure you make the right choice.
Things to Consider
• Location – Griffith has several campuses located in Brisbane. Each campus is surrounded by student housing.
• Social opportunities – Getting involved in Brisbane’s student scene is a great way to make new friends, but it’s still important to balance your studies with socialising.
• Budget – Even though Brisbane is slightly more affordable than other major cities, the cost of rent is still an important consideration.
Undecided about where to live? These are the pros and cons associated with the most popular types of Griffith student accommodation.
Pros and Cons of Share Housing
• Pros – Budget-friendly rent, autonomous living, social opportunities
• Cons – Messy and disruptive housemates
Pros and Cons of On-Campus Accommodation
• Pros – Academic and social opportunities, walking distance to class
• Cons – Lack of independence and privacy, separated from local culture
Pros and Cons of Homestay
• Pros – Exposure to Australian culture, homely living conditions
• Cons – Reduced contact with other students, strict rules
Pros and Cons of Student Apartments
• Pros – Comfortable living conditions, advanced security features, built-in community of students
• Cons – Commuting costs, social events may cause distractions
Looking for local advice on Griffith University student accommodation? Check out the Accommodation page on the Griffith University website for more information on places to stay in Brisbane. For those in search of student apartments, learn more about the options available with UniLodge below.
Why Choose UniLodge for Griffith Accommodation?
The UniLodge experience offers the best of both worlds by letting our residents enjoy privacy and independence among an active community of students. There are several room sizes on offer at our Griffith University accommodation, including single, double, multi-bedroom and studio options.
Whether you plan to study in Brisbane for a single semester or your entire degree, choosing UniLodge is a great way to immerse yourself in the city’s student culture.
Griffith University Apartments
We have student accommodation near Griffith University’s South Bank campus, as well as several housing options close to public transport for students attending the Mount Gravatt or Nathan campuses. These locations include:
• UniLodge Park Central – Studio, studio premium, 4-bedroom, 5-bedroom and 6-bedroom apartments (short-term and group bookings also available)
• UniLodge South Bank – Studio twin share, large studio, studio, 6-bedroom multi-share, 2-bedroom apartments
• UniLodge @Shafston – Standard studio and standard studio with balcony apartments; short-term bookings also available
Enquire about our Griffith University accommodation by contacting UniLodge today.