Canberra is a fantastic place to invest in your education. Australia’s capital city is home to some of the best universities in the country, a thriving arts scene, and Parliament House (the meeting place of Australia’s government).
Unlike some of Australia’s larger cities like Sydney and Melbourne, Canberra’s skyline is dominated by bushland rather than towering skyscrapers. With its peaceful nature reserves, this highly liveable city is a great place to experience the natural beauty of Australia while you study.
UniLodge has student accommodation in Canberra near many of the city’s premier universities. Check out our student apartments to find a new home close to your classes.
Surrounded by bushland and native wildlife, the University of Canberra is located just north of the city centre. Covering 290 acres, the campus features everything you’ll need to enjoy your time at university, including modern classrooms, cafés, health clubs and a library with plenty of quiet spaces for productive study sessions. The Canberra Civic Centre, Australian Institute of Sport and Canberra Stadium are just a short distance from the university, so there’s always something happening in the local neighbourhood.
UniLodge has several student accommodation options located within a short distance of the University of Canberra, including:
Australian National University’s main campus sits among lush parkland in the heart of Canberra. Just a short distance from Lake Burley Griffin, its central location offers easy access to the CBD and public transport networks. One of the top research universities in Australia, ANU’s prestigious reputation has made it a top destination for international students.
If you’re looking for student accommodation in Canberra that close to the ANU campus, all the following UniLodge apartments are close by.
As Australia's capital city, Canberra offers exciting opportunities to both domestic and international students. In addition to its respected universities and multicultural student communities, the city also has plenty of manmade and natural wonders to explore.
Popular activities among locals include bushwalking, trail bike riding, and picnicking. There are also heaps of festivals to take part in, including the Canberra International Music Festival, Summernats Car Festival, Canberra Balloon Spectacular, and the Fireside Food and Wine Festival.
Commuting is easy in Canberra, with plenty of bus services available to take you to campus and back to your student accommodation. No matter which university you’re enrolled at, UniLodge can help you find the perfect student accommodation in Canberra. Book online to avoid missing out on your preferred location.
If you're moving from overseas to study in Canberra you'll need to have an Australian bank account to pay your bills, including rent for your student accommodation. To make this research a little easier we've rounded up the top things to consider when choosing a banking provider and the best bank accounts for students.