A range of accommodation options are available, including Homestay and rental properties (houses or apartments).

Our Student Services staff can provide support to students who need assistance finding appropriate accommodation. You may contact our Accommodation department via email:

Under 18s

Accommodation arrangements for students under the age of 17 must be made through Student Services. Students aged between 16 and 17 years are required to stay in Homestay, however students who are over 17 yhears old, may apply to stay with one of IES College's approved independent living providers.


IES College partners with Australian Homestay Network (AHN) to provide all Homestays for IES College students. Homestays are carefully selected and regularly monitored to meet IES requirements and provide each student with their own bedroom in a safe and secure environment. Depending on the package, meals can be provided throughout the week, e.g. the AHN Traditional package includes two meals daily Monday to Friday, and three meals daily on the weekend. Homestay hosts are based in areas with convenient public transport to the IES College campuses. For more information, contact

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For bookings contact
AHN Tel:1300 697 829  or Brisbane +61 7 3122 3595

Student One

Student One provide independent living opportunities for students who have turned 17 years of age. Student One is located in the heart of Brisbane, close to dining areas, food and shopping centres, and is only a short distance away from IES College campuses via the free shuttle bus. Pricing includes fortnightly room surface clean; bed linen pack; and basic crockery and cutlery, cooking equipment and kitchen utensils. There is a dedicated floor for all under 18 students and a staff member is available 24 hours to assist the students. Students over the age of 17 qualify for independent living. 

Further information may be provided by emailing or Student One on

Atira Apartments 

Atira Apartments provide independent living opportunities for students who have turned 17 years of age. Atira is located in South Brisbane and Woolloongabba and provides a range of accommodation options for students under the age of 18. Dedicated staff are available to assist and advise students, as well as to arrange social events.

Further information may be provided by emailing or Atira on


Urbanest is located in South Brisbane near the lively restaurant and recreation precinct, Southbank. Urbanest provides an independent living option for IES students who are over the age of 17 at commencement of their studies. Urbanest has modern rooms and special places conducive for meeting people and making lifelong friends. Urbanest also has an social active calander.

For further information or bookings contact or

Allen Street Accommodation

Allen Street Accommodation (ASA) is located in the Brisbane suburb of Hamilton. Travelling time to IES College by bus, train or ferry is around 30 - 35 minutes. ASA offers breakfast and dinner 5 days per week. Students are required to sign a Residential Tenancy Authority Rooming Accommodation Agreement for a minimum of 6 months. 

For more information visit 

Airport Pickup

Student Services staff arrange for under 18 students to be met at Brisbane International Airport. Students are given a 24-hour phone number in case of changes to flight details. This service is for students only. Please note that this service is compulsory for students under 18 where IES acts as their guardian.

18 and over

In addition to accommodation options listed above, students over the age of 18 can choose from several other independent acommodation options, including:  

The Johnson - Boundary St, Spring Hill 

UniLodge - Margaret St, Brisbane City

Iglu - Mary St, Brisbane City & Blamey St, Kelvin Grove

The Pad Student Living - various locations

Urbanest - Tribune St, South Brisbane

Genesis1 - Logan Rd, Upper Mount Gravatt

Applications can be done online or directly with the facility.

IES do not arrange these types of accommodation bookings.

For assistance, please contact

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