Cost

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Student Homestay Rates

UOW College Homestay is a very cost effective way of staying in Wollongong, with additional benefits such as:

  • Knowing you are living in a safe environment, with people that UOW College know and trust
  • Practicing and improving your conversational English
  • Becoming familiar with local customs and culture
  • Affordable alternative to other living options in Wollongong
  • Enjoying the comforts of a home environment with people who care about you.

Your Homestay package

Your weekly Homestay fee includes:

  • Your fully furnished room (bed, desk, chair, clothes storage, lamp, bedding, pillows, towels, blankets)
  • Breakfast & Dinner everyday
  • Lunches when you are home on weekends
  • Use of the house & outdoor areas
  • Utilities (gas, water, electricity, rates)
  • All the English practice you can get with your host family

Administration and Homestay Family Cost

Administration Charges
(To be paid on application)
2016/2017
Placement Fee $250 per person
Guardianship Set-up for under 18 year olds $120 per person
Airport Pick-up $150 per person
Paid to your Homestay Family
(To be paid on arrival at your homestay home)
2016/2017
Single Room (shared bathroom) 18yrs+ $260 per person per week, or $38 per day
Twin Share Room (2 students per room, shared bathroom) 18yrs+ $220 per person per week, or $32 per day
Single Room Under 18yrs - add $40 guardianship / under age care $300 per person per week, or $43 per day
* Students with an offer to study at UOW may be eligible for a free Airport Pick-up.

Administration Charges
(To be paid on application)
2018
Placement Fee $265 per person
Guardianship Set-up for under 18 year olds $240 per person
Airport Pick-up $150 per person
Paid to your Homestay Family
(To be paid on arrival at your homestay home)
2018
Single Room (shared bathroom) 18yrs+ $275 per person per week, or $40 per day
Twin Share Room (2 students per room, shared bathroom) 18yrs+ $240 per person per week, or $35 per day
Single Room Under 18yrs - add $40 guardianship / under age care $315 per person per week, or $45 per day
* Students with an offer to study at UOW may be eligible for a free Airport Pick-up.

There may be some other possible additional charges that you are required to pay, these include phone, internet or special dietary requests.

Last reviewed: 6 September, 2017