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Special Short Stay Deals at International House, UOW

As a UOW College Student we are pleased to offer special short stay rates (4 weeks to 18 weeks) to stay at International House for just $294 a week for intakes in 2019.

This weekly fee covers accommodation with own room, meals, WIFI, and access to a high level of social, well being and academic support programs. The fee also covers all electricity, water, maintenance, room furnishings and access to a wide range of social activities, academic support and excellent facilities.

The free Shuttle bus makes getting to the main campus only a quick trip away.

For more information on the International house, see the UOW page.

To enquire about this option and make a booking contact directly on ph: +61 2 4221 5252 or email

Homestay Accommodation

UOW College Homestay allows students to live with a caring local family and be immersed in the Australian way of life. Our Homestay team personally hand-pick each host family that is allowed to join the program and then individually reviews each students application to make the best match. We have over 2000 host families on our register, which means we have the best opportunity of success, when looking for a family that is perfect for you.

Our local Homestay program began more than 25 years ago and has diligently cared for many thousands of students and host families during that time. Our program is local, personal, professional and exceptional. You can feel confident that your UOW College Homestay experience will be the best one possible.

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UOW Accommodation Options

Living in one of the student residences is a great way to start your degree. Our data confirms that students who live in UOW managed accommodation achieve higher academic results. All students in the residences receive a high level of support that is available 24/7 and the friendly community environment makes it easy to settle in quickly. Starting university can be a stressful time and having the guarantee gives students a real peace of mind.

There is now 2600 places in UOW managed accommodation with a choice of catered, self-catered, single and twin rooms in different styles of accommodation. All student residences have access to the Gong bus shuttle, with Kooloobong Village and Bangalay located on campus. For more information, take a look at the UOW Living website.

Our newest student residence on campus opened in January 2018 and welcomed over 800 students from around the world. Located in the Kooloobong Village area, the facility features world class accommodation, a gaming room, indoor and outdoor cinemas, beautiful landscaped communal areas and state of the art facilities. With a mix of self-catered studios and four bedroom units, Kooloobong Village is an ideal place to start to your UOW experience.

To book a place in any of the student residences (contact International House directly for short stays :

Apply Now online to be considered to live in our residences.

For more information, please visit the UOW Living website or contact our friendly staff on or call us on +61 2 4221 5467.

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Last reviewed: 28 March, 2019