Packages and rates

Student Homestay packages

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 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

Homestay rates

Adult students (18+ year olds)

Fee type2022 rates2023 rates
Homestay placement application fee: Single $270  (one off fee) $300 (one off fee)
Homestay placement application fee: Twin
Study tour students only.
$180 (one off fee) $300 (one off fee)
Host family accommodation rate: Single  $294 per week $350 per week
Host family accommodation rate: Twin
Study tour students only
$259 per week $315 per week

Under 18 students

Fee type2022 rates2023 rates
Homestay placement application fee: Single $270  (one off fee) $300 (one off fee)
Homestay placement application fee: Twin
Study tour students only.
$180 (one off fee) $300 (one off fee)
Under 18 welfare set-up fee
Individual students with packaged UOWC and UOW course offers only
$250 (one off fee) $265 (one off fee)
Host family accommodation rate: Single $336 per week $385 per week
Host family accommodation rate: Twin
Study tour students only
$294 per week $350 per week

Other service fees

Fee type2022 rates2023 rates
Transfer to campus: Single
Study tour students only
$18 per day $20 per day
Transfer to campus:Twin
Study tour students only
$9 per day $10 per day
Packed Lunch $9 per day  $10 per day
Airport Pickup - includes GST $150 (one off fee) $170 (one off fee)

* 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.

 

Host family rates

Adult students (18+year olds)

Fee type2022 rates2023 rates
Homestay Host Reimbursement Rate: Single $294 per week $315 per week
Homestay Host Reimbursement Rate: Twin
Study tour students only
$259 per week $287 per week

Under 18 students

Fee type2022 rates2023 rates
Homestay Host Reimbursement Rate: Single $336 per week $350 per week
Homestay Host Reimbursement Rate: Twin
Study tour students only
$294 per week $322 per week