International students can enjoy a short stay with us for up to 8 weeks while they get settled. A short stay in our Hobart or Launceston uni accommodation is a great way to discover a new city, make new friends and set up for a successful year.
Flexible short stay
Flexible short term stay for up to 8 weeks to help your transition to student living. Leave with only 2 weeks notice.
Decide to stay longer
Get the option to make your stay longer by extending your stay for the full year.
Join our vibrant community
You'll make friends and share the best lifestyle and uni experience.
International short stay at a glance
|Locations||Hobart and Launceston accommodation|
|Stay length||Maximum 8-week short stay (with the option to enter into a long term lease or leave with two weeks notice)|
|Rent||Hobart $299 per week and Launceston $202 per week. No other accommodation discounts, |
scholarships or bursaries apply to International Short Stay leases.
|Room type||Single room with shared facilities|
|Availability||Available to international offshore students|
|24-hour security onsite||Yes|
|Security card access only||Yes (all buildings)|
|Wheelchair accessible||Yes (rooms and on-site amenities)|
Register your interest for a short stay before you arrive for study in Semester 1, 2022.
Frequently asked questions
- To be eligible for an international student short stay of up to 8 weeks, you must:
- be an international student;
- have a confirmed booking in UTAS accommodation; and
- have arrived in the accommodation by Monday 14 February 2022
- No other accommodation discounts, scholarships or bursaries apply to International Short Stay leases
We'll offer you a place in one of our available single rooms, most likely with a shared kitchen and living facilities.
All of our Hobart accommodation facilities are linked by the UniHopper, a free shuttle bus service to and from our campuses.
Our accommodation is also located near public transport, find out more about public transport at Metro Tasmania.
There is no bond or holding fee required for an international student short stay. If you decide to extend your stay to a full year lease, there is a $500 bond and $150 holding fee.
We want to give you as much flexibility as possible. If you decide to leave before your end date, you'll need to give us 2 weeks notice. If you decide that you'd like to stay longer than 8 weeks, let us know and we can offer you our normal lease full year lease relevant to your accommodation location.
Yes, If you decide to enter into a full-year lease you can request to change your room type. This is subject to availability.