International short stay in 2022

Take the pressure off moving with a short stay in uni accommodation.

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)
RentHobart $299 per week and Launceston $202 per week. No other accommodation discounts,
scholarships or bursaries apply to International Short Stay leases.
Room typeSingle room with shared facilities
BondNot applicable  
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.

Register your interest here

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.

Learn more about our accommodation options here

Jump into uni life

As a student living in Hobart or Launceston, you’ll have the chance to live right in the heart of the action.

Join a community where you'll feel safe, where residents look out for each other, and where you can take part in enriching activities. Our friendly Residential Leaders and staff will get you started.

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We offer many scholarships for international students. They can be awarded on merit or to provide access to university. Our scholarships can help you with your fees or with your move to Tasmania.

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