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James Cook University is the 2nd oldest university in Queensland and one of the world's leading institutions focusing on the tropics. It is located in Brisbane, the fastest-growing cities and the capital of Queensland. The university offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses across various disciplines including Accounting, Hospitality and Tourism, Education, Business, and Information Technology. The biggest advantage of studying here is its surroundings, the spectacular ecosystems of the rainforests of the Wet tropics, the dry savannahs, and the magnificent Great Barrier Reef. All these things in addition to the wonderful teaching attract thousands of students to this university every year. You will be glad to know that the university has received 32 national awards from the Australian Teaching and Learning Council for its excellence.

Student housing near James cook University

The university offers two accommodation options: Student One and AHN Homestays. The former one has rooms for around 690 residents ranging from single and twin studios, to en-suite rooms in 5-bedroom apartments. The rooms are fully furnished and air-conditioned. The homestays are also a good option if you’re coming to Australia for the first time as it will help you in a lot of ways.

There are numerous other student accommodation near James cook University which are popularly known as Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA). These are private student housing in Brisbane are built specifically for student living offering a comfortable living space. They are well-furnished with all the basic amenities and are quite secure as well with modern security measures in place.

Types of student rooms

These off-campus alternatives mentioned in the previous paragraph offer an array of room types such as shared flats, en-suite rooms, studios, and apartments. All these properties come with plenty of on-site communal facilities which makes living in these homes more comfortable and enjoyable. Living in a PBSA allows you to make the most of your university experience as you will meet students from various cultures and backgrounds. You can also book complete properties if you’re coming in a group with friends. While living here make wonderful memories which you can cherish for the rest of your life.

Each student bedroom comes with a comfortable bed, study space, plenty of storage spaces in the form of drawers, wardrobe, and under-bed storage as well. Depending on the room type you also get a fully fitted bathroom. There is also a kitchen which is well equipped with all the modern appliances so you can prepare your meals with ease. You don’t have to worry about the pesky utility bills as they are mostly covered in the rent. There are nice and spacious communal areas which include a TV and games room, laundry room, business centre, and more.

Student life in Brisbane

Brisbane is a diverse city, with around 22% of residents born outside Australia and speak different languages which make it is an exceptionally inclusive city, and international students will feel right at home. It is an amazing city and has one of the lowest costs of living in comparison with other Australian cities. The accommodations are budget-friendly and the transportation is also cheap. But that doesn’t mean that the quality will be compromised – it just means that your dollar will give you a better living in Brisbane than in our southern counterparts. If you love outdoor activities then Brisbane is the place for you. The city is the gateway to two of the world’s biggest sand islands and beautiful sub-tropical hinterland rainforests. The nightlife is also quite vibrant with a range of intimate nightspots and live music venues.

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Q. How can I rent student accommodation near James Cook University?

A. You can book your home away from home in 3 easy steps: 1. Select your favourite accommodation 2. Pay the security deposit if required 3. Booking confirmed. In all these steps you will be provided free guidance from our experienced team.

Q. What are the different types of student accommodation around James Cook University?

A. University Living offers purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) close to various universities with fewer restrictions and more options, so the students can enjoy a comfortable duration of stay. You can pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also provide short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programmes.

Q. What are the best student accommodation to live in close to James Cook University?

A. Brisbane has everything a student needs, no matter where you live; you will always be able to enjoy everything this city has to offer. Scape South Bank, Iglu Brisbane City, Atira Regent Street, etc. are some of the most popular, affordable, and fully furnished student accommodations near James Cook University.

Q. When should I book my student home near James Cook University for February intake?

A. It is better to book a student home as early as possible because you will get more choices and the best offers on room bookings. 6 months in advance can be considered an ideal time so don’t wait for the last moment.

Q. What are the different types of student rooms near James Cook University?

A. The major room types are: Sharing: This is where 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces. En-suite/Private: This includes a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are shared. Studios: This is a self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space along with a private washroom. Two students may book a single studio together, subject to the policies of the accommodation provider.

Q. Can I stay at student accommodation only for a semester?

A. Yes. University Living offers accommodations for students who go on a semester exchange programme. They provide student housing on a short term basis in 30+ cities across the world.

Q. Can I get discounts on student housing near James Cook University?

A. Of course, students who book early often get good discounts and pay less rent for their student housing. You can also avail cashback and discounts on group bookings.

Q. Where can I stay during my placement year?

A. Students who are working during their placement year but are full-time student at a university can stay in the student homes listed on University Living website. As long as you’re a student at a university you can choose to stay at any student accommodation.