Find Your Student Accommodation in Cairns

Cairns is a city in tropical Far North Queensland and is considered as the gateway to Australia's Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics World Heritage Rainforest. Home to the campus of James Cook University, it attracts a large volume of domestic and international students every year, making it difficult to find quality student accommodation in Cairns.The rising number of students flying to Cairns makes it challenging for universities to accommodate them all in the student hall, thereby creatin...Read more

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Frequently Asked Questions

Check out these answers to common questions and review other programme information in the Help Centre.

How can I rent a student home in Cairns?

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 team of student housing experts.


What are the different types of student accommodation in Cairns?

University Living offers purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) close to various universities like James Cook University and CQ University Cairns, 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.


What are the different types of student rooms in Cairns?

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.


Will I get cleaning and laundry services?

Most properties have on-site, coin-operated washing machines that make doing laundry quite easy. Students are expected to keep their rooms clean while common areas are looked after by housekeeping staff at regular intervals. If you’re unwilling to get your hands dirty, contact the reception for professional cleaning services at an extra fee.


How do I know my student apartment is safe?

All properties listed by University Living are personally verified by the team or their representatives. Each accommodation has foolproof safety measures in place, secure door entries, restricted access, and more.


Does my Cairns accommodation offer any onsite amenities?

Properties listed on our platform comes with a wide range of onsite amenities such a laundry room, fitness centre, swimming pool, BBQ, outdoor courtyard, bike storage, fully-fitted kitchen, TV, and plenty more.


Can I view my student housing in Cairns before booking?

Yes. If you want to view your accommodation before booking it, get in touch with our accommodation experts, and we will arrange a tour for you.


What are the best areas for students to live in Cairns?

Cairns offers a great student life no matter where you live; you will always be in the middle of all the action. Smithfield, Redlynch, Whitfield, Edge Hill, etc. are some of the most popular, affordable, and culturally diverse places in Cairns.