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Living in Australia: Advice from students

Check out these videos for some great advice about how to find student accommodation and what it’s like living in Australia.


These videos are brought to you by ISANA as part of their Accommodation Video Competition. Check out the winning entries below!


Shared Accommodation


First place goes to Marc Richardson from Tahiti who’s living in shared accommodation. He offers some great advice for students for living with housemates and how it can save you lots of money:


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Student Apartment


In second place is Darren Saw for his video about living in a student apartment. In his video he talks about what it’s like to have a roommate, how to keep organised and have fun:


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Hall of Residence (on-campus)


International student Chido Mwaturura has won third place for her creative and funny video about living on campus in a hall of residence. She provides lots of advice for living in study halls, fun things to do, and guides you through the experience:


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Hall of Residence (on-campus) / Off campus residential

The runners up include some great videos providing lots of helpful information and advice. The first is about living off campus in a hall of residence and takes you through the process of getting to your chosen accommodation and what to do when you get there:


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This next video takes a look at what it’s like to live with a homestay family who quickly become like a second family:


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Shared private rental / student hostel


This final video is about living in a shared private rental or student hostel. It talks you through how to get from the airport to your accommodation site, how to find information and facilities, and goes through some of your accommodation options:


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We hope you enjoyed these videos about living in Australia!