Housing provided on all ISA programs in the Pacific region, at an additional cost. There are a range of housing options and costs vary according to accommodation selected and session. Housing at the University of Tasmania is $4,000 without meals + a $500 refundable deposit (subject to change.)
A Housing Commitment Fee of $1,000 must be paid by the Final Forms and Payment due date. This fee is nonrefundable after the payment due date and is applied to overall housing costs. The total housing cost will be billed 3-4 weeks prior to the program's departure, once a housing assignment has been allocated.
ISA Housing provides the opportunity for students to experience aspects of the Australian lifestyle that are inaccessible to the average visitor of Australia. All ISA Housing options are either within walking distance or conveniently located to public transit routes. Travel times to the various university buildings generally range between 10-15 minutes walk depending on class locations.
On Campus, NO meal plan (University Apartments): Placements are provided on a first-come, first-serve basis and CANNOT be guaranteed. Rent and utilities are included in the housing price. Students are placed in fully furnished, single bedrooms with shared bathrooms in co-ed, apartment-style university housing. Each apartment has 2 bathrooms, 2 study areas and a shared living, dining, and kitchen area. Most rooms are serviced with either wired and/or wireless network access that will need to be setup upon arrival . Students will be living with other host university students. Meals and laundry service are not included.
The experience of living in another culture will be both educational and rewarding so long as you stay open-minded and reasonable at all times. There are differences in culture and lifestyle between life in Australia and the U.S. Remember: the key to a positive experience is flexibility.