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Housing Information

Housing is 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 host university, accommodation selected and session. Please review the pricing details within your chosen program session.

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. 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 many differences in culture and lifestyle between life in Australia and the U.S. Remember: the key to a positive experience is flexibility. With this in mind, you can become a true Aussie!


Murdoch University
ISA students attending Murdoch University, and electing to pursue ISA housing, will be placed in a single bedroom in a co-ed, 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment shared between other local and international students. All rooms are set up for Internet access and students arrange and pay for their desired package upon arrival. Additional amenities at the student residence include music, study and game rooms, coin operated laundry, a pool, and sporting facilities. Bed linens are included; however, meals are not included.

See the ISA Perth Google Map for a visual on the location of this housing option.

A $700 refundable security deposit will be charged to students living in ISA arranged housing. ISA may retain some, or all, of this deposit in case of damage to property, or if utility usage exceeds the allotted monthly amount.


University of Western Australia
ISA participants at the University of Western Australia will be placed in dormitory accommodations. Students living in the dorms typically have shared rooms with shared bathrooms, but may have a single room, shared bathroom placement. Bed linens, internet access and a full meal plan are included. Coin-operated laundry facilities are available. Dorms are located within walking distance of the UWA campus.

See the ISA Perth Google Map for a visual on the location of the UWA dorms.

A $500 refundable security deposit will be charged to students living in ISA arranged housing. ISA may retain some, or all, of this deposit in case of damage to property, or if utility usage exceeds the allotted monthly amount.


Independent Housing
Students may opt to secure housing independently. Students who select this option will be responsible for their own housing during the program and will forgo any ISA assistance for housing matters.