Finding a great place to live while studying at UQ can really enhance your experience of university life.

Accommodation Services provides information and services to assist you to find a home that's right for you, and make your arrival in Brisbane as smooth as possible.

If you have never rented in Queensland before, this guide will help you set up trouble-free rental arrangements. Many students who run into problems with their rental housing do so because they don’t understand the rules and processes of renting.

If you cannot view the above booklet, you may download a PDF copy here


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Before you arrive

Getting your accommodation right will set you up for success at UQ. We provide tips on how to prepare for living in Brisbane.  

Once you have arrived

Knowing how to negotiate the many forms and regulations can be daunting as a first-time renter.

We can help you understand your rights and responsibilities as a tenant.

During your tenancy

Make sure you know how to respond to any issues that might arise during your tenancy.

Understanding your rights and responsibilities is the best way to protect yourself.

Ending your tenancy

Avoid the traps and pitfalls when you move out.

It can mean the difference between getting your bond back or ending up on a tenancy blacklist.