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Iglu is not just student accommodation,
it’s more like a student community.

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ABOUT iglu

Lifestyle and location

That’s what we are all about at Iglu Student Accommodation.

Purpose built for students, Iglu offers the supportive benefits of student accommodation in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney along with the flexibility of an off-campus lifestyle.

This is combined with fresh, fully-furnished living spaces, fabulous communal areas, a safe and secure environment and a jam-packed events programme.

Like a social household? Choose a share apartment, with your own secure bedroom and private or shared bathroom. Prefer your own space? A studio or one bedroom apartment with a private bathroom is the perfect option.


When you live at Iglu, you don't just get an apartment, you get loads of cool extras. Take a look at our awesome facilities and you will see that we have thought of everything.


At Iglu, we are all about location. That’s why all Iglu properties are within easy reach of major universities and colleges, transport, shopping, eating, fitness and entertainment.

We have five unbeatable locations for student accommodation in SydneyIglu BroadwayIglu Central, Iglu Central ParkIglu Chatswood and Iglu Redfern  and two great options for student accommodation in Brisbane – Iglu Brisbane City and Iglu Kelvin Grove. The first phase of Iglu Melbourne City, our first property in Melbourne, is now open, meaning students have even more cool options to choose from when they study in Australia.

Have a look around, you will see that it's pretty cool to live at Iglu.

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At Iglu we consider the safety and security of all students living with us to be the highest priority.

Our teams are trained in emergency and evacuation management, Senior First Aid and Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S). They also undertake Iglu specific training to ensure a prompt and organised response to any situation.

All of our student accommodation properties in Sydney and Brisbane have:

  • CCTV cameras installed throughout the building common areas, entry points and hallways, which operate 24 hours a day.
  • All buildings and apartments operate on an electronic swipe card system. Access to your bedrooms is by either swipe card or a lockable door. Either way, it designed to ensure you feel safe and secure. 

There is an Iglu team member onsite and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide students living with us support and assistance at any time.

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We offer the simplicity of one weekly rental fee, with lots of extras included, to make budgeting a breeze.


  • All utilities (gas, water, electricity)
  • WiFi internet (click here for inclusions and upgrades)
  • 24 hour access to onsite support
  • Apartment televisions*
  • Air conditioning and heating (in winter)^
  • Use of all common areas and facilities

You can view our current rental fees for our student accommodation in:

Sydney Accommodation  |  Brisbane Accommodation

* Not included at Iglu Kelvin Grove | ^ Iglu Kelvin Grove has ceiling fans and balconies

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Students helping students. 24 x 7, there is always someone here for you.

Resident Leaders (RLs) are students who live onsite, employed by Iglu to offer after hours support, run activities and help create a great atmosphere.

This is one of the unique advantages of living in student accommodation. The RLs are always available for residents to talk to about personal issues or any daily stresses. They are trained in a number of areas including senior first aid and emergency management.

They also work with the Iglu team to organise a jam-packed event programme that aims to bring residents together, increase cultural awareness, encourage learning and teach new skills – all in a fun and supportive environment. These events include:

  • Academic (e.g. spelling bees, CV writing skills)
  • Cultural (e.g. city tours, international food nights)
  • Social (e.g. movie nights, BBQs)
  • Wellbeing (Pilates, boxercise, R U OK days)

You can check out a full sample of the cool events and activities here.

If you are interested in applying to be a Resident Leader, please chat to the General Manager at the your Iglu property in Sydney or Brisbane.

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Here at Iglu, we're all about choice.

That's why we offer two simple ways for you to secure a place at one of our cool student accommodations properties in Sydney or Brisbane.

So have a look around the site to learn more about what it's like to live at Iglu and choose where you want to live and what type of room is right for you. Once you've done that...

If you’re still not sure...

Why not send us your details and we will be in touch to see how we can help you finalise your plans.

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If you're ready to book online…

Simply select your room and lease duration, click Apply Now, tell us about yourself and pay one week's rent* to hold your room. We will then send you a full offer of accommodation to accept and pay the full amount required to secure the room (an additional weeks' rent and your bond).

* This will be treated as your first rent payment once your application is confirmed and you move in.

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You can view our full online booking process here.

    It's really easy.

    So check out our rooms and secure your place today.

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    Why Iglu?


    From your fully furnished living space to a variety of awesome and versatile communal spaces Iglu provides an unsurpassed student living experience.

    It's purpose built for student living so you can move straight in.


    It's not just about the buildings, we want you to feel at home. That's why our friendly staff and Resident Leaders are always there for you.

    We make sure you are supported and have plenty of fun by planning regular events and activities designed to foster a healthy academic and social life.


    Brisbane: Iglu has two super-convenient student accommodation locations, one in Kelvin Grove, across the road from the Queensland University of Technology campus, and one in the heart of the Brisbane CBD. Located on Mary Street, it is on the doorstep of many universities and colleges, such as the University of Queensland and Griffith University. You can't get any closer to the action.

    Melbourne: The first phase of Iglu Melbourne City is now open. From it's prime location on Franklin Street, across the road from the iconic Queen Victoria Markets, students can easily walk to RMIT, Melbourne University and many other city-based campuses.

    Sydney: We have five options for stunning student accommodation in Sydney. All are in close proximity to nearby universities, including Macquarie University, the University of Sydney, the University of Technology Sydney and many other universities and colleges. Which means lower commuting times and living closer to the main attractions.

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