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DUELI students have the option of staying in homestay accommodation while they complete their courses.
Homestay accommodation provides students with a unique opportunity to experience firsthand the Australian way of life while making new friends and learning English in a safe and caring environment.
Students live with locals (family or individuals) and are generally located a short distance from the Melbourne Burwood Campus. Some of the main features of homestay include:
For further information please see the DUELI Homestay Terms and Conditions (see page 3-4).
The price for homestay accommodation changes from year to year and varies according to the arrangements you make with your homestay hosts. In general, homestay accommodation costs A$265 per week, paid directly to the homestay host. There is also a homestay placement fee of A$230, which must be paid to Deakin International together with your tuition fees before your arrival.
Living in a homestay is a valuable experience for both you and your homestay hosts. Assistance with finding a suitable homestay is provided by Deakin University.
To apply for homestay accommodation, complete and send us the Application for Homestay form as soon as possible before your arrival.
*In general, breakfast and lunch are prepared by students themselves using provided ingredients, while dinner is prepared by the homestay hosts.
In addition to homestay accommodation, DUELI students can choose to stay;