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​We can assist you to find suitable accommodation. Our Newcastle campus has student accommodation directly opposite the campus, it is modern, secure and reasonably priced.
Hunter TAFE has partnered with Newcastle Student Accommodation (NewSA) to offer you with the best experience in student accommodation in Newcastle! NewSA is conveniently located opposite Newcastle Campus and has a range of benefits available to you as an international student.
You can also view our Accommodation Guide to help you find a place of your own across the Newcastle, Hunter and Central Coast regions.
Newcastle is easily accessible by air, rail, boat, interstate and local coach services. The city offers a range of local public transport services, as well as cycle ways and walking tracks.

Living in Newcastle is cheaper than Sydney, so your accommodation will on average be between $140 - $430 person/per week depending on the property and location.


​Newcastle and surrounding areas - Average Price ​Sydney and surrounding areas - Average Price


​1 Bedroom in shared accommodation = $140 ​1 Bedroom in shared accommodation = $240
1 Bedroom house/unit/townhouse = $300 ​1 Bedroom house/unit/townhouse = $520
​2 Bedroom house = $330 ​​2 Bedroom house = $590
​3 Bedroom house = $430 ​3 Bedroom house = $700

The cost of living will depend on your individual lifestyle, however it is estimated that living expenses for a single international student are approximately AU$18,610 per year for essentials such as: accommodation, food, clothing, transport, textbooks and excursions expenses.
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