Important Information for Students

  • Study Stays is a free platform for students to search off-campus accommodation and for providers to list vacant accommodation near the University. 
  • Listings are submitted by real estate agents, landlords, private providers and students. 
  • UNSW does not check the accuracy, or the completeness of the information submitted or inspect any of the properties. 
  • You must make your own assessment of the information provided and inspect the accommodation prior to paying any money or signing any documents. 
  • Ask the provider for landlords full name, address and contact details. 
  • Be aware of your tenancy rights and obligations under the Residential Tenancies Act 2010 and Residential Tenancy Regulations 2019. 
  • Read the Tenant information statement before signing an agreement or paying money. 
  • If you are entering a boarding house arrangement check the Boarding Houses Act 2012. 
  • Ask for a written agreement in English - Standard Residential Tenancy Agreement or the Share Housing Agreement or Occupancy Agreement for boarding house arrangements. 
  • Any agreement with the Provider should also include a condition report completed by both yourself and the accommodation provider. 
  • All complaints and concerns about a provider can be sent to 

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