Accommodation Database

The Institute does not provide any student accommodation. However, there is an Accommodation register below listing people from local and surrounding suburbs offering various types of accommodation.  For further information contacting Student Life and ask to speak to the Welfare Officer.

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Placed: 15 January 2020 / Expires: 15 April 2020

Room available in a Rooming House. Close to public transport, shops and TAFE. Rent: $165 per week. This includes utilities and the Internet. Bond: $330

Wendy: 98973778

Placed: 15 January 2020 / Expires: 15 March 2020

Room available to rent. Female student only. Short term accommodation. Close to public transport (train & bus - 10 minute walk). Owner has 2 cats and a dog on premises. Rent: $300. This includes meals, utilities & the Internet. 

Louise: 0410 038494

Placed: 9 January 2020 / Expires: 9 April 2020

Room available for rent. Full board is available. Rent: $350 per week. This includes utilities, Internet and food. Bond: $350. References required. Close to public transport (tram, train and bus)

Shyama: 0432662481

Placed: 13 November 2019 / Expires: 28 February 2020

Fully furnished room available in a house. Owner has a small dog on the premises. Close to public transport (bus). Rent: $220 per week.  This includes utilities and internet. References required.

Carolyn: 0412 624758

Placed: 21 October 2019 / Expires: 21 January 2020

Three rooms available for rent. Close to public transport (bus, tram). Rent: $175 per week per room. This includes utilities and Internet. Bond: $550.  References required.

Allison: 0449757293

Placed: 14 October 2019 / Expires: 14 December 2020


Short Term Accommodation available. Female student short term accommodation only. The modern private room has a double built in wardrobe, quality queen size bed, carpeted, ducted heating, evaporative cooling and lovely full ensuite with shower & toilet. No smoking or loud music, nice quiet, secure townhouse for sharing with warm, caring lady. Close to public transport (bus - 3 minute walk, train - 20 minute walk). Rent: $325. This includes meals, utilities. Bond: $650. References required. 

Jill: 0400 628191

Placed: 9 September 2019 / Expires: 28 January 2020


Two rooms available to rent. Close to public transport. Owner has 2 small dogs on the premises. Rent: $250 per week. This includes utilities, meals and Internet. References required

Caroline: 0438 460184

Placed: 17 June 2019 / Expires: 17 August 2019


Furnished room available for rent. Close to public transport (train, tram and bus). Rent: $160 per week. Bond: $320. References required.

Wendy: 98973778

Placed: 6 May 2019 / Expires: 6 July 2019


Bright, airy room for rent in quiet neighbourhood in a two-bedroom unit. 7 mins walk to Coles/Aldi and train station, 1 minute walk to bus stop, and 8 mins walk to main street, Croydon where there are lots of cafes, restaurants, shops, cinemas, medical centre, other services.  Pool, gym and library are also close by and within walking distance. Large backyard with herb garden (that you can use), shared bathroom with separate toilet. Off-street parking is available. 

 You will be sharing with a professional female who is looking for a respectful, tidy female housemate in a two- bedroom unit. A non-smoker is preferred. Rent: $140 per week. Bills (utilities etc.) will be split.  Bond: $420.  References required.                                         

Yevon: 0468 528624

Placed: 6 May 2019 / Expires: 6 May 2019


I have a quiet, clean, comfortable and secure "home
away from home" available for a student. 
Minimum stay 3 months. This is a non-smoking environment. This 2 bedroom flat is located in quiet leafy Surrey
Hills, a safe and peaceful suburb of eastern Melbourne.  It is only 2 minutes walk to the 109 tram to Box
Hill - less than 10 minutes to Box Hill Institute. 
It is 7 minutes walk to Balwyn library, shops, cafes and
restaurants, medical clinics (doctors, dentist), gyms. The room that is
available is very comfortable, with built in wardrobe, a large window with a
pleasant view of trees and rooftops.  It
is furnished with a single bed (and bedding), a desk and shelves.  You would also have use of the shared
bathroom, kitchen and living room. 
You would be sharing with myself (female, 40+).  Although I love animals, my landlord does not
allow pets.  I am a vegetarian, and do
not smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol.  I
try to live in a sustainable way - which means composting, recycling, and using
non-toxic household supplies.  I am
friendly and approachable, happy to have a chat and share a meal or watch a
movie together, but generally quiet and independent.  I work part-time and occasionally work from
home.  My interests include natural
therapies, health and wellbeing, and cooking, among others. 
If you are just arriving in Melbourne, I am happy to help
you settle in and show you around the area so you would be oriented to shops,
public transport and your school. Rent: $190 per week. 
Utilities (gas, water, electricity and internet) are
additional to the rent, and can be paid monthly (in advance) or as the bills
arrive.  To give you an idea, it averages
out to approximately $35 per week, including shared household supplies. 
I am happy to consider providing vegetarian meals and
some foods for making breakfasts and lunches, however this is not currently
included in the cost of the room and would need to be negotiated based on your
need. Bond: $570. References required. 
I'm happy to show you the flat and have a chat to see if
this would be a good fit for both of us. 
Look forward to hearing from you.


Bhakti: 0473 402398

Terms and conditions

The service

The Accommodation Register is an advertising service only. It is a non-profit service and as such does not check the accuracy, suitability or cost of the accommodation against what is otherwise available in the marketplace. It is the responsibility of both the accommodation provider and the student to ensure the suitability of the accommodation.

Box Hill Institute of TAFE will not be liable or held responsible in any way in relation to matters arising directly or indirectly from the provision of information via the Accommodation Register to any accommodation seeker or provider.

In accordance with Box Hill Institute policy, accommodation listings may not include content which is racist, homophobic or otherwise offensive (eg - Chinese Only). Listings which fail to comply will be removed from Student Web immediately.

Accommodation offers will only be accepted on the appropriate Institute pro-forma (as attached)

Information regarding accommodation offers will be placed on the Box Hill Institute Internet site. The Accommodation Register may also be posted, faxed and e-mailed to students after discussions with the Welfare Officer or other staff within Student Support Services.

Accommodation provider's surnames and addresses will not be placed on the Accommodation Register or made available to students, unless advised to do so by the accommodation provider.

Removing details from the register

It is the responsibility of the accommodation provider to notify the Welfare Officer when a vacancy has been filled and advertising is no longer required, reducing students wasting time & limited resources.

The accommodation advertisement will remain on the register until otherwise notified x 8 weeks. The Welfare Officer may contact the accommodation provider to verify information, this may occur via the telephone or in writing.

The Welfare Officer may at their discretion remove an accommodation offer from the register if complaints are received regarding the accommodation, and the Welfare Officer believes they are serious enough to warrant this action. Feed back from students is encouraged, and all complaints are taken seriously.

As an accommodation provider, you need to be aware of the legal requirements of letting out a room or a property. For more information contact Consumer and Business Affairs Victoria on 1300 558 181.

It is suggested that you discuss and reach agreements in the following areas before entering into any accommodation agreement.

  • How often will rent be paid
  • Will there be a bond and how much
  • Reasons for bond not being refunded
  • Reason for eviction
  • The length of the tenancy
  • Exactly what is included in the rent/board
  • Privacy issues of both the accommodation provider and the tenant.