Compare Listings

What is required to be a Student Rooms housemate?

  • Proof of enrolment (acceptance letter, confirmation of enrolment, student ID)
  • Photo identification (passport, drivers license, government issued ID)
  • 2 personal referees (someone like a former landlord, employer, professor/teacher, sports-coach etc) We will call them wherever they live.
  • Bond payment (4 weeks) and and initial 2 weeks rent paid in advanced
  • Signed contract

Quick and Easy Process

We understand that finding student accommodation can be a daunting and scary process, so we try our best to make it as simple as possible.

Students coming to Adelaide

STEP 1: Register on our website and provide us with as much information about yourself as you can. The more we know about you, the better we can recommend room/houses to you. You can let us know where you are studying, which campus, whats important to you in a share house etc.

STEP 2: We will contact you to schedule a Skype call at a convenient time.

STEP 3: After speaking to you via Skype and learning more about what your room needs are, we will send you an email with links to view video tours of room and houses that we would recommend to you.

STEP 4: Once you select a room we will email you a contract via Docusign (an online contract where you can sign electronically).

STEP 5: We require contract to be signed and bond payment and initial rent paid before we can hold the room for you. Once contract is sign and bond is paid, your room is held and ready for your arrival.

STEP 6: When you arrive in Adelaide, you will stop by our office and pick up keys.

Students in Adelaide

STEP 1: Register on our website and provide us with as much information about yourself as you can. The more we know about you, the better we can recommend room/houses to you. You can let us know where you are studying, which campus, whats important to you in a share house etc.

STEP 2: We will contact you to schedule a meeting in our office.

STEP 3: After meeting you and learning more about your room needs, we will show you video tours of room and house options that are best suited for you. At this time you can sign for the room right away* or schedule an appointment to come back. We are not able to hold rooms until bond and initial rent payment is paid, so you risk the chance of missing out on the room if you wait to sign.
Note* approved contract subject to satisfactory referee check.

STEP 4: Once we receive all the necessary documents, bond and initial rent payment is paid, contract is signed, your room is held for you and we will schedule a key pick up date and time. Key pick up is in our office.

STEP 5: Once you pick up your keys, you can go straight to your room/house.