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Homestay is a very popular form of accommodation. It offers an international student the security and comfort of a real home while they are away from their family, enabling them also to experience the Australian family culture first-hand.
For students who have indicated on their application form that they will live in homestay, AIIC will organise a suitable homestay placement. All conditions for homestay must be agreed to before moving into a college-organised homestay.
As part of our enrolment conditions, students have two options for living arrangements regardless of their age and they are:
Please refer to the fee schedule for the cost of a college-organised homestay. The homestay fee is paid direct to the college in advance, either by year or by semester from enrolment commencement.
When living in homestay, students may be asked to participate in some minor household tasks for example, keeping their room tidy, helping with the dishes after a meal, making their own breakfast or lunch.
At Australian International Islamic College all homestay families are chosen carefully by the college’s Homestay Officer. They must pass government regulations and requirements to be part of the homestay program. The well-being of our students is very important to us and we do our best to make sure that our international guests enjoy every aspect of their stay at AIIC.
A homestay organised by the college’s Homestay Officer is expected to provide the following:
Two week’s notice must be given in writing to the College’s homestay officer, if exceptional circumstances make it necessary for a student to move out of the college-organised homestay. This may only be done with the approval of the college’s Homestay Officer.
Please note that all fees are quoted in Australian dollars. All information supplied is correct at time of posting. Australian International Islamic College reserves the right to adjust fees without notice.