College accommodations Private accommodation (52 weeks contract)
Raymont College
(41 weeks)
UQ colleges
(34-38 weeks)
Auchenflower St Lucia Kelvin Grove
Weekly expenses break down  2016  (Average 2015) Units
(1 bed unit)
House
(each)
Units
(1 bed unit)
House
(each)
Units
(1 bed unit)
House
(each)
Rent $385 $540 $340 $220 $330 $180 $395 $230
Food (3 meals a day, 7 days a week) $110 $110 $110 $110 $110 $110
Utilities (power, gas and water) $40 $40 $40 $40 $40 $40
Entertainment (pay TV, pool table, and etc) $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50
Internet (wireless and unlimited download) $20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20
24/7 security (CCTV and electronic doors) $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35
Car parking (free onsite parking) $20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20
Laundry (outside unit door) $20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20
24/7 support (senior students and chaplains) $20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20
Unit Cleaning (professional cleaners for common areas) $10 $10 $10 $10 $10 $10
Weekly total $385 $540 $665 $545 $655 $505 $720 $555
Total Annual Cost $15,785 $19,980 $34,580 $28,340 $34,060 $26,260 $37,440 $28,860