UPDATE 1 - Rental Advice - COVID-19
The Government of South Australia has endorsed a number of initiatives aimed at helping landlords and tenants whose incomes have been affected as a direct impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more information please refer to the Consumer and Business Services website.
Students seeking support through advocacy, or access to alternative or emergency accommodation should contact the Accommodation Service for immediate assistance.
UPDATE 2 - Share and Private Rental Accommodation
The University of Adelaide Accommodation Service understands that affordable (share) accommodation can be found in the private rental market and offers the rental database for the exclusive use of University of Adelaide students.
The rental database can be access from the Accommodation Service, located in Hub Central , North Terrace campus by any enrolled student of the University of Adelaide with a User Name and Password.
Students looking to find share or rental accommodation when they arrive in Adelaide are encouraged to visit the Accommodation Service (Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm) as soon as they can after arriving so our team of friendly staff can orientate them with all their options, facilitate access to the rental database and support students through the process of identifying and securing quality share or rental accommodation.
Students are DISCOURAGED from sending money from offshore to secure share or rental accommodation without having had the opportunity to inspect the accommodation first.
The Accommodation Service has received a number of reports recently pertaining to non compliant or fraudulent activities from providers who have listed accommodation options on the following websites:
The Accommodation Service acknowledges that the majority of listings available on these sites are reputable but our advice is that students inspect the accommodation on arrival before sending money to secure it.
Contact the Accommodation Service for more information about room availability at The Village, Mattanya and Roseworthy Residential College.
Drop into the Student Accommodation Service, Located in Hub Central, North Terrace campus between the hours of 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
UPDATE 3 - Useful information video - Private Rental
Some useful information about rights and responsibilities to addressing repairs and maintenance in a private rental situation.