Homestay

SELC can arrange quality accommodation to suit your needs. Wherever possible, accommodation is located close to the school for your convenience. Homestay counselling is available and students are taught Australian customs and English expressions to help them settle into their homes.

Homestay is a wonderful way to experience Australian life while studying English and provides a great opportunity to learn and practise English. Staying with an Australian family is also a great cultural experience as you interact daily with local people!

SELC’s Homestay Program involves Australian families in the Eastern Suburbs who are visited and interviewed by our accommodation staff. Families are chosen for their high-quality accommodation, friendliness and interest in people from other cultures.

There are 2 types of homestay:

HALF BOARD ROOM AND FACILITIES
  • Private home
  • Breakfast and dinner provided each day
  • Private home
  • No meals provided
  • Use of all facilities (you can cook in the family’s kitchen)

When you stay with a homestay arranged by SELC you can expect:

  • a private room with: a bed, a desk or a table, a chair, a lamp, storage space for personal belongings
  • breakfast and dinner every day (half-board) OR use of kitchen facilities (room & facilities)
  • a house key
  • bed linen
  • the opportunity to practise your English with the family
  • a safe environment

Note: SELC Homestay is available only while you are a SELC student

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SELC Bondi Lodge

SELC Bondi Lodge is a student-only residence providing clean, budget accommodation located a few minutes’ walk from both SELC and Bondi Beach. There are a range of rooms for single or twin/double tenants and SELC Bondi Lodge can also arrange twin share rooms for students travelling alone, all with wireless internet, TV/DVD player and fridge. Large modern kitchens and laundry facilities are available and complimentary tea and coffee provided daily. There is also a large outdoor area for you to relax in.

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