Arriving in a new country can be difficult. Hawthorn-Melbourne has a selection of optional welcome services to make your stay in Australia as comfortable as possible.

If you want to book any of these services, you can select them when you fill out your application or contact our Accommodation Office for more information.


Homestay is a great, affordable way to experience the Australian lifestyle and practise your English outside the classroom.

Independent Accommodation

We can provide advice on both short term and long term independent accommodation options.

Become a Homestay Host

Host families play a vital role helping our students adjust to life in Australia.Find out how you can become a host family.