About Us

Our Story

In operation for over 20 years, Student Housing Australia (SHA) is one of Australia’s leading student accommodation specialists.

SHA is a privately owned and operated Australian Real Estate business, providing management of a full range of purpose built, student only rental accommodation. Our services cater exclusively for both local and international students residing in Melbourne.

All buildings under our management are located in and around the main Universities and Colleges of Melbourne CBD, Carlton, Hawthorn, Burwood, Box Hill, Caulfield, Malvern East, Clayton, Footscray, Prahran, South Yarra, North Melbourne, Collingwood, Noble Park and Bundoora/Macleod.

With over 2,500 furnished student only, rental apartments under management, we have two dedicated Property Management offices. Our two offices are in close proximity to the more than 45 buildings we manage, as well as within walking distance to the main tertiary institutions and campuses.

We are continually assessing and refining our Property Management systems and procedures to ensure we provide the best customer service to our rental providers and renters. We pride ourselves on our reputation for being a well managed, innovative and quality operation.

Our Promise

At Student Housing Australia we provide more than just a rental accommodation solution. We endeavour to contribute to the overall life experience of a student throughout their study and residency in Melbourne.

Our friendly and supportive personnel form a highly skilled and experienced professional team, dedicated to the well-being and needs of all renters residing with us.

The needs of local and international students are paramount. In addition to rental accommodation, we also provide an overlay of support services, including a supportive infrastructure, all to ensure that students enjoy a very happy, safe, secure and positive living environment, conducive to achieving positive academic outcomes.

SHA has been built on 5 simple principles
Quality, Security, Affordability,
Community & Support

Our ISO Quality Certified system

Student Housing Australia proudly obtained certification of International Standards Organization (ISO 9001) in October 2006. Annual independent audits are carried out by SAI Global to ensure our Property Management policies and procedures continue to meet the international standards set down by the stringent certification process.

SHA constantly strives to improve the policies and procedures that support the framework of our core business. It is a huge team effort, which is the key to a success Quality Management System and its ongoing success.

Our highly polished and streamlined systems ensure we have minimal vacancies and achieve premium rental pricing. Rents are paid by direct debit, so arrears are negligible and owners receive their monthly income electronically in a prompt and timely manner. Routine inspections are conducted annually, with apartment inventories checked and documented and any repairs and maintenance required is actioned promptly.