Quality Australian Student Homestay and Hosted Accommodation

NEAS Quality Homestay Service Providers offer the highest-quality homestay services to students.

Australia has achieved a historic milestone by establishing the world’s first-ever set of quality standards for homestay and hosted accommodation. This achievement is pivotal in ensuring a premium experience for international students.

NEAS endorsement recognises that these Homestay Service Providers benefit the wider ELT community – including students, ELT providers, and the ELT industry. These providers achieve NEAS quality endorsement by delivering demonstrated quality outcomes for students.

Endorsed Quality Homestay Service Providers further distinguish themselves through an independent Quality Review and by demonstrating aspirational standards in innovation and best practice.

Homestay service providers are measured against Quality Area O of the NEAS Quality Assurance Framework (PDF Download).

View all the NEAS Quality Standards here.

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Find a Quality Australian Homestay Provider

Australian Homestay Network

Hosted Accommodation Across Australia

+61 2 6881 1936

The Australian Homestay Network (AHN) offers hosted accommodation and support services to international students, education providers and agents. Since 2008, AHN has been raising the standards for homestay in Australia.

We are a global leader providing international students with safe, supportive and affordable hosted accommodation. Our network has placed over 80,000 students from 185 countries with AHN-approved homestay hosts throughout Australia.

Find out more about Australian Homestay Network >

For more information about this service please email David Bycroft.


Global Experience Australia

Hosted Accommodation Across Australia

+61 406 331 196

Founded in 1999, Australian-based Global Experience offers diverse homestay solutions for international students, including standard, self-catered, and VIP options, along with caregiving, airport transfers, and study tours.

With a foundation in Sonia Ortega’s multifaceted roles like Student Services Officer and Counsellor, the company thrives today, accommodating 120,000 students via thousands of host families across Sydney and beyond. This distinct approach fosters a warm, personal culture, setting Global Experience apart and attracting families and staff who share the ethos of bridging student-family-institution gaps.

Find out more about Global Experience Australia >

For more information about this service please email Sonia Ortega.


Study Vision

Hosted Accommodation Across Australia and New Zealand

Endorsement Pending

+61 410 691 761

Study Vision is a well-established accommodation provider with extensive experience in assisting students and guests find their ideal place to stay. Our commitment to ongoing recruitment, thorough screening, and comprehensive training of homestay hosts has earned us a stellar reputation as the top accommodation provider in Australia and New Zealand.

Additionally, we collaborate with reputable student accommodation properties, allowing us to offer tailored solutions that meet the unique needs of each guest. With Study Vision, finding the perfect accommodation is made easy and convenient.

Find out more about Study Vision >

For more information about this service please email Marina Wan.


UOW College Australia

Hosted Accommodation in Wollongong

Endorsement Pending

+61 2 4252 8803

For over 30 years UOW College Australia has helped more than 30,000 students from over 70 nations continue their education. The Homestay program, facilitated by UOW College, is designed to connect students with local families living in Wollongong.

There are many benefits gained from this rich cultural exchange. Students are welcomed into homes as a new member of the family and supported as they adapt to the new culture and lifestyle.

You can be assured of consistent standards of student welfare, support services and consumer protection. After all, our goal is to make your Australian homestay experience happy and successful.

Find out more about UOW College Australia >

For more information about this service please email our Homestay Team.


Become a NEAS Quality Australian Homestay Provider

What is a NEAS Quality Endorsed Homestay Service Provider?

NEAS Quality Homestay Service Providers undergo rigorous evaluation based on objective aspirational standards, showcasing effective governance, the provision of safe, secure, and comfortable premises for residents, and dedicated support for the welfare and well-being of students. The endorsement process involves measuring Homestay Service Providers against Quality Area O of the NEAS Quality Assurance Framework (PDF).

How does an organisation become a NEAS Quality Endorsed Homestay Service Provider?

Quality Endorsement is conferred after a successful assessment of the Homestay Service Provider’s completed application. Endorsement is granted and maintained through the NEAS 360-degree stakeholder-driven feedback model, which is informed by input from students, partner education providers and professional staff.

Fast Track ‘Endorsement Pending’ process now available.

Homestay service providers can click here to download and complete the fast-track application form for NEAS Quality Endorsement.

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