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Homestay Accommodation

Can I drink at my homestay?

If you are over 18 years old, your host may allow you to drink alcohol ...

Can I go on holidays and keep my homestay?

If you are Under 18 years old Please note that students under 18 years of ...

Can I have my friends stay at my homestay overnight?

This is up to your host. Please make sure you get permission from your host ...

Can I smoke at my homestay?

Study Vision’s homestays do not allow smoking inside, at any time. If you do smoke, ...

Can I stay at a friend’s place for a few days?

If you are under the age of 18, you must have permission from your guardian ...

Can my parents visit me and stay at my homestay?

You will need to speak to your host about whether your parents can stay with ...

Do I have to pay for myself if I am included in family outings?

Your host may ask you to join them on family outings. They will let you ...

Does my weekly payment include internet and telephone calls?

No, it doesn’t include internet and telephone calls. Your host can charge you $10- $15 ...

How do I do my laundry?

This is up to your host. Some hosts prefer to do your laundry for you, ...

How do I tell my host I want to move out?

You need to tell your host at least 2 weeks before you want to move ...

How long do I have to book the homestay for?

Our normal Minimum Standard Booking is 4 weeks. However, we do allow shorter periods for ...

How much do I pay?

Homestay rent varies according to the location/city, proximity (travel time by public transport) to universities/schools, ...

I think there is some money missing from my homestay. What should I do?

We recommend that you keep any valuables or cash secure (do not keep large amounts ...

I’ve lost my house keys. What do I do?

As soon as you realise your key is missing, please inform your host and contact ...

My homestay has a security system, and the host will not give me the code.

It is Study Vision’s Policy that each student must be given access to the home ...

My host keeps telling me to go to sleep

Many Australians go to bed relatively early (10pm – 11pm) and get up early (6am ...

What are my responsibilities?

You should treat your host family with respect and understanding. Remember, you are a guest ...

What Meals or Snacks will my host provide?

Please talk to your host when you arrive about any house rules about food you ...

What should I call my Host?

Ask your host what they would like you to call them. It may be formal, ...

What should I do if my host gives me food which was frozen that is past the expiry date?

As many stores are only open during the day, when people are at work, some ...

What should I do on the day I leave?

Make sure that you have paid all Rent or Internet Fees that you owe to ...

What support do I get from Study Vision?

The Study Vision community has access to full management support including a local supervisor during ...

What will your homestay provide for you?

Your host will spend time with you and help you settle into the Australian lifestyle. ...

Will I need to do chores?

Your host may ask you to help with some chores around the house, such as ...

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