The Schonell Family Difference
At our place, we pride ourselves on providing student accommodation that’s a little bit different.
We can do that because our two locations are run by a family, for families – and that’s what students love about staying with us!
We welcome our students with open arms. When our students go, they tell us they will miss their home at Schonell because of the culture of wonderful hospitality and fun that exists here.
We’re more than a room
Schonell 77 is more than just a place to put your things! It’s the homestead where students can relax, be themselves, make new and lasting friendships, and experience the adventures of life together. We genuinely care for our students, and go the extra mile to make their time with us exciting and fulfilling, through great events, activities, and just simply being available for them.
Our door is always open
Students feel comfortable to pop into our office with any questions, or just for a chat. We love to help our students get settled in and feel comfortable from day one. If students need a little extra support, our door is always open to help and give them practical, professional support.
Personal space is important to us
There’s a reason we primarily provide single rooms – in fact, only 10 rooms out of our combined total of 94 rooms across both locations accommodate more than one student! We do that because we know that to really succeed in their studies, students need privacy, quiet, and a good night’s rest, every night
We equip our students with life skills
From cooking classes to surfing lessons, and free courses on earning High Distinctions, we provide plenty of opportunity for students to learn beyond their university lectures. We can also organise tutoring, counselling support through fantastic organisations – and of course, all-important social skills with our jam-packed calendar of fun events.
Frequently Asked Questions
Our Booking Process is Easy
First, find your perfect room
Browse the range of rooms we offer and choose which one is right for you. You can print off our downloadable brochures to make comparison easier if you like.
Hit the Book Now button and the fun begins!
Once you’ve decided on a room and length of your stay with us, click the Book Now button. You’ll be sent to an online booking form where you can fill out all the information we need about you to process your application. It’s very important that you attach a photo of your passport! By law, we can’t process your application without it.
Call for help if you’re stuck
If you’re unsure about a room or the booking process, we’re happy to help out. Just give us a call or send an 3 email and we’ll help you get everything sorted.
See for yourself before you book
We offer inspection appointments between 8.30am and 7.00pm, 7 days a week. If you don’t live in Australia, you’re welcome to send someone on your behalf. To book, simple send us an email.
Next, we’ll run your application through our system
We’ll be able to confirm if your application was successful within 72 hours. At this point we will also send you a lease document to sign and request 4 weeks rental bond and 2 weeks rent in advance, which will need to be paid within 7 days of your acceptance.
Congratulations and welcome to the Schonell 77 family!
Once we have your signed lease documents and your payment is confirmed, we’ll send you an exciting student pack that has everything you need to know about staying at our accommodation during your studies. Welcome!
For the one semester we have spent in UQ, Schonell 77 has provided us good services, including free breakfast, a contemporary movie room and cooking classes. Comparing to other student accommodations, Schonell 77 has profound services offered at a reasonable rent … Read More
Living in Schonell 77 makes you connect with other students from all other the world. One of my favourite places is the gym area where you can work out for free and meet new people with same interests every day … Read More
Schonell has been the perfect choice for us. It is so close to the University that it is in walkable distance if need be. The accomodation is simple but ample for the Uni Student. The Staff are helpful, approachable and keep a strict regime for the tenants. This alone gives us peace of mind in knowing … Read More
I chose Schonell 77 as it is within walking distance to UQ campus and located just beside the bus stop, making it convenient for commuting around. Besides, the management team is friendly, helpful and attentive to students’ needs. Schonell 77 is a good option for students who are looking for an accommodation near UQ … Read More
Living at Schonell has been very convenient as a university student. With the bus stop right outside, UQ and Brisbane city are both very easy to reach. At Schonell there is also someone you haven’t met so it’s the perfect place to meet people if you’re a social butterfly. … Read More
As a Ph.D. candidate at the School of Civil Engineering at UQ, I have had the great opportunity to live in Brisbane for four years. Within the four years, the best living experience I ever had is in Schnoell 77 student apartment, where the accommodation, gym, laundry, and even movie theatre, etc … Read More
If you’re looking for affordable student accommodation with flexible leases, Schonell 77 is a great option for you. The location is great with the shops and uni within easy walking distance. Plus, frequent buses heading to the CBD and uni stop right outside the front door! … Read More
My time in Schonell was great! Living there provided me, with so many enjoyable experiences, good studying environment, excellent location, a lot of fun and a great number of friends. It also helps me to enhance my self-management skills. I had great relation with the management team, who were always here to support us and trying to make our time there more enjoyable. … Read More
Schonell 77 is just an inspiring awe to me. I am Charu Deepika, from India who stepped out of the home for the first time. I never had home sickness at all because I just felt my flatmates as my family soo caring and respectful. On top of which the management people and the land owner themselves were sweet and responsive. They all treated me as their kid, I am enjoying the glow of friendship here … Read More
Hi, I am Fernanda from Timor Leste and currently doing postgrad at University of Queensland. I have been staying at Schonell 77 Student accommodation for 7 months. Schonell 77 is a nice place to stay because the location is very strategic as it only takes 20 minutes walking to UQ and to Toowoong Village shopping center. I am staying with 7 girls coming from 6 different countries in one unit … Read More
Every international student faces the difficulty in finding the right accommodation and I was lucky enough to find Schonell 77. This student accommodation helped me settle in very quickly and made me feel right at home. The location of the accommodation makes it very easy to commute to UQ and to the city. It has given me the opportunity to meet students from all over the world and make wonderful friends … Read More
Schonell 77 have the best in accommodation services for anyone looking to study in Brisbane that are oriented towards getting the best out of your study life in Australia. Their hostel locations and personalized service suit student requirements by ensuring your accommodation experience is unmatched!As a student at the University of Queensland … Read More