Academic Visitors

Mattanya academic residences

The University of Adelaide has two residences for academic visitors on offer at Mattanya. Located in North Adelaide, Mattanya is just a short walk to North Terrace campus and close to the trendy Melbourne Street café and restaurant precinct.

Mattanya provides comfortable, convenient and independent living in a quiet suburban location. Visiting academics are allocated a fully self-contained one bedroom unit or accommodation in a three bedroom residence depending on individual requirements.

The three bedroom residence may be booked as an entire residence or on a share basis, subject to availability. 

Fees 2024
Accommodation option Accommodation fee* (Australian dollars, per week single occupancy)
1 bedroom self-contained residence $465
3 bedroom share residence - ensuite $380
3 bedroom share residence - share bathroom $340

*Fees represent a cost per person per week as at September 2023
*Minimum stay of 4 weeks to maximum of 6 months
*$50 extra charge per extra person per week applicable


The accommodation fee includes:

  • Furnished 1 or 3 bedroom unit
  • Bedding (excluding towels)
  • Basic kitchen utensils
  • Television, microwave, washing machine, dryer, dishwasher
  • Electricity, water, gas and unlimited WIFI internet
  • Reverse cycle air-conditioning

Visitors are responsible for:

  • The cost of connecting a telephone, call costs and line rental
  • Food is not included