The costs and expenses in this table are a guide only.  They will vary depending on your lifestyle and personal choices.  

Weekly expenses Homestay accommodation Private rental accommodation
Homestay fee or rent $250 $150 - $350
Electricity/gas/water - $40 - $60
Mobile phone $10 $10
Food/groceries $50 (weekday lunches only) $120 - $170
Public transport $40 - $45 $40 - $45
Recreation/entertainment $50 - $200 $50 - $200
Total $400 - $565 $410 - $835