Q: Does MediaKids Academy provide free accommodation?
A: We provide accommodation for you in the form of an apartment, small house, bungalow, or a room in a shared house. Most of the accommodations are chosen based on proximity to the school, amenities and budget.
Depending on location, single/shared houses may be provided or suggested. Most accommodations will be studio type apartments.
Q: Does free accommodation include utility bills and amenities?
A: All accommodations include basic amenities: bed (sheet, pillow, and blanket), dresser, closet (or clothes rack) and air conditioner. If air con is not available, a fan will be provided. Moreover, depending on location and type of accommodation, some will include extra amenities such as TV, fridge, sofa, etc.
However, you are responsible for monthly utilities; electric and water bills, etc. approximately 1000 baht/month depending on the usage.
Q: How far is the accommodation from the school?
A: Most of our accommodations are within 5-15 minutes walking distance from the school. Many placements are within walking distance, but some places require you to take public transportation or ride your own motorbike.
Q: Can I choose my accommodation?
A: If you don’t like the company’s accommodation or simply wish to find your own accommodation, we can provide a housing allowance of 3,000 baht per month. In these circumstances, we will always work with you to help find something suitable for your needs.
Q: What other options do I have for accommodation?
A: You may also enjoy the “Over Budget Accommodation.” This is a hybrid system for more expensive accommodation where rent is paid directly to the landlord by MediaKids, with a slight deduction from your salary. This is only for accommodation costing more than 3,000 baht (e.g. 3,500 – 4,000 baht monthly rent).