International Students have a couple of options when it comes to living arrangements.
This is the safest option for someone who has just moved into the city, into the country in fact. The mixed bunch of students that form the campus will make sure that you do not feel like the odd one out. It also takes care of all initial necessities like the kitchen facilities, wifi and other basic needs which will help you settle down easier.
Students usually look for Off campus options either when they either have some friends coming along with them or as it's a little more economical and let you plan your choice. Most of the students usually lease and share it along with fellow students in this case.