Foreign students can apply for student accommodations at the campus. Depending on the personal situation some students will be eligible for some government help through La CAF (Caisse nationale des allocations familiales).
The university accommodations situated inside the campus premises; just two minutes walk from all lecture halls, library and the sports centre. There are all the basic amenities such as supermarkets, convenient stores, restaurants, Emergency medical service, pharmacies, Laundromat, post office in 2km radius, so you will be hazel free to get on with your daily chores.
You would be able to rent a room starting from a reasonable 135 Euros per month or a one bedroom apartment from 410 Euros per month. If you need more information regarding tariffs please contact CROUS de La Réunion: http://www.crous-reunion.fr/.
All the students who live in university accommodations can have their lunch and dinner at the university cafeteria for a reasonable price. If you fancy something else there are many restaurants and take aways around the campus for your convenience.
If you are adventurous depending on the accommodation you can use shared kitchens to practice your culinary skills while having some leisure time with your fellow students. All the studio apartments equipped with a small kitchen area for your comfort.
The university cafeteria is not open for breakfast but there are a couple of bakeries and pastry shops to have a simple French breakfast on your way to lectures.