Benefits of living in Scape

Scape is one of Australia’s largest providers of student residential accommodation. Each building is purpose-built featuring ultra-modern facilities including study areas, collaboration zones and social spaces to connect with friends. Providing all the comforts of home in a safe, community-style setting, Scape has everything you need at your fingertips. If it’s your first time living away from home, you can be confident you’re on track to a great student lifestyle experience while you study at UTS College.

Map showing locations

Click the link below to see maps showing how to get to the two Scape properties closest to UTS College –  Scape Darling Square and Scape Darling House.

Scape Student Accommodation in Sydney.

Property Features

Both Scape Darling Square and Scape Darling House have the following features:

  • Safe and secure with swipe card access and CCTV,
  • 24/7 dedicated onsite team,
  • Electricity and water included in your rent,
  • Study/Conference rooms,
  • iMac computer lab,
  • Big screen TV and games room,
  • Secure bike storage,
  • Intelligently designed apartments that combine style and practicality,
  • Paypass/card operated laundries,
  • Modern gym,
  • Rooftop courtyard with BBQ,
  • uLife, a monthly events calendar and social program to help you get to know Sydney and your fellow Urbanest students.

Scape Darling Square

Scape Darling Square is located just a short walk from the UTS College Blue Building and gives you the perfect combination of convenience and flexibility. You can explore the array of international flavours on your doorstep or make meal times a joint effort by cooking with students you’re sharing your apartment with or simply cook solo.

Room types:

  • Twin Share Room with ensuite in an eight-person apartment,
  • Single Room with ensuite in a five-person apartment, or
  • Large Studio with double bed.

Scape Darling House

Adjoining Darling Square, Scape Darling House takes your accommodation experience to the next level offering a fully-catered option. Every day the team of chefs at The Eatery will freshly prepare your meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sourcing the highest quality ingredients and creating a variety of nutritionally-balanced meals that taste delicious are a priority. With coffee stations, freshly squeezed juices, ice-cream and yoghurt, the only decision you need to make is whether to dine in or grab and go.

Room types:

  • Twin Share Room with ensuite, or
  • Single Room with ensuite

Welfare arrangements for under 18s

If you are an international student under 18 and live at Scape, (Scape Darling Square and Scape Darling House only) you must enter into approved welfare arrangements with our partners ISA Guardians & Welfare Services. View their Service Agreement. ISA Guardians will confirm the welfare service request via email and will include the UTS College accommodation team in the correspondence.

Read the UTS College:

Booking, fees and terms and conditions

To register your interest, please follow these instructions:

  1. Please browse Scape Sydney website to select desired Scape property as mentioned above.
  2. Please choose your desired room type
  3. Book online directly through Scape website by clicking “Book Now” green button.
  4. Please be advised that there is a $450 student welfare and accommodation administration fee charged by UTS College for every application.
  5. Scape will confirm the accommodation service request via email and will include the UTS College accommodation team in the correspondence.

You can also contact the Scape team at or on 1800 260 801 or int. +61 2 8091 9959 or via their Contact Us website page at any stage for any enquiry.

Airport transfer

Students under 18 must have UTS College approved transport arrangements. This is provided at a cost of $180.

If you wish to use your own preferred transport for subsequent airport transfers, you will need to submit a Request to Waive UTS College Approved Transport form to the Accommodation Team at

If you are an international student over 18, you can request for UTS College to arrange your transport from the airport at a cost A$180. Email your request for an airport transfer to and please put ‘Over 18’s Airport Transfer Request’ in the subject line of your email.

Changing your accommodation

The Scape policy states that if a student wants to break their contract they need to find a replacement. For Scape Darling House and Scape Darling Square they may replace by any other student. At Scape Quay, anyone wanting to break the contract must find another UTS College student to take over their lease.

Taking a holiday

You can take a holiday but there are different arrangements for diploma students, UTS Foundation Studies students and English language students. You can find a full list of student holidays on the Important dates page.

Note, you would normally keep paying for your accommodation at Scape while you are on a short holiday. If your break is longer, you would need to end you lease at Scape and take all your belongings with you.

If you would like to return to your home country for a holiday you need to complete a Homestay Holiday Application form and submit the completed form two weeks prior to leaving Australia to: Instructions are contained in the form.

If you are wanting a holiday within Australia with parents/family members you will need to complete a Short Stay Application form and submit no later than two weeks prior to the start date to:  Instructions are contained in the form.

Remember to update your student info

Once you move out of Scape, you will need to update your address and any other changes contact details on eStudent.

Where to get help if there is a problem

For further assistance please contact the Accommodation Team at