If you're over 18 years of age, there's a range of accommodation options to choose from.

Accommodation options for over 18s

Living with a local family is a great way for you to experience life in Australia and practise your spoken English. All of our homestays have been specially chosen to ensure that you're provided with a safe and supportive home environment. Each home is within 45-60 minutes travelling time from the campus, in a variety of locations around Sydney.

​This is a fantastic opportunity to live like a local and have an authentic Australian lifestyle experience. 

Why choose homestay

  • It's the perfect way to make new friends - many of our Homestay students stay in touch with their Australian host families long after they leave.
  • If you're learning English - it's a great way to practice your language skills every day in a fun, relaxed home environment.
  • Homestay students can experience what it's really like living with an Australian family. You can learn all about their family life and values, interact with people of different ages and share their culture and interests.

Homestay Fees

Please refer to Homestay Providers' websites for price details:
Australian Homestay Network - https://www.homestaynetwork.org/sydney-pricing/
Global experience - https://globalexperience.com.au/our-price-list
Study Vision - www.studyvision.com.au/student-price-list-15oct2023/

For more information about Homestay email accommodation@utscollege.edu.au.


Scape is one of Australia’s largest providers of student accommodation. They have a great deal of experience designing, building and running accommodation specifically for students. 

Scape Darling Square

Scape Darling Square is located just a short walk from the UTS College Building 5 campus and provides 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 Scape Eats 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. 

Room types: 

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


Both Scape Darling Square and Scape Darling House provide the following facilities: 

  • safe and secure with swipe card access and CCTV
  • ​24/7 dedicated onsite team
  • electricity and water included in your rent
  • study/conference rooms
  • 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.


How to book:  

For the accommodation booking process, refer to Scape website www.scape.com.au
You can also contact the Scape team on 1800 068 888 or email enquiries to bookings@scape.com.au at any stage.

If you’re looking for modern, secure, clean, fully equipped, well managed student accommodation, with all the services and facilities that you require, Link2 is for you. Safety, wellbeing and personal assistance is assured, and Link2 is conveniently located close to Central Station, a short walk to UTS College and UTS Campus, with easy access to train, bus and light rail. Link2 houses offer all-inclusive weekly rental rates, with a mix of single and twin rooms*, some with private ensuite bathroom facilities. All bills and unlimited high-speed WIFI, bedroom air-conditioning, and daily cleaning of shared areas are included for you at Link2. All you need to cover is the cost of your food and use of the coin operated washing facilities.
Download the brochure and Watch the virtual tour to find out more.

Room types:

  • choice of twin and twin ensuite rooms
  • comfortable bedrooms include bed with pillow top mattress, dura blanket, air conditioning, individual desk with chair and lamp, and wardrobe/storage unit
  • linen and welcome pack provided for every student.


Link2 buildings provide the following facilities: 

  • swipe card entry to all entry and bedroom doors, personal orientation, and 24/7 access to management support
  • modern, clean kitchen facilities equipped with a variety of cooking utensils, and large and small appliances including oven, cook top, microwave, toaster, kettle and rice cookers, plus individual fridge and cupboard storage
  • living areas with communal iPad/iMac computer, unlimited Wi-Fi, plasma TV, leather lounges and air conditioning
  • modern bathroom facilities, cleaned daily
  • modern and clean laundry rooms with coin operated washers and dryers, plus irons and ironing boards
  • bills, including electricity, water, cleaning and unlimited Wi-Fi are included in the rent.

How to book:  

Bookings are managed by UTS College. Email accommodation@utscollege.edu.au to check availability and make a booking at Link2.

Please refer to the Link2 occupancy agreement for details on terms and conditions.

Nearby student residential options
Other student residential providers in Sydney include:

Iglu Sydney Central Student Accommodation 1 Regent Street Chippendale
Unilodge on Broadway 185 – 211 Broadway Ultimo

There are also lots of other housing options in the private rental market. 

UTS also has a private listings service that will also make searching for an apartment or a room easier.

As a UTS College student, you can access the listing, but you'll need to register using your student number and other details. The listing shows rooms and properties available and tells you the distance from these to our city campuses.

Again, if you want to rent one of the rooms listed, you should call the contact person and make time for a viewing before deciding and making payment.

UTS Accommodation is able to assist UTS College students in their search for suitable accommodation. You can check out  UTS Housing Serice or visit their office. Please note, some accommodation options may be available only to UTS students.

Visit Study NSW for more information on finding a place to live in Sydney. 

If you're looking for this kind of accommodation, there are also many websites advertising shared accommodation in Sydney. If you use those websites, make sure you go to inspect the property before making any payments. 


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