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

HOMESTAY PRICES  (INCL GST)   2021 - 2022
Single   A$330 per week
Twin share   A$300 per week
Special dietary requirements   A$70 per week
Airport welcome (student only)   A$160
Homestay placement fee   A$290
Welfare & Accommodation Administration fee   A$350

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

Alternatively you can view UTS College Homestay Policy and the UTS College Homestay Procedure.

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 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 

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. 

  How to book:  

Please contact the Scape team at bookings@scape.com.au or on 1800 260 801 or int. +61 2 8091 9959 or via their Contact Us website page at any stage for any enquiry. UTS College can arrange your transport from the airport at a cost A$160.  

UTS Housing offers comfortable, affordable and convenient living options within its residence Yura Mudang. You can choose from a range of fully-furnished and self-catered accomodation styles to suit your requirements.
 
Why live at UTS residence Yura Mudang?
This residence is owned and managed by UTS. Located right above UTS Building 6 (Design, Architecture and Building Faculty), you're minutes' walk away from other UTS faculties. Become part of a diverse and vibrant local community, one that can support and motivate you in your academic, social and personal growth.
 
Inclusions
  • All utilities (water, gas and electricity).
  • Furnished rooms.
  • UTS cabled internet in all rooms and limited wireless internet service across the residence. 
  • Computer lab with internet, printing, scanning, photocopying facilities.
  • Access to a support network through the Residential Networker program and pastoral care from UTS Housing Service staff and UTS Counselling Service.
  • Events and activities throughout the year, including an induction program for residents designed to help you settle into residential life at UTS.
  • 24/7 security.
  • Complimentary fortnightly cleaning.
  • Study labs on each floor.
  • Large game area and shared kitchen on Level 8.
  • Rooftop area on level 21.
  • Bike store and bike club access (in-house).

Licence Fees for Yura Mudang
 
(Prices are per room, in AUD, and inc GST)  2022 Virtual Tours
2-bedroom apartment  $359 Take a tour
6-bedroom apartment  $320 Take a tour
Standard (small) studio apartment  $398 Take a tour
Medium studio apartment  $418 Take a tour
Large studio apartment  $430 Take a tour
How do I apply for a room?
Applications for UTS Housing open twice a year: May (for check-in July that same year) and October (for check-in January/February the following year). Head over to the UTS Housing application page, click 'Apply' and follow the steps required.

Questions? See the frequently asked questions
 

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Nearby student accommodation options

There are several other student accommodation providers in Sydney, such as:

Iglu Sydney Central Student Accommodation 1 Regent Street Chippendale
Link2 Student Living 783 George Street Sydney
Unilodge on Broadway 185 – 211 Broadway Ultimo
Scape Sydney Central 483 Wattle Street Sydney
Studyhouse 617 Harris Street Ultimo
Furnished Property Suite 111, The Manning Building, 451 Pitt St, Haymarket (Office only)
Sydney Student Living 38 Burton Street Concord

Other accommodation options

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.