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Student Accommodation Darling Square

With Scape Darling Square’s stunning views of Sydney Harbour, studying here will become a time to remember. And did we mention the amazing dining and fashion retailers just moments away in Sydney's CBD?
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Rooms

ON THE HARBOUR. IN THE CITY.

Scape Darling Square features studio apartments, twin studio apartments and Shared 4 and 5-bedroom apartments. Featuring a rooftop terrace with city views and BBQ facilities, TV and games room, cinema and gym, you can experience inner city living with all the trimmings.
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Scape Darling Square features studio apartments, twin studio apartments and Shared 4 and 5-bedroom apartments. Featuring a rooftop terrace with city views and BBQ facilities, TV and games room, cinema and gym, you can experience inner city living with all the trimmings.
  • Medium Studio Apartment
  • Large Studio Apartment
  • Shared Apartment
  • Twin Room in 8 Person Apartment
  • Large Twin Apartment
Scape supports an inclusive environment for all students, if you have a specific accessibility requirement, get in touch to see how we can support your needs.
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What’s Included

We've got you covered

Live your best student lifestyle at Scape with 24/7 support, top-notch security, convenient all-inclusive billing, plus an exciting calendar bursting with social events, mentorship programs and internship opportunities.
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24/7 Security

Our specialist trained staff are here for you around the clock, so you feel safer, calmer and more at home.
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All Utilities Included

Bills? Who needs bills while studying? To help take life admin out of the equation, we offer an all-inclusive package.
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Events program

From famous illusionists to llamas & lattes to road trip adventures, we’ll curate a lifestyle that will allow you to shine.
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Lightning fast WIFI

Enjoy unlimited hi-speed Wi-Fi to power all your devices, so you can study, surf, stream and game at the speed of fun.
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Enjoy peace of mind with 24/7 access to support services via our ScapexSonder Safety App
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Scape Community

You’re not just a resident. You’re part of a thriving community. You’ll feel engaged, energised and inspired.

What's Around

WHAT’S AROUND DARLING SQUARE

Stretch your legs and relax between study breaks by strolling around Darling Harbour and Chinatown, while museums, Broadway Shopping Centre and Market City are only a few steps further afield.
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Stretch your legs and relax between study breaks by strolling around Darling Harbour and Chinatown, while museums, Broadway Shopping Centre and Market City are only a few steps further afield.

Explore the Area around Scape Darling Square

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Shortstop

15 Little Hay St, Haymarket NSW 2000

Drop by Shortstop Darling Square for a taste of delicious coffee, freshly baked bespoke donuts and genuine hospitality.
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Uma Curry & Roti

Care of Parliament on King, 632 King St, Erskineville NSW 2042

Authentic and traditional home style curries.
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Broadway Shopping Centre

1 Bay St, Glebe NSW 2037

Broadway Shopping Centre is a shopping centre in Sydney, located in the Broadway locality. It features a 500-seat Food Court and Hoyts 12-screen cinema complex along with major retailers.
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Seal Life Sydney Aquarium

1-5 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000

Seal Life Sydney Aquarium is a public aquarium that features a large variety of Australian aquatic life, displaying more than 700 species comprising more than 13,000 individual fish and other sea and water creatures from most of Australia's water habitats.
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Betty's Burgers

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney E04, 14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000

Betty’s Burgers serves up some of the best burgers in Sydney and even some mind-blowing desserts.
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Knight's Coffee & Tea Co

Shop 5/827–839 George St, Haymarket NSW 2007

Knights Coffee & Tea Co is a coffeehouse in New South Wales.

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Everything you need to know

Scape Darling Square FAQs

What’s included at Scape Darling Square?

All your utilities including electricity, water and heating, plus unlimited broadband internet are included with your rent. There are no additional bills to worry about. You’ll also enjoy access to our amazing collection of common spaces. Plus, a packed calendar bursting with exclusive events, mentorship programs, and internship opportunities where you can experience other cultures and make friends at the same time.

Do I need to be a student to live at Scape Darling Square?

Yes, Scape’s student accommodation is purpose built for students and a confirmation of enrolment is required to secure your room.

Can I take a look around?

We would love you to! We offer both in-person and virtual tours of all Scape properties. Book a tour today!

How close is Scape Darling Square to university?

Scape Darling Square is conveniently located near a range of universities and campuses in Sydney and easily accessible by public transport so you can easily get to class without having to worry about traffic or parking.

  • University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is just a 3-minute walk to the Haymarket campus, a 12-minute walk to the central building, or a 5-minute walk to the UTS Business School
  • The University of Sydney is a 10-minute bus ride plus a 12-minute walk
  • For those attending Taylors College, the campus is accessible by a 3-minute trip on the light rail plus a 10-minute bus ride
  • The Univeristy of New South Wales (UNSW) is easily accessible by the light rail. It’s an 8-minute walk to the Chinatown stop and a 17-minute journey to the UNSW Anzac Parade stop.
  • It’s a quick 7-minute walk for those who are studying at TAFE Ultimo

Where’s the nearest public transport to Scape Darling Square?

Scape Darling Square is a great place to live if you want to be close public transport in Sydney.

There are a few light rail stops nearby just a 2-7 minute walk away. The light rail runs frequently to several parts of the city, making it easy to get to class, work, or explore the city. It’s a short 2-minute walk to the Exhibition Centre or Paddy’s Market stops which are both on the L1 line and can take you to Central Station in one direction or to the inner west, through Pyrmont and Glebe. A 7-minute walk will get you to the Chinatown stop on the L2/L3 line which can take you through the CBD to Circular Quay in one direction, or to Surry Hills, UNSW and Randwick in the other!

You can either take the light rail or a 13-minute walk to Central Station, which is Sydney’s largest train station with lines that can take you all over Sydney and beyond. It is easy access to other train stations in the CBD, as well as places like Bondi Junction, the North Shore or even the Blue Mountains. You can view the full Sydney rail network map here.

The closest bus stop within walking distance of Scape Darling Square is 4-minute away and will take you to the 501 route which travels through Pyrmont, Drummoyne and out to Parramatta. A 9-minute walk will get you to a stop on the 438 or 412 lines taking you through the CBD to Martin Place.

What shops are close to Scape Darling Square?

If you’re looking for a big-name store or a local gem, you’re sure to find it all within a short walk or light rail ride of Scape Darling Square.

A one-stop shop for all your shopping, dining, and entertainment needs, Broadway Shopping Centre is a 15-minute walk away and is home to 150 stores. It also has several restaurants, large food court, as well as a Hoyts cinema complex.

Westfield Sydney is an upscale shopping centre in the heart of the CBD. It is an 18-minute walk from Scape Darling Square or 13 minutes on the light rail. You will find over 280 stores, including fashion, homewares, specialty boutiques and large department stores like Myer and David Jones.

You are also on the doorstep of Haymarket, Darling Harbour and Chinatown which all boast a wide range of restaurants, bars and shops.

How often do I pay my rent?

The easiest way to pay your rent is through our fortnightly direct debit system. We also have full upfront payment options. If you wish to pay the full rent amount in one lump sum, you can do this with a credit or debit card at Reception or by bank transfer. International transfers or credit card payments may result in a surcharge from your bank.

What is a Bond? And how do I pay it?

The bond is a security deposit registered with the appropriate state-based authority and covers any damage you may cause to the room. Don’t worry, this excludes normal wear and tear. You will receive an email 10 days before your contract start date asking you to pay a security deposit through the Resident Portal.

It is refundable at the end of your stay with us if there are no damages, your room is left clean and there is no outstanding rent. You will receive an email when your bond is ready to be returned. Release of your bond from the state-based authority will either be transferred into an Australian bank account of your choice which is the preferred method, or you can arrange for a cheque to be sent to you.

When do I sign my contract?

Would you like an express check-in? If you complete your pre-arrival process before arrival your check-in will only take 10 minutes. If you haven’t completed your pre-arrival process, your check-in could take up to 30 minutes.

What do I need to do to complete an express check in?

Your contract will be available 8 weeks prior to your contract start date via our Resident Portal. Once logged in to the portal, you will be able to review and sign your contract prior to arriving at Scape. Make sure to give yourself enough time to read the contract carefully before signing. Once completed, we’ll send you a copy of the final signed contract via email for your records.

You’ll also need to upload your Confirmation of Enrolment and Photo ID, plus complete your emergency contact and rent payment information.

Do I need to bring my own bedspread, quilt and pillow?

Yes. However, to make life easier, these items may be purchased on our website when booking your room, or via our Resident Portal, and can be ready for you on check-in. They can also be purchased from Reception, subject to availability. Get settled early and purchase your bedding pack to guarantee availability.

How do I buy linen and kitchen supplies in advance?

You can log in to our Resident Portal to buy kitchen and bedding before arriving at Scape. Alternatively, you can email the property directly.

Does Scape Darling Square have an airport transfer service?

Yes! To arrange a pick-up service from the airport directly to Scape Darling Square, please visit our Airport Transfer page and complete the form at least 72 hours before your scheduled arrival at the airport.

What time is check-in at Scape Darling Square?

Scape Darling Square will welcome you at any time of day or night.  To assist with a smooth arrival, we ask residents who plan to arrive outside normal business hours (9.00 to 18.00) to inform us by email at least 72 hours in advance. This way we can make sure a Scape team member is available to greet you.

If you arrive outside of normal business hours, you’ll find contact information at the entrance of the building. Your calls will be answered by a friendly team member who will help you check-in.

What goes on in the communal spaces?

Scape Darling Square features a range of communal spaces available to all residents where you can rest and relax or socialise with friends. These include the games room, communal kitchen, social lounge, rooftop terrace with BBQ, private cinema and 24/7 gym. We’ll host resident events in these spaces from time to time, but they can also be booked in advance if you’d like them all to yourself!

Can friends visit?

Of course! This is your home. If you would like to have a guest stay overnight, that is fine too, but you’ll need to be over 18. Unfortunately, overnight guests aren’t permitted in twin or Under18 rooms. There are also a few rules around guests in the property which staff would be happy to brief you on. You will need to register your guest at Reception, so we know who is in the building for security reasons.

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