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Opening May 2024

Student Accommodation in Kingsford

Introducing brand new, state-of-the-art student accommodation that perfectly blends comfort with unique design. Located on the doorstep of UNSW and NIDA, amazing Sydney beaches and the light rail to the CBD, Scape Kingsford features a rooftop terrace with BBQ area, games lounge and an indoor cinema experience.
Indoor cinema experience at Scape Kingsford Cinema & communal area
Reception area at Scape Kingsford Entrance
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Scape Kingsford at dusk Exterior
The new Scape Kingsford communal area Games lounge
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Scape Kingsford near the Kingsford light rail stop Exterior
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Study pods at Scape Kingsford Study pods

Rooms

BRAND NEW, DESIGNER LIVING

Set across 15 levels, you can choose between private double studios, 1 bedroom apartments with generous king-sized beds or 2 bedroom apartments with double beds and corner views.

You will have access to communal hangout spots, including zen study pods, a games lounge, communal kitchen, cinema and a mind-blowing rooftop view from the outdoor terrace and BBQ area.
Student room at Scape Kingsford
Set across 15 levels, you can choose between private double studios, 1 bedroom apartments with generous king-sized beds or 2 bedroom apartments with double beds and corner views.

You will have access to communal hangout spots, including zen study pods, a games lounge, communal kitchen, cinema and a mind-blowing rooftop view from the outdoor terrace and BBQ area.
  • Studio Apartment
  • Medium Studio Apartment
  • Large Studio Apartment
  • 2 Bed Apartment
  • 1 Bed 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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Sonder Safety App

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 KINGSFORD

Scape Kingsford is located in Sydney's eastern suburbs, only a short walk to the University of New South Wales and NIDA. It's a quick bus ride to beautiful Coogee or Bondi Beach, and the light rail to the CBD is on the doorstep.

You'll love the bars, dining and free live entertainment across the road at Juniors Kingsford as well as other local gems.
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Scape Kingsford is located in Sydney's eastern suburbs, only a short walk to the University of New South Wales and NIDA. It's a quick bus ride to beautiful Coogee or Bondi Beach, and the light rail to the CBD is on the doorstep.

You'll love the bars, dining and free live entertainment across the road at Juniors Kingsford as well as other local gems.

Explore the area around Scape Kingsford

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The Juniors Kingsford

558A Anzac Parade, Kingsford NSW 2032

The Juniors Kingsford club is an amazing venue for food & entertainment. Located across the road from Scape Kingsford, you will find world-class entertainment, a variety of dining options and a full program of weekly entertainment including live shows.
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Dacey Gardens

Bunnerong Rd, Kingsford NSW 2032

Dacey Gardens is a peaceful formal garden and parkland area, perfect for picnics and relaxing under a shady tree. It is right across the road from Scape Kingsford!
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Coogee Beach

Coogee, New South Wales

Coogee beach is stunning, with crystal-clear waters, an expanse of white sand beach, historic ocean baths and generous green parks ideal for picnics. You’ll find a laid-back beach vibe, vibrant dining and bar scene, beautiful coastal walks and great snorkelling.
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University of New South Wales

Kensington NSW 2052

The UNSW main campus in Kensington is a busy, thriving community of 60,000 students and 6,000 staff, the size of a small town. Offering many courses, UNSW is ranked 2nd in Australia and 27th in the world for Graduate Employability.
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National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)

Kensington NSW 2052

NIDA is Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art – a centre of excellence in education for theatre, film and television. It's just a 5-minute light rail trip from Scape Kingsford.

Everything you need to know

Scape Kingsford FAQs

What's included at Scape Kingsford?

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 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 Kingsford?

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, however Scape Kingsford is currently under construction and due to open in May 2024. Stay tuned for when tours may become available. In the meantime, we offer both in-person and virtual tours of all our other Scape properties in Sydney. You can book a tour at our other properties today.

How close is Scape Kingsford to University?

Scape Kingsford 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.

  • The Univeristy of New South Wales (UNSW) is easily accessible by the light rail. It’s a 5-minute journey to the UNSW Anzac Parade stop, or if you prefer to get some steps in, a 15-minute walk.
  • The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is also a 5-minute journey on the light rail or a 15-minute walk.
  • University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is an 18-minute trip on the light rail to the Haymarket stop, followed by a 10-minute walk to the campus on Broadway.
  • The University of Sydney is an 18-minute trip on the light rail to Haymarket, followed by a short walk to Central Station and a 4-minute bus ride to the Main Gate.

Where’s the nearest public transport to Scape Kingsford?

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

The Juniors Kingsford light rail stop is located directly across the road from the building. With frequent trams travelling this line, it’s a direct 5-minute trip to the UNSW Anzac Parade stop, 18-minutes to Haymarket/Central and 30-minutes to get to Circular Quay. Surry Hills is also accessible via the light rail and is home to some of Sydney’s best restaurants, bars and shopping.

Also outside the building is a bus stop with frequent buses to Coogee Beach, Bondi Junction, the city and Sydney Airport.

You can take the light rail to Central Station, which is Sydney’s largest train station with lines that will 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.

What shops are close to Scape Kingsford?

Scape Kingsford is close to many local shops on Anzac Parade, including an IGA grocery store. For a larger shopping experience, there is a direct bus from outside the building to Westfield Bondi Junction – one of Sydney’s largest shopping centres with a huge range of clothing, homewares, beauty, food and services available.

Peters of Kensington is a short bus ride down Anzac Parade and is a one stop shop for homewares including kitchen items and decor.

Taking the light rail into Sydney’s CBD will also provide you with a huge range of shopping options.

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 Kingsford have an airport transfer service?

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

Alternatively, all major Australian airports have taxi ranks and dedicated pick-up areas for ride-sharing services including Didi and Uber that will take you to any of our buildings. There are also public transport options available. Please refer to the following website to plan your trip in advance – https://www.sydneyairport.com.au/parking-and-transport/departing/international/transport-options-international

What time is check-in at Scape Kingsford?

Scape Kingsford 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 Kingsford 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 shared apartments 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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