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Live the Redfern lifestyle.

Student Accommodation in Redfern Sydney

Our all-inclusive Scape Redfern offering means the ultimate student lifestyle, with premium amenities and incredible city views from the rooftop garden, all sitting atop our ultra-modern building.
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Rooms

LOCAL LIFESTYLE. WORLD CLASS AMENITIES.

Situated right next to Redfern train station, Scape Redfern offers comfy, modern rooms that give our students a home away from home, with amenities like comfy cinema room, a communal kitchen to dine in with friends and lounge areas.

You can choose from studio or shared apartments that include an ultra-comfy double bed, large study desk, super-fast Wi-Fi, a private or shared bathrooms, a kitchenette and plenty of storage space throughout.
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Situated right next to Redfern train station, Scape Redfern offers comfy, modern rooms that give our students a home away from home, with amenities like comfy cinema room, a communal kitchen to dine in with friends and lounge areas.

You can choose from studio or shared apartments that include an ultra-comfy double bed, large study desk, super-fast Wi-Fi, a private or shared bathrooms, a kitchenette and plenty of storage space throughout.
  • Medium Studio Apartment
  • 5 Bed Apartment
  • Medium Twin Apartment
  • Large Studio 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

You’re 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

Everything you need on your doorstep

Located in a bustling, vibrant neighbourhood, Scape Redfern is only a short walk to the University of Sydney, UTS and heaps of cafes, bars and restaurants, offering a unique student lifestyle and environment.
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Located in a bustling, vibrant neighbourhood, Scape Redfern is only a short walk to the University of Sydney, UTS and heaps of cafes, bars and restaurants, offering a unique student lifestyle and environment.

Explore the Area around Scape Redfern

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Central Station

651-731 Harris St, Ultimo NSW 2007

One of Sydney's main transportation hubs for trains and buses.
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Deli 14

191 Regent St, Redfern NSW 2016

Deli 14 is a deli/coffee shop influenced by New York delicatessens with a European twist.
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RaRa

66b Regent St, Redfern NSW 2016

Trendy noodle house with industrial-chic decor & a happening atmosphere, plus sidewalk seating.
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Redfern Park

Redfern St, Redfern NSW 2016

Redfern Park is a heritage-listed park at Elizabeth, Redfern, Chalmers, and Phillip Streets, Redfern, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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Charmed by Redfern

82 Redfern St, Redfern NSW 2016

Charmed by Redfern is all about ethical & original coffee, paired with high quality sustainable food in a relaxing atmosphere.
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Hanlip Dessert Cafe

137-141 Regent St, Redfern NSW 2016

Dessert Shop.

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Everything you need to know

Scape Redfern FAQ

What’s included at Scape Redfern?

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 Redfern?

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 Redfern to universities?

Scape Redfern is ideally positioned for students, with easy access to major universities, ensuring your commute is simple and efficient:

  • The University of Sydney (USYD): Located just a 10-minute walk away, reaching the USYD campus from Scape Redfern is a breeze.
  • University of Technology Sydney (UTS): A 15-minute walk will get you to the heart of the UTS campus, making it convenient for attending classes and university events.
  • Taylors College: A 10-minute bus ride ensures you’re on time for your classes at Taylors College.
  • The University of New South Wales (UNSW): A 20-minute bus ride connects you directly to the UNSW, perfect for a straightforward commute.
  • TAFE Ultimo: A 15-minute walk is all it takes to reach the TAFE Ultimo campus, making it an excellent choice for students studying there.

Where’s the nearest public transport to Scape Redfern?

Scape Redfern is well-connected to the public transport system in Sydney:

Redfern Station: Only 4 minutes on foot, this station connects you to various areas in Sydney, including direct routes to the CBD and beyond. Redfern Station in Sydney connects to various train lines including the BMT Blue Mountains, CCN Central Coast & Newcastle, SCO South Coast, and lines T1 through T9, serving destinations like the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, South Coast, and key areas in Sydney.

 

Bus Services: A plethora of bus routes operate within a 5-minute walk, linking you to key locations like the University of Sydney, city beaches, and the CBD. Redfern Station bus stop in Sydney serves as a vital transit hub, connecting you with various bus lines including the 343, 308, and 352. These lines offer direct access to key destinations such as the bustling CBD, the serene Centennial Park, and the vibrant suburb of Marrickville, facilitating convenient travel across the city for both locals and tourists alike.

What shops are close to Scape Redfern?

Scape Redfern is surrounded by an array of shopping options:

Broadway Shopping Centre: A 15-minute walk from Scape Redfern, offering over 100 stores, a cinema, and a diverse selection of dining options.

Central Park Mall: Just a 13-minute walk away, featuring a wide range of stores and eateries, perfect for everyday shopping and dining.

Queen Victoria Building (QVB): A quick 5-minute train ride takes you to this iconic shopping destination, known for its exquisite architecture and a variety of stores.

Westfield Sydney: Located near QVB, a further 7-minute walk from there. It’s an upscale shopping center with over 280 stores, including major fashion brands and department stores like Myer and David Jones.

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 12 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 Redfern have an airport transfer service?

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

Alternatively, all major Australian airports have taxi ranks and dedicated pick-up areas for ridesharing 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 Redfern?

Scape Redfern 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 Redfern features a range of communal spaces available to all residents where you can rest and relax or socialise with friends. These include a gaming lounge, outdoor courtyard, BBQ area, social lounge, 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 rooms, shared apartments or Under 18 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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