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FRESH AIR. NEW FRIENDS.

Student Accommodation in Sydney Central

Take in the fresh air at Scape Sydney Central, thanks to the large outdoor courtyard with BBQ and large community kitchen – it’s the perfect place to entertain friends or read a book.
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Rooms

CENTRAL TO EVERYTHING

Scape Sydney Central features studio apartments and shared apartments, and with an outdoor courtyard, cinema, gym and study spaces, you’ll find there’s always somewhere for you to unwind between classes.
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Scape Sydney Central features studio apartments and shared apartments, and with an outdoor courtyard, cinema, gym and study spaces, you’ll find there’s always somewhere for you to unwind between classes.
  • Shared Apartment
  • Twin shared Apartment
  • Large 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

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 SYDNEY CENTRAL

Ultimo is a student suburb, and always buzzing. Close to Broadway Shopping Centre, where you can shop, catch a movie, or enjoy a bite to eat, and Central Station, where you can connect to the CBD and beyond.
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Ultimo is a student suburb, and always buzzing. Close to Broadway Shopping Centre, where you can shop, catch a movie, or enjoy a bite to eat, and Central Station, where you can connect to the CBD and beyond.

Explore the Area around Scape Sydney Central

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The Pigeonhole Cafe

Ground/458 Wattle St, Ultimo NSW 2007

The pigeonhole cafe offers the best quality coffee, crafted by beans imported from different parts of the world, particularly Columbia.
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Fork and Grind

22 Mary Ann St, Ultimo NSW 2007

Amazing Coffee, gourmet salads, fresh juices, burgers, fish & chips and a mouth watering cake select.
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Dumpling & Noodle House

430 Wattle St, Ultimo NSW 2007

Handmade dumplings and Noodle. Best stir fried!!!!
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Lotus Story

1-3 Smail St, Ultimo NSW 2007

Lotus Story is a modern fusion Breakfast & Lunch cafe.
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Sydney Fish Market

Corner Pyrmont Bridge Rd &, Bank St, Pyrmont NSW 2009

Large marketplace featuring shops for seafood, deli items, wine & baked goods, plus restaurants.

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Everything you need to know

Scape Sydney Central FAQ

What’s included at Scape Sydney Central?

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 Sydney Central?

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 Sydney Central to universities?

Scape Sydney Central is strategically located for students, offering easy access to major universities:

  • University of Sydney (USYD): Get to your classes with a quick 6-minute bus ride or choose a 15-minute walk for a bit of exercise before your studies.
  • University of Technology Sydney (UTS): A mere 5-minute walk separates you from the UTS campus, making it almost an extension of your living space.
  • University of New South Wales (UNSW): A 15-minute walk gets you to the Haymarket light rail station, and from there, a 15-minute light rail ride takes you directly to UNSW.
  • TAFE Ultimo: Ideally close, a brief 3-minute stroll is all it takes to reach the TAFE Ultimo campus.

Where’s the nearest public transport to Scape Sydney Central?

Scape Sydney Central is well-connected, making commuting a breeze:

Light Rail Station: Haymarket Station is your gateway to the city, a 15-minute walk away, connecting you to various parts of Sydney. Haymarket Light Rail station is served by the L2/3 City & Southeast Line, which can take you to destinations like Circular Quay and Randwick. The station is a key stop between Chinatown and Central Chalmers Street.

Train Station: Central Station is 17 minutes by foot, linking you to the broader Sydney area and beyond, perfect for local and regional travel. Central Train Station in Sydney serves multiple lines including the T1 North Shore & Western, T2 Inner West & Leppington, T3 Bankstown, and T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra. It also connects with regional lines like the Blue Mountains (BMT), Central Coast & Newcastle (CCN), South Coast (SCO), and Southern Highlands (SHL), offering extensive travel options within and beyond the city.

Bus Stop: The UTS Sydney, Broadway bus stop, just a 5-minute walk away, provides convenient access to numerous bus routes, ensuring you can get to your destination quickly. The UTS Sydney, Broadway bus stop is well-connected, offering a range of bus lines that can take you to various destinations. Some of the bus lines serving this stop include the 422, 423, 423X, 426, 428, 428X, 430, and several night service lines like N10, N11, N20, N30, N40, N50, N60, N61, N70, N71, N80, and N81. These lines connect you to places such as Parramatta, Kogarah, Kingsgrove, Dulwich Hill, Canterbury, Sydenham, and various night service destinations across the city.

What shops are close to Scape Sydney Central?

Shopping and entertainment are just moments away from Scape Sydney Central:

Broadway Shopping Centre: A short 6-minute walk is all that stands between you and a diverse range of retail, dining, and entertainment options.

Central Park Mall: Also just a 6-minute walk away, this mall offers a unique blend of shops and eateries, catering to all your needs.

Queen Victoria Building (QVB): Reach this iconic shopping destination with a 15-minute walk to the Haymarket light rail station, followed by a quick 6-minute ride.

Westfield Sydney: For a comprehensive shopping experience, a 15-minute bus ride will take you to a world of fashion, homeware, and more.

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 Sydney Central have an airport transfer service?

Yes! To arrange a pick-up service from the airport directly to Scape Sydney Central, 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 Sydney Central?

Scape Sydney Central 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 Sydney Central 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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