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UNIVERSITY

Student accommodation for the University of New South Wales

With over 10 buildings across Sydney, Scape offers purpose-built student accommodation near The University of New South Wales.

Scape X UNSW

Living at Scape during your uni days is all about community, comfort, convenience, and independence.

Find your perfect vibe with a choice of amazing buildings located near the University of New South Wales, surrounded by delicious restaurants, bars, efficient public transport, and the bustling heart of Sydney's CBD.

Whether you prefer a walk or short journey on Sydney’s new light rail from Scape Kingsford, Scape Quay, Scape Darling House or Scape Darling Square, or a direct bus ride from Scape Redfern or Scape Abercrombie, the choice is yours.
Students barbecuing on the rooftop of Scape Redfern
Living at Scape during your uni days is all about community, comfort, convenience, and independence.

Find your perfect vibe with a choice of amazing buildings located near the University of New South Wales, surrounded by delicious restaurants, bars, efficient public transport, and the bustling heart of Sydney's CBD.

Whether you prefer a walk or short journey on Sydney’s new light rail from Scape Kingsford, Scape Quay, Scape Darling House or Scape Darling Square, or a direct bus ride from Scape Redfern or Scape Abercrombie, the choice is yours.

TOP 5 SCAPE PROPERTIES FOR UNSW STUDENTS

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Scape Kingsford

391-397 Anzac Parade, Kingsford NSW 2032

  • 17 mins
    Bus
  • 5 mins
    Bicycle
  • 17 mins
    Walk
  • Brand new building opening May 2024
  • Walk to UNSW
  • An amazing rooftop garden with BBQ area
  • Steps from the light rail into the CBD

Rooms from

A$499/wk/person

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Scape Redfern

77-123 Eveleigh St, Redfern NSW 2016

  • 34 mins
    Bus
  • 24 mins
    Bicycle
  • 1 hour 15 mins
    Walk
  • Ultra modern building design
  • Flow studio, spin room, gamer’s lair & glam room
  • An amazing rooftop garden with BBQ area
  • Steps from Redfern Station

Rooms from

A$499/wk/person

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Scape Darling House

39 Darling Drive, Haymarket NSW 2000

  • 33 mins
    Bus
  • 27 mins
    Bicycle
  • 1 hour 24 mins
    Walk
  • All-inclusive chef prepared meals
  • Steps to Darling Harbour
  • Ultra-modern look and feel
  • Smart apartment designs

Rooms from

A$699/wk/person

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Scape Darling Square

41 Darling Drive, Haymarket NSW 2000

  • 34 mins
    Bus
  • 26 mins
    Bicycle
  • 1 hour 23 mins
    Walk
  • Steps to Darling Harbour
  • Rooftop BBQ area
  • Gym, cinema room, games room & pool table
  • Urban young professional neighbourhood

Rooms from

A$479/wk/person

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Scape Quay

83 Quay Street, Haymarket NSW 2000

  • 28 mins
    Bus
  • 28 mins
    Bicycle
  • 1 hour 17 mins
    Walk
  • Prime location in the center of buzzing Chinatown
  • Minutes to UTS campus
  • Cultural vibe

Rooms from

A$639/wk/person

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Scape Kingsford

391-397 Anzac Parade, Kingsford NSW 2032

  • 17 mins
    Bus
  • 5 mins
    Bicycle
  • 17 mins
    Walk
  • Brand new building opening May 2024
  • Walk to UNSW
  • An amazing rooftop garden with BBQ area
  • Steps from the light rail into the CBD

Rooms from

A$499/wk/person

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Scape Redfern

77-123 Eveleigh St, Redfern NSW 2016

  • 34 mins
    Bus
  • 24 mins
    Bicycle
  • 1 hour 15 mins
    Walk
  • Ultra modern building design
  • Flow studio, spin room, gamer’s lair & glam room
  • An amazing rooftop garden with BBQ area
  • Steps from Redfern Station

Rooms from

A$499/wk/person

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Scape Darling House

39 Darling Drive, Haymarket NSW 2000

  • 33 mins
    Bus
  • 27 mins
    Bicycle
  • 1 hour 24 mins
    Walk
  • All-inclusive chef prepared meals
  • Steps to Darling Harbour
  • Ultra-modern look and feel
  • Smart apartment designs

Rooms from

A$699/wk/person

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Scape Darling Square

41 Darling Drive, Haymarket NSW 2000

  • 34 mins
    Bus
  • 26 mins
    Bicycle
  • 1 hour 23 mins
    Walk
  • Steps to Darling Harbour
  • Rooftop BBQ area
  • Gym, cinema room, games room & pool table
  • Urban young professional neighbourhood

Rooms from

A$479/wk/person

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Scape Quay

83 Quay Street, Haymarket NSW 2000

  • 28 mins
    Bus
  • 28 mins
    Bicycle
  • 1 hour 17 mins
    Walk
  • Prime location in the center of buzzing Chinatown
  • Minutes to UTS campus
  • Cultural vibe

Rooms from

A$639/wk/person

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UNDER 18 STUDENTS

We are committed to creating a safe environment for our Next Generation (Under 18) students and enhancing their well-being. Our goal is to provide market leading pastoral care that is aligned with the University of New South Wales and the wider community.

The Under 18 approved properties for University of New South Wales are Scape Darling House and Scape Darling Square.

The booking process for Under 18 students with Scape is easy, simply choose an Under 18 approved property, follow the application process to begin your booking journey and we will be in contact to discuss the best room options for you.

You can find more information on the Next Generation Under 18 Program here.
Girl sitting at desk in her room at Scape
We are committed to creating a safe environment for our Next Generation (Under 18) students and enhancing their well-being. Our goal is to provide market leading pastoral care that is aligned with the University of New South Wales and the wider community.

The Under 18 approved properties for University of New South Wales are Scape Darling House and Scape Darling Square.

The booking process for Under 18 students with Scape is easy, simply choose an Under 18 approved property, follow the application process to begin your booking journey and we will be in contact to discuss the best room options for you.

You can find more information on the Next Generation Under 18 Program here.
What our residents are saying
“Our stay at Scape has been a wonderful experience. What a beautiful place to stay in the heart of the city. A big thank you to our chefs for the delicious food. Thanks to Biv, Paul, Muskaan, Sabrina, Prakrit and the team for making our stay such a memorable one. I would highly recommend Scape if you are looking at staying in Sydney.
Arti, Scape Darling House

Frequently asked questions

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

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

Do I need to have my enrolment confirmed to book my room?

No, you can still book your accommodation while waiting for confirmation or acceptance/enrolment at UNSW, or if you are still waiting for the issue of an Australian student visa by the Australian Government. Please see our Booking Terms & Conditions for more information on the steps to follow if you are not accepted and need to cancel your booking.

How do I travel from Scape to the University of New South Wales?

The University of New South Wales is easily accessible by the light rail. From Scape Darling House, Scape Darling Square and Scape Quay, it’s a 6-8 minute walk to the Chinatown stop and a 17-minute journey to the UNSW Anzac Parade stop. If you are staying at Scape Sydney Central it’s a 15 minute walk to the Haymarket stop and then a 14 minute journey on the light rail to UNSW Anzac Parade.

It’s a short walk to Redfern station from Scape Redfern, Scape Abercrombie and Scape Darlington. From Redfern station you can take the 392 bus directly to the UNSW Mall Entrance on Anzac Parade (bus departs every 10 minutes), or you can take the train one stop to Central Station and jump on the light rail from there.

If cycling is more your style, most Scape buildings offer secure bike storage and you can ride to UNSW in around 25 minutes.

What’s included in my rent?

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 common spaces like gyms, cinemas, games rooms and outdoor rooftops or terraces. 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.

About University of New South Wales

 

Nestled in the vibrant city of Sydney, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) stands tall as a beacon of academic brilliance, innovation, and a rich history dating back to its establishment in 1949. The origins of UNSW can be traced back to the aftermath of World War II when there was a pressing need for a university that could contribute to the reconstruction and development of Australia. In response to this need, UNSW was founded with a vision to be a pioneering institution, driving progress through education and research.

 

Over the decades, UNSW has lived up to its founding vision, evolving into a globally recognized university known for its commitment to innovation and academic excellence. The university has consistently ranked among the top institutions worldwide, attracting students, scholars, and industry leaders from across the globe.

 

Academic Excellence and World-Class Facilities

 

UNSW’s commitment to academic excellence is reflected in its diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs spanning arts and humanities, sciences, engineering, business, law, and more. The university has a reputation for fostering a dynamic and collaborative learning environment, equipping students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in their chosen fields.

 

One of UNSW’s standout features is its emphasis on innovation and research. The university is home to cutting-edge research centers and institutes, driving advancements in areas such as technology, health, sustainability, and social sciences. From breakthroughs in solar energy technology to pioneering medical research, UNSW is at the forefront of addressing global challenges through innovative solutions.

 

UNSW’s campuses are a testament to its commitment to providing students with world-class facilities that enhance their learning experience. The Kensington campus, the main and largest campus, boasts modern classrooms, state-of-the-art laboratories, collaborative workspaces, and recreational facilities. The UNSW Library, a hub for research and study, provides extensive resources for students and researchers.

 

For those in the fields of science and engineering, the Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre offers cutting-edge instrumentation and expertise, facilitating ground-breaking research and experimentation. Additionally, UNSW’s commitment to sustainability is evident in its environmentally friendly initiatives and green building practices.

 

Transportation: Navigating the UNSW Campus and beyond

 

Accessibility is a key feature of UNSW’s campuses, making it easy for students to commute from various parts of Sydney. The university is well-connected with an array of transportation options, ensuring a smooth journey to and from campus.

 

Public Transportation:

Sydney’s extensive public transportation network is a popular choice for UNSW students. The light rail has two stops right outside The UNSW Kensington campus, with the UNSW Anzac Parade stop near the Roundhouse entrance, and the USNW High Street stop near the science and medical buildings. UNSW is also served by multiple bus routes, providing convenient access from various suburbs. The Central Station hub, a major transport interchange, allows for seamless connections to Sydney trains and buses.

 

Cycling:

UNSW encourages sustainable transportation, and cycling is a popular choice among students. The Kensington campus is equipped with bike racks, and the surrounding area has dedicated bike lanes, offering a quick and eco-friendly way to reach the university. Many Scape properties also include secure bike storage, so you can easily access your bike at any time.

 

Walking:

For those residing in the nearby neighbourhoods, walking to UNSW is not only feasible but also a pleasant way to start the day. The campus is designed to be pedestrian-friendly, with well-maintained pathways and green spaces.

 

Car:

While the university promotes sustainable transport, there are parking facilities available on campus for students who prefer to drive. However, it’s important to note that parking spaces can be limited, and public transportation is often a more practical choice given Sydney’s traffic congestion.

 

UNSW is not just a place for academic pursuits; it’s a vibrant community that values holistic development. The Kensington campus offers a diverse range of extracurricular activities, including student clubs, cultural events, and sports. The Arc, UNSW’s student organization, plays a pivotal role in organizing events and providing support services to enhance the overall student experience.

 

Moreover, UNSW’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident in its multicultural community. The Kensington campus reflects a microcosm of Sydney’s cosmopolitanism, fostering an environment where students from various backgrounds come together to learn and grow.

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