University of Sydney quadrangle
University of Sydney logo

UNIVERSITY

Student accommodation for the University of Sydney

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

USYD X SCAPE

Experience Sydney Uni life at its finest with the ultimate home away from home at Scape. Find your perfect vibe with a choice of incredible buildings located near the University of Sydney, surrounded by delightful restaurants, bars, efficient public transport, and the bustling heart of Sydney's CBD.

Whether you prefer the convenience of rolling out of bed and crossing the road to campus from Scape Glebe and Scape at University of Sydney, or opting for a short stroll from one of the eight nearby Scape buildings, the choice is yours.
Students studying together at Scape
Experience Sydney Uni life at its finest with the ultimate home away from home at Scape. Find your perfect vibe with a choice of incredible buildings located near the University of Sydney, surrounded by delightful restaurants, bars, efficient public transport, and the bustling heart of Sydney's CBD.

Whether you prefer the convenience of rolling out of bed and crossing the road to campus from Scape Glebe and Scape at University of Sydney, or opting for a short stroll from one of the eight nearby Scape buildings, the choice is yours.

Top 5 Scape properties for USYD students

01 /05

Scape at University of Sydney

152 City Road, Darlington NSW 2000

  • 7 mins
    Bus
  • 5 mins
    Bicycle
  • 7 mins
    Walk
  • On campus location at Sydney Uni
  • Quiet & studious building
  • Cinema room, gym and karaoke room
  • Social lounge with pool table & table tennis

Rooms from

A$489/wk/person

View property

Scape Abercrombie

267-269 Abercrombie Street, Darlington NSW 2008

  • 12 mins
    Bus
  • 4 mins
    Bicycle
  • 12 mins
    Walk
  • Highly private boutique style building
  • Trendy neighbourhood vibe
  • 1 minute walk to USYD

Rooms from

A$599/wk/person

View property

Scape Darlington

288 Wilson St, Darlington NSW 2008

  • 10 mins
    Bus
  • 6 mins
    Bicycle
  • 12 mins
    Walk
  • Leafy entertainers courtyard
  • A boutique style and intimate building
  • Close to the Sydney Uni campus
  • Steps to the trendy Carriageworks markets

Rooms from

A$759/wk/person

View property

Scape Glebe

25 Arundel Street, Glebe NSW 2037

  • 10 mins
    Bus
  • 5 mins
    Bicycle
  • 10 mins
    Walk
  • Close to trendy coffee shops and restaurants
  • Quiet leafy location
  • Boutique style building
  • Mature vibe
  • Across the footbridge to USYD campus

Rooms from

A$469/wk/person

View property

Boundary x Scape

12 Boundary St, Darlington NSW 2008

  • 8 mins
    Bus
  • 3 mins
    Bicycle
  • 8 mins
    Walk
  • Boutique Style building
  • Trendy neighborhood
  • Minutes to Sydney Uni
  • Sharehouse Vibe

Rooms from

A$399/wk/person

View property
01 /05

Scape at University of Sydney

152 City Road, Darlington NSW 2000

  • 7 mins
    Bus
  • 5 mins
    Bicycle
  • 7 mins
    Walk
  • On campus location at Sydney Uni
  • Quiet & studious building
  • Cinema room, gym and karaoke room
  • Social lounge with pool table & table tennis

Rooms from

A$489/wk/person

View property

Scape Abercrombie

267-269 Abercrombie Street, Darlington NSW 2008

  • 12 mins
    Bus
  • 4 mins
    Bicycle
  • 12 mins
    Walk
  • Highly private boutique style building
  • Trendy neighbourhood vibe
  • 1 minute walk to USYD

Rooms from

A$599/wk/person

View property

Scape Darlington

288 Wilson St, Darlington NSW 2008

  • 10 mins
    Bus
  • 6 mins
    Bicycle
  • 12 mins
    Walk
  • Leafy entertainers courtyard
  • A boutique style and intimate building
  • Close to the Sydney Uni campus
  • Steps to the trendy Carriageworks markets

Rooms from

A$759/wk/person

View property

Scape Glebe

25 Arundel Street, Glebe NSW 2037

  • 10 mins
    Bus
  • 5 mins
    Bicycle
  • 10 mins
    Walk
  • Close to trendy coffee shops and restaurants
  • Quiet leafy location
  • Boutique style building
  • Mature vibe
  • Across the footbridge to USYD campus

Rooms from

A$469/wk/person

View property

Boundary x Scape

12 Boundary St, Darlington NSW 2008

  • 8 mins
    Bus
  • 3 mins
    Bicycle
  • 8 mins
    Walk
  • Boutique Style building
  • Trendy neighborhood
  • Minutes to Sydney Uni
  • Sharehouse Vibe

Rooms from

A$399/wk/person

View property

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 Sydney and the wider community.

The Under 18 approved properties for University of Sydney are Scape Darling House, Scape Darling Square, Scape at University of Sydney and Scape Redfern.

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 Sydney and the wider community.

The Under 18 approved properties for University of Sydney are Scape Darling House, Scape Darling Square, Scape at University of Sydney and Scape Redfern.

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 University of Sydney, 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 Sydney?

The University of Sydney has two main entrances, one on Parramatta Rd and one on City Rd. As the campus is quite large, the best transport option will depend on where your class is within the university.

Scape Redfern, Scape Abercrombie and Scape Cleveland  are a 10-minute walk to the campus. Many students walk this route, and a free shuttle bus is also run by the university between Fisher Library and Redfern Station in the evening during semester.

If you are staying at Scape Glebe or Scape at University of Sydney, you only have a couple of minutes to walk there!

Central Station is a 15-minute walk along City Rd and George St. There are frequent buses from Railway Square to Parramatta Rd and City Rd. If you are arriving by bus, there are stops at the main entrances on Parramatta Rd and City Rd.

If cycling is more your style, most Scape buildings offer secure bike storage and you can ride to USYD in under 10-minutes from most Scape locations.

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 the University of Sydney

 

Nestled in the heart of Australia’s vibrant and bustling metropolis, the University of Sydney stands as a testament to academic brilliance and a rich history dating back to 1850. With its iconic sandstone buildings and sprawling campuses, this prestigious institution has evolved into a global hub for education, research, and innovation.

 

The University of Sydney’s roots trace back to the mid-19th century when it was established by an act of the New South Wales Parliament. Its foundation stone was laid in 1854, marking the beginning of an educational journey that would shape the intellectual landscape of Australia. Originally, the university’s vision was to offer a comprehensive and liberal education, fostering critical thinking and producing well-rounded graduates.

 

Over the years, Sydney University has grown exponentially, becoming a pioneer in various academic disciplines. The commitment to excellence has resulted in numerous achievements and a distinguished alumni list that includes Nobel laureates, Rhodes Scholars, and leaders in diverse fields.

 

Academic Excellence and World-Class Facilities

 

At the core of Sydney University’s success is its unwavering dedication to academic excellence. The institution offers a broad spectrum of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, spanning arts and humanities, sciences, engineering, health sciences, business, and more. Renowned for its research output, the university actively contributes to advancements in fields such as medicine, technology, and social sciences.

 

The sprawling Camperdown/Darlington campus, the main and largest campus, is a masterpiece of architectural heritage. The iconic sandstone Quadrangle, dating back to the university’s early years, is not just a building but a symbol of tradition and academic rigor. Beyond the historic structures, modern facilities abound, equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, libraries, and collaborative spaces that cater to the evolving needs of contemporary education.

 

For students seeking a dynamic and immersive learning experience, Sydney University delivers. From cutting-edge research centres to specialized facilities, such as the Charles Perkins Centre for health research and innovation, the university is a hub for intellectual exploration and innovation.

 

Moreover, the commitment to a holistic student experience is evident in the myriad of extracurricular activities and support services available. Whether it’s joining student clubs, engaging in community service, or accessing career counselling, Sydney University ensures that students receive a well-rounded education that extends beyond the classroom.

 

Transportation: Navigating the Campus and Beyond

 

The central location of Sydney University makes it easily accessible, and navigating the campus is a seamless experience thanks to various transportation options.

 

Public Transportation:

Sydney’s efficient public transportation system is a convenient way to reach the university. Buses and trains connect the campus to different parts of the city and surrounding suburbs. Redfern Station, a major transportation hub, is near the university, offering easy access to students commuting from various locations.

 

Cycling:

With a commitment to sustainability, Sydney University encourages cycling as a viable means of transport. The campus is equipped with bike racks, and cycling lanes in the surrounding areas provide a safe and eco-friendly option for students who prefer pedalling to their lectures.

 

Walking:

For those residing in the nearby neighbourhoods, walking to campus is not only feasible but also a pleasant way to start the day. The tree-lined streets and historic architecture create a picturesque environment that adds to the overall student experience.

 

Car:

While the university promotes sustainable transport, for students who rely on cars, there are parking facilities available on campus. 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.

 

Campus Life: Beyond Academics

 

Sydney University is not just a place for academic pursuits; it’s a vibrant community that fosters personal growth and cultural diversity. The numerous clubs and societies cater to a wide range of interests, providing students with opportunities to engage in sports, arts, and various cultural activities. The annual Orientation Week (O-Week) sets the tone for an exciting campus life, allowing new students to connect with peers and explore the myriad opportunities available.

 

The campus is a melting pot of cultures, creating a dynamic and inclusive environment. From international student support services to cultural festivals and events, Sydney University ensures that every student feels welcome and embraced by the diverse community.

Read more
Read less