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Over 1.5 million student rooms across the US, UK, Ireland, & Australia
The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
Safe stays and flexible bookings + cancellations with Unilodgers Pandemic Shield. Read more
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

The world's largest student housing provider

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With over 1.5 million student rooms, we have something to suit every preference. Studios, private rooms, shared apartments, shared rooms - we’ve got them all.

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Student Accommodation Options in Sydney

With Unilodgers choose from 16000+ student accommodations in Sydney starting at AU$166. Sydney is every student's dream - great schools, fabulous nightlife, trendy cafes and multicuisine restaurants. Whether you’re looking for housing near University of SydneyUTS, UNSW, Macquarie UniversityJMC Academy, Australian Film, Television and Radio School or Central Queensland University we can help you find the perfect place that is close to your university and also has everything else you need. 

Here are your accommodation options:

  • Shared rooms: Students share a bathroom, kitchen, and common space
  • Private rooms: Offers a personal study space and shared common kitchen and living room
  • Studio flats: Studio accommodations offer complete privacy with a sleeping area, study space, bathroom, and kitchen
  • Entire flat: Offers a bedroom, study space, ensuite bathroom, and wardrobe

Most of the student housing in Sydney offer communal kitchens and cafes, so your hunger pangs are sorted when you just need a snack in between your gruelling study sessions. To shed those extra pounds, the on-site gyms will give you fitness goals. You must look for a games room when you're about to rent a house in the city for students as it’s a stress buster and keeps you entertained for hours.

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Living in Sydney as a Student

  • Cost of living: One of the top destination for International students, Sydney is a sought after place for higher education. The cost of living is slightly higher than in most Australian cities but it is still manageable on a student budget. To give you an idea a budget eatery will cost around AU$20. 
  • Student-friendly locations: Some sought-after neighbourhoods for students include Waterloo, Ashfield, Bondi and Darling Point
  • Rent for students: Accommodation in Sydney is one of the biggest living expenses but you can save if you move into a shared apartment or a studio flat where electricity and water are included in the cost of rent. The Sydney budget-friendly flats to rent start just from AU$176 and have offers up to AU$262 to help you save while staying here! 

Student Life in Sydney

Sydney is home to over 100 beaches, so there is a sandy spot for everyone. You must’ve heard the popular ones – Bondi, Coogee, Bronte. If you like piña coladas, you'll love this city! Close to any student accommodation in the city, you will find a choice of restaurants offering a variety of cuisines - from upscale Vietnamese food to lip-smacking Spanish or authentic Turkish. From bakeries to gelato and chocolate shops, the neighbourhood is lit and will let your Insta reels roll. You’ll never run out of options.

  • Parks: Pick a glorious sun-filled location of your choice at Royal Botanic Garden, Elkington Park or Birchgrove Park for a lovely picnic sesh with friends.
  • Museums: Explore Sydney’s fascinating museums such as The Nicholson Museum, The Sydney Observatory and the Art gallery of New South Wales.
  • Restaurants, Cafes and Markets: Look out for some brunch delights and homespun arts and crafts at the infamous markets like Bondi Farmers Market and Cambridge Market. The metropolitan city of Sydney also has restaurants and cafes that are a hub such as That's Amore, Bennelong Restaurant and Bar and The Gypsy. 


Now that you know you’ve made a great choice by coming to Sydney, visit Unilodgers - one of the world’s largest student housing providers, to browse through hundreds of student accommodation in Sydney. There’s one to suit every budget, and you can do that in just a few clicks! All of this at absolutely no cost for students. 

Student Travel in Sydney

  • Bus and Train: Sydney’s public transport is easy to use and convenient with light rail, trains, trams, buses and ferries. The buses and trains are a great way to navigate the city. All bus services start in the CBD and many inner cities require you to use an Opal Card that costs around AU$4.00. 
  • Ferries: The public and private ferry services are another way to get around the city with ease of access using the Opal card system. The fare for ferries for an Adult Opal card cost around AU$4.00- AU$7.00.
  • Private Transport: If travelling on public transport is a big no for you, then you can always pick the convenient private transport options such as Ola, Uber Silver Service Taxis and H2O Sydney Water Taxis. You can also rent a bike to get around the city. 
Frequently Asked Questions

How much is student accommodation in Sydney?

On average, Sydney accommodation rent for about AU$300 a week. With Unilodgers, you can find options starting at just AU$166 a week. 

How can I find affordable student accommodation in Sydney?

To find budget accommodation in Sydney to rent that has everything you want and fits your budget, you can use Unilodgers’ search filters. You can choose the type of apartment, the location, as well as the maximum rent. 

Where do students live in Sydney?

Sydney has many warm, breezy neighbourhoods that are close to its many college campuses, as well as fun to live in. Students especially like Brighton, Kingswood, Annandale, Camden where you can find a variety of Sydney accomodation options.
 

What are the different types of student accommodations available in Sydney?

Sydney offers a wide range of options. You can choose shared or private rooms where you will share common spaces such as kitchens, bathrooms, and living rooms. Alternatively, if you prefer more privacy, you can opt for a studio flat or pick a two-bedroom apartment in Sydney. You can also find many flats to rent in Sydney that you can share with friends. 
 

Does Unilodgers have short-term stays in Sydney?

Yes, some of the student homes in Sydney on Unilodgers do offer short-term student accommodation for short stay in Sydney. You can filter these accommodations using the Tenancy Duration filter and find what you’re looking for.
 

Does Unilodgers have any offers on accommodation in Sydney?

Yes, we have a lot of great value deals and bonus add-ons available on our Sydney accomodation options. For details, you can visit the property page and look at the offers listed. 

What’s the best mode of transportation in Sydney?

Getting around the city and surrounding areas is easy thanks to the convenient metro, fleet of buses, trams, and trains available in Sydney.You can get around the entire city very easily, even if you're on a budget! 

What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Sydney?

Many of our student housing Sydney properties are covered under Unilodgers’ Pandemic Shield, which protects you from any COVID-related uncertainties. The features of Pandemic Shield include deep cleaning, social distancing markers, temperature checks, staff PPE kits, and more. For accurate details on what Pandemic Shield facilities are offered at a particular property, you can refer to the property page. Alternatively, you can use the Pandemic Shield filter options or shortlist properties that offer the facilities you are looking for. 
 

Do these accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?

Many of our student accommodation in Sydney Australia offer WiFi at no extra cost or include it in the rent. For details, you can check the property pages.
 

Are these accommodations secure?

Our Sydney accommodation properties ensure your security with features like CCTV and secure door entry. Many of them also have on-site staff to keep you safe. You can find specific details about security features on individual property pages.
 

What all is included in the rent?

Many of our Sydney student apartments include utilities such as electricity, water, and gas in the rent, while some also offer WiFi and insurance at no extra cost. However, for specific rent inclusions, please refer to the property pages.