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UNSW Village, Sydney
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UNSW Village, Sydney

Kensington, 2052, Australia
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About the Property

UNSW Village Sydney is a spacious student housing in Sydney. UNSW Village, located in Kensington 2052, Australia, offers shared and studio student apartments in Sydney to choose from. The stellar student residence offers various furnished apartments with varying sets of amenities for students. UNSW student residence in Sydney is renowned for its vibrant and welcoming community, where students can socialise, study, and relax in a comfortable and supportive environment. The student housing in Sydney is also among the best student accommodation near UNSW Kensington and Kensington College. Our student housing in Sydney is the foremost choice for students due to its location in the heart of this vibrant town.


Sydney is a vibrant town that boasts a rich cultural heritage and a thriving student community. It is also known as "The Emerald City of Australia". Sydney is an ideal location for students looking for a supportive and welcoming environment. Sydney is home to various universities, including the University of New South Wales, the National Institute of Dramatic Art, Taylor College, the Sydney Film School, and so many more. Sydney also offers a variety of amenities such as shops, cafes and five-star restaurants, as well as cultural diversity and bayside location. There are various tourist attractions in Sydney like the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach, Royal Botanic Garden, and so many. Kensington is a popular choice for students from all over Australia, offering easy access to Sydney's bustling shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions. For students looking for a convenient and comfortable living environment, UNSW Village Sydney is the perfect choice. With its convenient location and top-notch facilities, student accommodation in Sydney is the perfect place for students to call home during their university years, with a focus on being one of the best options for student accommodation in Kensington.

Features

UNSW Village student housing in Sydney stands out with its exceptional facilities and aesthetically pleasing accommodations, creating an environment that is both classy and student-friendly. The property is equipped with top-notch amenities, ensuring a comfortable and conducive setting for residents. Each room is thoughtfully designed, featuring high-speed Wi-Fi, desks, and chairs to facilitate productive and enjoyable study sessions. The inclusion of a comfortable king-size bed recognises the importance of providing students with a restful haven after a day of academic pursuits. Wardrobes are also provided for organisational convenience, ensuring students can keep their belongings safe and in order. The bathrooms are also available as either shared or private, depending on the room type, and are equipped with showers and sinks for personal hygiene and dishwashing needs. This thoughtful approach to accommodation ensures that students have a well-rounded living experience.


UNSW Village Sydney extends beyond individual rooms to offer communal amenities that enhance the overall student experience. Residents can unwind and socialise in the games area, take care of laundry conveniently on-site, and access an E-library for additional academic resources. One noteworthy aspect of the student accommodation near UNSW Kensington Sydney is its comprehensive bill inclusivity, covering water, gas, electricity, and Wi-Fi. This simplified approach to billing provides students with peace of mind and allows them to focus on their studies and personal growth, knowing that their basic needs are taken care of. With its blend of comfort, functionality, and inclusivity, UNSW Village sets a standard for student housing in Sydney that goes beyond the ordinary.

Location and What's Hot?

At UNSW Village, fostering a seamless connection to your studies is our top priority. Situated in close proximity to major universities in Sydney, you'll find unparalleled convenience for academic pursuits. The David Phillips Field is a mere drive away, while the University of New South Wales (Kensington Campus) is even more accessible by walk. The Randwick Campus is just a drive away, and International House Bondi is within a convenient driving distance. This strategic location ensures you're always well-connected to your academic endeavours, allowing for a quick return home to unwind.


UNSW Village Sydney not only prioritises academic proximity but also provides an ideal vantage point to experience the vibrant city of Sydney. Surrounding the student accommodation are a plethora of restaurants and bars, including The Quarter Restaurant, Moose Coffee Café, and Stellini Pasta Bar. Weekends offer opportunities to explore shopping malls like Market City or immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of Chinatown at the Sydney Night Market. UNSW student housing in Sydney also grants easy access to popular tourist spots and museums, allowing for a well-rounded Sydney experience. Beyond academics, Sydney's cultural richness unfolds with numerous cafes, green spaces, and events. UNSW student accommodation in Sydney, offered by us, becomes the gateway to fully exploring city life. Stay tuned for a myriad of activities and immerse yourself in the diverse offerings of this cosmopolitan city. With the stunning student housing option as your base, you can balance academic excellence with a vibrant and enriching Sydney lifestyle.

Commute

Commuting to places in the city is quite convenient around the UNSW Village, student accommodation in Sydney. Some of the major ways of transportation near the student accommodation offered by amber include buses, trains and light rails. You will never be late for university because bus stops are within walking distance. NIDA, Anzac Pde bus stop, and Darley Road opposite Randwick Tafe are just a few minutes walk away. So, certainly, you may travel and tour the city with ease. The affordable student housing in Sydney, combined with budget-friendly transportation, makes it the best experience. The average cost of travelling by public transport in Sydney comes down to $8.90

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Water
Gas
Electricity
WiFi
Furniture

Common Amenities

Games Area
On-site Laundry
E-Library
Pool Table
Supermarket Nearby
Unlimited WIFI Internet

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Frequently Asked Questions

The contract dates don't suit me, can I negotiate?

All of our contract dates as advertised are non-negotiable.

Will my room have an en-suite?

None of our shared rooms have en-suite facilities. There are bathrooms within the apartment that are shared between the residents. The studio apartments and 1 bedroom apartments, have individual bathrooms for the respective residents.

How far is the property from the university?

The property is located on the university campus and is only a short walk from classes and university facilities.

What is the latest I can apply?

There is no deadline for applications; however, please note that once the property has reached capacity, you are only able to sit on the waitlist, and this does not guarantee you a spot with us.

Is there any heating/cooling in my room?

There is no heating in any of our rooms at the property; however, residents are able to bring portable oil heaters with them if they would like. Each room is fitted with a ceiling fan for cooling.

Do you accept payments over the phone?

For confidentiality purposes, we cannot take payment information over the phone and do require payments to be made through bank transfer.

Is there access to public transportation?

There easy access to bus routes which run all over Sydney. There are express buses which run directly from the university to the city only a short 2 minute walk from the property; and, there is quick access to buses running to Coogee beach and Bondi Junction.

Is there a cleaning service?

There is no cleaning service at the property. You are required to upkeep you personal areas yourself, and organise among the residents of the apartment how to keep the common areas clean. There are inspections throughout the year, and if areas are deemed below standard, penalties will apply where relevant.

Is the property secure?

The property is A+ security with a staff member or resident assistant on duty at all times in case of an emergency.

Who has access to my room?

Every room is private with a lockable door - only you will have access to your room. If you are in shared accommodation, the communal areas will the be accessible to all tenants of the specific apartment.

Is there a curfew at the property?

The property is your home and you are welcome to come and go as you please. Please note though that we do have rules regarding noise and visitors within the property.Noise CurfewResidents must comply with all directions from property management in relation to noise minimisation, particularly in response to noise complaints from other residents of the property and/or neighbours of the property. For more information please refer to the property Noise Policy. Sunday - Thursday: 10pm* Friday - Saturday: 12pm* *during the exam periods, please note that these times do change and there should be no excessive noise within the property during this time.VisitorsA visitor is defined as a person who is meeting with a resident for a short period of time, while a guest is defined as a person who is staying overnight with a resident in accordance with the Rules. All visitors arerequired to leave the Village by 12 midnight(unless otherwise notified to residents by property management from time to time). Any visitor present in the property after the specified time will be considered an “unauthorised person” to which Rule 52 (Overnight Guests & Unauthorised Occupancy) and Rule 69 (Trespassing) applies. See also Rule 13 (Conduct of guests & visitors).

Can I purchase a linen or kitchen pack from the property?

There is an option to purchase a linen, bathroom or kitchen pack upon your arrival at the property.
You can purchase one through online.

Is there a lock for the individual rooms in the shared apartments?

All of our rooms within the apartments have lockable doors.

Am I able to leave my belongings in my room before my contract starts?

You will not be able to access your room or leave any belongings in the property before your contract starts.

Can a couple live at the property ?

Only the one bedroom apartments have the capacity for double occupancy. All of our other rooms are single occupancy.

Do I need to bring kitchen utilities, such as a kettle or toaster, with me?

The kitchens are already kitted out with basic amenities, such as the fridge and the microwave. However, you will need to supply your own utilities such as a toaster, kettle, and sandwich press for example. If you live in shared accommodation, you can always wait until you meet your roommates to organise a group shop to figure out what everyone has brought along with them.

If the office is closed on the weekend, how can I check in?

Generally, the office is open standard business hours on Saturday and closed on Sunday. If you do plan to arrive outside of office hours, please call the Resident Assistant on duty.

Why am I required to make an application so early on?

We open applications early due to the high demand of students looking for residential accommodation. To secure a room at the property we recommend make your application as soon as possible, to make sure you don't miss out!

Where is the nearest swimming pool?

There is a swimming pool located on campus, about a 2 minute walk from the property complex. This facility is part of the gym complex on campus and you can purchases membership to use to pool. However, for those students who don’t mind a longer walk, Coogee Beach is 20 minutes from the campus by foot and it is free.

What type of heater am I allowed to bring?

You are allowed to bring oil heaters. Fan heaters are NOT allowed in the property.

What supermarkets are close by for me to purchase food?

There is a Coles and a Woolworths only a short 15 minute walk from campus at the Randwick shopping complex. There is also an IGA located on the campus, a quick 2 minute walk from the property. If you feel like treating yourself, there are also plenty of take-away joints and restaurants within walking distance of the property centre.

Can I live at the property if i do not study at UNSW?

Unfortunately, we only accept students of the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

I am an international student who is new to the area, how can I travel from the airport to the property?

There is the option of a taxi from the airport to UNSW property , at an approximate cost of $35. There is also the400 bus route from the airport that runs directly past the university. For concession cards this is approximately $1.75; for adults it is a fare of $3.50.

How is the property different to the other options of residential housing on campus?

The property fosters independent living while also accommodating students just moving out of home for the first time. There is a strong communal attitude among the residents; however, it also helps students adjust to a more self-sufficient lifestyle where they look after themselves through their cooking, laundry and housekeeping duties. There are many options for residents to become involved in the property atmosphere, while also providing an environment where the resident can also choose not to participate and this is okay. In the case of any queries, the property team is always there for support in case the student is looking for assistance.

How are roommates allocated? Can I put in preferences?

Roommate allocations are conducted in accordance with any requests, such as: study preference, age, and gender. To make a request, you will be prompted to include these during the application process.

Can I bring my pet?

We do not allow pets at the property, it is also stipulated in the property rules.

Is there a phone in the room?

No, there are no telephones in any of the apartments.

Can I book a tour?

We do not allow pets at the property, it is also stipulated in the property rules.

Do I need to find my own room mates?

No, you don't need to find your own room mates. If you are interested in a shared apartment, we will try and allocate you with similar people to yourself. If you do have people you want to live with, please put each other's names down in the room mate preferences in your application. Please note this is just a request, we cannot guarantee room mate requests due to high demand.

How much is it to do laundry?

There are two laundries located within the property, the washing machines cost $3.50 per load and dryers $2.50 per load. Please note that our laundries are cashless. You will need to load money onto your UCard via reception.

How does my rent get charged?

Your rent is direct debited from your account/or credit card using the account details that you have provided with.

Can I choose my own room?

During the application process, you are welcome to advise us of any flatmate requests. Please note that although we will do our best to accommodate requests, your room is not confirmed until the day you arrive at the property.

Is there internet access?

For your convenience, high speed wireless internet is provided a third party internet service provider. You can select and purchase the right package for you, depending on your needs and requirements. We suggest activating your account once you arrive at the property.

How do you accept payments?

Payments on the student portal can be made with Visa or Master Card, please note that credit card surcharges apply.

How can I prove I am a student?

When you arrive at the property you will be asked to provide your student ID card.
If you are a first year university student and have not received your student ID you must provide your letter of offer as your proof of enrolment upon check-in and provide your student card once you have received it.

What do i have to bring?

We recommend bringing the bare minimum when you first arrive, that way you and your new roommates can work out who buys what, to avoid a double up of certain items. However, below is a list of what you’ll need: A photocopy of your ID, such as Passport or Driver's License to assist in your check in Bedding/Linen including a pillow Towels and tea towels Food and household supplies - until you can arrange a group shop with your housemates Cooking equipment, crockery, cutlery, glasses, cooking utensils etc. Laundry supplies – some areas have clothes lines for communal use, all laundries have dryers Toasters, irons, ironing boards, TV’s etc. – although some residents wait until meeting their roommates on arrival to share the costs of small appliances.

Why do I have to pay a cleaning fee?

An annual cleaning fee is required to confirm your room at the property and is used upon your departure at the end of your residential agreement to cover remedial cleaning. You will still be required to ensure you have conducted a general clean of your room prior to your departure to avoid extra cleaning charges.

Can I get financial assistance?

Unfortunately the property does not offer any financial assistance.

Are meals included?

The property does not provide catering. However each apartment has access to a fully equipped kitchen including a fridge, freezer, stovetop and microwave, so feel free to cook up a storm at any time of the day.

Can I have overnight guests?

Although we do not encourage overnight guests, we do understand that you may have someone stay from time to time. Please make sure that you sign your guest into reception upon arrival and sign them out on departure.
As per the property rules, you can have a guest stay no more than 2 consecutive nights in a 7 day period and they must be respectful of the property rules.

What if I miss a rent payment?

It is important to always pay your rent on time. If you know there will not be sufficient funds in your account prior to the rent date, please make sure that you email management so that we can make arrangements for you.
If your rent is processed and there are insufficient funds, please note that a $20 late fee will occur and you will receive a breech notice from property management.

How long will it take me to walk to the library?

The property is located approximately a 2 minute walk to the library.

Is there after hours support?

There is always a staff member or resident assistant 24/7 for support at the property in case of emergency.

Will my apartment have a TV?

No, none of our apartments are fitted with a TV set. There are TV aerials located in the lounge room and bedrooms. We recommend waiting until you have arrived at the village before purchasing a TV set as your flatmates may already have one that you can share.

Can I live here if I am under 18?

To be eligible to live at the property, we require that you are at least turning 18 by the end of first semester to stay with us. A 'Gaurantor Form' is required to be submitted prior to room confirmation.

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