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University Terraces

University Terraces

The brand new University Terraces offers self-contained modern apartment style living right on campus at UNSW.

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UNSW Apartments

The UNSW Apartments are located either on-campus or off campus and are designed for independent living for undergraduates and postgraduates, including couples and families with children. All of the independent living accommodation at UNSW is within easy reach of the city centre, Sydney's white beaches and blue waters, Centennial Park, Sydney Airport, major shopping areas and bus routes.

University Terraces, Barker, Mulwarree and High St Apartments are all managed by UNSW Residential Communities.

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University Terraces

Located at Gate 2 High Street at the Kensington Campus, University Terraces Opened 18 January 2013, this accommodation sets the standard in stylish, affordable student accommodation in Sydney. The ground floor includes retail services such as IGA supermarket, Mamak Village, Guzman Y Gomez, Max Brenner, Yumba, Coco Cubano, Sharetea and Stellini Pasta Bar.

Features Include

  • 371 furnished apartments
  • Houses 412 UNSW students
  • Self- catered with efficient & stylish kitchenettes
  • Modern bathrooms
  • Studio, one bedroom & two bedroom apartments
  • Recreation and group study rooms on each floor
  • Wireless internet included
  • All Utilities included
  • Internal and rooftop gardens with some BBQ facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Large student lounge with Foxtel
  • Communal kitchen
  • IT room with computers and study area
  • Security building with 24 hour on Campus Security
  • 52 week occupancy

 Please review the Rules of Occupancy and the Licence Agreement

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Barker Apartments

The Barker Apartments were built in 1996 and provide 230 places in 59 apartments of varying sizes, most in 5 bedroom shared apartments (Average room size: 10-12 square metres). Smaller apartments are also available for couples and families with young children and there are a number of apartments that are wheelchair accessible. The three-storey block is set in landscaped gardens located on the University Campus adjacent to the Village Green.

Features Include

  • Houses 230 occupants
  • Self- catered
  • Shared bathroom facilities
  • Recreation and group study rooms on each floor
  • 39 five bedroom apartments for singles
  • 2 three bedroom apartments for singles or families
  • 7 large two bedroom apartments for families
  • 4 small two bedroom apartments for families
  • 7 bedsit apartments for couples
  • Internet included
  • All Utilities included
  • Internal gardens with some BBQ facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Safe and secure environment
  • 52 week occupancy

Please review the Rules of Occupancy and the Licence Agreement

 

 

Mulwarree Apartments

The Mulwaree Apartments were constructed in 1994 and provide 185 places in 37 five bedroom apartments (Average room size: 10-12 square metres). The three-storey apartment blocks are set in landscaped gardens and are located at Cowper Street, adjacent to the Randwick Racecourse, approximately 1.5km from the University.

Features Include

  • Houses 185 occupants
  • Self-catered
  • Shared bathroom facilities
  • 37 five bedroom apartments
  • Internet included
  • All Utilities included
  • Laundry facilities
  • Carpark
  • Safe and secure environment
  • Close to Randwick shopping
  • 52 week occupancy

Please review the Rules of Occupancy and the Licence Agreement

 

  High Street Apartments

This refurbished block of apartments comprises 6 one bedroom and 9 two bedroom apartments (Average room size: 10-12 square metres). The block is conveniently located opposite the University entrance at Gate 9. Preference is given to couples and families with children.

Features Include

  • Houses 24 occupants
  • Self- catered
  • Shared bathroom facilities
  • 9 two bedroom apartments
  • 6 one bedroom apartments
  • Internet included
  • All Utilities included
  • Laundry facilities
  • Safe and secure environment
  • 52 week occupancy

Please review the Rules of Occupancy and the Licence Agreement

UNSW Apartments Accommodation Fees 2016

University Terraces

Located at Gate 2 High Street at the Kensington Campus, University Terraces Opened 18 January 2013, this accommodation sets the standard in stylish, affordable student accommodation in Sydney. The ground floor includes retail services such as IGA supermarket, Mamak Village, Guzman Y Gomez, Max Brenner, Yumba, Coco Cubano, Sharetea and Stellini Pasta Bar.

Apartment Type Occupancy
Type
Licence Period - 2016 Full Year Licence Period - 2016 Semester 1 2016 Full Year
Weekly Rate (per apartment)
2016 Semester 1
Weekly Rate (per apartment)
Studio - Small
Single
14/1/16 - 11/1/17
14/1/16 - 11/7/16
$378
$394
Studio - Small with Balcony
Single
14/1/16 - 11/1/17
14/1/16 - 11/7/16
$382
$398
Studio - Medium
Single
14/1/16 - 11/1/17
14/1/16 - 11/7/16
$403
$419
Studio - Medium with Balcony
Single
14/1/16 - 11/1/17
14/1/16 - 11/7/16
$407
$423
Studio - Large Single
14/1/16 - 11/1/17
14/1/16 - 11/7/16
$463
$478
Studio - Large with Balcony Single
14/1/16 - 11/1/17
14/1/16 - 11/7/16
$466
$482
1 Bedroom
Couple
14/1/16 - 11/1/17
14/1/16 - 11/7/16
$481
$496
1 Bedroom with Balcony
Couple
14/1/16 - 11/1/17
14/1/16 - 11/7/16
$485
$500

Note: Limited number of one semester licence agreements are available with evidence of end of semester one course completion date. All 2016 Semester 1 licence agreements will end on 11 July 2016.

 Barker Apartments

The Barker Apartments were built in 1996 and provide 219 places in 59 apartments of varying sizes, most in 5 bedroom shared apartments (Average room size: 10-12 square metres). Smaller apartments are also available for couples and families with young children and there are a number of apartments that are wheelchair accessible. The three-storey block is set in landscaped gardens located on the University Campus adjacent to the Village Green.

Apartment Type Occupancy
Type
Licence Period - 2016 Full Year Licence Period - 2016 Semester 1 2016 Full Year
Weekly Rate
2016 Semester 1
Weekly Rate
5 Bedroom Apartment
Single
21/1/16 - 18/1/17
21/1/16 - 13/7/16
$263 per person
$273 per person
3 Bedroom Apartment
Single
21/1/16 - 18/1/17
21/1/16 - 13/7/16
$273 per person
$283 per person
Bedsit/1 Bedroom  Apartment 
Couple
21/1/16 - 18/1/17
21/1/16 - 13/7/16
$384 per apartment
$394 per apartment
2 Bedroom Apartment
Family
21/1/16 - 18/1/17
21/1/16 - 13/7/16
$568 per apartment
$578 per apartment
2 Bedroom Apartment - Large
Family
21/1/16 - 18/1/17
21/1/16 - 13/7/16
$612 per apartment
$622 per apartment

Note: Limited number of one semester licence agreements are available with evidence of end of semester one course completion date. All 2016 Semester 1 licence agreements will end on 13 July 2016.

Mulwarree Apartments

The Mulwaree Apartments were constructed in 1994 and provide 185 places in 37 five bedroom apartments (Average room size: 10-12 square metres). The three-storey apartment blocks are set in landscaped gardens and are located at Cowper Street, adjacent to the Randwick Racecouse, approximately 1.5km from the University

Apartment Type Occupancy
Type
Licence Period - 2016 Full Year Licence Period - 2016 Semester 1 2016 Full Year
Weekly Rate
2016 Semester 1
Weekly Rate

5 Bedroom Apartment

Single
21/1/16 - 18/1/17
21/1/16 - 13/7/16
$234 per person
$244 per person

Note: Limited number of one semester licence agreements are available with evidence of end of semester one course completion date. All 2016 Semester 1 licence agreements will end on 13 July 2016.

 

High Street Apartments

This refurbished block of apartments comprises 6 one bedroom and 9 two bedroom apartments (Average room size: 10-12 square metres). The block is conveniently located opposite the University entrance at Gate 9. Preference is given to couples and families with children.

Apartment Type Occupancy
Type
Licence Period - 2016 Full Year Licence Period - 2016 Semester 1 2016 Full Year
Weekly Rate (per apartment)
2016 Semester 1
Weekly Rate (per apartment)

1 Bedroom Apartment

Couple
21/1/16 - 18/1/17
21/1/16 - 13/7/16
$400
$410
2 Bedroom Apartment Family
21/1/16 - 18/1/17
21/1/16 - 13/7/16
$568
$578

Note: Limited number of one semester licence agreements are available with evidence of end of semester one course completion date. All 2016 Semester 1 licence agreements will end on 13 July 2016.

About UNSW Apartments

  1. Do the UNSW Apartments provide full board accommodation?
  2. Are UNSW Apartments rents affordable?
  3. How many places are available at the UNSW Apartments?
  4. What are the room sizes?
  5. Are the UNSW Apartments furnished?
  6. Where are the UNSW Apartments located?
  7. Do the UNSW Apartments have telephone and Internet access?
  8. Is there a parking facility at the UNSW Apartments?
  9. Do I need to sign a residential agreement?
  10. What are the residency conditions?
  11. Will I be penalised if I break the agreement?
  12. Can I smoke at the UNSW Apartments?
  13. What if I want a single gender apartment?
  14. Is the 'fee in advance' payment refundable?
  1. Do the UNSW Apartments provide full board accommodation?

    No. The UNSW Apartments are designed for independent living for undergraduates and postgraduates including couples and families with children. Tenants are responsible for cleaning their own bedrooms and apartments, plus the cost of food.

  2. Are UNSW Apartments rents affordable?

    In comparison to other housing providers our rents are very competitive.

  3. How many places are available at the UNSW Apartments?
    • Barker Apartments have 230 places in 59 apartments of varying sizes, most of which are five-bedrooms
    • Mulwarree Apartments provide 185 places in 37 five-bedroom apartments
    • High Street Apartments comprises of 6 one-bedroom and 9 two-bedroom apartments.
    • University Terraces have 371 apartments, 124 small studios, 129 large studios, 77 one bedroom apartments, 28 two bedroom apartments and 13 twin share apartments
  4. What are the room sizes?

    The average room size is approximately 10 – 12 square metres.

  5. Are the UNSW Apartments furnished?

    Each bedroom is furnished with a bed, mattress, desk, chair and clothes storage area. Each apartment has a refrigerator, stove and vacuum cleaner. There are also inexpensive, coin-operated laundries

    Each of the five bedroom apartments has a kitchen, a bathroom (containing two showers, two toilets and two hand basins) and dining/living area furnished with sofas, coffee table, dining chairs and dining table.

  6. Where are the UNSW Apartments located?
    • Barker Apartments are located on-campus adjacent to the University Village Green, on Barker Street, next to Shalom College
    • Mulwarree Apartments are located off-campus in Cowper Street, adjacent to Randwick Racecourse, approximately 1.5 km from UNSW (approx. 15 mins walk)
    • High Street Apartments are located opposite the University entrance Gate 9a, High Street
    • University Terraces are located on High St between the University's Fitness and Aquatic Centre and UNSW Village
  7. Do the UNSW Apartments have telephone and Internet access?

    Each apartment has a telephone line in the lounge for use by all residents, though this connection may need to be connected at the tenants own expense. Tenants may also have a telephone installed in their own bedroom at their own expense.
    Students residing at the apartments will have access to the Internet through the university Uniweb from their bedrooms. It is necessary to open an account with UNSW IT Service desk, which also provides IT support.

  8. Is there a parking facility at the UNSW Apartments?

    There is limited car parking at the Mulwarree and High Street Apartments for exclusive use by the residents ($50 deposit). There may be additional charges for parking at some properties. Residents at the Barker Apartments can buy a parking permit which allows them to park in the nearby University car park.

  9. Do I need to sign a residential agreement?

    Yes. All residents are required to sign a residential licencing agreement which starts from the moving in date and ends during the following January.

  10. What are the residency conditions?

    Our licencing agreement can be downloaded here.

  11. Will I be penalised if I break the agreement?

    Residents are responsible for payment of the full for the term of the licence agreement.

    Exchange students who are studying at UNSW for one semester are exempt from this condition. In all circumstances tenants need to give UNSW Residential Communities a minimum of 4 weeks written notice.
    Residents will need to continue paying rent up until a replacement resident moves in or until the agreement end date; whichever comes first.

  12. Can I smoke at the UNSW Apartments?

    Residents can only smoke outside their apartments at Barker, Mulwarree and High St Apartments. There is no smoking on or around the University Terraces premises. No smoking is allowed at any time inside the bedrooms or apartments.

  13. What if I want a single gender apartment?

    This request will be taken into consideration and based on availablity we will attempt to accommodate it. Please email unswrc@unsw.edu.au to follow this up.

  14. Is the 'fee in advance' payment refundable?

    A fee in advance payment of $1,000 is required to accept your accommodation offer. This fee in advance will be subtracted from your final payments.

    • If you do not receive and offer to study at UNSW – the fee in advance will be refunded on request
    • If you receive an offer to study at UNSW and decline that offer – the fee in advance in not refundable

    Acceptance of Offer
    If you receive an offer to study at UNSW and accept that offer, and accept an accommodation offer with UNSW Residential you will be responsible for the fees due for the full contract term.

If you have a question which has not yet been asked or answered, please contact:

UNSW Residential Communities
Phone: (61 2) 9385 4346
Fax: (61 2) 9385 4557
E-mail: unswrc@unsw.edu.au

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm

Affiliated UNSW Apartments

The demand for UNSW self-catered accommodation normally exceeds supply. Each of the self-catered providers have their own housing application and selection procedures and further information can be obtained from their individual websites.

 

 

New College Village

Provide quality, fully furnished, secure accommodation for postgraduates and selected undergraduates on lower campus.
Email: newcollege@unsw.edu.au
Website: http://www.ncv.unsw.edu.au

 

UNSW Village

Provides students with a range of fully furnished, stylish and contemporary apartments, conveniently located on campus. The Village offers a comprehensive Residential Life Program, which supports students during their time at University to Live, Learn and Grow. 
Email: info@unswvillage.com.au
Website: http://www.unswvillage.com.au

 

UniLodge

Five minutes from UNSW, offers a choice of fully furnished studio and multi-shared serviced apartments with 24 hour security.
Email: unsw@unilodge.com.au
Website: http://www.unilodge.com.au/Sydney/UNSW/

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