International House is a University owned and operated residential college. It is home to over 200 students from Australia and around the world. Accommodation here is available for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and visiting scholars and academics.
Location: 96 City Road, Chippendale NSW 2008
Building G06, Darlington Campus
Look up building G06 on the map below.
Type: catered single study, same gender twin-share, or double bedrooms and self-catered apartments.
Cost: Catered accommodation is priced at $367 $509 per week.
Self-catered accommodation is priced at $438-$684 per week.
For more information on fees, please refer to International House's website.
Inclusions: Utilities, internet, Wi-Fi access in the common areas, room cleaning, catered meals (3 times a day, 7 days a week), bed linen, fully furnished bedrooms with bed, mattress, wardrobe, study desk, chair and telephone. Residents also get free membership to Sydney Uni Sports and Fitness and the University of Sydney Union.
International House offers convenience, pastoral care and opportunity. The House aims to promote multicultural interaction and understanding through a comprehensive program of events and activities. International House provides a tutorial program, social, cultural and sporting activities. All residents are able to gain leadership and management experience within the House, taking positions elected by residents or appointed by the House.
Not provided: Towels and personal electrical items.
Facilities: Communal dining, kitchenette on each floor, coffee room with vending machines, function rooms with grand piano, general library with study areas, computer access lab with printing and photocopying facilities, sports rooms with table-tennis and pool table, TV rooms with paid TV facilities, meditation room, necessity shop, coin-operated laundry, and access to the roof-top garden and BBQ facilities. Secure parking is available on request. IH has also a Log Cabin in a national park for residents' use and other IH activities.
Additional costs: Non-refundable fees of $100 for application, $150 for registration, $200 for yearly membership to International House Members Association, $100 for life membership to the Alumni Association and a refundable bond deposit of $900.00 and/or (4 weeks rent) for self catered apartments. Car parking is available for $25 per day, $200 per 6 months or $400 per year.
Eligibility: Students must be currently enrolled or be awaiting a firm offer from the University of Sydney.
How to apply: Fill in the online application form. Please note that there will be an application fee.