Social, Cultural and Sporting Activities

Harbour Cruise 2014

At International House, residents find all the support they need to make their time at university enriching and worthwhile. These include an extensive orientation week program to welcome new residents, academic support through a tutorial program, guest lectures, and scholarships and bursaries. This adds up to a significant advantage for students, who get to live in a supportive environment which also supplements their university education.

Social and Cultural Events

Performance at the Classical Music Soiree

IHMA organises a wide variety of social and cultural events aimed at fostering a spirit of community within the House. IHMA’s calendar consists of activities aimed toward everyone.

Just some of the events on the IHMA calendar include social events such as the Harbour Cruise in Semester 1 and the Ball in semester 2; sporting events such as the Interfloor Games and Paintball; fun events such as Assassins, iNight, Trivia Nights, the International Food Fair - the list just goes on!

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IHMA organises several sporting events throughout the year. The major sporting activities include the Interfloor Games, which brings every floor in the House together in a competition to determine the best floor!

The IHMA has two sports coordinators who also run the social sports program all year, including soccer at Victoria Park, lunch time fitness, table tennis competition and much more. Other weekly sporting activities include indoor soccer and netball organised by the Sydney Uni Sports and Fitness.

As part of your IHMA membership, you will also receive Sydney Uni Sport membership, allowing you access to gyms, classes, clubs and equipment.

Sydney Uni Sport and Fitness manages and administers 49 sport and recreation clubs, organizes sporting and recreation programs and events, and offers student and non-student members a comprehensive range of sporting facilities.

All Sydney Uni Students have the opportunity to become members of Sydney Uni Sport and can utilise a range of services and facilities: on campus gyms include the University Sports and Aquatic Centre, The Arena Sports Centre and HK Ward Gym. These facilities include a 50m heated indoor swimming pool, multi sports halls, a variety of weight training facilities, group fitness classes, 11 squash courts, 17 tennis courts, martial arts room and an indoor climbing centre. Playing field access is also available.

For general enquiries call 9351 4960 or check out the website at

Access Card

As part of your IHMA membership, you also receive an Access Card.

The Access Card represents USU membership, allowing you to join clubs and societies, but more than that, your Access Card is the key to loads of amazing discounts that will save you big bucks on and off campus. For more information about your access card please access the following link