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University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney Campus
Notre Dame’s Sydney Campus is located on two sites, Broadway and Darlinghurst. Both sites are conveniently located near public transport, shops, cafes and the CBD.
The Broadway Site houses the Schools of Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Law and Philosophy & Theology. It is located in the higher education precinct of Sydney, a five-minute walk from Central Railway Station, with buses arriving on the University’s doorstep.
The Darlinghurst Site is home to the Schools of Medicine and Nursing, where students undertake studies in a purpose built facility.
Broadway is at the heart of Sydney’s University Precinct, only a short walk from Central Railway Station and 10 minutes from Darling Harbour, the Chinese Gardens and King Street wharf.
Darlinghurst, known for its shopping strip, cafe and club culture, is situated east of the CBD with Oxford Street running through the centre of the suburb. At night, Darlinghurst comes alive, offering an array of restaurants and entertainment venues. Attractions close to Darlinghurst include the Art Gallery of NSW, the Sydney Botanical Gardens, St Mary’s Cathedral and Hyde and Centennial Parks.
The University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney Campus, offers an accommodation information service to students looking for off-campus accommodation in the surrounding areas. Students can obtain information and lease arrangements from the Prospective Students Office; however no accommodation is pre-arranged or personally provided for individual students by Notre Dame.
Types of Accommodation
Off Campus Accommodation
Our Prospective Students Office provides contacts and listings of the accommodation providers around the Sydney city district, close to the University, and within close proximity to public transport. A wide range of options are available to students at any time of the year.
Renting a house or an apartment *
Local real estate agencies or private owners advise The University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney Campus of available properties for rent in the Sydney city district. Rental properties can be furnished, partly furnished or unfurnished. When considering renting a property, students should consider that landlords require rent to be paid in advance and the payment of a security bond equal to one month’s rent.
Renting a Room *
There are limited opportunities for this style of accommodation. Renting a room usually consists of a shared bathroom and communal areas of the house, with separate bedroom and study area. Expenses such as power, gas, telephone and excess water are normally paid in addition.
*For information regarding the Residential Tenancies Act 2010 please refer to the NSW Department of Fair Trading website www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/default.html.
Sharing with other students
Many students choose to share a house or apartment with other students. They advertise on the student noticeboards or with the Student Services Office. This arrangement involves having your own bedroom with shared communal areas (kitchen, laundry, living room and bathroom) as well as responsibilities for house-keeping. Share housing can offer inexpensive accommodation, the opportunity to share expenses and build friendships and a social network.
For further information regarding accommodation options and a list of accommodation providers please download our Accommodation Guide.
The information contained in this publication is designed as a guide only. To contact the Prospective Students Office for queries regarding accommodation options, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (02) 8204 4404. All international enquires should be directed to the International Students Office at email@example.com.