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All students are required to live in NYU Sydney Housing

NYU Sydney Students

All students will live in NYU-leased and furnished accommodations located in Haymarket, Sydney's buzzing Chinatown neighborhood, which is a short walk away from the impressive and lively Darling Harborfront, as well multicultural and quiet Glebe—full of diverse restaurants and tree-lined streets—and the youthful and hip Newtown.

Haymarket is an ideal location for students, as it is centrally located in the city and close to many inexpensive restaurants, markets, and cafes, as well as other universities. It is also across the street from the University of Technology-Sydney library where NYU Sydney students receive membership, including borrowing privileges.

The building is two blocks from Central Station (providing quick and direct access to the airport) and other public transportation. This makes for an easy commute to the academic center, although most students walk down one of the bustling thoroughfares or quieter side streets to attend class.


  • 6-bedroom suites shared between NYU students
  • Each student has private bedroom & bathroom with shower
  • Bedding, linens (except top sheet), and towel provided
  • Wireless internet in suites and throughout building
  • Shared kitchen/common area

Things to Know

  • Residence shared with Australian and international students
  • 2.5 km to the academic center (trains and buses available; most students walk in ~25 minutes)
  • Located near extensive public transportation
  • Easy airport connection (15 minutes by train)
  • Neighborhood is a mix of residential and touristic


  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor space with grill, billiards, and table tennis
  • Television and games room

Costs -

Fall 15/Spring 16*

$7,442 for students in a 6-bedroom suite

* Above is the approved fall 2015 and spring 2016 semester rate for the Sydney study away site. Room rates are site specific and are generally determined by room type, rental costs, and associated support services. The figures cited in NYU's Cost of Attendance are based on annual room and board rates at NYU's location in New York.


Students may prepare meals at home or dine out at one of the many affordable cafés and restaurants for which the Haymarket neighborhood is known. We particularly recommend the daily produce stalls at Paddy's Market (just blocks away) for a grocery bagful of fresh fruits and vegetables at a fraction of supermarket costs.


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Upcoming Application Deadlines

Spring Semester

Priority: September 15

Regular: October 15

Applications received after October 15 will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Admission will be granted only when space is available and time allows for required travel documents to be attained.   

Staff & Security

  • 24-hour doorman/security service
  • Keycard access required for entry
  • Security cameras placed throughout building
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