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Casual Accommodation


  • Studying or working at UNSW or its teaching hospitals
  • Attending a conference or seminar at UNSW
  • Working in Sydney over Summer
  • Visiting Sydney for a vacation

New College and New College Village offers a range of student accommodation options to suit your needs- whether it’s just a place to stay the night or an air conditioned fully self-contained studio for longer stays.

Our student rooms at New College and New College Village are available for short stays during UNSW vacation breaks at the end of June/ July and from November to February. This period is an ideal time for conferences and group bookings.

During the UNSW study session, a small number of rooms are open for casual accommodation bookings. The rooms are in demand so it is advised to book well in advance.

The convenient location, easy access to public transport together with comprehensive facilities at New College and New College Village make your visit to Sydney enjoyable.

The residential colleges are located across the road from each other and differ in their accommodation offerings.

New College

New College accommodates our undergraduate residents. The College is ideal for large groups of up to 200 people and provides a convenient and economical accommodation choice. There are no cooking facilities but meals could be arranged. Alcohol and smoking are not permitted within the College.

Standard student accommodation consists of single bedrooms with shared bathrooms arranged in groups of 8 or 9 single bedrooms that share a single gender bathroom and a common lounge area having a sink and fridge. Some single and double rooms with ensuite bathrooms are available.

The single rooms in New College are not available during the UNSW study session. However, a one bedroom flat and Guest room is available throughout the year.


New College Village

New College Village is our residence for postgraduate students that offers a choice of self contained single studios. The air conditioned rooms have an ensuite bathroom, kitchenette, cooking facilities and internet access.

The Guest room and a double studio ensuite room are open throughout the year for casual accommodation bookings. These self contained rooms with kitchenette are perfect for academics visiting UNSW or health professionals training at the Randwick hospitals for a short period.

More rooms become available as the UNSW vacation period approaches so it is best to enquire about the availability of rooms.



Enquiries and Bookings

Casual accommodation bookings require a minimum of 2 nights stay and a 25% non-refundable deposit is required when booking.

As the availability of rooms vary throughout the year send us an email to check whether a room is available or if you would like more information about casual accommodation at one of our colleges.