Student Accommodation Sydney

Iglu provides unequalled student accommodation in Sydney. Purpose built for students, Iglu offers fully-furnished living spaces with fabulous communal areas in a safe and secure environment.

Students have the option of sharing a multi-bedroom apartment, with their own secure bedroom and private or shared bathroom. Alternatively, they can live in their own studio apartment with double-bed, fully equipped kitchenette and private bathroom.

Two prime Sydney locations

Iglu’s student accommodation in Sydney has the added benefit of being in ultra-convenient locations within easy reach of major universities and colleges, public transport, shopping, dining, fitness and entertainment facilities. Students can choose to live at:


1 Regent Street, Chippendale NSW 2008 [view on map]

Ideally situated in Sydney’s Broadway district, it's within easy walking distance to the University of Technology, Sydney University, Curtin University, Notre Dame University and many private tertiary colleges and schools.

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73 Albert Avenue, Chatswood NSW 2067 [view on map]

Located in Chatswood, a vibrant multi-cultural hub on Sydney’s North Shore, Iglu Chatswood is only a short 10 minute train ride to Macquarie University, 13 minutes to North Sydney and 20 minutes to the CBD.

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Move straight in

Both of our Sydney properties offer a mix of student share apartments and studio apartments that are ready for you to move straight into. You will need to bring your linen, towels and cooking utensils but Iglu has got the big things like sofas, dining tables, appliances, beds and study desks covered.

Not sure which is best for you? Check out our travel time estimator to see how far Iglu is from your place of study.

It’s more than a room, it’s a lifestyle

When you live in our student accommodation in Sydney, you can more than a bedroom in an apartment, you get a home. With lots of great communal facilities designed to give you space to hang-out with friends, study, get some fresh air, watch a movie, keep your clothes clean and much more. Visit our facilities page to see what you will have access to at each property.

Combine this with an ongoing program of fun events and a supportive environment where onsite is available 24x7 and you won’t want to live anywhere else. Visit our Students page to learn more.

Interested? Apply today…

It is important to secure your room at Iglu’s student accommodation in Sydney early as it is popular with domestic and international students alike. So if you are interested in living at Iglu Chatswood or Iglu Central, apply today. You can apply online or contact the properties teams directly on:

Iglu Chatswood » +61 2 8024 8610
Iglu Central » +61 2 8024 8600

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Chatswood offers a prime central Sydney student accommodation spot

Chatswood is a vibrant and central place to live, as a student it offers a great community and lifestyle. Chatswood, which is located just 10km north of the Sydney CBD, has grown into major commercial, retail and entertainment centre hub. The train station is a central transport hub which has regular trains running directly to Macquarie University train station, which only take 10 minutes, making it a convenient option for Macquarie University students.

Trains also run to North Sydney and the CBD every few minutes, taking 15 minutes and 20 minutes respectively and Chatswood's major bus interchange provides access to Manly, Mosman, Balmoral Beach and many other areas of Sydney.

If you like to shop, then Chatswood is the place for you. It's shopping is world class. With two of Sydney’s largest shopping malls and lots of entertainment outlets, you are bound to find everything you need without leaving the neighbourhood. Westfield Chatswood (4 minute walk) offers a large array of eateries, clothing stores and a Hoyts cinema. Chatswood Chase (8 minute walk) is an upmarket centre with eateries and high end fashion stores. The Mandarin Centre (2 minute walk) has a ten pin bowling bar, cinema and a great range of cheap eateries.

That is another thing Chatswood has in abundance – eating options to suit any student budget. The District, a world class Asian-inspired dining precinct which boasts Tim Ho Wan – the world’s cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant. There is also the Mall Market on Thursday and Friday, great noodle and dumpling houses and popular Yum Cha eateries. If you prefer to cook yourself, three major supermarkets (Woolworths, Coles and Aldi) and a great Asian supermarket are all within walking distance. They all stock a wide variety of goods including fruit and vegetables, dairy products, bread, processed food and cleaning products. Westfield also has a great fresh food hall with fruit and vegetables, bakery, seafood, butchery and much more.

This is just scratching the surface – check out our Chatswood Neighbourhood Guide for more.

Chatswood is a great location if you are studying at:

It is also a popular location for students from the University of Sydney and University of New South Wales who prefer their student accommodation in Sydney to offer a diverse community close to family and friends.

Chippendale is an ultra-convenient spot for student accommodation in Sydney

A trendy inner-city suburb in the heart of Sydney’s Broadway district, Chippendale is the place to be if you want to be in the centre of everything that is happening in Sydney and not very keen on catching public transport in your daily study regime. You are right next to Central Railway Station, which connects you efficiently to the entire city and beyond. You are also within walking distance of the University of Technology Sydney, the University of Sydney, Curtin University, Notre Dame University and all of the private colleges in the CBD and surrounding inner-city suburbs.

With so much going around this funky neighbourhood, you are always close to the action. A great addition to area is the new and ever growing Central Park development, which boasts shopping, restaurants and bars and is literally around the corner from Iglu Central. Chippendale itself is a revitalised and growing community with hip cafes, pubs and art galleries popping up on every corner, all perfect for the large student community which calls the area home. The other great thing about Chippendale is its close proximity to Sydney’s popular Chinatown and other cool neighbourhoods like Surry Hills, Newtown, Glebe, Pyrmont and Darlinghurst.

Chippendale is great location if you are studying at:

The benefits of living off campus

Iglu offers a very unique off campus university living experience and one that you can only have during your student years. There are many reasons to consider living off-campus when you study, not least of which is the opportunity to mix with students from around the globe and all walks of life.

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