As a participant on the Sydney Internship program, you will live in a student apartment. All accommodation is self-catered; you will have access to kitchen facilities to prepare your own meals. As you read the information below, please be sure to review the general accommodation information for Australia.

Self-Catered Residences

Self-catered residences are available in the areas on and around campus. All apartments are close to cafes, restaurants and shops and feature kitchen facilities where you will prepare your own meals.

Sydney University Village

Located adjacent to campus in a friendly, secure community setting, Sydney University Village (SUV) offers students self-catered accommodation in a private bedroom within in a five bedroom, two bathroom apartment. Each apartment has an internal kitchen and loungeroom. There is an active SUV Residential Life Program which offers plenty of social and support opportunities. Other amenities include an outdoor BBQ and lawn area (which students can use for free), newly refurbished communal kitchen, recreation and games room, a cafe, laundry, convenience store and a resource center with computer, printing and scanning facilities. All Arcadia students will be provided with a linen pack and internet plan.

Queen Mary Building

The Queen Mary Building (QMB) is one of the closest accommodations to the University of Sydney campus with 24 hour support and an exciting Residential Life program. All bedrooms are self-catered single occupancy and students share bathroom facilities which are located on each floor. The QMB was purpose built in 2015 by the University of Sydney who had acquired the old nurse’s quarters of Royal Prince Albert Hospital.They developed the quarters into fabulous, unique student accommodation that recognizes the history of the building while providing fantastic communal spaces for its students. It has a dorm-like feel with the added benefit of kitchenettes and skylounge on each floor.Other facilities include a large communal kitchen, on-site gym, music room, theater, study/meeting rooms and bike storage. On the top floor there are communal BBQs and a roof-top garden to admire Sydney’s skyline. A linen pack and internet plan will be provided to all Arcadia students.


Urbanest accommodations at Cleveland Street and Sydney Central are newly built, self-catered student residences located within a short walk to the University of Sydney. The buildings are stylishly designed and have on-site staff 24/7. Arcadia students living here can indicate their preference for a single bedroom with an ensuite bathroom, or a twin share bedroom with an ensuite bathroom; in both bedroom types students share the kitchen and living spaces with 4-8 others. There are many social and support opportunities available to students through the uLife Program, including an intramural sports competition. Other amenities include an on-site gym, big screen TV, game room, iMac stations and large social areas with BBQs and communal cooking facilities. All students will be provided with linen, a kitchen pack and internet package.