The serene student rooms in Sydney, surrounded by tranquility and brimming with distinctive character, craft a feminine environment steeped in history and evoking a sense of old-world academia.
Most undergraduates reside in the Heritage (Main) Building, built in 1926. Here, female students undertaking their first degrees enjoy a space that is calming and inspiring, lending itself to academic achievement and the forging of lifelong friendships. Residents join us from all over Australia and the world as domestic, international and exchange students. Our tradition of being a home away from home for women from regional Australia remains strong today.
Applications for 2024 (full year) are open now. Early application is highly advised.
Sydney Student Apartment Features
king single Or double bed
Get a good night’s sleep on your large bed
Wardrobe and storage space
Built-in wardrobe and storage space to store your clothes and belongings
Space to study
Your own large desk complete with chair and lamp
ceiling fan and heater
Stay cool in summer and warm in winter
HEritage (Main) Building Features
120 single rooms, 20 twin-share rooms and 5 ensuite rooms
Safe and secure
CCTV, electronic card access to building and rooms, 24/7 onsite support
Modern Shared bathrooms
Bathrooms on every floor with private shower cubicles
High-speed wi-fi internet
Stay connected anywhere in Heritage Building
Washing and drying facilities available when you need them
Multifunction laser printer
Print, scan or copy documents for university
All your meals are already catered for, but there is a modern fully equipped kitchen for when you want to cook socially or for yourself
Three large common rooms equipped with TVs, Foxtel, table tennis, lounges and more
Dining hall and servery
A large dining hall where you can enjoy your meals (included in your fees) with friends
Library and study spaces
Private and group study spaces available any hour of the day
All residents have access to our Academic Tutorial Program to help you maximise your academic potential
Dedicated space to practise, equipped with a piano and PA
A large rectangular garden space cherished by all Sancta students
direct access to the grounds of the university of sydney
A quick and easy walk to your classes
Explore Sancta’s Distinctive Offerings in Sydney
Who typically resides in the Heritage Building?
Female students pursuing their first degrees make up the majority of residents in the Heritage Building. We welcome domestic, international, and exchange students from across Australia and worldwide. Our tradition of being a home away from home for women from regional Australia remains strong.
What types of rooms are available in the Heritage Building?
The Heritage Building offers a variety of room options, including single king and double beds. Each room features a built-in wardrobe and storage space for your belongings, a large desk with a chair and lamp for studying, and amenities like a ceiling fan and heater for year-round comfort.
What amenities does the Heritage Building offer?
The Heritage Building provides a range of amenities, including secure accommodation with CCTV and electronic card access. Modern shared bathrooms are on each floor with private shower cubicles, high-speed Wi-Fi for connectivity, self-service laundry facilities, and a multifunction laser printer for university-related tasks.
Is there a kitchen available for residents?
While meals are already catered for, the Heritage Building features a fully equipped modern social or personal cooking kitchen.
What common spaces are available for residents?
The Heritage Building offers three large common rooms equipped with TVs, Foxtel, table tennis, and lounges for relaxation and recreation. There is also a dining hall where friends enjoy meals, private and group study spaces, access to an Academic Tutorial Program, a music room equipped with a piano and PA, and a tranquil quadrangle for outdoor leisure.
How convenient is the location of Sancta Sophia College?
The Heritage Building provides direct access to the grounds of the University of Sydney, allowing residents quick and easy access to their classes and university activities.
Are there any special programs for residents?
Yes, all residents have access to our Academic Tutorial Program, which is designed to help you maximise your academic potential and succeed in your studies.
What is the significance of the tranquil quadrangle?
The tranquil quadrangle is a cherished large rectangular garden space that serves as a serene outdoor area for all Sancta students to enjoy and relax in.
How does Sancta Sophia College uphold its tradition for women from regional Australia?
Our tradition of providing a home away from home for women from regional Australia remains strong, offering them a supportive and welcoming environment as they pursue their studies.
When should I apply for accommodation?
2024 (full year) applications are currently open. Early application is highly advised to secure your spot in our unique student rooms in Sydney.
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