Student Accommodation FAQ

University of Sydney - Abercrombie Student Accommodation
Frequently Asked Questions

Got questions about living at Abercrombie? Find out everything you need to know about our student accommodation by checking out our most frequently asked questions. Whether you’re unsure about moving logistics, living costs, leases, or another aspect about of living in student apartments, these questions include all the essential information you’ll need before moving in. If you have a question that you don't see answered, feel free to contact us directly.

What do the general facilities at Abercrombie include?

Abercrombie Student Accommodation is located on the Darlington side of the main campus next to the Sydney Business School’s hub in the Abercrombie Building. The residence accommodates approximately 200 students in single studios with their own kitchenettes and en-suite bathrooms.

There are also shared areas within the building including a large communal kitchen, art studio, entertainment lounge, outside patio, break out areas, meeting rooms, study rooms, bike storage and laundry facilities.


$433 - $460 per week (dependent upon contract length)


Each studio in Abercrombie Student Accommodation is equipped with a kitchenette, en-suite bathroom and study area.

Apartments include:

  • king single bed
  • bedside cupboard
  • study desk with chair
  • overhead shelving
  • desk lamp
  • wardrobe
  • convection oven
  • two-burner gas cooktop with rangehood
  • refrigerator
  • fan
  • electric heater

The building provides professional cleaning in communal areas and 24 hour CCTV, and patrolled by Campus Security.

What should I bring with me from home?

Save money by bringing supplies from home and for everything else you need, you can visit Broadway Shopping Centre – it’s just a 5-minute bus ride away.

All standard single studio apartments are furnished with a king single bed, mattress, mattress protector, desk and desk chair, however you will need to bring other items with you like:

• Bed Linen

• Pillows

• Quilt

• Coat Hangers

• Towels

For your convenience, (particularly for those who are getting straight off a plane), we have linen packs available for purchase before you arrive. To order these log into your Resident Portal (where you applied for your room), add it to your cart and pay for it before you arrive. You can do all of this online so it’s easy!

For cooking in your studio there is a convection oven/microwave, gas stove top and a refrigerator. You will need to provide your own cooking pans, pots, utensils, etc. You will need to bring for your own plates, cutlery, mugs and glasses. We have a kitchen pack available for purchase online with all the basic items to set up your kitchen.

How much is the laundry?

The Laundry machines are not coin-operated. You will need to load money on your student card via SydPay .

$4 for a wash cycle 

$3.50 for a dry cycle 

Who can live here?

Both domestic and international students

What are your check-in times and days?

Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am to 4pm

Do you offer after hours check-in?

Yes, please ensure that you have notified us during business hours of your after hours arrival details so that we can prepare for your arrival. Once you have arrived please call the Duty Manager on 0466 560 583.

Further Resident Information

The Resident Handbook is designed to help you to get to know the building and familiarise yourself with your rights and responsibilities as a resident. We hope that this Handbook will prove useful to you in answering any questions you have, and in assisting you with the most common concerns that you may have.