Living In Western Sydney

Living at The College means living among one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country. With a variety of shopping centres, plazas, cinemas, apartments, entertainment venues, restaurants and caf├ęs popping around our campuses, there has never been a more exciting time to be a part of the Western Sydney community.

Whether you're looking to stay at Nirimba, Paramatta, Westmead, Penrith or Bankstown, there are a range of accommodation options to suit your lifestyle and budget, giving you every opportunity to immerse yourself in a rich and vibrant learning environment.

On Campus

With a range of activities, sporting facilities, indoor and outdoor entertainment, living on campus at Western Sydney University is a great opportunity to meet a range of people from different cultures, make new friends and sink in to the next phase of your life. Visit the Western Sydney University Village website to find out more about living on campus.

Off Campus

If you want to live near but not on campus, or you missed the living on campus application cut-off date, there are always alternative options around the Western Sydney region. To look for rental accommodation in your area, we recommend websites such as or Domain.

Homestay for International Students

If you are an international student planning to study at The College, homestay accommodation is another option for both short stay, extended stay or the full duration of your studies at The College and Western Sydney University.

Homestay accommodation means staying in a single or shared room within an Australian family home, usually with all meals provided. To enquire about Homestay options available, please contact the below:

Homestay Network
Director: Tina Holland
P: +61 2 9412 3100
A: Suite 3.10, level 3, 32 Delhi Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113, Australia

Global Experience
Director: Ms Sonia Ortega
P: +612 9948 3599
F: +612 9948 3500 A:
PO Box 273, Seaforth NSW, Australia 2092

If you are ready to book, please complete the Homestay application in our College International Offer Pack.