The University Terraces are stylish, affordable, modern, and conveniently located on campus in the heart of UNSW.
Due to overwhelming demand, the 2024 room allocation for University Terrace has reached capacity. Applications for University Terraces received after 6 October 2023 will not be considered. We encourage you to explore other options, such as Jacaranda Hall, and encourage applicants to list their top four preferences when applying. Thank you for your understanding.
Located at Gate 2, High Street, the Terraces are the perfect fit for students searching for a self-sufficient and independent style of living with almost everything you might need minutes away.
Opened in 2013, there are 371 apartments of varying sizes, with an average room size of approximately 20 square metres.
With bars, cafés and a supermarket right at your doorstep, you won’t need to travel far.
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Located in the heart of UNSW
Community Assistants are current UNSW students living on-site at the University Terraces. Their role is to engage with residents, facilitate social activities and act as the first point of contact for any issues or problems that may arise.
- 371 apartments
- Average room size 20 square metres
- 52 week occupancy
- Self-catered with kitchenettes
- Wi-Fi, electricity, gas and water included
- Cleaning of common areas only
- 24-hour campus security
- Recreation and group study rooms on each floor
- Outdoor BBQ area
- Coin operated laundry facilities
Each room is furnished with a bed, desk, chair and wardrobe. The kitchen has a cooktop, microwave and fridge. The one bedroom apartments and the large studios also have a sofa and coffee table.
UNSW provides a limited number of on-campus car parking spaces and this is managed by Estate Management. To apply for a parking permit, please contact Security & Traffic Management.
Parking on campus is free only when parked in a marked bay outside of the permit hours of 7.30am and 7.30pm Monday to Friday; on weekends; and on public holidays (not UNSW holidays).
If you park on High Street, never leave valuables in your car and always ensure you secure your vehicle as this area is targeted by car thieves.
There’s limited free motorbike parking and bicycle racks you can also access for free.