Student Accommodation in Ultimo
Ultimo is an inner-city suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The city is located 2 kilometres southwest of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the City of Sydney.
Thanks to the thousands of university students who attend one of three schools in Ultimo, it is a hub of activity. You’ll find plenty of cheap eats, including a number of great Malaysian restaurants. It's also surrounded on all sides by cool neighbourhoods with lots going on and a number of affordable apartments that cater to the student population. At Casita, we realize it can be hard for international students to know which is the best deal to pick. No need to worry though, just contact us and we will help you secure the best room that fits you.
Why Book Student Accommodation in Ultimo?
Being a suburb of Sydney, Ultimo shares its winning combination of a high quality of life coupled with a paradisiacal mix of beaches and green spaces. Offering an enjoyable student experience, the city also ranks well for ‘student mix’, with lots of students coming from overseas. Ultimo is home to the famous Broadway, a locality around the road of the same name, which is historically important because it is one of the first roads built in the colony of New South Wales, in 1794. Ultimo’s main avenues have shops that cover all your day-to-day conveniences like pharmacies and grocery stores. Wentworth Park provides plenty of green space to have a picnic or just enjoy the sun, playgrounds, cricket fields, and exercise gear; it also features a greyhound racing track. Ultimo is also home to the main campus of the University of Technology Sydney and the Sydney Institute of TAFE, the largest TAFE in New South Wales. Two schools are also located in the city, International Grammar School and Ultimo Public School.
Universities in Ultimo
Casita has 11 accommodation options within walking distance to the university.
There are 6 bus stops that are close to campus; Thomas St after Wattle St. is just a 2-minute walk away.
Madame Tussauds Sydney is just a 4-minute car ride away; while Central Station Clock Tower is 11 minutes away on foot.
We have 8 accommodation options under 15 minutes away from the university.
More than 8 bus stops surround the campus; Central Station, Railway Square, Stand L is just a 4-minute walk away.
Australian Chinese Ex-Services Monument is a 10-minute walk away; while the Darling Quarter is 12 minutes away on foot.
How is student life in Ultimo?
Ultimo is part of Australia, which is an extremely culturally diverse country. It is varied in its religion, language, history, and art. International students who study in Australia will find themselves studying in a fascinating and diverse environment. The majority of students live off-campus through homestay programs, in hostels, or in rental properties. However, some Australian universities provide housing options, which allows international students to socialize with local students.
Is it expensive to live in Ultimo as a student?
Part of Sydney, the biggest city and the country’s top destination for international students, the cost of living in Ultimo may be slightly higher than in some other Australian cities. It’s still possible to get by on a student budget though.
Is Ultimo a safe place to live for international students?
Ultimo is quite safe compared to any city in the US and even safer than London. The areas around the universities are generally very safe, including for women. It's still worth being prepared, though. The police are there to help you, investigate crimes, and keep the peace. They are separate from the government, the army, and the defense forces.
Must-Visit Places in Ultimo
The 20th-century architectural masterpiece, which is the Sydney Opera House, is one of the most instantly recognizable buildings in the world. Whether you are coming to enjoy one of its world-class productions or you just want to see this iconic building, no visit to Sydney would be complete without a trip to the opera house. The Circular Quay is also a must-visit and very easy to find. Located in the inlet dubbed Sydney Cove, Circular Quay is the official landing site of the First Fleet that set sail for Australia from England back in 1787. Even today, it retains a naval theme, with Circular Quay being the best place in Sydney to catch a ferry to many other spectacular locations. Its location also makes it an excellent place to enjoy some spectacular views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House and it is always buzzing with life as visitors and commuters go about their daily business. There are also many other interesting and spectacular attractions such as the Powerhouse Museum and the many beaches including Manly, Bondi, and Coogee beaches.
Transportation In Ultimo
Public transport options in Ultimo include buses, trains, ferries, and light rail. To travel on any of these, you’ll need an Opal Card, which can be obtained through the transport website. You can also use the Transport for NSW trip planner to work out the best way to travel. Cycling is also a major way of getting around in Ultimo. If you love riding, download a Sydney cycling map, learn the local road rules, or take a cycling course and join thousands of Sydneysiders who get around by bike each day.
Nearby Student Accommodation In Sydney
Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Ultimo, Casita offers student accommodation in other Sydney cities as well. One of these cities is Darlinghurst.