1 – Looking for accommodation near University of Technology Sydney UTS
As an international student there are a few options you could look at whilst looking for accommodation at or around (UTS) University of Technology which is located at Ultimo in Sydney.
I’m assuming being on a student budget you will SHARE so I’ve included links to share accommodation options;
- Flatmates – https://flatmates.com.au/ultimo-2007
- Gumtree – http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-flatshare-houseshare/ultimo-sydney/c18294l3003797
- Sharehouses – http://sharehouses.com.au/2007/ultimo
- And of course University of Technology can help you;
2 – Reviews by locals of the suburbs around University of Technology Sydney
So since you’d like to live there, here’s what the locals are saying (thanks to homely.com.au community which rate the suburb with a score of 7.8 out of 10);
“Lived here for 5 years and love it. Parts of Ultimo are quiet, other parts are busier.”
“Lots of nice parks, close to Glebe, Newtown, Pyrmont, Darling Harbour, Chinatown, Haymarket, CBD.”
“Broadway shopping centre has everything you need.”
“Lots of secure apartment buildings (including heritage listed blocks and new, modern blocks) and cute terrace houses.”
“Plenty of convenience stores, take away places, cafes, pubs and restaurants.”
“Easy to walk lots of places, including to Central station, monorail, light rail for further travel.”
“Close to Harbour Bridge and Anzac Bridge which is great if you want to travel further afield. A taxi to the city, Kings Cross, Darling Harbour etc is quick.”
“we moved from the suburbs a few years ago and love living in inner city. A short drive to the beaches and offers a great lifestyle.”
“short walk to Glebe and the Fish Markets. Public transport is excellent.”
“Very close to UTS”
“Ultimo is located in the inner city of Sydney right next to Broadway.”
“There are plenty of shops along Parramatta Road in Ultimo. From cafes to take away stores, you name it and it has it.”
“Ultimo is only a five minutes’ bus ride or a twenty minutes’ walk to Town Hall.”
“There are many residential units around this area. This area is recommended for young working professionals and students who want to be close to the city and do not mind the business of it.”
3 – Surroundings of University of Technology Sydney UTS
You can see as a student that you could enjoy the closeness of this place to the heart of the city.
And all that it has to offer like funky cafes and restaurants.
Beach is only a half hour bus ride to Bondi, it’s surrounding parks and even the swimming pool around the corner.
There you have it, according to the locals the suburb of Ultimo around UTS is great because;
- Its close to everything
- Has a great shopping centre
- Has great parks & recreation
- Has a pool around the corner
- Has funky cafes & restaurants
- Has great pubs
- Your great neighbours are Professionals, singles, other students, families with kids and LGBT community
NOT so great because
- Cost of living can be pricey
- Not much peace & quiet since it’s practically in the middle of the city
- Not that clean & green
- Safety can be an issue so lock up your bikes
Hope that helps, good luck with finding the right accommodation.
Any questions let Stu or me know and we‘d be glad to point you in the right direction and find the answers for you.
Stu and Bazza
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Question for other students that live around Ultimo – What do you think of the suburbs around UTS University of Technology?
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