Wake up in the comfy surrounds of your student accommodation, then treat yourself to a hearty breakfast at Suzie Q while you flip through their impressive vinyl collection. Explore the talented student artworks housed in the National Art School Gallery, or see a foreign film with friends at the Palace Verona. In the afternoon, watch an A-league soccer match at Allianz Stadium, or settle in for a cricket test match at the SCG. Finish your day with a crispy pork belly roll at Mr Crackles, before heading to the Oxford Art Factory to see your favourite indie bands perform.
You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more convenient location than ume Darlinghurst. You’re a six-minute walk from the University of Notre Dame Australia, and a five-minute walk from the UNSW Art & Design campus. With efficient public transport links just a few blocks away, you can jump on a bus to reach the University of Technology Sydney in 18 minutes, the University of New South Wales in 20 minutes, or Sydney University in half an hour. Best of all, you’re a short walk from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street, with its endless supply of boutiques, cafés and bars to keep you constantly entertained.
On weekends, stroll up to the Sydney Sustainable Markets at Taylor Square to stock up on fresh, organic produce and delicious artisan delights. On your way home, pick up a coffee at Ampersand Café & Bookstore, along with some new reading material for the week. Then, enter your recently renovated apartment, drop your bags on the kitchenette bench and pack your supplies in the pantry and fridge. You'll rest easy knowing that your rent includes all water, gas and electricity usage and 10 GB data per person per month.
If you’ve got assignments to finish, take your textbooks down from the bookshelf. When you’re finished, connect to ADSL internet to upload your completed reports. With the hard work out of the way, it’s time to kick back on your bed and watch TV, or soak up the sun as you chat to your neighbours in the communal courtyard. If you need help firing up the BBQ or operating the washing machine in the on-site laundry, one of the friendly house managers will be available to help.