UTS Housing has over 1,200 bedrooms across five residences to offer to UTS students.
UTS Housing applications for the Spring 2020 intake are now open.
Due to COVID-19, the following applies for the Spring 2020 intake:
- The application fee for Spring 2020 is waived;
- There are three Licence Agreement terms:
- 22nd July until 3rd December 2020
- 22nd July to 27 January 2021
- 22nd July to 8th July 2021
- Residents are advised to pay their Licence Fee (rent) only once they are certain that they can check in (e.g. travel bans lifted, flights available, etc.)
- New residents may check in at any time between 22nd July and 22nd August; Licence Fees (rent) will only start from their check in date.
- Should a new resident fail to check in by 22nd August and want to keep their room, their Licence Fee (rent) will be applicable commencing 22nd August.
- If a new resident cancels their Licence Agreement before 22nd August due to COVID-19, their deposit and any prepaid Licence Fee will be refunded. Penalties may apply for cancellations after 22nd August.
For any other Housing enquiries, please:
- View our Frequently Asked Questions page
- Chat with UTS Housing staff online (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm AEST)
- Go through the UTS Housing residences for more information
- Check out the rates
- Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any other questions
Please note that:
- To be eligible for UTS accommodation, you must be enrolled or intend to enrol, as a UTS Insearch student (over 18 years old) or as a UTS student doing either an undergraduate, a postgraduate or research degree for the relevant accommodation period being sought in the application
- UTS student bedrooms are for one person only (except twin shares)
- We do not cater for couples or family accommodation
How to apply
- Find out how the application process works by viewing this Prezi explanation
Also view our applications FAQs to get answers to questions you may have.
- Have a look at the different residences, rooms and fees associated
Once you’ve found something that suits your style and budget, you can complete the online application form.
- If you have any issues accessing this form please contact the UTS Housing Service office.
- Once you’ve completed the online application form, it will be reviewed by the UTS Housing Admissions Officer. If successful, you will receive an offer letter that you will need to respond to within the period specified in the letter. If you do not respond to the offer then we will assume that you no longer want the accommodation and it will be re-allocated.
To ensure that room allocations are equal and fair, we follow a set of selection criteria as guidelines when allocating places to new applicants. Please ensure you provide us with clear information in relation to any issues requiring special consideration.
To be eligible for UTS accommodation, you must to enrolled or intend to enrol, as a UTS Insearch student (over 18 years old) or as a UTS student doing either an undergraduate, a postgraduate or research degree for the relevant accommodation period being sought in the application.
If you are enrolled as above, the following selection guidelines are taken into account when reviewing your application:
- previous academic achievement
- year of study/faculty/program
- gender balance
- geographic origin
- track record or interest in contributing positively to residential life
- enrolment status
- preference given to full-time students
- preference may be given to students applying for UTS residences for the first time
Special consideration may be given to applicants who have:
- limited financial means*
- a relevant disability where the need for UTS accommodation can be linked to learning needs
- gained admission to UTS via a special admissions scheme (eg. inpUTS, Jumbunna) or via an AusAID Scholarship
* Set criteria are used by UTS to assess whether a student is experiencing financial hardship and is eligible for financial assistance. For more general information, please contact the financial assistance service.
Current residents who want to continue living in UTS Housing are required to complete their reapplication via the UTS Housing portal before the reapplication deadline.
The following considerations apply when reviewing your reapplication:
- you must have completed the UTS Consent Matters training (either via a previous UTS Housing application or via a UTS communication—you do not have to re-do the training if you have already completed it once)
- involvement in the UTS Housing community and activities
- overall length of stay in UTS Housing residences
- history of residence, including academic progress, financial payments and disciplinary records
- special needs or extenuating circumstances
- students should still be enrolled as a UTS student or UTS Insearch student (over 18 years old) during the relevant accommodation period being sought in the application
- preference given to full-time students
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