Finance, Accomodation and Travel Advice


As a student at Sydney Met, there are a range of accommodation options available to suit your needs. There is generally plenty of accommodation available in the suburbs near the Sydney Met campus. Suburbs in close proximity to Sydney Met include: Burwood, Croydon, Strathfield, Ashfield, Concord, Homebush, Campsie, Five dock, Leichardt.

Real estate agents have extensive listings for houses and flats to rent. If you are intending to rent, you will need to inspect the property first, apply for it and sign a rental contract. You may need to have someone organised to share with; be prepared to advertise a room to rent; or move into an already established rental. When renting, you will need to provide a bond that will be lodged with NSW Fair Trading for the duration of your tenancy. Bond is approximately four weeks rent, plus two weeks rent in advance for the real estate agent. Rental accommodation database –

The noticeboards around campus or Sydney Met noticeboard are great places to find information about accommodation available.


Sydney Met campus is located 10 kilometre west of Sydney’s Central Business District. The campus is accessible by the Sydney train and buses network. Sydney has a comprehensive system of trains, buses, and ferries, and we can get helpful information by visiting this website – For more information about accessing public transport in Sydney.

The Opal card is an easy, convenient way of paying for your travel on public transport.

Information on Support for international students offered by Service NSW:

For travel and accommodation information in Sydney