Study abroad at the University of Sydney. Live and learn at St Paul's College.

Living at St Paul’s College encompasses the best experience of life at the University of Sydney, with an unparalleled combination of facilities and programmes of higher value and at lower comparable cost than available alternatives.

A residential collegiate community at the heart of the University

Consisting of about 160 female and male postgraduate students and 250 male undergraduate students, St Paul’s College is a small yet diverse educational community within the vast University community. All Study Abroad students, women and men, undergraduate and postgraduate, are invited to join in Graduate House at St Paul’s. Undergraduate men may choose to join the undergraduate community.

At the core of the College experience is a sense of belonging and connectedness – friendships form between young people of ability as they pursue varied university studies while participating in the exhilarating process of learning together. Student leadership and opportunities are at the heart of College life.

Meals daily

Breakfast and dinner daily in Graduate House or 3 meals daily in the Undergraduate community, as well as included membership to the Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness gym


Participation in a wide range of College programmes across academic support, leadership, service, pastoral care, sport, music, drama and social activities

Beautiful setting

As Australia’s oldest University college, enjoy our wonderful architecture within a garden setting at the centre of the University campus; as well as outstanding communal facilities

Academic support

Enjoy access to over 40 tutorials weekly, offered exclusively to College students, in addition to mentoring opportunities from senior academic staff.

The best experience of life at the University of Sydney

“Every aspect of a student’s needs is met at St Paul’s. This includes everything from tutoring, athletics, formal dinners, an unbeatable location and social events. St. Paul’s College is the most incredible place I have ever lived, hands down.”

– 2017 Study Abroad student, from the University of Texas

Open day 2018

More information and apply

For more information, and to apply for residency as a Study Abroad student, you should register your interest during the standard application process to study at the University of Sydney as an incoming Study Abroad student. We work closely with the University to offer places to students participating in its Study Abroad programme.

St Paul’s accepts applications from Study Abroad students up until the commencement of each semester. The application fee is waived for Study Abroad students entering for one or two semesters.

Register interest with the College Registrar at the form below. The College Registrar would also be glad to answer any of your questions about residency at St Paul’s.