About Us

St Andrew's College is a co-residential college within the University of Sydney, home to over 250 male and female undergraduate students, postgraduate students, resident Fellows and graduate residents.

The College, governed by its own elected Council, is situated within the campus of the University of Sydney. Set in its own picturesque grounds, it has offered residency, academic and social support to students for over 130 years. St Andrew's offers a unique opportunity to experience University life to the full.


Each student has a single study bedroom that contains a bed & bed linen (extra-long beds - suitable up to 201cm or 6' 7" - & some double bedded rooms are available), desk, chair, easychair, wardrobe & bookshelves. Every bedroom also has a phone with voicemail, & a high-speed Internet connection. College domestic staff cleans student rooms at least once per week. Limited parking is also available.

College provides twenty-one nutritious meals per week. The meals are prepared by our staff, which allows a greater flexibility for student needs. Meals are taken in our impressive Dining Hall. The College is proud of the quantity, quality & variety of the international cuisine offered. Take-away meals & early & late meal facilities are available. Kitchenettes are provided in all buildings.

Prospective Residents

Applications are invited from students who have gained admission to a course at an approved University. The majority of our students are studying at the University of Sydney.

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Conferences & Functions

Surround yourself with 150 years of history and tradition

St Andrew's College, established in 1867, is a co-residential College within the University of Sydney. Set within 4 hectares of picturesque garden and woodland and proudly coloured with its Scottish heritage, the traditional ambiance of the College provides a unique functions venue.

With a variety of function rooms, from the grand style of the Dining Hall to the romantic ambiance of the Reading Room, St Andrew's is able to cater for functions from 10 to 200 people.

For more information on Function Rooms including current tariffs, click here.