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The Women's College welcomes applications from female students who are enrolled in full-time undergraduate or postgraduate courses at the University of Sydney.

2016 and 2017 applications are now open for resident and Affiliate students. Register here. For inquiries regarding residence in Semester 2 2015, please call +61 2 95175018

Affiliate Student applications are offered on merit throughout the year.

Enquiries should be directed to Ann Armstrong registrar@thewomenscollege.com.au Tel: +61 (0)2 9517 5018.

Your application is complete only after we have received:

Once we have all of these, and your completed online application form, the College will contact you.

The Women's College offers a number of scholarships to residential and affiliate students. Details can be found on the Scholarships page. Applications for Scholarships in 2016 are open. Scholarships are not available mid-year.

If you have any further queries, please contact the Registrar.

Referees' Reports

One reference must be from an academic source. For example:

  • School Principal
  • Senior teacher, boarding head, careers advisor
  • University lecturer, tutor or thesis supervisor

The second reference may be from:

  • Second academic referee
  • Medical or legal practitioner
  • Employer of more than twelve months’ standing
  • Family friend of more than ten years’ standing
  • Women’s College alumna

Referee reports from family members are not accepted.


Residents: In 2015 the fees for new residents are $550 per week, and are reviewed annually. Fees are for a 38 week contract, and cover full board, tutorials, library and computer facilities, and many other enjoyable features of College life. On offer and acceptance of a residential place, the following additional fees apply:

  • Refundable deposit (held against property damage, inadequate notice and bad debts)  $1,200.00
  • Registration fee (includes enrolment costs; life membership of the Women’s College
    Alumnae and College Yearbook)  $660.00
  • Refundable key deposit  $100.00

Affiliates: In 2015 Affiliate Membership fees are $2150 to join and $1500 per semester thereafter.


For enquiries and to book a tour of College, contact:
Ann Armstrong, Admissions Registrar
Tel: + 61 2 9517 5018
Fax: + 61 2 9517 5006
Email: registrar@thewomenscollege.com.au