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The beautiful wooden ceiling of our wool room


Fostering international understanding and friendship since 1967
International House welcomes 200 students from around the world, including Australia. We nurture a resident community of scholars who are committed to the value of international understanding and fellowship.

Our mission

To promote a diverse and inclusive university community where experiences and knowledge are shared. International House aims to encourage mutual respect and understanding among residents and wider communities, and to develop authentic international perspectives, far-reaching global networks, and lifelong friendships.

Our history

International House was officially opened in 1967 following extensive fundraising by Rotary with assistance fom the University of Sydney Representative Council and the the University itself. The first Director, Mr Graeme de Graaff, was appointed on 1st February 1965 and the official opening of the house (main building) was on 16 June 1967 for 125 residents. Read more.

International House

  • 96 City Road, Darlington, NSW, 2008