Kensington is a suburb in South-Eastern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales. It is located six kilometres south-east of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the City of Randwick, in the Eastern Suburbs region. Colloquially, Kensington is referred to as “Kenso”.
Kensington lies to the immediate south of Moore Park and west of Randwick Racecourse. The principal landmarks of the suburb are the main campus of the UNSW, National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), and the exclusive Australian Golf Club. Kensington is also a residential suburb close to the Sydney CBD. There is a mixture of high- and medium-density housing, and free-standing homes for its 11,000 residents.