University Accommodation / Halls of Residence

Accommodation for NZ & Some Australian Universities:

The applications for accommodation in 2017 open on 1 August. There is a generic online form available for students to complete and it applies to all New Zealand Universities.

Shown below in alphabetical order are the links to various universities both in New Zealand and Australia along with some helpful guidelines for each university regarding accommodation, FAQ’s, costs, and information in general:

 

THE UNIVERSITY of AUCKLAND:

They have a good Guide to their Halls of Residence. There is also information on their flats/apartments.

Fees for both the colleges and apartments, and How to Apply are covered along with a handy Guide to Living in Auckland.

AUT UNIVERSITY:

Halls of Residence.

Accommodation fees and some FAQ’s for your information, along with A Range of Information for students who are thinking of studying at AUT.

They also have a link about residential life at AUT.

They have also provided a link for Tips When Applying.

UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY:

Halls of Residence and Village Accommodation:

They also have an online booklet which is a guide for Accommodation.

Private Accommodation, also covers Homestay/Private board, and Temporary accommodation.

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY:

The Halls of Residence for Lincoln university are covered in their book called The Lincoln ExperienceRenting is another choice, along with Homestay.

Comprehensive PDF files are also available for Accommodation Fees. Lincoln have no cut-off-date for applying to study. They take applications right up until the first Friday of the first week of the first Semester.

If you plan to apply online you will need to make a MyLinc account.

MASSEY UNIVERSITY:

Massey has information on Halls of Residence in ManawatuAlbany and Wellington.

Accommodation fees and FAQ’s are also covered – along with many other things of course.

UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO:

Halls of Residence. An overview of the residential colleges.

FAQ’s about the Application Process for Accommodation. General Wait list FAQs. What about a general idea of the cost of flatting in Dunedin?

Another video to look at is A Flock of Students which is a documentary capturing footage of young university students who have migrated to Dunedin to attend Otago Uni. It covers nesting, university pie-eating contents and social gatherings

VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF WELLINGTON:

For information about the Halls of Residence you will find most of the information you require in their latest Accommodation E-GuideHomestay and units/apartments are covered under their Private Accommodation site. Although most people from Wellington will not need this information, some who live in the area still prefer to ‘live in’ so they feel the entire student experience at university.

WAIKATO UNIVERSITY:

Halls of Residence Overview and there is also a link to Accommodation options.

Accommodation fees and FAQ’s for your information. Flatting & Renting or if you prefer to live on-campus here are reasons why students prefer to do just that.

Halls of Residence Overview and more information about Living on (or near) Campus.

More information about the fees involved. Keep reading for some general FAQs.

MONASH UNIVERSITY – MELBOURNE:

Halls of Residence Overview covers much of you will need to know, with videos as well.

A list of Off-Campus Accommodation Providers will guide you should you wish to live in a house/flat.

They list on-site accommodation costs and also have a list of FAQ’s