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Just a short walk to the main University of Canterbury campus, University Hall, Ilam Apartments, Kirkwood Avenue Hall and Sonoda Village are ideally situated. Located next to the picturesque campus, all four UCA sites take advantage of the vast Ilam Fields, and are just a short drive away from the heart of the growing and innovative city of Christchurch. Further afield Waitakiri Village provides off campus living for UC students.

rooms and pricing

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The Ritz University Hall

Prices for 2017

41 weeks
available
Weekly Rate $362
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
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These apartments include:

  • Single Bed
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Bookcase
  • Heating
  • Hand Basin

One-off fees

A one-off Administration Fee is payable when accepting your offer at the Village, as well as a Residents’ Association Fee and a Contingency Fee (refundable upon departure).

Administration Fee New Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Resident’s Association Fee (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Contingency Fee (refundable on departure*) – payable once $300

*Fees are payable each year and subject to you having paid all other amounts under your residential agreement.

The Retro University Hall

Prices for 2017

41 weeks
available
Weekly Rate $322
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
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These apartments include:

  • Single Bed
  • Desk
  • Desk Chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Bookcase
  • Heating

One-off fees

A one-off Administration Fee is payable when accepting your offer at the Village, as well as a Residents’ Association Fee and a Contingency Fee (refundable upon departure).

Administration Fee (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Resident’s Association Fee (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Contingency Fee (refundable on departure*) – payable once $300

*Fees are payable each year and subject to you having paid all other amounts under your residential agreement.

The Ritz University Hall
The Retro University Hall

rooms are filling up fast

choose a room to get started

Prices for 2017

41 weeks
available
Weekly Rate $362
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Single Bed
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Bookcase
  • Heating
  • Hand Basin

One-off fees

A one-off Administration Fee is payable when accepting your offer at the Village, as well as a Residents’ Association Fee and a Contingency Fee (refundable upon departure).

Administration Fee New Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Resident’s Association Fee (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Contingency Fee (refundable on departure*) – payable once $300

*Fees are payable each year and subject to you having paid all other amounts under your residential agreement.

Prices for 2017

41 weeks
available
Weekly Rate $322
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Single Bed
  • Desk
  • Desk Chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Bookcase
  • Heating

One-off fees

A one-off Administration Fee is payable when accepting your offer at the Village, as well as a Residents’ Association Fee and a Contingency Fee (refundable upon departure).

Administration Fee (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Resident’s Association Fee (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Contingency Fee (refundable on departure*) – payable once $300

*Fees are payable each year and subject to you having paid all other amounts under your residential agreement.

Manuka Ilam Apartments

Price per person for 2017

Semester 2
available
Total $4,225
Check In: 8 Jul 2017
Check Out: 9 Dec 2017
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These apartments include:

  • Equipped Kitchen
  • Lounge & Dining Furniture
  • 6 Individual Bedrooms
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Heating
  • Large Desk In Room
  • Desk Chair In Room
  • Wardrobe Space In Room
  • Single Bed In All Rooms
  • Wireless Internet

One-off fees

A one-off Administration Fee is payable when accepting your offer at the Village, as well as a Residents’ Association Fee and a Contingency Fee (refundable upon departure).

Administration Fee – New Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Administration Fee – Returning Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Resident’s Association Fee (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Contingency Fee (refundable on departure*) – payable once $300

*Fees are payable each year and subject to you having paid all other amounts under your residential agreement.

Kowhai Ilam Apartments

Price per person for 2017

Semester 2
available
Total $5,100
Check In: 8 Jul 2017
Check Out: 9 Dec 2017
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These apartments include:

  • Equipped Kitchen
  • Lounge & Dining Furniture
  • 6 Individual Bedrooms
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Heating
  • Large Desk In Room
  • Desk Chair In Room
  • Wardrobe Space In Room
  • Single Bed In All Rooms
  • Wireless Internet

One-off fees

A one-off Administration Fee is payable when accepting your offer at the Village, as well as a Residents’ Association Fee and a Contingency Fee (refundable upon departure).

Administration Fee – New Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Administration Fee – Returning Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Resident’s Association Fee (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Contingency Fee (refundable on departure*) – payable once $300

*Fees are payable each year and subject to you having paid all other amounts under your residential agreement.

Hinau Ilam Apartments

Price per person for 2017

Sem 2
available
Total $4,850
Check In: 8 Jul 2017
Check Out: 9 Dec 2017
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These apartments include:

  • Equipped Kitchen
  • Lounge & Dining Furniture
  • 3, 4 or 5 Individual Bedrooms
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Heating
  • Large Desk In Room
  • Desk Chair In Room
  • Wardrobe Space In Room
  • King Single Bed In All Rooms
  • Wireless Internet

One-off fees

A one-off Administration Fee is payable when accepting your offer at the Village, as well as a Residents’ Association Fee and a Contingency Fee (refundable upon departure).

Administration Fee – New Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Administration Fee – Returning Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Resident’s Association Fee (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Contingency Fee (refundable on departure*) – payable once $300

*Fees are payable each year and subject to you having paid all other amounts under your residential agreement.

Manuka Ilam Apartments
Kowhai Ilam Apartments
Hinau Ilam Apartments

rooms are filling up fast

choose a room to get started

Price per person for 2017

Semester 2
available
Total $4,225
Check In: 8 Jul 2017
Check Out: 9 Dec 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Equipped Kitchen
  • Lounge & Dining Furniture
  • 6 Individual Bedrooms
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Heating
  • Large Desk In Room
  • Desk Chair In Room
  • Wardrobe Space In Room
  • Single Bed In All Rooms
  • Wireless Internet

One-off fees

A one-off Administration Fee is payable when accepting your offer at the Village, as well as a Residents’ Association Fee and a Contingency Fee (refundable upon departure).

Administration Fee – New Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Administration Fee – Returning Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Resident’s Association Fee (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Contingency Fee (refundable on departure*) – payable once $300

*Fees are payable each year and subject to you having paid all other amounts under your residential agreement.

Price per person for 2017

Semester 2
available
Total $5,100
Check In: 8 Jul 2017
Check Out: 9 Dec 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Equipped Kitchen
  • Lounge & Dining Furniture
  • 6 Individual Bedrooms
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Heating
  • Large Desk In Room
  • Desk Chair In Room
  • Wardrobe Space In Room
  • Single Bed In All Rooms
  • Wireless Internet

One-off fees

A one-off Administration Fee is payable when accepting your offer at the Village, as well as a Residents’ Association Fee and a Contingency Fee (refundable upon departure).

Administration Fee – New Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Administration Fee – Returning Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Resident’s Association Fee (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Contingency Fee (refundable on departure*) – payable once $300

*Fees are payable each year and subject to you having paid all other amounts under your residential agreement.

Price per person for 2017

Sem 2
available
Total $4,850
Check In: 8 Jul 2017
Check Out: 9 Dec 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Equipped Kitchen
  • Lounge & Dining Furniture
  • 3, 4 or 5 Individual Bedrooms
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Heating
  • Large Desk In Room
  • Desk Chair In Room
  • Wardrobe Space In Room
  • King Single Bed In All Rooms
  • Wireless Internet

One-off fees

A one-off Administration Fee is payable when accepting your offer at the Village, as well as a Residents’ Association Fee and a Contingency Fee (refundable upon departure).

Administration Fee – New Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Administration Fee – Returning Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Resident’s Association Fee (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Contingency Fee (refundable on departure*) – payable once $300

*Fees are payable each year and subject to you having paid all other amounts under your residential agreement.

Single Room

Prices for 2017

41 weeks
available
$318 per week
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Single Bed
  • Heat Pump or heater
  • Desk
  • Bookcase
  • Wardrobe
  • Dining Hall
  • Shared Bathroom
  • 100GB Wifi per month

Administration fee
$300 NZD

Residents association fee
$200 NZD

Contingency fee
$300 NZD

Car parking
Free

Bed linen pack (optional)
$119 NZD

Single Room Deluxe

Prices for 2017

41 weeks
available
$339 per week
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Double Bed
  • Heatpump or Heater
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Desk
  • Wardrobe
  • Shared Dining
  • 100GB per month

Administration fee
$300 NZD

Residents association fee
$200 NZD

Contingency fee
$300 NZD

Car parking
Free

Bed linen pack (optional)
$119 NZD

Single Room with Ensuite

Prices for 2017

41 weeks
available
$359 per week
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Double Bed
  • Wadrobe
  • Bookcase
  • Desk
  • Ensuite
  • Dining Hall
  • Heat Pump or Heater
  • 100Gb Wifi per month

Administration fee
$300 NZD

Residents association fee
$200 NZD

Contingency fee
$300 NZD

Car parking
Free

Bed linen pack (optional)
$119 NZD

Large Single Room with Ensuite

Prices for 2017

41 weeks
available
$369 per week
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Double Bed
  • Heat Pump or Heater
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk
  • Dining Hall
  • Ensuite
  • Bookcase
  • 100GB Wifi per month

Administration fee
$300 NZD

Residents association fee
$200 NZD

Contingency fee
$300 NZD

Car parking
Free

Bed linen pack (optional)
$119 NZD

Single Room
Single Room Deluxe
Single Room with Ensuite
Large Single Room with Ensuite

rooms are filling up fast

choose a room to get started

Prices for 2017

41 weeks
available
$318 per week
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Single Bed
  • Heat Pump or heater
  • Desk
  • Bookcase
  • Wardrobe
  • Dining Hall
  • Shared Bathroom
  • 100GB Wifi per month

Administration fee
$300 NZD

Residents association fee
$200 NZD

Contingency fee
$300 NZD

Car parking
Free

Bed linen pack (optional)
$119 NZD

Prices for 2017

41 weeks
available
$339 per week
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Double Bed
  • Heatpump or Heater
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Desk
  • Wardrobe
  • Shared Dining
  • 100GB per month

Administration fee
$300 NZD

Residents association fee
$200 NZD

Contingency fee
$300 NZD

Car parking
Free

Bed linen pack (optional)
$119 NZD

Prices for 2017

41 weeks
available
$359 per week
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Double Bed
  • Wadrobe
  • Bookcase
  • Desk
  • Ensuite
  • Dining Hall
  • Heat Pump or Heater
  • 100Gb Wifi per month

Administration fee
$300 NZD

Residents association fee
$200 NZD

Contingency fee
$300 NZD

Car parking
Free

Bed linen pack (optional)
$119 NZD

Prices for 2017

41 weeks
available
$369 per week
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Double Bed
  • Heat Pump or Heater
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk
  • Dining Hall
  • Ensuite
  • Bookcase
  • 100GB Wifi per month

Administration fee
$300 NZD

Residents association fee
$200 NZD

Contingency fee
$300 NZD

Car parking
Free

Bed linen pack (optional)
$119 NZD

Standard Sonoda

Price per person for 2017

Semester 2
available
Total $4,850
Check In: 8 Jul 2017
Check Out: 9 Dec 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Equipped Kitchen
  • Lounge and Dining Furniture
  • 5 Individual Bedrooms
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Heating
  • Large Desk in Room
  • Wardrobe Space in Room
  • Single Bed in All Rooms
  • Washbasin in Room
  • Wireless Internet

One-off fees

A one-off Administration Fee is payable when accepting your offer at the Village, as well as a Residents’ Association Fee and a Contingency Fee (refundable upon departure).

Administration Fee – New Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Administration Fee – Returning Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Resident’s Association Fee (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Contingency Fee (refundable on departure*) – payable once $300

*Fees are payable each year and subject to you having paid all other amounts under your residential agreement.

Standard Sonoda

rooms are filling up fast

choose a room to get started

Price per person for 2017

Semester 2
available
Total $4,850
Check In: 8 Jul 2017
Check Out: 9 Dec 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Equipped Kitchen
  • Lounge and Dining Furniture
  • 5 Individual Bedrooms
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Heating
  • Large Desk in Room
  • Wardrobe Space in Room
  • Single Bed in All Rooms
  • Washbasin in Room
  • Wireless Internet

One-off fees

A one-off Administration Fee is payable when accepting your offer at the Village, as well as a Residents’ Association Fee and a Contingency Fee (refundable upon departure).

Administration Fee – New Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $300

Administration Fee – Returning Resident (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Resident’s Association Fee (non-refundable) – payable once $200

Contingency Fee (refundable on departure*) – payable once $300

*Fees are payable each year and subject to you having paid all other amounts under your residential agreement.

Single Room

Prices for 2017

41 Weeks
available
$210 per week
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Single king bed
  • Bookshelves
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining hall
  • Shared common space
  • Shared washing machine and dryer
  • 100 GB Wifi per month
  • Secure bike storage

Administration fee
$300 NZD

Residents association fee
$200 NZD

Contingency fee
$300 NZD

Car parking
$189 NZD per year

Meal plan (optional)
$129.50 NZD per week (3 meals per day)
$90.30 NZD per week (dinners only)

Bed linen pack (optional)
$119 NZD

For more information email enquiries@ucastudentvillage.co.nz

Ensuite Room

Prices for 2017

41 weeks
available
$220 per week
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Single king bed
  • Secure bike storage
  • 100GB Wifi per month
  • Shared washing machine and dryer
  • Shared common space
  • Shared dining
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared bathroom
  • Heating
  • Desk
  • Wardrobe
  • Bookshelves

Administration fee

$300 NZD

Residents association fee

$200 NZD

Contingency fee

$300 NZD

Car parking

$189 NZD per year

Meal plan (optional)

$129.50 NZD per week (3 meals per day)
$90.30 NZD per week (dinners only)

Bed linen pack (optional)

$119 NZD

More information

For more information email enquiries@ucastudentvillage.co.nz.

Single Room
Ensuite Room

rooms are filling up fast

choose a room to get started

Prices for 2017

41 Weeks
available
$210 per week
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Single king bed
  • Bookshelves
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining hall
  • Shared common space
  • Shared washing machine and dryer
  • 100 GB Wifi per month
  • Secure bike storage

Administration fee
$300 NZD

Residents association fee
$200 NZD

Contingency fee
$300 NZD

Car parking
$189 NZD per year

Meal plan (optional)
$129.50 NZD per week (3 meals per day)
$90.30 NZD per week (dinners only)

Bed linen pack (optional)
$119 NZD

For more information email enquiries@ucastudentvillage.co.nz

Prices for 2017

41 weeks
available
$220 per week
Check In: 11 Feb 2017
Check Out: 25 Nov 2017
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Single king bed
  • Secure bike storage
  • 100GB Wifi per month
  • Shared washing machine and dryer
  • Shared common space
  • Shared dining
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared bathroom
  • Heating
  • Desk
  • Wardrobe
  • Bookshelves

Administration fee

$300 NZD

Residents association fee

$200 NZD

Contingency fee

$300 NZD

Car parking

$189 NZD per year

Meal plan (optional)

$129.50 NZD per week (3 meals per day)
$90.30 NZD per week (dinners only)

Bed linen pack (optional)

$119 NZD

More information

For more information email enquiries@ucastudentvillage.co.nz.

make yourself at home

Fully Catered

Computer Suite

Large Common Room

Study Space

Communal Lounge Areas

Recreation

Laundry Facilities

Permit Parking

Single Bed

24hr Security

Laundry

Green Space

Sky TV

Pool Table

Secure Bike Parking

Supermarket Nearby

Computer Suite

24 Hour Access

Wifi

Large Grounds

Dining Hall

Bike Storage

Free Parking

Common Area

Handy buses to UC nearby

Shopping Centre Nearby

TV Lounge

Computer Suite

Wifi included

Social spaces

Secure bike storage

Study spaces

Self catered

Nearby shopping

Close to local parks

Nearby fitness facility

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university hall

University Hall offers a supportive and fun environment that is ideal if you are in the first year of your studies. With up to 550 residents at any one time, you are bound to meet other residents who are studying the same courses as you, or have similar interests be it sport, cultural activities or computer gaming.

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ilam apartments

Ilam Apartments is a modern apartment-style complex that offers independent living on campus for first-year through to postgraduate students from throughout New Zealand and the world. Our secure, fully equipped, modern apartments, situated on campus next to the Ilam Gardens, offer a great community of like-minded students just five minutes’ walk from lecture theatres and other campus facilities.

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sonoda village

Small and friendly, with only up to 110 residents at any one time, Sonoda Christchurch Campus is a hidden treasure. The modern accommodation facilities and beautiful Japanese-inspired landscaped grounds offer a peaceful atmosphere in which students can live and study. Sonoda is well suited to students of all ages and disciplines.

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waitakiri village

Waitakiri Village is the perfect home for those that love to get into the outdoors, with adventure and exploration nearby, plenty of social spaces and handy to local shopping centres, you'll never be short of something to do. The Village is fully catered and conveniently set well back from the road giving added privacy, and with only 72 students staying at a time Waitakiri provides a great close-knit community for you to live, learn and grow.

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clvtv - join the fun!

Take a look at what Village life is like with the first episode of CLVtv. We take you on a journey around our Villages, talk to residents and staff, check out events and more!

short stays

Short stay, conference or temporary accommodation may be available within UC Accommodation. Casual accommodation is offered throughout the year and a full summer program outside of term time.

more information

have an awesome year!

Welcome to our Uni Hall, Ilam and Sonoda 1st year students. We can't wait to take you on your V1 experience! Be part of it and check out our events calendar for O-Week.

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meet our residents

“It’s so convenient living here, it takes me 6 minutes to get to class, and that’s if I walk slow!”

Antoinette

UCA Student Village

“Living here is really convenient. The rooms are really big and warm. It is so much better than I expected!”

Choon

UCA Student Village

“I love that they provide food at Uni Hall. Sometimes I just don't have time to cook, so it's great.”

Josephine

UCA Student Village

“I love being able to meet people from different parts of the world. There is so much culture in one spot.”

Lesley-Anne

UCA Student Village

“My favourite part of living here is the convenience. I couldn't be closer to my classes.”

Mikaela

UCA Student Village

“Going to the Hub and meeting new people is the best part of living here. You can't avoid making friends!”

Patrick

UCA Student Village

“My room is so spacious and warm, it's so comfortable to live in.”

Reuben

UCA Student Village

“Our rooms are really close to the uni and so convenient. The apartments are warm and perfect during winter.”

Rhys

UCA Student Village

“The community here is great, it's so social!”

Katelyn

UCA Student Village