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waimairi village

Live on campus at the University of Canterbury

Waimairi Village is a community of houses situated on campus. The village offers a safe and comfortable environment that is within walking distance of both the Dovedale Campus and the main Ilam Campus.

It houses up to 60 students in 15 four-bedroom houses and builds a strong sense of community through organised social activities and academic support. Each house can accommodate one couple.

rooms and pricing

your room is waiting for you

Single room Shared house
Waimairi Village single room

Price per person for 2019

50 weeks
available
$200 per week
Check In: 11 January 2019
Check Out: 27 December 2019
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Single bed
  • Desk and book shelves
  • Wardrobe
  • Heating
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen with basic essentials
  • WiFi throughout for UC students

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

Car Parking – $195 per year (limited availability)

Meal plans available – vouchers can be purchased at the UCA Ilam Office, 2 Homestead Lane

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

Double room Shared house
Waimairi flats

Price per person for 2019

50 weeks
available
$210 per week
Check In: 11 January 2019
Check Out: 27 December 2019
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Doubled bed
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Bookcase
  • Heating
  • WiFi throughout for UC students

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

Car Parking – $195 per year (limited availability)

Meal plans available – vouchers can be purchased at the UCA Ilam Office, 2 Homestead Lane

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

Premium double room single occupancy
Waimairi flats

Price per person for 2019

50 weeks
available
$220 per week
Check In: 11 January 2019
Check Out: 27 December 2019
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Double bed
  • wardrobe
  • Heater
  • Desk and chair in room
  • Shared kitchen, lounge and laundry facilities per house
  • WiFi throughout for UC students

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

Car Parking – $195 per year (limited availability)

Meal plans available – vouchers can be purchased at the UCA Ilam Office, 2 Homestead Lane

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

Premium double room double occupancy
Waimairi flats

Price per person for 2019

50 weeks
available
$270 per week per couple
Check In: 11 January 2019
Check Out: 27 December 2019
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Double bed
  • wardrobe
  • Heater
  • desk and chair
  • bookcase
  • Shared kitchen, lounge and laundry facilities per house
  • WiFi throughout for UC students

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

Car Parking – $195 per year (limited availability)

Meal plans available – vouchers can be purchased at the UCA Ilam Office, 2 Homestead Lane

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

Single room Shared house
Double room Shared house
Premium double room single occupancy
Premium double room double occupancy

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Price per person for 2019

50 weeks
available
$200 per week
Check In: 11 January 2019
Check Out: 27 December 2019
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Single bed
  • Desk and book shelves
  • Wardrobe
  • Heating
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen with basic essentials
  • WiFi throughout for UC students

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

Car Parking – $195 per year (limited availability)

Meal plans available – vouchers can be purchased at the UCA Ilam Office, 2 Homestead Lane

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

Waimairi Village single room
Waimairi Village single room

Price per person for 2019

50 weeks
available
$210 per week
Check In: 11 January 2019
Check Out: 27 December 2019
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Doubled bed
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Bookcase
  • Heating
  • WiFi throughout for UC students

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

Car Parking – $195 per year (limited availability)

Meal plans available – vouchers can be purchased at the UCA Ilam Office, 2 Homestead Lane

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

Waimairi flats
Waimairi flats

Price per person for 2019

50 weeks
available
$220 per week
Check In: 11 January 2019
Check Out: 27 December 2019
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Double bed
  • wardrobe
  • Heater
  • Desk and chair in room
  • Shared kitchen, lounge and laundry facilities per house
  • WiFi throughout for UC students

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

Car Parking – $195 per year (limited availability)

Meal plans available – vouchers can be purchased at the UCA Ilam Office, 2 Homestead Lane

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

Waimairi flats
Waimairi flats

Price per person for 2019

50 weeks
available
$270 per week per couple
Check In: 11 January 2019
Check Out: 27 December 2019
apply now

These apartments include:

  • Double bed
  • wardrobe
  • Heater
  • desk and chair
  • bookcase
  • Shared kitchen, lounge and laundry facilities per house
  • WiFi throughout for UC students

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

Car Parking – $195 per year (limited availability)

Meal plans available – vouchers can be purchased at the UCA Ilam Office, 2 Homestead Lane

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

Waimairi flats
Waimairi flats

features and amenities

24hr Security

Laundry

Green Space

Permit Parking

Secure Bike Parking

Computer Suite

Village Life

Your experience at UC Accommodation Student Village is our core focus. That's why we've dedicated ourselves to creating an exciting and supportive community with a unique residential life programme designed to help you live, learn and grow. Check out our event calendar to see what's coming up!

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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

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