Halls and villages

Sonoda Christchurch Campus

Small and friendly, with a maximum of 110 full-time residents, Sonoda Christchurch Campus is a hidden treasure. You will find the modern accommodation facilities and beautiful Japanese-inspired landscaped grounds offer a peaceful atmosphere to live and study. Sonoda will be well suited to you, regardless of your age or discipline. Depending on demand, alcohol-free and/or single-sex options are available.  View our 360° panoramas.

Type of room available

Single room

  • Sonoda 5 bedroom apartment dorm student studying bed landscape

    $9,500 per year (50 weeks) - 2016 Fees

    Single room in a 5-bedroom apartment with a shared living area, self-catered. Meal plans additional at University Hall.


  • bed icon Single bed
  • Wardrobe icon Wardrobe
  • Desk icon Desk
  • Thermometer icon Heating
  • bathtub icon Shared bathroom with bath
  • Sofa icon Living room and dining furniture
  • Laundry icon Shared washing machine and dryer
  • Sink icon Wash basin in bedroom
  • Internet icon Wifi throughout
  • Television icon Television
  • Cutlery icon Kitchen
  • bicycle icon Secure bike storage
  • bookshelf icon Bookshelves


Undergraduates 10GB/postgraduates 20GB provided per month.  An internet account will be activated on payment of tuition fees which can be topped up for $2.00 per GB.

Contract dates

16 January - 31 December 2016 (50 weeks)

Additional costs

Administration fee
$300 NZD

Residents association fee
$300 NZD

Contingency fee
$300 NZD

Car parking
$189 NZD per year

Meal plan - Dinner only (optional)
$65 NZD per week

Meal plan - 3 Meals per day (optional)
$105 NZD per week

Casual Meals (during contract period only)
Breakfast $6, Lunch $9, Dinner $12 NZD

Bed linen pack (optional)
$114 NZD

More information

For more information see the UC Accommodation Student Village website.

Postal Address:

Sonoda Christchurch Campus
Dovedale Avenue
Private Bag 1834
Christchurch 8140

T: +64 3 364 3444
E: enquiries@ucastudentvillage.co.nz

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