Halls and villages


Small and friendly, with a maximum of 110 residents at any one time, 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.

Types of room available

Single room

  • Sonoda 5 bedroom apartment dorm student studying bed landscape

    $9,250 per year (50 weeks)

    Single room in a 5 bedroom apartment with a shared living area, self catered or semi/fully catered at an additional cost


  • Desk icon Desk
  • Thermometer icon Heating
  • Cutlery icon Kitchen
  • Sofa icon Living room and dining furniture
  • Phone icon Phone (local calls)
  • bicycle icon Secure bike storage
  • bathtub icon Shared bathroom with bath
  • Laundry icon Shared washing machine and dryer
  • bed icon Single bed
  • Television icon Television
  • Wardrobe icon Wardrobe
  • Sink icon Wash basin in bedroom
  • Internet icon Wifi in hall common areas

Contract dates

17 January 2015 - 2 January 2016 (50 weeks)

Additional costs

Administration fee
$300 NZD

Residents association fee
$300 NZD

Contingency fee
$300 NZD

Meal plan - Dinner only (optional)
$65 NZD per week (Breakfast: $6 Lunch $9 Dinner $12)

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

Car parking
$179 NZD per year

Bed linen pack (optional)
$95 NZD

$2 NZD per wash or dry

200GB of FREE Data. Wireless access in common areas - internet connection in student rooms, Connection to University network (usage plans at additional cost)

More information

For more information see the UC Accommodation Student Village website.

Matt sampson

Matt Sampson

'Anyone thinking about living in a hall should do it...'

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Ellen McKee

'I enjoy meeting people from different countries and cultural backgrounds...'