UC has living options to suit everyone. Tour our halls with real residents in the interactive video or explore flats, homestays, and more below.
Halls of residence
Applications for 2024 open 1 August. For 2023 Semester 1 (pending availability).
Accommodation Guide 2024
An overview of all options for accommodation at UC. View our 360 panoramas and videos or book a tour.
Flatting is popular with students, particularly in the second year and above. It offers an independent lifestyle and can be a great way to meet new people.
Live with a local Christchurch family. All homestay families are carefully selected for their friendly, helpful attitudes and comfortable homes.
Temporary accommodation may be suitable if you and your family are visiting UC or while searching for permanent accommodation.
Accommodation for postgraduate students
Whether you are here for just a few semesters or a few years, your surroundings should support your goals.
Accommodation for international students
Organising accommodation is one of the most important things to do before arriving in New Zealand.
Accommodation for couples or families
Accommodation may be harder to find for couples or families, so you should start exploring your options early.
Please refer to UC's Covid-19 webpage for up-to-date information and advice. Contact halls directly for individual policies and procedures.