UC has living options to suit everyone. Tour our halls with real residents in the interactive video or explore flats, homestays, and more below.

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Halls of residence

Applications for 2024 open 1 August.  Apply here! 

IA Hinau Pathway

Stay on campus in Semester 2 2023

Review options for Semester 2 - July-December 2023.
Apply here!

AH - Students

Accommodation Guide 2024

An overview of all options for accommodation at UC.  View our 360 panoramas and videos or book a tour.

HAY Living Room 1

Returning Residents

Sort your flat out now for 2024!  Great scholarship offers for returning residents...

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Summer Accommodation 2023/2024

Summer accommodation is available on campus November-February.

Private Rental

Private rental

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.

Sonoda Temp accom

Temporary accommodation

Temporary accommodation may be suitable if you and your family are visiting UC or while searching for permanent accommodation.

IA Kowhai Balcony

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.

2020 HAY Studio Unit

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. 

Have a question or require accommodation advice?