Bishop Julius Hall (first year, fully-catered)

Bishop Julius Hall is just a 5-10 minute walk through the University gardens to the Central Library, lecture theatres and other student facilities. The hall has a tradition of excellence since 1917. With a large study centre and a landscaped central courtyard, the hall provides a warm and friendly environment for you to obtain the best academic results and to make lifelong friends amongst the 169 residents.  A new residential block of 60 rooms and brand new common room provides the newest facilities of any first-year hall on campus.  View our 360° panoramas.

Type of room available

Single room

  • Bishop Julius Hall students on laptops in bedroom

    $17,840 (NZ$) per year - 2019 Fees

    Single room, fully-catered, 3 meals a day, 7 days a week


  • bed icon King single bed
  • bookshelf icon Bookshelves
  • Wardrobe icon Wardrobe
  • Desk icon Desk
  • Thermometer icon Heating
  • Dining Hall icon Dining hall
  • bathtub icon Shared bathroom
  • Cutlery icon Shared kitchenette
  • Laundry icon Shared washing machine and dryer
  • Internet icon Wifi
  • bicycle icon Secure bike storage


100GB provided per month for all UC students.  An internet account will be activated on payment of tuition fees which can be topped up for $2.00 per GB.

Contract dates

13 February 2019 - 24 hrs after your final university commitment or 15 November 2019

Includes catering during term and semester breaks.

Costs (NZ$)

Residential fee

Administration fee (non-refundable)

Residents' association fee

Contingency fee (refundable)

Car parking
$120 per year

Payments and instalment dates (NZ$)

Payment 1 (on acceptance of place)
$850 ($350 administration fee, $300 contingency fee, $200 resident's association fee)

Payment 2 (21 January)

Payment 3 (15 April)

Payment 4 (16 September)

More information

For more information, see the Bishop Julius Hall website.

Postal Address:

Bishop Julius Hall
90 Waimairi Road, Ilam
Christchurch 8041

T: +64 3 364 2747

Amelia Horne

Amelia Horne

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Sharna Moffat

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