Ilam Apartments (all students, self-catered)

Ilam Apartments is an apartment-style complex that offers independent living on campus for 847 residents, whether you are in your first-year, or completing postgraduate study. The secure, fully-equipped apartments are situated on campus next to the Ilam Homestead and Gardens and will enable you to discover a great community of like-minded students, just five minutes’ walk from lecture theatres and other campus facilities.  The Ilam Apartments offers a diverse community with students of all ages, at all levels of study and from all over the world.  

Further to information provided in the 2022 Accommodation Guide, first year students can apply for a 41 week contract in either a Hinau or Kowhai apartment type.  First year catered contracts will have meals provided at Tupuānuku, located adjacent to Ilam Apartments.  Students will have access to academic tutorials and an active social programme.  Residential Assistants will provide support at a ratio of 1:25.

Ilam Apartments applicants may be eligible to apply for three scholarships valued at $2,500 each, due date 24 September:

  • Māori/Pacific Islander Scholarship
  • First in family scholarship (1st year resident)
  • 2nd Year Scholarship

Complete an online application form.

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Types of rooms available (NZ$)

Single Hinau room (5 bedroom)

$10,125 (41 weeks, self-catered) - 2022 Fees
$16,890 (41 weeks, fully-catered) - 2022 Fees

Single Kowhai room (6 bedroom)

$10,740 (41 weeks, self-catered) - 2022 Fees
$17,505 (41 weeks, fully-catered) - 2022 Fees

Facilities

  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury King single bed
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Bookshelves
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Wardrobe
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Desk
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Heating
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Shared kitchen with basic essentials
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Living room and dining furniture
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Shared bathroom
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Communal washing machines and dryers
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Wifi throughout
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Secure bike storage

Internet

Unlimited for UC students - an internet account is activated on acceptance of formal enrolment offer.

Contract dates

Saturday 12 February to Saturday 26 November 2022 (41 weeks) 

Your residential contract is directly between you and Campus Living Villages.

Costs (NZ$)

Residential fee
$9,225 (Hinau, self-catered)
$15,990 (Hinau, fully-catered)
$9,840 (Kowhai, self-catered)
$16,605 (Kowhai, fully-catered)

Administration fee (non-refundable)
$300

Resident's association fee
$300

Contingency fee (refundable)
$300

Car parking (optional)
$300

Bed linen pack (optional)
$144

Payments and instalment dates (NZ$)

Fortnightly, quarterly or semester (domestic students)
Semester only (international students)

Types of rooms available (NZ$)

Single Manuka room (6 bedroom), self-catered

$8,240 (48 weeks) - 2022 Fees

Facilities

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  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Bookshelves
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Wardrobe
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Desk
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Heating
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Shared kitchen with basic essentials
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Living room and dining furniture
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Television
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Shared bathroom
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Shared washing machine and dryer
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Wifi throughout
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Secure bike storage

Internet

Unlimited for UC students - an internet account is activated on acceptance of formal enrolment offer.

Contract dates

Monday 17 January to Monday 19 December 2022 (48 weeks) 

Your residential contract is directly between you and Campus Living Villages.

Costs (NZ$)

Residential fee
$7,440

Administration fee (non-refundable)
$300

Resident's association fee
$200

Contingency fee (refundable)
$300

Car parking (optional)
$300

Meal plan to dine at University Hall (optional)
Breakfast - $9.40
Lunch - $12.50
Dinner - $15.60
Daily meal plan - $28.10
Weekly dinner plan - $91.50
Weekly meal plan - $161.20

Bed linen pack (optional)
$144

Cutlery/crockery pack (optional)
$26

Payments and instalment dates (NZ$)

Fortnightly, quarterly or semester (domestic students)
Semester only (international students)

Types of rooms available (NZ$)

Single Kowhai room (6 bedroom), self-catered

$12,320 (48 weeks) - 2022 Fees

Facilities

  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Single bed
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Bookshelves
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Wardrobe
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Desk
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Heating
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Shared kitchen with basic essentials
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Living room and dining furniture
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Television
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Two shared bathrooms
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Shared washing machine and dryer
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Wifi throughout
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Secure bike storage

Internet

Unlimited for UC students - an internet account is activated on acceptance of formal enrolment offer.

Contract dates

Monday 17 January to Monday 19 December 2022 (48 weeks) 

Your residential contract is directly between you and Campus Living Villages.

Costs (NZ$)

Residential fee
$11,520 

Administration fee (non-refundable)
$300

Resident's association fee
$200

Contingency fee (refundable)
$300

Car parking (optional)
$300

Meal plan to dine at University Hall (optional)
Breakfast - $9.40
Lunch - $12.50
Dinner - $15.60
Daily meal plan - $28.10
Weekly dinner plan - $91.50
Weekly meal plan - $161.20

Bed linen pack (optional)
$144

Cutlery/crockery pack (optional)
$26

Payments and instalment dates (NZ$)

Fortnightly, quarterly or semester (domestic students)
Semester only (international students)

Types of rooms available (NZ$)

Single Hinau room (2-5 bedroom), self-catered

$11,600 (5 bedroom, 48 weeks) - 2022 Fees
$12,272 (4 bedroom, 48 weeks) - 2022 Fees
$12,032 (3 bedroom, 48 weeks) - 2022 Fees
$15,488 (2 bedroom, 48 weeks) - 2022 Fees

Facilities

  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury King single bed
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Bookshelves
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Wardrobe
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Desk
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Heating
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Shared kitchen with basic essentials
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Living room and dining furniture
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Shared bathroom
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Communal washing machines and dryers
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Wifi throughout
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Secure bike storage

Internet

Unlimited for UC students - an internet account is activated on acceptance of formal enrolment offer.

Contract dates

Monday 17 January to Monday 19 December 2022 (48 weeks) 

Your residential contract is directly between you and Campus Living Villages.

Costs (NZ$)

Residential fee
$10,800 (5 bedroom)
$11,472 (4 bedroom) 
$11,232 (3 bedroom) 
$14,688 (2 bedroom) 

Administration fee (non-refundable)
$300

Resident's association fee
$200

Contingency fee (refundable)
$300

Car parking (optional)
$300

Meal plan to dine at University Hall (optional)
Breakfast - $9.40
Lunch - $12.50
Dinner - $15.60
Daily meal plan - $28.10
Weekly dinner plan - $91.50
Weekly meal plan - $161.20

Bed linen pack (optional)
$144

Cutlery/crockery pack (optional)
$26

Payments and instalment dates (NZ$)

Fortnightly, quarterly or semester (domestic students)
Semester only (international students)

More information

Statement of Intent

"Living at CLV is more than a room.

Our residents are at the centre of all that we do. We are dedicated to creating safe, inclusive and supportive communities with a unique residential life programme designed to help students live, learn and grow.

Our goal is to provide market leading pastoral care that is aligned with our Tertiary Partners and the wider community. Embracing diversity and the culture of both our Māori and Pacific Island residents and our broader international customers, delivering equity to all.

Our processes are built on transparency and continuous improvement and we ensure regular student feedback and contribution.

Each resident is a unique individual and can expect from CLV, an environment that has clear, reasonable and effective practices, and that aligns with the wider pastoral care of our Tertiary Partners, and the Education (Pastoral Care of Domestic Tertiary Students) Interim Code of Practice 2019 as well as the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016.  The Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of Domestic Tertiary and International Learners comes into effect on 1 January 2022."

Postal Address

UC Accommodation Student Village
Customer Services Team
C/- Ilam Apartments, 2 Homestead Lane,
Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041
T: +64 3 266 0400
E: live@ucastudentvillage.co.nz

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