Kirkwood Avenue Hall (first year, self-catered)

With a maximum of 68 full-time students, Kirkwood Avenue Hall offers the support and community of a first-year hall in a self-catered environment.  Kirkwood Avenue Hall provides the flexibility for students with allergies, specific dietary requirements, or who just prefer the independence of self-catering.  Meals plans can be arranged at nearby University Hall.   

Kirkwood Avenue Hall offers multiple social spaces, study spaces, the UC Recreation Centre nearby to help maintain a balanced lifestyle, and the support of four Residential Assistants to ensure you make the most of your first year at UC.  Tutorials, activities and events are all offered to students with the opportunity to participate in inter-hall sporting and cultural competitions.

Single and ensuite (own bathroom) rooms are available.  Single rooms include a hand basin.  Kitchens provide lockable cupboards for food storage and individual fridge and freezer space.

Bed linen is not provided but can be purchased on arrival.

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Types of rooms available (NZ$)

Single room, self-catered

$10,002 (41 weeks) – 2020 Fees

Ensuite room, self-catered

$10,535 (41 weeks) – 2020 Fees


  • bed icon King single bed
  • bookshelf icon Bookshelves
  • Wardrobe icon Wardrobe
  • Desk icon Desk
  • Thermometer icon Heating
  • bathtub icon Shared bathroom, some ensuites (own bathroom)
  • Cutlery icon Shared kitchen with basic essentials
  • Dining Hall icon Shared dining room
  • Sofa icon Shared common spaces
  • Laundry icon Shared washing machine and dryer
  • Internet icon Wifi throughout
  • 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

Saturday 8 February to Saturday 21 November 2020 (41 weeks)

Your residential contract is directly between you and Campus Living Villages

Costs (NZ$)

Residential fee
$9,102 - Single room
$9,594 - Ensuite room

Administration fee (non-refundable)

Resident's association fee

Contingency fee (refundable)

Car parking (optional)
Student parking permit on-campus

Meal plan to dine at University Hall (optional)
Breakfast - $8.00
Lunch - $11.00
Dinner - $14.00
Daily meal plan - $25.00
Weekly dinner plan - $85.00
Weekly meal plan - $150.00

Bed linen pack (optional)

Cutlery/crockery pack (optional)

Payments and instalment dates (NZ$)

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

More information

For more information email

Postal Address:

UC Accommodation Student Village
Customer Services Team
C/- Ilam Apartments, 2 Homestead Lane,
Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041
T: +64 3 266 0400

Madeleine Newton

Madeleine Newton

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Grace Allen

Grace Allen

'Being in a hall gives you a chance to put yourself out there...'