Kirkwood Flats (couples, self-catered)

Alongside Kirkwood Avenue Hall are two studio units and two 1-bedroom apartments. All four units are fully-furnished, self-contained but use laundry facilities within the hall. They are suitable for couples only.

Across the road are six one bedroom flats (pictured above) suitable for a couple or a couple with a very small child.

As these units are in high demand, contracts are not normally extended. Students must source accommodation in the private rental market beyond the contract end date. Accommodation is prioritised for international students new to New Zealand. 

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Types of rooms available (NZ$)

Kirkwood Flats (Couples and Families)Residential Fee (2021)Residential Fee (2022)Plus Deposit

Studio Unit 
1 Bedroom Unit
1 Bedroom Flat (can accommodate a young child)

$13,250 + power charged monthly

$13,400 + power charged monthly



  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Double bed
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Wardrobe
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Desk
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Heating
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Kitchen equipped with basic essentials
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Living room and dining furniture
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Bathroom
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Washing machine (Kirkwood Flats) or Kirkwood
  • © Restricted/University of Canterbury Wifi throughout


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

Contract dates

Flexible start date (50 week contract)

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

Costs (NZ$)

Residential fee
$13,550 - Studio Unit
$14,050 - 1 Bedroom Apartment
$13,400 - 1 Bedroom Flat (plus power charged monthly)

Administration fee (non-refundable)

Contingency fee (refundable)

Car parking (optional)
Studios/Apartments - $300
Flats included in fees

Meal plan (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)

Cutlery/crockery pack (optional)

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