Summer Accommodation 2023/2024

UC Summer School Students

During the University Summer School Programme, students are able to stay on campus at Ilam Student AccommodationSonoda Christchurch Campus, or Tupuānuku.  

Prices are for a fully-furnished single room and include power:

Term (self-catered) Price per person (NZ$)

Stay for minimum of two weeks*

Ilam Student Accommodation
(27 November 2023 - 12 January 2024)

Mānuka - 6-Bedroom Apartment (single room)
Kōwhai - 6 Bedroom Apartment (single room)
Hīnau - 3-5 Bedroom Apartment (single room)
Hīnau - 2-Bedroom Apartment (single room)

(27 November 2023 - 6 January 2024)
5-Bedroom Apartment (single room)
Self-Contained Flat

(27 November 2023 - 4 February 2024)

Single room 
Single room (catered - Jan-Feb only)


$165 per week
$198 per week
$198 per week
$308 per week

$198 per week
$412 per week

$190 per week
$400 per week

*No minimum stay for current residents.

Certificate in University Preparation (CUP) (November start). Accommodation located at Ilam Student Accommodation.  Unfortunately due to the 2024 full year contract start date, accommodation cannot be provided on campus after 4 February.  Alternative options are homestay or temporary accommodation off-campus.

Headstart, Takere and Women in Engineering (January - February 2024). Accommodation located at Tupuānuku (meals provided).

No contingency fee for short stay bookings, damages charged at real time - students must pay two weeks in advance (two weeks pre arrival, and then two weeks on arrival to be in credit).

Cutlery and Crockery packs and Linen packs available to purchase online.

To book, please email:

Ilam –
Sonoda – 
Tupuānuku – 

More Information

If you need help with your application or have general questions, contact Accommodation Services/Te Ratonga Nohonga.

Halls of Residence set their own fees, manage the selection process and send the offers.  If you have a question related to either of these, please contact your hall directly.