Summer Accommodation 2022/2023

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 nights* (Ilam or Sonoda only)

$70 per night

Stay for minimum of two weeks*

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)

5-Bedroom Apartment (single room)
Self-Contained Flat

Single room


$155 per week
$185 per week
$185 per week
$268 per week

$185 per week
$330 per week

$175 per week

*No minimum stay for current residents.

Certificate in University Preparation (CUP) (November start). Accommodation located at Sonoda Christchurch Campus.

Headstart (January - February 2023). Accommodation located at Tupuānuku (meals provided, as below).

Headstart Catering Price per person (NZ$)
Weekly meal plan  $172.00
Breakfast only $11.00
Lunch only $14.00
Dinner only $18.00

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 for purchase from the Hall.

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.