Summer Accommodation 2021/2022

UC Summer School Students

During the University Summer School Programme, students are able to say on campus at Ilam Apartments or Sonoda Christchurch Campus.  Early arrival or later departure dates may be available on a case-by-case basis.

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

Ilam Apartments or Sonoda Christchurch Campus

Term Price per person (NZ$)
Stay for less than one week $65 per night (linen included)
Stay for minimum of one week ($171 per week for current residents) $176 per week 
Certificate in University Preparation (CUP) (November 2021 start). Accommodation located at Sonoda Christchurch Campus. $176 per week (self-catered) 
Headstart (3 January - 13 February 2022). Accommodation located at Ilam Apartments with meals arranged and delivered daily. $1,986 (6 weeks, fully-catered)

A refundable contingency fee of $300 is applicable for bookings of 4 weeks or more.

Linen can be hired for $27 per week (2 x towels, 2 x sheets, pillow, duvet) or for longer stays, full bedding packs including towels and linen can be purchased at a one-off charge of $139.  Linen packs can be added at point of booking.  Crockery and cutlery packs can be purchased for $25 each.

Accommodation is self-catered, however, meals may be available at University Hall from January.  These can be purchased on arrival.

Term Price per person (NZ$)
Full meal plan (3 meals a day, 7 days a week) $155.00
Weekly dinner plan (7 meals per week) $88.00
One day meal plan (3 meals a day) $27.00
Breakfast only $9.00
Lunch only $12.00
Dinner only $15.00

To book, please email  

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.