Summer Accommodation 2020/2021

UC Summer School Students

During the University Summer School Programme (Saturday 28 November 2020 - Sunday 7 February 2021), students are able to stay on-campus at Sonoda Christchurch Campus (University Hall and Ilam Apartments are subject to availability).  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:

TermPrice Per Person (NZ$)

Stay for less than one week

$65 per night (linen included)

Stay for minimum of one week (discounted rates available for current residents)

$176 per week

Certificate in University Preparation (CUP) (November 2020-February 2021). Accommodation located at Sonoda Christchurch Campus.

$2,464 (14 weeks, self-catered)

Headstart (January-February 2021). Accommodation located at University Hall or Ilam Apartments.

$993 (3 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 are available at Sonoda Christchurch Campus throughout summer.  These can be purchased on arrival.

TermPrice Per Person (NZ$)

Full meal plan (3 meals a day, 7 days a week) 


Weekly dinner plan (7 meals per week)


One day meal plan (3 meals a day)


Breakfast only


Lunch only


Dinner only


To book outside dates indicated, please email or call 0508 864 425.  

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.