University Hall - Towers

This modern high-rise residence is located on our City Campus, right next door to Elam School of Fine Arts and home to 442 residents each year.

About the hall

Facility owned and operated by the University of Auckland

University Hall- Towers is our second largest fully-catered Hall of Residence. It offers comfortably furnished single rooms throughout a modern dual-tower complex.

The Accommodation management team and Resident Advisers arrange social and recreational events along with academic mentoring and study support sessions throughout the year to help you make friends and settle into student life.

The Resident Manager and Resident Advisers live on site, ensuring there is a duty person available 24 hours a day.

Hall profile

Hall profile University Hall – Towers
Student type First-year high school leavers
Total students 442
Students per floor 30
RA Ratio 1 : 35
  • Fully-catered residence
  • Vegetarian and halal options available.
Facilities on-site
  • Two large study rooms with printing facilities.
  • Study pods available on each floor for group study.
  • Music room.
  • Basketball half-court.
  • Large communal lounge/games room with TV.
  • Common rooms on each floor with TV & DVD player and kitchenette.
  • Internet - wireless
  • Laundry - cost of use included in fees.
Location 30 Whitaker Place, Auckland Central.
Distance to University General Library (Bldg 109) 700m (5 minute walk)
Residential Agreement period
  • Full Academic Year: 38 weeks & 5 nights

Room types

  • Every room comes furnished with a bed, wardrobe, desk, chair, noticeboard, bookshelf and towel rail.
  • Residents provide their own bedding and linen. Alternatively a bedding pack can be purchased from our online accommodation shop before arrival.
  • Meals, electricity, water and laundry is included in your weekly fee.
Room type 2024
weekly rate
Single $490.00
  • your own bedroom
  • shared male and female bathrooms.

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