55 Symonds

This purpose-built student accommodation, on the corner of Symonds and Wakefield Street, houses 343 students in studio apartments.

About the residence

This newly built apartment complex opened for the first time in 2017 and is just a short walk from the City Campus.

55 Symonds offers modern, comfortably furnished, air-conditioned deluxe and deluxe double studio apartments, suitable for Undergraduates and Postgraduates seeking an independent living  environment with University support.

The Accommodation Management team provides personal support throughout your stay and arrange a number of social and recreational activities during the year. Our Resident Advisers all live on site to ensure you have a duty person available 24 hours a day.

The 55 Symonds building management team is also available during office hours.

Residence profile

Residence profile 55 Symonds
Student type Undergraduate (not first year high school leavers) and postgraduate students
Total students 343
Catering Self-catered residence
Facilities on site
  • TV/theatre room
  • Study room
  • Games room
  • Large communal lounge
  • Communal kitchen and dining
  • BBQ area/courtyard
  • Modern coin operated laundry
  • Bike storage available
  • Internet - wireless, included in your fees
Location 53-55 Symonds Street, Auckland Central
Distance to University General Library (Bldg 109) 800m (8 minute walk)
Residential agreement period
  • Academic Year: 42 weeks
  • Semester One*/Two: 21 weeks
  • Feb/Feb - Jul/Jul: 52 weeks

* The semester one residential period is only available to those students coming to study for semester one only, or those students completing thier studies at the end of semester one.

Room types

  • Each apartment comes furnished with bedroom furniture and a wall-mounted flat-screen TV.
  • You will need to provide your own linen and towels, however a linen pack can be purchased from the residence prior to arrival.
  • Electricity, water, and University WiFi is included.
Room type Residential Period 2019
weekly rate
Features
Studio Deluxe

52 Weeks

42 Weeks

21 Weeks

$362.00

$377.00

$377.00

  • your own private studio
  • ensuite bathroom
  • kitchenette provided with cooking hobs.
Studio Deluxe Double*

52 Weeks

42 Weeks

21 Weeks

$383.00

$399.00

$399.00

  • your own private studio with a double bed
  • ensuite bathroom
  • kitchenette provided with cooking hobs.

*Studio Deluxe Double apartments are designated to couples only.

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