Carlaw Park Student Village

Carlaw Park Student Village is the University's largest purpose-built student accommodation for new and returning undergraduate (not school leaver) and postgraduate students.

About the residence

Located adjacent to the Auckland Domain (the city's oldest park and home to the War Memorial Museum) and only a short walk from the Owen G. Glenn Building, Carlaw Park Student Village is home to 697 residents in a combination of two, three and four bedroom apartments.

The Accommodation Management team which consists of the Area Manager, Resident Manager, Resident Coordinator, Area Administrator, Area Officer and Resident Advisors provide personal support throughout your stay and arrange a number of social and recreational activities during the year. Our Resident Advisors all live on-site to ensure you have a duty person available 24 hours a day.

Residence Profile

Residence Profile Carlaw Park Student Village  
Student type Undergraduate (except first-year high school leavers) and postgraduate students
Total students 697
Students per apartment
  • 2-4 in shared apartments
  • Two and three bedroom apartments available to students with small families.
Catering Self-catered residence.
Facilities on-site
  • Large communal lounge/dining/kitchen for group activities
  • Large study room with printing facilities
  • Games room
  • Music room
  • Large outdoor chess set
  • Barbecue area
  • Basketball net
  • Modern coin operated laundry.
  • Limited car parking available – additional cost
Location 19-26 Nicholls Lane, Parnell.
Distance to University General Library (Bldg 109) 850m - 10min walk.
Residential Agreement period
  • Full academic year: (42 weeks)
  • Semester One: (21 weeks)
  • Feb - Feb: (52 weeks)

Room types

  • Each apartment comes with bedroom, kitchen and lounge furniture and wireless internet connection.
  • You will need to provide your own linen and towels, however a linen pack can be purchased from the residence prior to arrival.
  • Power, water, internet and recreation centre membership is included.
Room type 2018
Weekly rate
Single room $272.00
  • your own room with long single bed
  • shared bathroom per apartment.
Two bedroom - family* $443.00
  • one master bedroom with queen bed
  • additional bedroom with long single bed
  • private bathroom per apartment.
Three bedroom - family* $546.00
  • one master bedroom with queen bed
  • two additional bedrooms with long single beds
  • private bathroom per apartment.

*Note: A three-bedroom family apartment can accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 children under 15, and in a two-bedroom family apartment, up to 2 adults and 1 child under 15; or 2 adults and 1 child under 5, and an infant.

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For more information

  • This residence offers a special discounted rate for a 52 week residential period.
  • See Accommodation Fees.