Carlaw Park Student Village

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

About the residence

Facility operated and pastoral care provided by The University of Auckland

Carlaw Park Student Village is located adjacent to the Auckland Domain, the city's oldest park and home to the War Memorial Museum. On top of this it is only a short walk away 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 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.

Residence profile

Residence profile Carlaw Park Student Village  
Student type Undergraduate (except first-year high school leavers) and postgraduate students
Total students 697
RA Ratio 1 : 50
Students per apartment
  • 3-4 in shared apartments.
  • Two bedroom apartments designated 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 Jenga and chess set.
  • Barbecue area.
  • Basketball net.
  • Internet - wireless, included in your fees
  • Laundry - cost of use included in fees
  • 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*/Two: 21 weeks
  • Feb/Feb - July/July: 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 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.
  • Electricity, water, and University WiFi is included.
Room type Residential Period 2022
weekly rate
Single room

52 Weeks

42 Weeks

21 Weeks




  • your own room with long single bed
  • shared bathroom per apartment
Two bedroom - family*

52 Weeks

42 Weeks




  • one master bedroom with queen bed
  • additional bedroom with long single bed
  • private bathroom per apartment

*A two-bedroom family apartment accommodates up to 2 adults and 1 child under 15; or 2 adults and 1 child under 5, and an infant.

While there is a limited number family accommodation, we cannot guarantee the availability of these spaces to offer during each application cycle as this will vary.

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