University accommodation is guaranteed* for Study Abroad and Exchange students if you apply and pay a deposit by the deadline.
*A family room or couple room is excluded from guaranteed housing due to our capacity.
The deadline to secure University accommodation is 15 October for Semester One, and 1 May for Semester Two.
All University residences are within easy walking distance of the City Campus, as well as many of Auckland’s main attractions. There are a variety of room options available from NZ$260-370 per week.
- Free airport pickup
- Free WiFi
- Free membership of the University Recreation Centre
- Common areas such as barbecue patios, games rooms, lounge rooms, study rooms and basketball or volleyball courts
- Living with ‘Kiwis’ – our integrated housing provides a genuine opportunity to make NZ friends and experience NZ life and culture
- Bond with your housemates through planned social activities and events
There is a wide range of rental accommodation available close to the university, ranging from fully-furnished one-person apartments which you can share with others. See Private accommodation.
If you need time to look for your own housing after arriving in Auckland, temporary accommodation is available through Accommodation Solutions Advisory Service.
You can request temporary accommodation at the same time you book your airport pickup.
Alternatively, you can book into one of the backpacker lodges that offer inexpensive accommodation close to the university. For more information, visit aucklandnz.com/accommodation.
Airport pickup service
The University offers a free airport pickup for new international students. Information about this is included in your offer of admission email. This service is only for your first arrival in Auckland.