Accommodation options

The University of Auckland offers a range of accommodation options for study abroad and exchange students to suit your preferences and budget.

University accommodation

Living in University accommodation is a great way to immerse yourself in campus life as you adjust to a new environment. From single rooms in shared apartments to private studios, our self-catered and catered residences offer students the opportunity to live within our thriving campus community. Benefits include:

  • Living with Kiwis and other international students
  • Free airport transfer to your residence
  • Located within easy walking distance of City Campus
  • Utilities, Wifi, and Freeview TV included in fees
  • Sport and Recreation Centre membership included in fees
  • Residential activities and support
Explore your options below, and make sure to submit your housing application before the deadline to secure your place. Please note that we cannot guarantee University accommodation for couples or families. If you'd prefer to live in private accommodation in Auckland, please refer to the guidance on our website. 

Accommodation options

  Room configurations
Mobility impairment access Bathroom configurations Catering
2023 residence semester fees – NZ$ Recreation, sport and academic facilities Walking distance to City Campus
Carlaw Park Student Village Single room

Shared Self-catered

$7,330 (Stanley)

$7120 (Nicholls)

BBQ, Games Room, Lounge, Basketball, Study Room 15 mins
Grafton Hall Single room
Fully-catered $6,238.57 Social/Games Room, Lounge, Music Room, Basketball, Study Room 15 mins
Te Tirohanga o te Tōangaroa Single room
Self-catered $6,679 SKY TV lounge, BBQ, Social/Games Room, Music Room, Study Room 5 mins
55 Symonds
Studio Deluxe 
Private Self-catered $9,115 Study Room, TV Room, BBQ, Lounge, Games Room 10 mins

Fees are quoted in NZD as of 2023 and include one-time application and residential services fees. Where optional meal plans are available, these are an additional weekly rate.

Application deadlines

We encourage you to apply for accommodation as soon as applications open, even if you have not yet completed your application to study at the University of Auckland. This will help to ensure you are placed in your preferred accommodation option.

Please note that you do not need to apply for accommodation individually if you home provider or university arranges this for you. Please check with your home provider or university. 

Semester One 2023 Semester Two 2023
Opens on 1 August 2022 Opens on 1 April 2023
Closes on 15 October 2022 Closes on 1 May 2023