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Student Village


Student Village comprises 294 rooms (252 fully catered and 42 self catered) in 10 accommodation blocks spread across attractive grounds. All rooms are fully furnished and centrally heated. Each block has a bathroom, shower, toilets and kitchenette area to every 6 or 7 bedrooms.

The Residential Team allocates rooms to encourage the best possible cultural and community spirit within the hall. All floors are mixed gender although we do offer single sex accommodation areas if demand is sufficient.

Residents have the use of three lounges (with SKY, DVD & video players available) to socialise with their fellow Residents. We also have a games room, computer labs & laundry facilities.

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The Halls of Residence provide an academic support programme aimed at enhancing the success rate and grades of our residents.

Student Villages' Social Activities Include:

  • A formal ball
  • Hall and inter-hall sports competitions
  • Assassins
  • Secret Friend weeks
  • Themed dinners
  • Scavenger hunts
  • Trips out & about - beaches/festivals/rugby/Waingaro hot pools etc
  • Trivia nights
  • Organised parties
  • Valedictory/Farewell dinner
  • Academic support evenings
Student Village Picture
Student Village Picture
Student Village Picture
Student Village Picture

12 Fantastic Reasons to Live in Student Village:

  1. A great way to meet people and make new friends
  2. Experience communal living and community spirit
  3. Rooms that are cleaned regularly, fully furnished and heated
  4. Bedrooms and communal areas are all smoke-free
  5. Three delicious meals a day are provided in fully-catered halls
  6. Recreation rooms and lounges for hanging out with your mates
  7. Access to computer facilities, photocopier, fax and telephones
  8. Organised sports and social events including annual ball and formal dinner
  9. Support for all personal and academic problems
  10. Diverse ethnic and cultural environment
  11. We have SKY digital
  12. Safe, friendly, supportive atmosphere right on campus

Student Village is an NZTEAP Accredited Hall