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Hamilton on campus accommodation

Orchard Park and Silverdale Road Apartments offer an independent lifestyle for students that want the security and convenience of living on campus.

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Silverdale Road Apartments (available from February 2020)

Silverdale Apartments offer an independent lifestyle for students who want to live close to campus. There are 53 self-contained fully furnished and tastefully decorated studios. Situated next to Orchard Park accommodation, Silverdale Apartments are a two minute walk to the university campus.

Each studio has its own fully-equipped kitchen, bathroom and a double bed with a living/study space. Residents will have access to a shared laundry and a recreation room with a pool table, table tennis and Sky TV.

This accommodation is popular with second, third and fourth year students, international students, and those studying at postgraduate level. This creates a supportive community of students who are keen to get stuck into their studies and build lasting memories with new friends along the way.


Apartment facilities

  • Internet - free Wi-Fi available in all apartments
  • Recreation room with Sky TV and full kitchen facilities
  • Games room
  • BBQ area
  • Laundry - coin-operated machines, irons and ironing boards available

Nearby campus facilities

  • Waikato Management School
  • Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education

How much does it cost?

Self-catered 
Number of apartments53
Cost per week - 1 person$255
Total cost for 50 weeks $12,750

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Orchard Park

Orchard Park is designed for students who want to live in a flatting situation, have a good balance between meeting new people and having independence, and enjoy the security and support of being on campus.


All rooms at Orchard Park are self-catered, with space for 150 residents. The hall is popular with second, third and fourth-year students, international students, and those studying at postgraduate level. This creates a supportive community of students who are keen to get stuck into their studies and build lasting memories with new friends along the way.

Each cottage has its own living, dining and kitchen areas, and there is a recreation room with a pool table, table tennis table and TV. Orchard Park is close to Waikato Management School and Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education, while still providing a private and relaxed living environment.


Halls facilities

  • Internet - free Wi-Fi available in all cottages
  • TV room with Sky
  • Computer room
  • Games room
  • BBQ area
  • Recreation room with full kitchen facilities
  • Laundry - coin-operated machines, irons and ironing boards available
  • Parking permits are available for $60 a semester

Nearby campus facilities

  • Waikato Management School
  • Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education

How much does it cost?

Orchard Park Cottages
Number of rooms110
Number of cottages26
Number of people per cottages23 four-bedroom and 3 six-bedroom
Cost per week $180
Total cost for 37 weeks $6,660
Orchard Park Studio - Postgraduate students only
Number of studio rooms40  
Number of cottages8
Cost per week $235
Total cost for 37 weeks $8,695        

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Contact the Accommodation Office

Accommodation Office
Gate 2, Knighton Road
Phone: +64 7 838 4084
Email: accom@waikato.ac.nz