A group of four students walking by the boatsheds near Oriental Bay, three with ice creams, one with a milkshake.

Halls of residence

Our halls of residence offer a safe and supportive community to help you make the most of your time at university.

Get the Wellington experience and live in one of our halls. You’ll be immersed in a vibrant social and academic community.

With over 50 events throughout the year, from movie nights to inter-floor touch, you'll have lots of opportunities to meet new people. Your first year in a hall will broaden your horizons and enrich your life experience—it will be a year to remember.

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Why choose our halls?

Competitive pricing

Compared to first-year halls at other New Zealand universities, we offer more affordable options.

A range of living options

Whether you want your own room, to share a room, or a room with shared facilities like a flat, we have options to suit.

Live close to campus

Get the best of both worlds—all our first-year halls of residence are an easy walk to campus, but still very close to the city.

Residents playing air hockey and hanging out in the common room at Joan Stevens Hall

Which first year hall is right for you?

Keen to live close to campus? Looking for a shared room? Take our quiz to find out which hall of residence is right for you, and find your home away from home.

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