Halls of residence

Halls of residence offer a safe and supportive community to help you make the most of your time at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington.

Our halls of residence are typically for full-time students who typically stay for the full academic year. They provide a warm and welcoming community to help you make the most of your time at Victoria University of Wellington.

Visit a hall

Contact the hall directly to make an appointment to visit. If you wish to see more than one hall on the same day, make sure you allow at least 30–40 minutes to cover the tour and the time to travel to the next hall.

Open Day

You can come to our Open Day, held in August every year, for scheduled tours.

Hall profiles

Our halls have single room, twin-share, shared apartment, studio, catered, and self-catered options.

Applying for a hall

How to apply to live in a hall of residence, and the application process for new and returning residents.

Key dates

Find out about dates you need to know if you want to apply for accommodation.

Guaranteed offer

Find out if you’re eligible for a guaranteed offer of a place in one of our halls.

Offer process

If you miss the 1 October due date, you can still send in a late application for a hall.

Fees and charges

Learn about the fees and charges involved with applying for and living in a hall of residence.

Moving in, moving out

Read about your obligations as a resident in a Victoria University of Wellington hall, and the process of moving in and out.