International House

Located on Whitaker Place at our City Campus and home to over 170 students each year, International House is an ideal location, close to your classes and to the central business district.

About International House


Nestled amongst mature trees and gardens, International House is located on our City Campus and is home to 172 students each year.

The Residential team offers you support during your time in the Hall. The Head of Hall and Residential Assistants all live on-site, and the Assistant Head of Hall is available during office hours. There is also a duty person available 24 hours a day.

International House
27 Whitaker Place
Auckland City

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There are 152 single rooms, 6 twin-share and 4 twin-share deluxe rooms available, all fully furnished.

You share communal bathrooms, each with lockable toilets and showers throughout with 5 to 12 other residents.

The 4 twin-share deluxe rooms have private en-suite bathrooms shared by 2 students.

We provide a blanket, pillow and bed linen at no additional cost. Please note that you'll need to bring your own towels.



International House is a fully catered hall, meaning you can enjoy three nutritious meals a day in the dining hall. For lunch and dinner, you have the option of vegetarian, halal or meat. Or, if you're planning ahead, you can arrange for a packed lunch or a late dinner.

There are fridges and microwaves available in the common rooms that you're able to use as well as a vending machine for the quick and easy option.

There are formal dinners and functions organised throughout the year as well as suppers throughout the exam periods.



There is a music practice room with two pianos, including a Baby Grand. A games rooms equipped with big screen television with Sky Digital subscription, pool table, Fusball and table tennis. There are also three other common rooms with televisions.

For those wanting to keep active there is a squash court and an all-weather floodlit tennis court complete with basketball hoops and two volleyball courts.

There are also social and recreation events programmes organised by the residential management team.

All residents receive a membership at the University's Recreation Centre, which is a short 5 minute walk away.




Study Space

There is a large study room great for solo or group study sessions, and a reference library available for use. The residential team organise academic mentoring sessions and informal study groups to support you during your first year at the university.

There is a computer room with six computers, a printer and photocopier. You'll need to pay for printing and photocopying.

Your room also has broadband access through the University's Residential Network (ResNet).