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University Hall - Towers

Opened in 2012, this modern high-rise residence is located on our City Campus, right next door to Elam School of Fine Arts, and is home to 442 residents each year.

About the hall

University Hall is our largest and newest Hall of Residence, which offers comfortably furnished single rooms throughout a modern dual tower complex.

The Accommodation Management team and their team of Resident Advisors, arrange social and recreational events throughout the year to help you make friends and settle into your first year of student life at the University.

Our Resident Advisors all live on-site, ensuring there is a duty person available 24 hours a day.

Check out our University Hall Photo Gallery on our Facebook page.

Hall Profile

Student type First year high school leavers
Total students 442
Students per floor 30

Fully-catered residence

  • Vegetarian & Halal options available
Facilities on site
  • Large study room with printing facilities
  • Study pods available on each floor for group study
  • Games room
  • Music room
  • Basketball court
  • Large communal lounge with Sky TV
  • Common rooms on each floor with TV & DVD player and kitchenette
  • Internet - wireless, included in fees
  • Laundry - cost of use included in fees
  • Car Parking - limited, at an additional cost
Location 30 Whitaker Place, Auckland
Distance to University General Library (Bldg 109) 700m (5 minute walk)
Residential Agreement period Full Academic Year (38 weeks & 2 days) only

Room types

Every room comes furnished with a bed, wardrobe, desk & chair, noticeboard, bookshelf and towel rail.

Residents provide their own bedding and linen, or alternatively a bedding pack can be purchased from our online accommodation shop before arrival.

  • The cost of power, water, internet, laundry and recreation centre membership is included in the fees.
Room type Weekly rate Features
Single $361
  • your own bedroom
  • shared male & female bathrooms

For more information

For more details on rates, see the Accommodation Fees page.

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image of students playing in games room

students getting dinner
students studying in the study room