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Carlaw Park Student Village

Opened in February 2014, Carlaw Park Student Village is the University's largest purpose built student accommodation for new and returning undergraduate (not school leaver) and postgraduate students.

About the residence

Located adjacent to the Auckland Domain (the city's oldest park and home to the War Memorial Museum) and only a short walk from the Owen G. Glenn Building, Carlaw Park Student Village is home to 697 residents in a combination of two, three and four bedroom apartments.

The Accommodation Management team which consists of the Area Manager, Resident Manager, Resident Coordinator, Area Administrator, Area Officer and Resident Advisors provide personal support throughout your stay and arrange a number of social and recreational activities during the year. Our Resident Advisors all live on-site to ensure you have a duty person available 24 hours a day.

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Residence Profile

Student type Undergraduate (except first year high school leavers) and Postgraduate students
Total students 697
Students per apartment
  • 2-4 in shared apartments
  • Two and three bedroom apartments available to students with small families
Catering Self-catered residence
Facilities on site
  • Large communal lounge/dining/kitchen for group activities
  • Large study room with printing facilities
  • Games room
  • Music room
  • Large outdoor chess set
  • BBQ area
  • Basketball net
  • Modern coin operated laundry
  • Limited car parking available - additional cost
Location 19-26 Nicholls Lane, Parnell
Distance to University General Library (Bldg 109) 850m - 10min walk
Residential Agreement period
  • Full Academic Year: 42 weeks
  • Semester One: 21 weeks
  • Feb'17/Feb'18: 52 Weeks

Room types

Every apartment comes furnished with bedroom, kitchen and lounge room furniture and has wireless internet connection.

You will need to provide your own linen and towels, however a linen pack can be purchased from the residence prior to your arrival.

  • The cost of power, water, internet and recreation centre membership is included in the fees.
Room type Weekly rate
Single room
  • your own room with long single bed
  • shared bathroom per apartment
Two bedroom - family $410.00
  • one master bedroom with queen bed
  • additional bedroom with long single bed
  • private bathroom per apartment
Three bedroom - family $520.00
  • one master bedroom with queen bed
  • two additional bedrooms with long single beds
  • private bathroom per apartment

For more information

This residence offers a special discounted rate for a Feb'16/Feb'17 or Jul'16/Jul'17 residential period in a single room.

For more details on costs see the Accommodation Fees page.

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