AUT accommodation in Auckland

Living in student accommodation is a comfortable and convenient option whether you're a first-year or postgraduate student, new to Auckland, or living away from home for the first time. AUT’s student accommodation is modern and secure, offering a social community just a few minutes' walk away from our City or North Campus.

AUT accommodation options

Mayoral Drive Accommodation building

Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation

  • City Campus location: one-minute walk to campus
  • Single studio apartment living: bed, kitchenette, bathroom
  • Communal areas: kitchen and dining, lounge and study spaces


Wellesley street Accommodation building

Wellesley Student Apartments

  • City Campus location: 3-minute walk to campus
  • High-rise, inner city living
  • Shared apartments: 4-5 people, 2 bathrooms, kitchen/living areas
Applications open for Semester 2, 2024. Not accepting applications for Summer 2024 and beyond.


Akoranga Accommodation building

Akoranga Student Village

  • North Campus location: 5-minute walk to campus
  • 40 townhouse-style apartments in a village setting
  • Shared apartments: 5-6 people, 2 bathrooms, kitchen/living areas


Studying at AUT South Campus?

There's no AUT accommodation here, but some of our students live in City Campus accommodation and use the AUT shuttle bus or public trains and buses to get to classes.

Hear from students living in AUT accommodation

Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation is just minutes from campus and the city centre
Wellesley Student Apartments are conveniently close to campus and major public transport routes
Akoranga Student Village is just a 5-minute walk to AUT North Campus
24 hour security and pastoral care staff are on site to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our students
Our Residential Life programme offers lots of opportunities to meet other students staying in AUT accommodation

Apply now for 2024

You can apply for 2024 accommodation at Wellesley Student Apartments (City Campus), Akoranga Student Village (North Campus) and Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation (City Campus).

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Handbook and policies

Accommodation handbook cover page showing accommodation building

Browse and download our handbook, house rules and other policies for residents of AUT's Wellesley Student Apartments (City Campus) and Akoranga Student Village (North Campus).

Policies, rules and handbooks

Comparison chart

Get a quick overview of each of our accommodation options using our comparison chart.

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Education (Pastoral Care of Tertiary and International Learners) Code of Practice 2021

The Education (Pastoral Care of Tertiary and International Learners) Code of Practice 2021 (the Code) was put in place by New Zealand’s Government to ensure there are consistent standards for all tertiary education organisations, like AUT, in supporting domestic and international students’ wellbeing, development, and educational achievement.  The Code also has specific requirements relating to Student Accommodation support, practices, facilities and services.

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