City Campus accommodation

Wellesley Student Apartments offer shared apartment living on AUT’s City Campus. There is an option to pre-pay for meals but apartments are self-catered.

Your room in the Wellesley Street Apartments will have everything you need – including a heated towel rail
Your room in the Wellesley Street Apartments will have everything you need – including a heated towel rail
Get outside for some fresh air and shoot some hoops at Wellesley Street apartments
Get outside for some fresh air and shoot some hoops at Wellesley Street apartments
Enjoy playing pool, volleyball, foosball and table tennis at Wellesley Street Apartments
Enjoy playing pool, volleyball, foosball and table tennis at Wellesley Street Apartments

Apartment style living

Wellesley Student Apartments are self-catered and located in a 13-storey building, housing 502 residents.

The apartments are a 5-minute walk to the City Campus.

  • Single gender, mixed gender, gay friendly, and faculty-based apartments are available
  • Common areas are alcohol free
  • There are allocated residential assistants (peer mentor, senior residents)
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bike racks
  • Smokefree

Bedrooms

There are 3 sizes of bedroom:

  1. Small (2.6m x 2.5m)
  2. Standard (3.2m x 2.5m)
  3. Large (4m x 3.4m)

Each apartment has 4 or 5 bedrooms. Each room contains:

  • King single size bed
  • Desk and office chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Book shelf
  • Wall-mounted, heated towel rail

Bathrooms

There are 2 bathrooms in each apartment. Each contains:

  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Hand basin

Kitchen facilities

Apartments are self-catered and contain:

  • Cooking equipment basics
  • Dinnerware
  • Cutlery
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Food storage shelf
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Combined oven/microwave
  • Stove top/hob

There are free 'study feeds' and free food events throughout the year.

Pre-paid meal plan

Lounge and dining areas

Each apartment has an open plan lounge/dining area with:

  • TV
  • Lounge chairs
  • Dining room table and chairs

Laundry facilities

You are responsible for washing your own clothes and bed linen. There is a coin-operated laundry on site.

You can buy a linen pack pack (2 sheets, duvet and cover, pillow and pillow case and a towel).

Security

Security in the Wellesley Student Apartments includes:

  • Onsite night security
  • Security access system

Utilities

These utilities are included in your accommodation fee:

  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Internet

Computers and internet

  • AUT WiFi
  • 4 PCs in common room

Study support

  • Learning community study groups
  • Noise ban during study and exam period

Social areas and activities

Student accommodation offers a residential life and events programme which includes balls, dinners, themed activities and trips around Auckland.

There is also:

  • Pool table
  • Sky TV and 42” TV in common room lounge
  • Basketball hoop
  • Volleyball
  • Sports programme
  • Foosball
  • Table tennis

Fees and contract periods

Find out about costs for accommodation, how and when to pay, and what our contract periods are.

Fees for accommodation

Applying for accommodation

Our online application portals open at certain times before semesters begin.

More about applying

What it's like to live in student accommodation

Living on campus is really convenient. Find out what you can expect when you move in.

Life in student accommodation