Fees for AUT student accommodation

We calculate the cost of AUT accommodation over the full period of a semester or year. Accommodation fees include internet and power at all of our locations: Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation, Wellesley Student Apartments and Akoranga Student Village.

Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation (City Campus)

The cost of a room at Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation starts at $375 a week (plus $150 application fee and $120 (per semester) Residential Life programme fee). Find full fee details and how to apply on the UniLodge website.

Mayoral Drive accommodation

Wellesley Student Apartments (City Campus)

Other fees may apply. For example, there is a 'semester-only fee' if you only book for one semester – check the 'Other fees' section carefully.

Small room: NZ$ 275 per week

  • 40 weeks (full year): $11,000
  • 19 weeks (one semester): $5,225

Standard room: NZ$ 299 per week

  • 40 weeks (full year): $11,960
  • 19 weeks (one semester): $5,681

Large room: NZ$ 317 per week

  • 40 weeks (full year): $12,680
  • 19 weeks (one semester): $6,023

Wellesley Student Apartments info

Other fees

These other fees apply:

  • Application fee: NZ$ 150 (non-refundable)
  • Residential Life programme fee: NZ$ 120 (per semester - used to run our Res Life events programme)
  • Instalment fee: NZ$ 250 (per semester, if you choose to pay by instalment)
  • Semester Only fee (applies if you book for one semester only): Equivalent to one week's rent, not included in the 19 weeks' board payment
  • Credit Card Surcharge Fee: Credit card payments incur a surcharge fee of 1.9%.

You can pay your accommodation fees by weekly instalment or as a one-off payment. You'll find full details about payment options in the application process.

Paying by weekly instalment

When you pay by weekly instalment there is an administration fee of $250 each semester.

You must pay your total accommodation fees by the end of your payment date.

Paying by instalment for one semester

Deposit = 4 weeks board fees + Residential Life fee + instalment plan fee

The exact deposit amount is calculated when you return your Offer of Accommodation, and you need to pay it to secure your room.

Paying by instalment for a full year

Deposit = 6 weeks board fees + Residential Life fee + instalment plan fee

The exact deposit amount is calculated when you return your Offer of Accommodation, and you need to pay it to secure your room.

Summer fees: standard room, NZ$ 299 per week (AUT student) + NZ$ 60 Residential Life fee / NZ$ 50 per person, per night (group bookings)

Akoranga Student Village (North Campus)

Other fees may apply. For example, there is a 'semester-only fee' if you only book for one semester – check the 'Other fees' section carefully.

Standard room: NZ$ 289 per week

  • 40 weeks (full year): $11,560
  • 19 weeks (one semester): $5,491 + $289 semester-only fee

Akoranga Student Village info

Other fees

These other fees apply:

  • Application fee: NZ$ 150 (non-refundable)
  • Residential Life programme fee: NZ$ 120 (per semester - used to run our Res Life events programme)
  • Instalment fee: NZ$ 250 (per semester, if you choose to pay by instalment)
  • Semester Only fee: $289 (applies if you book for one semester only)
  • Credit Card Surcharge Fee: Credit card payments incur a surcharge fee of 1.9%
  • Car parking: NZ$ 340 (optional, per semester)

You can pay your accommodation fees by weekly instalment or as a one-off payment. You'll find full details about payment options in the application process.

Paying by weekly instalment

When you pay by weekly instalment there is an administration fee of $250 each semester.

You must pay your total accommodation fees by the end of your payment date.

Paying by instalment for one semester

Deposit = 4 weeks board fees + Residential Life fee + instalment plan fee

The board fee covers 2 weeks at the start of semester and 2 weeks at the end. You begin your weekly payments in the 3rd week.

The exact deposit amount is calculated when you return your Offer of Accommodation, and you need to pay it to secure your room.

Paying by instalment for a full year

Deposit = 6 weeks board fees + Residential Life fee + instalment plan fee

The board fee covers 2 weeks at the start of semester and 4 weeks at the end. You begin your weekly payments in the 3rd week.

The exact deposit amount is calculated when you return your Offer of Accommodation, and you need to pay it to secure your room.

Summer fees: standard room, NZ$ 289 per week (AUT student) + NZ$ 60 Residential Life fee / NZ$ 50 per person, per night (group bookings)

Applying for accommodation

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

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