Fees for AUT student accommodation

We calculate the cost of AUT accommodation over the full period of a semester or year. The fees listed are for self-catered rooms at Wellesley Student Apartments and Akoranga Student Village, and include internet and power. Our Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation is run by UniLodge and fee details are listed on their website.

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Student studios complex on Mayoral Drive (City Campus)

Fees for accommodation (2021)

Applications for accommodation 2021 open on 1 October 2020. We'll issue our first round of accommodation offers around mid to late October 2020.

Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation (City Campus)

Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation is run by UniLodge. Find details about contract periods, fees and how to apply for on the UniLodge website.

Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation (UniLodge website)

Wellesley Student Apartments (City Campus)

  • 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

Summer fees (14 November to 6 February): standard room, NZ$ 299 per week (AUT student) + NZ$ 60 Residential Life fee / NZ$ 50 per person, per night (group bookings)

Wellesley Student Apartment accommodation information

Akoranga Student Village (North Campus)

  • Standard room: NZ$ 289 per week
    • 40 weeks (full year): $11,560
    • 19 weeks (one semester): $5,491

Summer fees (14 November to 6 February): standard room, NZ$ 282 per week (AUT student) + NZ$ 60 Residential Life fee / NZ$ 50 per person, per night (group bookings)

Car parking: NZ$ 340 (optional, per semester).

North Campus accommodation information

Other fees

These other fees apply and are non-refundable:

  • 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: From 1 December 2020, all credit card payments made will incur a surcharge fee of 1.9%.

Payment options

You'll find full details about payment options in the application process.

Instalment payments

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

Deposit

  • 4 weeks board fees + Residential Life fee + Instalment payment plan fee

This is calculated when you return your Offer of Accommodation, and you need to pay it to secure your room. It covers the last weeks of your accommodation contract.

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

Contract periods

  • 2020/2021 Summer: 14 November to 6 February (12 weeks)
  • Semester 1: 13 February 2021 to 26 June 2021 (19 weeks)
  • Semester 2: 10 July 2021 to 20 November 2021 (19 weeks)
  • Full year: 13 February 2021 to 20 November 2021 (40 weeks)

Applying for accommodation

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

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