Finding a place to live in Wellington is as important as
choosing the right course of study.

The Accommodation Service can help you make the right choices and assist you in finding the accommodation you want. We process applications for the Halls of Residence, arrange homestays for international students and offer advice about a range of other accommodation options.

Key Dates


Offers made to late applicants and those in the application pool as students withdraw and places become available

1 April 2016

Trimester 2 applications open for 2015

3 July 2016
Move-in day for Trimester 2

June - November
Trimester 2 offers made to applicants as places become available

1 August 2016
2016 applications open

15 September 2016
Last day to change hall preferences

1 October 2016
Halls start to review applications

Initial offers sent to applicants

19 February 2017
Move-in day for halls

Education and Teaching student Nicki Glover

Trimester 2 Applications

Applications for Trimester 2 (July-November) open 1 April 2016.

Students dressed up as part of WGTN Hall


Are you a first-year student based in Wellington? Be sure to check out WGTN Hall; our programme for local students.

Students playing pool at Willis St Halls

Accommodation Finder

Looking for a place in the private market? Check out our private listings or advertise on our free Accommodation Finder.

Aerial view of Kelbunr, Wellington

Stay with Victoria over summer

Our halls are available to the public between mid-Nov to mid-Feb. Ideal for summer students, school groups, conference groups, Sevens rugby bookings, interns and summer workers. Click here for more information.