University Hall

Aro Valley & Family Flats

University Hall provides a number of self-catering facilities for single and group applicants. Flats are leased on a fixed term of 12 months (February-February).

Applications are considered from senior full-time Victoria University students (not school-leavers). Domestic students are welcome to apply for Aro Valley Flats.

Aro Valley Flats: 11 self-contained houses and flats located in Aro Valley. Whiteware is provided but flats are unfurnished. Flats range in size from one to five bedrooms.

Rental varies depending on condition, location of flat and what is provided.

Rooms & Rates 2013

Aro Valley rates for individual rooms in larger houses are $125/wk, with rates from $175 - $235/wk for smaller flats.

Please contact the Hall office for more information and availability.

Hall Payments 2013

The University Hall accommodation week runs from Sunday to Saturday. There are four instalment dates for payment of your accommodation fees throughout the academic year, and two for the summer period. The due dates for accommodation fee instalments are shown below.

Academic Year
Instalment No. of Weeks Payment Due by
1st 10 Friday 22nd February 2013
2nd 9 Friday 3rd May 2013
3rd 10 Friday 5th July 201
4th* 9 Friday 13th September 2013



Aro Valley Flats: Residents are responsible for the connection and payment of utilities—electricity, phone and internet.

  • Most flats have their own laundry facilities. The remainder have access to a communal laundry for which there is a per trimester fee.
  • Limited off-street parking is available through the Hall. Uncovered parking—$125 per trimester; covered parking—$250 per trimester. Street parking in high demand. Residents parking is available through the Wellington City Council.
  • Residents are responsible for cleaning their own flats. Grounds and maintenance are taken care of by the Hall.


Aro Valley Flats
Whiteware only is provided in Aro Valley Flats:

  • Washing machine
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Stove


Aro Valley Flats
Located opposite the end of Adams’ Tce, between 15-20 minutes’ walk to Kelburn Campus.

Application Details

Applications for Aro Valley Flats for the next academic year must be completed online or sent to Victoria University's Accommodation Office by October 1st. Applications received after this date will be placed on the wait list and considered as places become available.

You must read the University Hall Information Booklet and understand the terms and conditions of living in the Hall, before accepting your offer of accommodation.

Please note: Items in the photos, other than what is provided by the hall, are the students' own.

General Information

  • University owned and managed accommodation.

  • The Head of Hall is assisted by University Hall office staff. Residential Assistants and Kiwi Mates provide support and care.

  • Smoking is not permitted in any University Hall building.