The Telford Halls of Residence are made up of several different accommodation blocks with the option of single rooms with ensuites or single rooms with communal showers and bathrooms. Accommodation is available for students to stay for 7 days or 5 days.

Prices for accommodation vary depending on chosen room option, weekly stay and total length of stay.

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The Residence Halls at Telford are made up of several different accommodation blocks:

  • McCristell Wing
    20 en suite rooms.
  • Robertson Wing
    23 single rooms utilising communal showers and toilets. (Male only)
  • McLeod Wing
    Seven single en suite rooms.
  • Units one and two, four 
    Single rooms utilising single shower and toilet.
  • Unit three, ten 
    Single rooms utilising two showers and two toilets.
  • Unit four, nine 
    Single rooms utilising two showers and two toilets.
  • Units five and six
    Single rooms in each unit, utilising three showers and three toilets each.

* Hostel fees vary according to the type and length of accommodation as well as the catering provided. 


McCristell, McLeod and all the units have their own lounges, with TV (Freeview), DVD players and seating etc.

McCristell, McLeod and units five and six have small kitchens, all with access to hot water. Some have microwaves and tables etc.

At the end of Robertson Wing is a large communal Lounge. This has Sky TV, pool tables, a canteen and lots of seating. It is used by all residents as a community meeting area.

No cooking apparatus is permitted in any bedrooms. The kitchens in McCristell, McLeod and units five and six have facilities for their use.

 Fill out the Telford Accommodation application and email us a scanned copy to submit your application.Telford Accommodation Application

Quiet time in the Hostel is 10:30pm.

It is advisable to arrange contents insurance cover for your personal effects.

The 2021 term of residence period starts at 10am, on the Sunday before the course starts. Please do not arrive earlier than this time as the halls will not be open and no staff will be there to assist you.

If you cannot arrive during check-in hours of 10am - 8pm, please let us know so that someone is available to meet you and show you to your room.

Please note: Telford halls of residence are closed over the holiday periods

When you arrive, please let the supervisor know whether you need to store bikes/surfboards and other large items. You will be given space in our large storage cupboards, as these items cannot be kept in your room.

Luggage bags, suitcases, etc., can also be stored in the cupboards to save space in your room.

You will be asked to complete a Tenancy Agreement, a key issue form and a car/firearms form (if you have not already done so).

Keys - you will be issued one key for your bedroom. Replacement keys are available from the Supervisor's office at a charge of $20.00.


Type Daily Weekly Course length in weeks - annual cost
16 32 34 38
5 day Shared Communal NZ$52.82 NZ$264.10 NZ$4,225.58 NZ$8,451.17 NZ$8,979.37 NZ$10,035.76
5 day Ensuite NZ$59.49 NZ$297.44 NZ$4,758.98 NZ$9,517.95 NZ$10,111.82 NZ$11,302.57
7 day Shared Communal NZ$45.93 NZ$321.51 NZ$5,144.14 NZ$10,288.28 NZ$10,931.29 NZ$12,217.33
7 day Ensuite NZ$51.73 NZ$362.10 NZ$5,793.54 NZ$11,587.07 NZ$12,311.26 NZ$13,759.65


Other Fees
Accommodation Processing Fee $75.00
Accommodation Bond* $400.00

*This bond will be refunded upon departure from the Halls of Residence providing that no damage has been caused, and all accounts have been paid in full.

Equine Students Only
Equine Horse Lease Fee - per semester $674.00
Equine Veterinary Credit


Equine Horse Grazing $40.00 per week


Dogs (Fees for kennelling and dosing)
1 Dog $300.00
2 Dogs $450.00


Please note that these figures are accommodation charges only. Your full basic costs (course fee and Telford Halls of Residence fee) may be calculated by combining the above accommodation figures with the tuition fees for on-campus courses, together with other fees (as applicable).