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Halls of Residence
Right in the heart of campus, situated in grounds with mature trees, Bryant Hall is the smallest of the fully catered Halls of Residence. Catered, furnished single study bedrooms are available to 178 residents. Self-catered single bedrooms in the cottages are available to another 20, with 3 single bedroom flats utilised by senior staff. This hall is made up of eight floors across three blocks (X Block, Y Block and Z Block), with a separate dining hall and common room.
College Hall comprises 250 fully catered rooms. College Hall focuses on providing a quality living environment that is safe and welcoming, has a real sense of community spirit and strives to assist students to achieve their academic potential. Provides plenty of facilities for students to use and is situated close to the education and main library and is a short walk to most lecture theatres, shops and other university facilities. College Hall has been recently refurbished.
Orchard Park is a self-catering complex, consisting of 26 fully furnished cottages housing 110 students. 3 of the cottages are 6-bedroomed and the remaining 23 cottages are four bedroomed. One of the 6-bedroom cottages has wheelchair access and has appropriate bathroom and toilet facilities. Residents of Orchard Park include a mix of both New Zealand and International students who are usually in their second, third, or fourth years of study.
Student Village comprises 294 rooms (252 fully catered and 42 self-catered) in 10 accommodation blocks spread across attractive grounds. All rooms are fully furnished and centrally heated. Each block has a bathroom, shower, toilets and kitchenette area to every 6 or 7 bedrooms. Suitable for first-year students.