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Why Live on Campus?

Find out more about our friendly, village atmosphere.

Why Live on Campus?

Find out more about our friendly, village atmosphere.
We strive to create a supportive, family atmopshere at Lincoln and that's exactly what you’ll find with our accommodation.
Our campus is home to around 600 students during the university year and you can choose between catered Halls of Residence, self-catered flats, or housing.

Students living on campus say it is a fantastic way to enjoy their time with us. You’ll make friends for life, there’s always something fun going on and you’re just a short walk away from lectures, gym, shops, cafés and bars.

If living off campus is more your style, regular bus services to and from central Christchurch make that easy too. Lincoln, Riccarton and Rolleston are popular options for student flats because of their convenience and buzzing student communities.


If you want to live in a particular hall, just specify this on your application and we’ll do our best to give you your first choice.
You don’t need to fill out a separate application for each hall. They all offer similar levels of accommodation and service and are managed by a single team. This leads to more consistency and a tighter sense of community.

Living in this community allows you to focus on the transition into university life while having all your needs taken care of such as meals, safety and security, events and pastoral care.

Residential Assistants will be around for your whole stay to guide and support you.
Generally, first-year students reside in the catered halls and those who are more mature live in our self-catered flats. However, anyone is welcome in the fully-catered facilities - it's great to have all your meals provided for you!


They're great for students from second year and above, as they offer independent living. The flats also have Residential Assistants, organised events, sports, security and support when needed.

There are four or five rooms in each flat and you can tell us who you want to room with, or we’ll match you up with some flatmates.
Want more information?
Phone: +64 3 423 0525

Accommodation Services
PO Box 85084
Lincoln University
Lincoln 7647
New Zealand