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University of Canterbury
Housing Information

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Arcadia University offers student housing options in an apartment setting at the University of Canterbury. As residential colleges at Canterbury are generally for first-year students, Arcadia University suggests that students consider the option described below. Students interested in applying to residential colleges or those interested in having a meal plan should contact Arcadia.

Student Apartments

  • Ilam Village:  
    Located just a short walk from campus, Ilam Village offers student apartments in a community setting. Each of the 176 apartments is fully furnished with 3-6 single bedrooms, and students prepare their own meals. The Village houses residents from over 40 countries and organizes several social events throughout the semester, including the cultural extravaganza, mystery bus trips and social sports. The large common rooms are also popular places where students gather to study, play table tennis, pool, or watch major sporting events and movies.