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Accommodation Options for International Students

It is really important to make your accommodation arrangements in Wellington before you leave your home country. 

As part of our service to International Students, WelTec International is available to help you with your accommodation needs and to assist you to settle into whatever type of accommodation best suits your situation. Please contact us with any questions, or for further information and advice.  

Read below for information about short- and long-term accommodation options, including: WelTec-approved Homestay, WelTec Student Apartments (222 Willis),  Short-term temporary accommodation options, and advice on renting a private apartment or house in Wellington.



Student Apartments



Temporary Accommodation


Renting a house/apartment

Estimated Cost of Living in Wellington for a student (One Year)

Accommodation & Utilities (power & internet)


Food – eating out, markets and supermarket


Personal Expenses (clothing, recreation, other)


Textbooks & supplies


Total Estimated Living Cost (per academic year)



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Content revised by International Director, October 2016