There are three options for accommodation while you are studying in New Zealand. Please contact one of the accommodation providers below to arrange your accommodation. For contact details, visit their websites.
Alpha Homestays is a specialist and experienced homestay company (www.alpha.school.nz/index.php/home-stay). Its service includes homestay, student care and guardianship.
Ilam Village Apartments
Ilam Village is a self-catered Hall of Residence which is made up of 174 apartments. Ilam Village is suitable for students who are doing courses which are of longer duration, such as for one year, as they only accept applications for a 42 week contract. (http://www.canterburyuv.co.nz/ilam/site/html/apartment_types.php)
If you wish to make your own living arrangements, you will need to inform us of the details on the enrolment form.
Note: The National Trade Academy is not responsible for and does not arrange your accommodation.
Online Arrival Resource
Christchurch Educated has developed an online arrival resource for all new International Students.
It has very useful information for International Students on living in and enjoying Christchurch.
Download the APP onto your mobile or laptop at www.askchched.co.nz