Got questions about living at Hayashi? Find out everything you need to know about our student accommodation by checking out our most frequently asked questions. Whether you’re unsure about moving logistics, living costs, leases, or another aspect about of living in UniLodge student apartments, these questions include all the essential information you’ll need before moving in. If you have a question that you don't see answered, feel free to contact us directly.
It is a short (10-15 minute) walk to the main campus on Ilam Road, or quicker if you want to bike.
Approximately 350 metres away, on Waimairi Road (near Athol Terrace). This is the line for the Orbiter bus which circles Christchurch and will take you to the local malls and beyond.
It’s about 10-15 minutes by car or 30 minutes by bus
Hayashi offers 16 two-storey townhouses and 10 self-contained studio units. There are a variety of accommodation options within each building. Hayashi was first occupied at the beginning of 2018 and is a self-catered hall of residence for students in their second year of study and onwards.
The studio unit and double en-suite room can be used by couples. All other rooms are single occupancy.
Generally no, but there may be some exceptions.
No - sorry.
No smoking is allowed on-site. UC is a smoke-free campus.
Yes, talk to your insurance provider for recommendations.
A microwave, kettle, toaster, iron, ironing board, and vacuum cleaner are all provided. Each house also has an oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washer & dryer, as well as crockery, cutlery and basic cooking utensils, and a mop, brush and shovel.
We will endeavour to accommodate flat-mate requests.
Unfortunately for privacy issues we are unable to give out personal details to other residents. However, if you join the closed Waimairi Facebook page you will be able to contact other residents prior to moving in.
Yes! Common spaces are cleaned on a fortnightly basis. It’s up to each resident to keep their room clean, empty all rubbish bins, and clean common areas between services.
There is no on-site parking at Hayashi. Residents are able to purchase parking permits from UC Security, which allows parking in any UC parking areas.
Arrival dates will be confirmed in your contract – early arrivals can be secured, but are subject to availability.
Yes, there are bike racks outside each house. We strongly recommend that you purchase a D-lock to keep your bike secure.
$300 bond, $300 administration fee, $200 Residents Association fee (which pays for all the social events and academic programmes Waimairi Village runs for its residents).
Power, bedroom, dining and lounge furniture. If you are a UC resident internet is provided as part of your UC quota.
Each room has a bookshelf, wardrobe, heater, desk and chair. King single rooms have a king single bed. Double rooms have a double bed. The studio unit has a double bed.
The Resident Handbook is designed to help you to get to know the building and familiarise yourself with your rights and responsibilities as a resident. We hope that this Handbook will prove useful to you in answering any questions you have, and in assisting you with the most common concerns that you may have.