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Welcome – Nau mai, haere mai

Celebrating Diversity, Community, and Academic Success

Arcady Hall is an independent, small hall in Ilam, servicing students studying at the University of
Canterbury. We have 170 students staying with us each year, including a team of 7 Residential
Assistants. We are based in the UC accommodation residential village, a short 7-minute walk from
the main teaching campus.


We provide a range of activities and events throughout the year, great meals, themed dinners, a
strong pastoral focus, and a lot of fun along the way.


Recent Arcady Hall student feedback:

"I love Arcady. I love the RAs, the people, my room. It is a great transition from leaving home. Thank you"

"Such a lovely community environment"

"The staff are lovely"

"The Hall had a very good reputation for having a study-focused student community....I found this appealing"

Arcady Hall Student Satisfaction survey 2022

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