Glenrowan Hall of Residence

Glenrowan is situated in the heart of Grafton, in walking distance from both Auckland University and AUT. Glenrowan combines a study-focused environment with a relaxed home-like setting. Our academic tutors provide tutoring and look after the well being of our residents, and we provide a wide-ranging opportunities for volunteering as well as cultural and social initiatives.  Prospective residents can apply online or in person by filling our our application form and attending an interview with one of our staff.


At Glenrowan everything is taken care of for you. Our semester fees include all accommodation, food and drink, WiFi, room cleaning, personal laundry and extra curricular activities. At Glenrowan we have three square meals a day - leaving you free to focus on your studies.

The residence offers single bedrooms with shared bathroom facilities. Each bedroom is furnished with a bed, desk with study lamp, bookshelves, wardrobe and heater. Access to internet, study library, audio visual facilities and sports equipment is also included.

The fees for 2020 are $385/week. 


Glenrowan is centrally located in Grafton, an inner city suburb of Auckland, right next to Auckland University's science faculty and Auckland Hospital. 

5-minute walk to the Domain and Grafton shops.

15-minute walk to the University of Auckland City Campus.

15-minute walk to Auckland University of Technology.



Glenrowan offers a unique blend of cultural activities from formal dining engagement with industry leaders. Our Friday Summit program offers a broad spectrum of cultural events including current affairs seminars, presentations from captains of industry, performance evenings and thought provoking workshops. 


Glenrowan aims to challenge its residents to invest time in study and achieve the very best at university. This is best way to set yourself up for life and to best serve society with your skills and expertise.

Glenrowan is open to students at any tertiary institution, and prides itself of having a close-knit family environment where each resident is cared for personally.

Student residences form an important part of university life and help foster a balanced lifestyle with extra curricular activities.


At Glenrowan mentoring is available from our old boys network in most areas of professional experience including Law, Engineering, Medicine, Business, Architecture and Communications. 

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