Living costs vary greatly depending on personal lifestyle and expenses.
As a general guide (based on 2020 costs):
- Rent (in Uni Flats accommodation) NZ$5,500
- Food NZ$2,000
- Personal expenses NZ$2,500
- Textbooks, equipment NZ$500
- Insurance NZ$500
Total living costs NZ$11,000
These costs assume you're a single student sharing a fully furnished University Flat for one semester (24 week lease). Travel costs within Dunedin are negligible as most accommodation, shopping and services are within walking distance of the campus. The estimated budget doesn't include travel costs or significant personal expenditure items.