Welcome To Rochester and Rutherford Hall.
Semester One 2014 is complete. Our students managed to score a grade point average of 5.79 across the hall, which is up from 5.68 in 2013, 4.52 in 2012 and 5.97 in 2011. Special congratulations to our merit and distinction award winners – names available in the page titled ‘other information’.
We recently hosted a wine and cheese night for residents from 2013 and 2014 to mingle – it was a great evening. A few pictures are available to view on our facebook page.
For those students currently applying to R&R for accommodation in 2015 – thank you for your applications we appreciate you choosing us. It is a busy time for us, but we enjoy reading the applications. If you have specific questions regarding the application process either email Student Support Services at the University of Canterbury or email Stephen Kissick our principal.
Rochester and Rutherford is a Hall of Residence associated with the University of Canterbury. It provides accommodation for 178 men and women, both undergraduates and graduates, in a collegiate setting.
The Hall prides itself on its food, facilities, community life and academic achievement.
There are three residential houses – Fisher, More and Wilson - plus the adjacent Ashby building, which contains the dining hall, common rooms and chapel. There are also tutorial, music and computer rooms within the Hall.
The buildings are set in 1.25 hectares of attractive park-like surroundings with space for outdoor recreation as well as quiet spots.
Why choose Us?
How to Apply
For information on how to apply and the application process, contact the Accommodation Office:
Rochester and Rutherford Hall
77 Ilam Road, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
We look forward to seeing you at R&R – the place to be!