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Have you decided where you will live in Newcastle? You will be happy to know that the University of Newcastle has an Accommodation Service which can help you!

There are a number of accommodation options available depending on the type of accommodation you’re looking for as well as your budget.

On Campus

On-campus accommodation at the University of Newcastle offers so much more than just a room. Located just fifteen minutes from the city's beaches and CBD, UON Student Living offers an experience unlike any other, with social, cultural, academic and pastoral support. With the diversity of our residential community students have the opportunity to forge lifelong friendships with people from all around the world. Residences include:

Barahineban

You will be more than comfortable with a split cycle air conditioner, heating system, partially equipped kitchenette, bed, wardrobe, study desk and chair, small dining table and chairs, mirror, notice board, bookshelf, television, DVD player, desk lamp and cupboards. If you want a twin or double room configuration, make sure you tell us who you would like to share with, as we strongly recommend that it is someone you know and are comfortable with, as you will be living in close proximity. Meal plans may also be purchased by Barahineban residents for 16 or 5 meals.

Edwards Hall

Residents who live in Main Hall (catered standard room) and self-catered residences have a private room with shared facilities. Those who live in Cutler North (catered residence) have a private room including an ensuite. Each room is supplied with a single bed, study desk and chair, mirror, notice board, desk lamp, heater, wardrobe and storage for books and personal items. All catered residents have access to a shared tearoom equipped with a microwave, fridge, instant hot water and sink. Catered residents enjoy 16 meals per week, freshly prepared in our kitchen by the catering team.Self-catered residents share a partially equipped kitchen containing kettle, toaster, microwave oven, electric stove/oven and fridge/freezer.

Evatt House

Evatt House is divided into units of five, six and ten bedrooms. Each room is supplied with a single bed, study desk and chair, bookshelf, mirror, notice board, desk lamp, wardrobe and heater. Bathroom and kitchen facilities are shared and each unit has a dining and lounge area with a dining table and chairs, comfortable lounge suite, coffee tables and a television. Kitchens are partially equipped with a kettle, toaster, microwave oven, electric stove/oven and fridge/freezer. Meal plans may be purchased by Evatt House residents for 16 or 5 meals.

International House

International House is divided into units of five, six and ten bedrooms. Each room is supplied with a single bed, study desk and chair, mirror, noticeboard, desk lamp, heater, wardrobe and bookshelf. Bathroom and kitchen facilities are shared and each unit has a dining and lounge area with a dining table and chairs, comfortable lounge suite, coffee tables and a television. Kitchens are partially equipped containing kettle, toaster, microwave oven, electric stove/oven and fridge/freezer. International House residents enjoy five dinners per week, freshly prepared by our catering team.

Check out this website for more information about accommodation options. NIC staff are also there to help.

Homestay

Homestay is a great way to experience life in Australia. Newcastle has many lovely families who have a genuine interest in hosting international students. When students choose Homestay, they have the added benefit of practising and improving their English.  Homestay also offers students a safe environment while they adjust to their new life in Australia. Homestay prices vary depending on how many meals the student would like provided for them (16 or 21 per week).

Check out this website for more information about Homestay accommodation.

Off Campus

Many students prefer to choose their own independent accommodation. UON Student Living provides students with information about rental accommodation through an interactive database of current accommodation options.