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Glenamara House

Recently refurbished, Glenamara House offers you the perfect combination of value and contemporary design in a convenient location. The University Library, the Students’ Union and the state of the art Sport Centre are just a two minute walk away.

Live in a modern study bedroom with a wash-basin and share the kitchen, communal living space and bathrooms with flatmates. Glenamara House is a sociable residence – with the open plan kitchen layout and the flat occupancy ranging between six to eight people, making friends couldn’t be easier.

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Prices for 2021-22

 Room type Cost per week
Total contract value 
Single bed £98.00 £4,214.00 
3/4 bed £105.98  £4,557.14

Key Facts


Contract length    43 weeks
 Advance Rent Payment £250
 Distance from campus  2 minute walk
 Bathroom  Shared facilities
 Wi-Fi speed   100MB 
 Social space


 Bedrooms per flat 6-8 rooms 
 Bed size   Three quarter*
  Laundry facilities   Onsite laundrette
  Operated by  Student Living by Sodexo


Address: Glenamara House, Camden Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1XE.

*A limited number of bedrooms have a single bed, reduced rent applies (see Cost per week and Total contract value)

What is it like to live in Glenamara House? Let Samanatha and Ben show you. This vlog will tell you everything you need to know about living in Glenamara House.

You can view an example room layout below. Please note that room sizes and layouts can differ depending on your flat number. You will be able to browse the building floor plans when you are selecting your room during the booking process. Furniture colours are for illustration purposes only.

You can also view a 360 degree virtual tour for further detail.

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 Example bedroom



Example kitchen


You can book your room in Glenamara in five easy steps:

1. Make Northumbria University your FIRM choice

2. Receive your student portal login details via email, log in and go to the Accommodation section to start your application.

Top Tip: Make sure you register with your personal email address and not one associated to a school/college. School/College email addresses are often closed after you leave and can delay the process.

Lost your login details? Get in touch with our IT team by calling the Service Desk on 0191 227 4242 or by using IT Chat

3. Choose your own room

You now have the control to pick the building, flat and bedroom of your choice. The online system will also tell you if anybody else has booked the flat, how old they are and if they are an undergraduate or postgraduate student.

Top Tip: You will pick a room based on the building floor plan. Take your time to decide which room you want and where you want to be located in the flat.

4. Sign your contract

If you are booking Glenamara House, you will be asked to sign your contract online as a part of your booking.

Top Tip: Make sure you read your contract carefully as it is a legally binding contract. If you don’t understand anything, get in touch, we will be happy to run through it with you.

5. Make a payment

You will be asked to make a £250 advance rent payment to secure the room.

Once you've completed the process above, the room is secured for you. You will also get access to our dedicated Facebook groups to help you connect with flatmates before you arrive.


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