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Lovaine Hall

Live in the heart of campus with University facilities on your doorstep. The hall is situated among two other residences and right next to the Library, Students’ Union and Sport Central, placing you in an ideal location for both work and play.

The layout is a traditional hall set up of study bedrooms arranged along a long corridor providing access to the toilets and shower facilities. The shared kitchens provide a perfect opportunity to meet new people. The superb location and the budget-friendly rates make Lovaine Hall a perfect base for your student life.

Don't want to spend your time cooking? You can now book Lovaine Hall with catering, giving you the option to have your breakfast and dinner in Claude Gibb's dining hall. 

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Prices for 2021-22

 Contract type Cost per week  Total contract value 
Room only £79.80 £3,431.40
Catered £122.01  £5,246.43

Catering is provided in Claude Gibb. Students benefit from two meals per day for 33 weeks of the tenancy agreements. There are no meals provided during the Christmas and Easter holidays.

Key Facts


Contract length    43 weeks
 Advance rent payment £250
 Distance from campus  On campus
 Bathroom  Shared facilities
 Wi-Fi speed  1Gbps download speed, unlimited usage 
 Social space


 Bedrooms per floor 10-12 rooms per block 
 Bed size   Single
  Laundry facilities   Onsite laundrette
  Operated by  Student Living by Sodexo

Address: Lovaine Hall, Northumbria University, University Precinct, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8SU.

What is it like to live in Lovaine Hall? Let Neal and Abhilasha show you. This vlog will tell you everything you need to know about living in Lovaine Hall.

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 Lovaine Hall in five easy steps:

1. Confirm Northumbria University as your FIRM choice on UCAS.

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

You might need to wait up-to 48 hours for UCAS to update and using your applicant portal login details (you will have received this via email when you applied) select 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 team by calling 0191 227 4209 or by contacting the IT team using IT Chat

3.Select your bedroom

Select the exact bedroom you want to live in based on real-time availability by using our self-selection system. Browse through the available options and see the exact location of your bedroom. You can also see some general details about your flatmates, such age, country of origin, course and level of study.

Did you know? If you are a postgraduate student, the booking system will automatically show you available flats with other postgraduate students or students who might be in their final year.  

4. Complete your contract 

Once you are happy with your room selection, you are required to sign a tenancy agreement to accept and confirm your accommodation booking. This is completed online and you receive a confirmation email with all relevant documents. 

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. Pay your advance rent payment

The final step of your booking is making an advance rent payment of £250. Once the payment has been made, the room is secured for you. This payment is part of your total accommodation cost and is used towards your final rent payment. 

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.

Your data will be processed in accordance with our accommodation Privacy Notice. By submitting your application you are confirming that you have read this privacy notice.



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