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  1. What should I do before I arrive?

    To make moving in day a more enjoyable experience, we’ve put together a list of things you can do to prepare yourself for your move...

  2. How do I complete my pre-arrival induction?

    You’ll receive an email 20 days before your contract start date or sooner depending on when you accepted your room offer...

  3. I have a specific question about my accommodation before I arrive, who should I ask?

    Please contact the Accommodation Office for any additional questions you may have...

  4. Can I arrive earlier than my contract start date?

    If you intend to arrive early to your accommodation, this must be pre arranged via email to the Accommodation Office...

  5. Can I get in touch with my flatmates before I arrive?

    Yes, there are various Facebook groups you can join to get in touch with your future flatmates.

  6. Can I bring my pet?

    No pets are allowed in university accommodation – except in the circumstances of disability. Please contact the Accommodation Office if there is a requirement for a guide dog on campus.

  7. Do you provide transport to my accommodation?

    There is a free bus service between the City Campus and The Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter's, as well as a free Park and Ride service available to staff and students...

  8. Can I bring my car/motorbike?

    Yes you can. For information about bringing...

  9. Do I need a parking permit?

    Yes. If you have a car or a motorbike, you’ll need to apply for a permit...

  10. I’m an international student. Do you provide travel to my accommodation?

    Our Arrivals team will help you arrange transport from Newcastle International Airport to your chosen accommodation, whether this is by a private taxi or the local metro transport links...

  11. Where is my accommodation located?

    All of our sites are in a great location for students studying at either City Campus or Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St. Peter's...

  12. Will I live close to the University campuses?

    We have two campuses, one in the city centre (City Campus) and one by the sea (The Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter's). Our accommodation is located perfectly for both...

  13. Who do I contact if I have a query about accommodation?

    You can contact the Accommodation Office by telephone, via email or in person...

  14. I’m an exchange student. Where will I live?

    If you’re an exchange, study abroad or International Business School student you’ll be allocated to our largest residence, Clanny House...