Payment by Direct Debit

If the booking is for the full academic year, all accommodation charges are normally payable by this method. Find out more on payment by Direct Debit and important payment collection dates.

You must have a current account with a UK clearing bank.

If your University contract is for a period of 38 weeks, you may choose one of two Direct Debit options:

Accommodation 2013-14
In seven equal monthly instalments from
1 November 2013 - 7 May 2014 inclusive

In three variable termly instalments on

1 November 2013

1 February 2014

7 May 2014*

*Whilst your last payment for rent will be in May you should be aware that any fines or damage charges applied to your account after this date, will also be collected by direct debit during June or July. You will receive an Advance Payment Notice indicating the amount and payment date.

If your University contract is for a period of 50 weeks, you may choose one of two Direct Debit options:

Accommodation 2013-14
In nine equal monthly instalments from
1 November 2013 - 1 July 2014 inclusive

In four variable termly instalments on

1 November 2013

1 February 2014

7 May 2014

1 July 2014

Students staying on for a further year in University accommodation will have the option of paying monthly/termly and should refer to their contract.

You should complete a Direct Debit instruction online or you may download a PDF version of the Direct Debit Mandate (PDF 59KB) and return it to the Accommodation Service.

If there are insufficient funds in your account on the due date, you will be charged a late fee of £25 and your bank will also charge you.

Students with a 12 months NUstudenthomes contract have the option of 10 equal monthly instalments or four termly instalments .  All NUStudenthomes students will be contacted by the Accommodation Finance Team via e-mail with further instructions regarding the setting up of your direct debit instruction.

Important Payment Collection Dates

If you have accepted your accommodation and have chosen to pay in instalments you will be sent a Direct Debit Advance payment Notice confirming the payment amounts and dates payments will be collected.

Payments are normally collected on the 1st of the month.

Accommodation Payment Date

Last date for changes to bank account

Last Date to request a payment postponement

Last Date to make a manual payment

1 August 2013

1 September 2013

1 October 2013

1 November 2013

1 December 2013

1 January 2014

1 February 2014

1 March 2014

1 April 2014

7 May 2014

1 June 2014

1 July 2014

16 July 2013

14 August 2013

12 September 2013

16 October 2013

14 November 2013

9 December 2013

16 January 2014

13 February 2014

14 March 2014

14 April 2014

15 May 2014

13 June 2014

29 July 2013

28 August 2013

26 September 2013

29 October 2013

27 November 2013

18 December 2013

29 January 2014

26 February 2014

27 March 2014

2 May 2014

28  May 2014

26 June 2014

28 July 2013

27 August 2013

25 September 2013

28 October 2013

26 November 2013

18 December 2013

28 January 2014

25 February 2014

26 March 2014

1 May 2014

27 May 2014

25 June 2014

International Students

The University is aware that most international students will not be able to open a sterling bank account until they arrive in the UK. If you decide to choose the Direct Debit option, please retain the form and return it completed to the Accommodation Service within seven days of your arrival at the University.