Accommodation

Bowsden Court

Bowsden Court

Facilities

Bowsden Court is modern, affordable purpose-built accommodation. It's ideal for undergraduates, postgraduates and families.

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Our facilities include:

Take a look at our Accommodation Overview (PDF: 64KB) to see how this residence compares to others.

Lifestyle

For undergraduates, Bowsden Court has 136 self-catered en-suite rooms in flats shared by five or six students. The flats are stylish, comfortable and social with an open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area which is ideal for making new friends. 

For Postgraduates we offer two-bedroom flats that offer large rooms for single student occupancy. There is a separate fully furnished lounge, kitchen and a bathroom which includes a bath and shower. In the lounge, there is a telephone point, TV and Sky TV connection (subject to licence and subscription).

Family flats, offering two and three-bedrooms are self-contained and come fully furnished with the addition of a washing machine and we even include a crockery pack, so you and your family can move in and get on with family life. In the lounge, there is a telephone point, TV and Sky TV connection (subject to licence and subscription).

We give you a Crockery Pack (PDF: 33KB) to help get you started.

Access and safety

Bowsden Court is spread over two to four floors with no lift. We take the safety of our students very seriously and Estates Security Officers patrol our accommodation to ensure your peace of mind.

A Residences Manager is responsible for Residential Services as well as welfare and discipline and a Customer Services Manager is responsible for Reception Services. 

Residences Manager: Dianne Wilson
Assistant Residences Manager: Lynne Robertson and Michelle Ridley

 

Location

The accommodation is two miles from campus and has excellent links to Newcastle's shops, restaurants and bars via the Metro transport system.

There are numerous local shops, pubs and food outlets as well as a large supermarket close by.

Address

Bowsden Court
South Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 1RR

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Cost

Find out how much it costs to stay with us.

Your contract

Bowsden Court is University-Managed accommodation.

The contract is a fixed term period of either 39 weeks (24 September 2017 to 24 June 2018) or 50 weeks (19 September 2017 to 4 September 2018) and covers the duration of the academic year. Rents are charged per day, so if your contract differs to the standard dates above (ie earlier arrival), you will incur additional accommodation charges at the relevant daily rate.

All utility bills are included with the exception of family flats, WiFi is free and we also provide Personal Possessions Insurance.

Find out more about how to pay your rent.

Type of RoomWeekly RateAnnual Rate (39 weeks)Annual Rate (50 weeks)
22 large room without washbasin £92.96 - £4,648.00
136 single with en-suite £114.45 £4,463.55 -
Two-bedroom family flat £141.68 £5,626.72 -
Three-bedroom family flat £153.44 £6,093.76 -

Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of our undergraduate and postgraduate accommodation.

Undergraduate

Postgraduate/Family

The virtual tours of our accommodation give you a view of a small sample of our bedrooms and communal areas.

We have a large variety of room types so can't show every variation. The room you're allocated may look different to the ones shown in the virtual tours.

Reception

Find out about getting in touch with your reception.

Contact information

Bowsden Court
South Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 1RR

Telephone: + 44 (0) 191 213 5664 
Email: bowsden.court@ncl.ac.uk

Customer Services Manager: Sian Crossey and Elizabeth Moore
Customer Services Team Leader: Stephen Olver

Reception opening times 

Monday to Friday 08.00-12.00

Outside of opening times

If you have any problems outside of our opening hours, or if you need emergency assistance, contact our Estates Security Service at +44 (0) 191 208 6817

September arrivals

Reception opening times will be extended during the main intake period. Please refer to your contract for your move in date.

Extended hours

Tuesday 19th September 08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 20th September 08:00 - 20:00
Thursday 21st September 08:00 - 20:00
Friday 22nd September 08:00 - 18:00
Saturday 23rd September 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 24th September CLOSED

Normal opening hours of 08:00 - 12:00 will apply on Monday 18th September.

If you require assistance outside of reception opening hours, please contact Estate Security Service on +44 (0) 191 208 6817.