Accommodation

Magnet Court

Magnet Court

Facilities

Magnet Court is a short walk from the University campus.

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‌Facilities

Our facilities include:

  • WiFi
  • on-site laundrette
  • fortnightly cleaning of communal kitchen/lounge

Take a look at our Accommodation Overview (PDF: 162 KB) to see how this residence compares to others.

Lifestyle

This site offers 90 en-suite rooms in flats of three of four bedrooms. Each flat has a communal lounge/kitchen where you can relax at the end of a hard day.

There are also 20 studios for couples or single students.

Building work will be ongoing throughout the academic year on a site adjacent to Magnet Court which may cause disturbance to residents. 

Access and safety

This accommodation is spread over six floors. There is a lift and an entry-phone system. Our Security Service Team will look after you in your new home 24/7 and our Emergency Control Centre is manned 24/7 to help with any issues.

 

Location

Magnet Court is in the centre of Newcastle, just 10 minutes walk from the University campus, and even closer to the thriving city centre. There is even a small supermarket in the building next door.

Address

Magnet Court
8 Gallowgate
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4SP

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Cost

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Your contract

Magnet Court is one of our Managed Partnership accommodation sites, owned by Unite Students. The length and terms of contract will differ to that of the University.

The contract is a fixed term period of either 42 weeks (24 September 2016 to 15 July 2017) or 50 weeks (20 September 2016 to 4 September 2017) covering the academic year. Rents are charged per week, so if your contract differs to the standard dates above (ie earlier arrival), you will incur additional accommodation charges.

All utility bills are included, WiFi is free and we also provide Personal Possessions Insurance via Endsleigh Insurance.

Find out more about how to pay your rent

Type of RoomWeekly RateAnnual Rate (42 weeks)Annual Rate (50 weeks)
90 single with en-suite

£123.98

£5,207.16 £6,199.00
20 studio flats £152.16 £6,390.72 £7,608.00

You will be required to pay the first rent instalment before your arrival at University and must also pay a deposit of £250 at the time of acceptance.

Postgraduate students’ the £500 application fee which you have paid to the University will be refunded after your arrival into the accommodation.

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Virtual Tour

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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 you every single variation. The room you're allocated may look different to the ones shown in the virtual tours.