St Mary's College

St Mary's College


If you're on a limited budget, St Mary's College is the ideal residence for you.

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Our facilities include:

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


For anyone on a limited budget, St Mary's College is the residence for you. Washbasin rooms are arranged in flats of three to six bedrooms, with all flats having a shared lounge/kitchen/dining area.

Many of the flats offer two shower rooms and toilets. We give you a Crockery Pack (PDF: 59KB) to help get you started.

A large communal hall offers full-size snooker and pool tables, table tennis, table football, and a large-screen TV.


A courtesy bus runs from St Mary's into the university campus and returns on an evening. Buses run every half hour between 08.00 and 10.00, Monday – Friday (term time only - excluding bank holidays). Return journeys leave campus at 17.15 and 18.15.

Download our Courtesy Bus (PDF: 194KB).

Access and safety

Accommodation is spread over four floors with no lift. There is on-site entry-phone systems and CCTV. 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. A Customer Services Manager is responsible for reception services. 

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



St Mary's College is two miles from the main campus and city centre.

St Mary's College is located on Fenham Hall Drive to the west of the city.


Fenham Hall Drive
Newcastle upon Tyne

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Find out how much it costs to stay with us.

Type of roomWeekly rateAnnual rate (38 weeks)
360 single with washbasin £83.30 £3,165.40

Your contract

St Mary's College is university-managed accommodation.

The contract is a fixed-term period of 38 weeks (25 September 2016 to 18 June 2017) 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, WiFi is free and we also provide personal possessions insurance.

Find out more about how to pay your rent.

Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of our accommodation.

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

We have a large variety of room types and the room you're allocated may look different to the ones shown.