Accommodation

Bowsden Court

Bowsden Court

Overview

Located in the vibrant suburb of South Gosforth and well connected with the Metro system and by bus, University-owned Bowsden Court is located 2 miles from campus and is surrounded by handy shops and places to eat. It's the ideal spot for postgraduates, couples and families looking for a welcoming home-from-home on a budget, with prices staring from £101.78 per week.

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Bowsden Court family flats external building

Bowsden Court kitchen/lounge area

Bowsden Court en suite self-catered bedroom

‌Key points and facilities

There are 4 different accommodation options available at Bowsden Court - large standard rooms (postgraduate), en suite rooms (postgraduate), 2-bedroom flat (for couples and families), 3-bedroom flat (for families).

Large standard rooms are available in flats of 2, where students share a bathroom, lounge and kitchen facilities. Each bedroom features a 4.6-foot bed (double size), a desk, small desk drawer unit, wardrobe, desk chair, and shelving. 

En suite flats are spread out across 3 floors and flat sizes vary between 5 - 6 students sharing a lounge and kitchen. Each bedroom features a 4-foot bed (small double size), a desk, small desk drawer unit, wardrobe, desk chair, and shelving.

Two bedroom flats are self-contained flats for families and couples that come fully furnished with a double bed and the addition of a washing machine. In the lounge, there is a telephone point and Sky TV connection (subject to licence and subscription). 

Three bedroom flats are for families who will benefit from a 3-bedroom self-contained flat that comes fully furnished with the addition of a washing machine, to help with daily family life. In the lounge, there is a telephone point and Sky TV connection (subject to licence and subscription). 

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.

Facilities include:

* TV licence is included in en suite flats only. If you bring your own TV or watch using a personal electronic device, you will need to purchase your own licence.

 

Location

Bowsden Court is located 2 miles from campus and has excellent links to Newcastle's shops, restaurants and bars via the Metro transport system.

Address

Bowsden Court
South Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 1RR

Cost

Accommodation Fees 2022/23

Rents are charged per day, so if your contract differs to the standard dates below (i.e. earlier arrival), you will incur additional accommodation charges at the relevant daily rate.

Postgraduate Students in a single-study bedroom

Type of RoomWeekly Rate Annual Rate (50 weeks)
36 Large room without washbasin  £101.78 £5,089.00
136 Single with en-suite  £127.19 £6,359.50

The contract is a fixed term period of 50 weeks and covers the duration of the academic year. 

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

Find out more about how to pay your rent.

Couples and Families

Type of RoomWeekly Rate Annual Rate (40 weeks)
Two-bedroom couples flat

£157.43*

£6,297.20

Two-bedroom family flat £157.43*

£6,297.20

Three-bedroom family flat £170.59* £6,823.60

The contract is a fixed term period of 40 weeks.

*Utility bills are not included in the rent. 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 postgraduate and family accommodation.

Postgraduate en-suite rooms

Postgraduate standard rooms/Couples/ Families

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.