Student Living


Make Our Campus Your New Home

Student Living is the University of Newcastle's on-campus accommodation precinct at our Callaghan and Ourimbah campuses. Awarded the Asia-Pacific Student Accommodation Association award for Housing Operator of the Year in 2017 and Excellence in Student Experience in 2016, Student Living provides an unparalleled accommodation experience that includes our exciting and unique ResLife program, 24 hour support and well-being services, a dedicated Health and Wellbeing Coordinator, academic support and 24/7 security.

With diverse accommodation options available for undergraduates, postgraduates and students with special needs all within walking distance to classes at Callaghan or just 20 minutes from our City campus by free shuttle bus, Student Living is convenient, fun and the perfect choice! Each residence offers a variety of living options to suit our student community. Whether you're looking for a private or shared room, private or shared facilities, if you want to cook for yourself or you want someone else to cook for you - we've got it all here!

But life on-campus is about more than just a room. With a range of fantastic student-centred study and common areas, indoor and outdoor social spaces, year round resident-focused events and a vibrant residential community you won't want to be anywhere else!

Come and see our diverse residential community for yourself, with all costs included and the convenience of living so close to class, the distinctive world of on-campus living is more affordable than you think.

Your Home Away from Home

With a population just one-tenth the size of Sydney, the city of Newcastle punches well above it's weight. Famous for it's dazzling beaches, award-winning dining and arts culture and relaxed coastal vibe, Newcastle is the perfect place to call your new home.

Located just 20 minutes from Callaghan by car, Newcastle boasts three coastal baths, a thriving small bar scene and a stack of local Australian designers and is a favourite for those searching for a city vibe that isn't overwhelming. Living in Newcastle also means you're never bored. With accessible public transport to take your from eclectic marks, chilled out cafes and stunning beaches to sun-filled days in Port Stephens or some retail therapy at Westfield Kotara and Charlestown Square, you'll never have to worry about finding things to do.

With everything right at your fingertips, it's no wonder our residents keep coming back year after year!