Built around a central courtyard and named for the Awabakal word meaning 'a bright place to live', Barahineban offers a unique residential experience.

Offering 96 self-contained, self-catered studio style apartments available in multiple bed configurations, Barahineban is a great place to live no matter who you are.

Video: A walk through Barahineban

All Barahineban rooms feature a private ensuite bathroom and kitchen area along with a king size bed for single occupancy and couples or king singles if you're sharing a room with a friend. Residents are also provided with a study desk and chair, storage areas, a dining table, television and internet

Residents also have access to large barbecue areas, a study room and a centrally located common room that features a widescreen television, pool tables and a small kitchenette.

Barahineban is the perfect place for students seeking a balanced academic
and social environment while maintaining privacy and an independent lifestyle.

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The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.