Edwards Hall

Some living spaces at Edwards Hall are not currently open

There are a number of restrictions in place as a result of Student Living’s COVID-19 Management Plan.
These restrictions are regularly reviewed, and we will advise if any further living spaces will open in 2021.

Edwards Hall, or simply 'Teds', was the first on-campus student accommodation at the University and was named after George Alfred Edwards - the University's first Deputy Chancellor.

As the oldest residence, Edwards Hall is known for its proud traditions and spirited residential community.

Video: A walk through Edwards Hall

Home to almost 400 residents each year across the main catered halls and self-catered unit-style residences, Edwards Hall is all about building strong connections and friendships.

Outside of their rooms, residents can enjoy three common rooms with lounges, televisions and a variety of pool, foosball and ping pong tables, multiple barbecue areas and a large outdoor swimming pool.

Residents at Edwards Hall have access to multiple BBQ areas and three common rooms that include plasma televisions, lounges, pool tables, foosball tables and ping pong tables as well as a large outdoor swimming pool.

With so many students living in close proximity, Edwards Hall is more than a place to live - it's also a lively community that builds your confidence and social skills as you strive for academic success.

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Disclaimer: These are example images and videos designed to give you an idea of what a room looks like. Please note each living space is configured slightly differently. Click on ‘What’s in your room’ for an up-to-date list of what each room includes.

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.