Living Environments

At Student Living we offer a range of accommodation options for our diverse student population so that our residents can design their own lifestyle on campus.

In addition to our nine residences, you can also choose from four different Living Environments to help us group like minded residents together. You can view the exact locations on the Living Environments map.

Lifestyle areas are for residents who wish to live in a quieter living environment with minimal alcohol usage while still enjoying Student Living activities.

In 2020, Lifestyle areas are available at:

Gender areas for residents that wish to live with those of the same gender only. If you live in a Gender area, guests of the opposite gender will not be allowed to stay overnight.

In 2020, Gender areas are available at:

P, H and RHD for residents who are studying postgraduate, honours or research degrees and are seeking a quieter environment to maximise study time.

In 2020, P, H and RHD areas are available at:

General areas for residents who do not wish to select any specific living environment.

In 2020, General areas are available at:

Important considerations

Not all Living Environments are available in all residences, so make sure to look at the Living Environments map to see all of the locations.

All Living Environments are subject to availability.

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.