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Claude Gibb - Catered

Want to make the most of your student life without having to worry about cooking? With its central location and sociable common room for meeting friends, our catered hall Claude Gibb might be the place for you! Start your day with a healthy breakfast, enjoy a tasty dinner during the week and treat yourself to a delicious brunch during the weekend. A specially designed and versatile menu is provided by Taste Northumbria. You can find a sample menu for week one, week two and week three.

Live in a spacious study bedroom and take in the views of the campus and city centre. The showers and toilets can be accessed through shared corridors, along with the is a shared kitchenette equipped with a fridge, kettle, toaster and a microwave - ideal for preparing snacks.

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Prices for 2023-24

 Contract type Cost per week   Total contract value - Semester One Total contract value - 39 weeks  Total contract value - 51 Weeks
Catered £139.02  £2,363.34 £5,421.78  N/A

Please note that Claude Gibb is a catered residence and meals are included in the rent price. Students benefit from two meals per day for 33 weeks during a 39-week tenancy agreements. There are no meals provided during the Christmas and Easter holidays. Please note that there are no cooking facilities available at the building.

Key Facts

Contract length   Single Semester or 39 weeks
 Advance rent payment £250
 Distance from campus  On Campus
 Bathroom  Shared facilities
 Wi-Fi speed   1Gbps download speed, unlimited usage
 Social space
 Bedrooms per floor 10-12 rooms  
 Bed size    Single
  Laundry facilities   Onsite laundrette 
  Operated by  Student Living by Sodexo

Address: Claude Gibb Hall, Northumbria University, University Precinct, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8SU.

What is it like to live in Claude Gibb? Join Amir, a Fashion Design student on a tour around the building. This vlog will tell you everything you need to know about living in Claude Gibb.

You can view an example room layout below. Please note that room sizes and layouts can differ depending on your flat number. You will be able to browse the building floor plans when you are selecting your room during the booking process. Furniture colours are for illustration purposes only.

You can also view a 360 degree virtual tour for further detail.

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 Example bedroom



Example kitchen


Bookings for September 2023 are now open!
You can book your room in Claude Gibb in five easy steps:

1. Confirm Northumbria University as your Firm/First choice University.

If you are applying via UCAS, please log into UCAS Track and accept your course offer as Firm. Please note this might take up-to 48h to be updated on the University system.
If you are applying via Clearing, please log into UCAS Track and refer yourself to confirm your course offer.

If you are a direct entry applicant, please visit the Applicant Portal to review and accept your course offer. To learn more about the process and the required steps, you can visit the After You Apply page. 

2. Receive your student portal login details via email, log in and go to the Accommodation section to start your application.

You might need to wait up-to 48 hours for UCAS to update and using your applicant portal login details (you will have received this via email when you applied) select the Accommodation section to start your application. 

Top Tip: Make sure you register with your personal email address and not one associated to a school/college. School/College email addresses are often closed after you leave and can delay the process.

Lost your login details? Get in touch with our team by calling 0191 227 4209 or by contacting the IT team using IT Chat

3. Select your bedroom

View the building floor plan and select the exact bedroom you want to live in based on real-time availability. Browse through the available options using our self-selection system and make your room selection. You can see some general details about your flatmates, such age, country of origin, course and level of study.

We recommend students book accommodation early and always in advance of travel.
Bookings made during July and August are completed via an application form. Please include a minimum of five accommodation choices and submit your flatmate preferences to allow us to process your details. The team will contact you via email with a room offer, please check your emails regularly, including your spam folder.

4. Complete your contract 

Once you have received your room offer, you can log into the Student Portal to review your accommodation details. You are required to sign a tenancy agreement to accept and confirm your accommodation booking. This is completed online and you receive a confirmation email with all relevant documents. 

Top Tip: Make sure you read your contract carefully as it is a legally binding contract. If you don’t understand anything, get in touch, we will be happy to run through it with you.

5. Pay your advance rent payment

The final step of your booking is making an advance rent payment of £250. Once the payment has been made, the room is secured for you. This payment is part of your total accommodation cost and is used towards your final rent payment. 

Once you've completed the process above, the room is secured for you. You will also get access to our dedicated Facebook groups to help you connect with flatmates before you arrive.

Your data will be processed in accordance with our accommodation Privacy Notice. By submitting your application you are confirming that you have read this privacy notice.


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