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Decor and lighting are cold and clinical and really don't make you feel at home at all - e.g. there's no wallpaper or anything, just bricks painted white, so the rooms are often cold and draughty, insulation isn't helped by the ancient windows. No common rooms, just shared kitchens, which don't really work as a social space. Everything's always out of order, e.g. showers, hot water, fridges and freezers, etc. Security waste their time chasing stoners rather than dealing with actual security issues. A friend of mine in Flats had his flat broken into by strangers high on harder drugs (twice), one of whom tried to bottle one of his flatmates. Security were nowhere to be seen either time.

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By member1021766
On 12th April 16

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Most helpful review

Decor and lighting are cold and clinical and really don't make you feel at home at all - e.g. there's no wallpaper or anything, just bricks painted white, so the rooms are often cold and draughty, insulation isn't helped by the ancient windows. No common rooms, just shared kitchens, which don't really work as a social space. Everything's always out of order, e.g. showers, hot water, fridges and freezers, etc. Security waste their time chasing stoners rather than dealing with actual security issues. A friend of mine in Flats had his flat broken into by strangers high on harder drugs (twice), one of whom tried to bottle one of his flatmates. Security were nowhere to be seen either time.

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By member1021766
On 12th April 16

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Covid-19 Response

TEACHING DELIVERY STATUS:
Confirmed Sept/Oct start
TEACHING MODE:
Online learning
OPEN DAYS:
Virtual open day has taken place
TEACHING NOTES:
All courses will be made available online for the week commencing 25th January, with on campus teaching commencing 1st February 2020. They will stagger the start of face-to-face teaching over a five week period in January and February 2021.
This is the latest available data taken from the covid.northumbria.ac.uk website on 6th January 2021

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Lovaine Hall Information

Price from £79.80 per week (subject to availability)
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms156
CampusCity Centre Campus
PostcodeNE1 8SU

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Hi, I am an alumni of University of Northumbria. I would like to come back to visit the university and would like to stay at university's accommodation for 1 week. Do you provide accommodation for me? How much do you charge?
By member539843 On 21st June 19
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Hello, I would like know the contract of 43 weeks starts from when and when does it end? Also can the contract be renewed automatically?
By member1136577 On 19th March 19
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th December 20

Been living here a term and I love it, perfect for me. Way nicer than you'd expect it to be. University is what you make it, just be sure to knock on doors first day and hang out in the kitchen during freshers :) You'll have to buy your own cleaning products/toilet paper but it's definitely worth the price. Mostly international students but they're all banter. DEFINITELY GO FOR FLOOR 2!!! Floor 2 or maybe floor 3, literally don't bother with floor 1 and floor 4 they're less sociable and have loads of maintenance issues which aren't present at all on floor 2 or 3.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 25th November 20

Stayed here some years back. Location is great as close to Uni, student union, library and town centre. But as most of the reviews have said, it is cold, clinical, a bit depressing. My room never got any sunlight at anytime of day which compounded it. Good if you're on a tight budget and don't really care about luxurious side of things.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 26th October 19

Do not recommend living here at all. Its dark, damp and dirty. Theres a lot of black mould in the building and this place needs either a lot of money spent on it or to be knocked down. Its not a very nice atmosphere to live in and its not very ‘wild’, however if you’re looking for somewhere quiet this is it really. We’ve seen a fair few mice near the bins and one rat, which isn’t always something that can be controlled. The rooms are small and aren’t even plaster boarded so are just bare painted brick. The rooms are dark, tiny and dirty when i arrived (i had to scrape somebody elses bogey off my wall). It’s not a very nice place to love however if you value closeness to the university and a low price then id say it might be worthwhile. Just DEFINITELY look round before you choose it. Management arent the most helpful but they try their hardest as they seem to be overloaded with responsibility being in charge of claude gibb also. There are no communal spaces at all. Not recommended

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 2nd May 19

This accommodation is definitely disgusting

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 15th January 17

Cold and clinical as someone already mentioned, a lot of appliances stop working and nothing gets done about it, no social areas so it's hard to make friends, just generally unpleasant.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 25th November 16

Worth the price with moderate quality. Near to library and students union. Great hall management. Very fast wifi.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 12th April 16

Decor and lighting are cold and clinical and really don't make you feel at home at all - e.g. there's no wallpaper or anything, just bricks painted white, so the rooms are often cold and draughty, insulation isn't helped by the ancient windows. No common rooms, just shared kitchens, which don't really work as a social space. Everything's always out of order, e.g. showers, hot water, fridges and freezers, etc. Security waste their time chasing stoners rather than dealing with actual security issues. A friend of mine in Flats had his flat broken into by strangers high on harder drugs (twice), one of whom tried to bottle one of his flatmates. Security were nowhere to be seen either time.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 2nd April 16

Not bad in all honesty. Great location, awful WiFi.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 19th November 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 30th April 15
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