Mary Newman Hall

If you're looking for en suite accommodation in the heart of campus, seconds away from the Students’ Union, library, gym and lecture theatres, all while being within minutes of the city centre, then Mary Newman Hall is perfect for you. Mary Newman Hall has 157 en suite rooms and is ideal for University of Plymouth undergraduates and international students.

Mary Newman hall tour

Take a look around Mary Newman hall with BSc (Hons) Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology student Sarah.

" I wanted to choose Mary Newman because it was newer, it's on campus, close to the library and I wanted to be social, so that's why I chose it!" 

Annette Serrao, Mary Newman resident

Mary Newman hall tour

Room types and prices


Standard en suite
  • Cost: £165.50 per week – total annual rent £6,786 (41-week licence)
  • Floor size: average 11.8m².
  • Bed size: single bed (can be 6’9” to 7” long) with under-bed storage.
  • Facilities: shelving, wardrobe, desk, chair and notice board, en-suite bathroom with shower (wet room).
Large en suite
  • Cost: £172.00 per week – total annual rent £7,052 (41-week licence)
  • Floor size: average 14.3m².
  • Bed size: single bed (can be a long single or up to a ¾ double) with under-bed storage.
  • Facilities: shelving, wardrobe, desk, chair and notice board, en suite bathroom with shower (wet room).
*Rooms may vary

 
Location

 
Mary Newman is conveniently situated in the middle of the vibrant University campus and has 157 rooms in total. The hall is only five minutes away from the city centre, and seconds away from the Students’ Union, library, gym and lecture theatres. Opposite the hall is Drake’s Reservoir with its own café and gardens to relax in, and there are other cafes in close proximity on the main campus and on North Hill.
Address: Mary Newman Hall of Residence, Portland Square, Plymouth, Devon PL4 6DH.

Number of flatmates

 Between five and ten students per flat.

 
Benefits and facilities 

  • Located in the heart of campus
  • Lift access to all floors
  • Laundry facilities situated on campus in the Francis Drake building
  • WiFi
  • 24-hour campus security
  • Residence Life events supported by Student Hall Ambassadors
  • Halls Team on site 11am–11pm daily
  • Utility bills included (water, gas, and electricity)*
  • Bike and water sports storage facilities available.
  • Spacious kitchens, including fridge/freezer, oven (combi oven in studio flats), hob, microwave, kettle, toaster and ironing board, Double facilities are provided in the flats with ten people (two fridges and two ovens/hobs).
*TV Licence not included
Once you've confirmed your booking, you'll be able to connect with your future Mary Newman Hall flatmates by joining an exclusive Facebook group.

*This floor plan is a representation of a typical flat in Mary Newman Hall. The drawing is not to scale and should not be relied upon when making decisions about your accommodation. Please note that the images above are examples and not all rooms and kitchens will look like this.

Prepaid catering package 

Forget about cooking, food shopping and washing up this year, and enjoy the benefits of a flexible prepaid way to eat while studying at the University of Plymouth.
Enjoy sustainable, locally sourced, fresh food from a range of our award-winning campus cafes with our prepaid catered halls package. Available from September 2022 to those living in University-managed accommodation, this package spans over 35 weeks of the year, providing your breakfast and a two course dinner from Monday to Friday, excluding the Christmas break and Bank Holidays. 

Cafe JBs on the Derriford campus

Residence life: optimising your student experience 


Moving away from home can be daunting which is why our dedicated residence life team are there to provide you with the support and advice you need.
To help you settle in the team arrange regular residence life events, providing a fantastic way for you to meet new people and have fun with friends you've already made. The events are hosted by our friendly Halls Team, so be sure to keep an eye out throughout the year.

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