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Covid – 19 Restrictions

In line with the current Government rules, any groups must be from the same household.

Is it also important to remember that you should not travel to our events in groups who are not part of your own household.

Before you Arrive

If you are displaying any of the symptoms of Covid-19 then you MUST NOT attend this event. The main symptoms of Covid – 19 are:

- A high temperature

- A new, continuous cough

- A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste

If you have Covid – 19 symptoms then you must follow the Government / NHS advice which can be found here https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Regular Events


Monday Movie-a-thon 12pm-6pm (with the exception of 2nd Novemeber when we'll being showing IPL at 3pm!)


We'll be showing popular movies and box sets in the bar every Monday. We decide what to show by social media polls, so to ensure you like what you see, make sure you exercise your democratic right to vote every Friday afternoon on our Facebook and Instgram pages.

Habita Quiz 6pm-8pm 


You didn't know it at the time but the 2000 hours you racked up on Zoom quizzes this summer was in fact training for the main event - The Habita weekly quiz. We've taken care of all of the covid-compliance, so you and your household can come and test that general knowledge in person, whilst you enjoy a drink, something delicious to eat and you know, being out of the house. Those of you still stuck at home, no worries, you can play along via Zoom!

     - Playing in Habita?

The quiz will be similar to the usual Habita quiz but instead of paper and pens, you will answer the questions via an app. 

  • Download the Speedquizzing virtual buzzer app on Apple or Google
  • You’ll need one device with the app for each team but you can choose to play as individuals if you prefer. 
  • Log into this network for the best WIFI - SSID: SU-WiFi Password: Habitabar1

Your quizmasters will let you know the rest when you arrive 

     - Playing from Home?

To play from home you will ideally use two devices: one for the virtual buzzer app where you can see and answer the questions and the other for Zoom, through which you can view the quizmasters live from Habita. You can play as an individual or as a team with your housemates. You’ll need one device with the app for each team or individual.

  • If you haven’t already, download Zoom
  • Download the Speedquizzing virtual buzzer app on Apple or Google
  • Sign into the event using this link.
  • The quizmasters will let you into the event and announce the start once all players are ready.

Good luck everyone! 

Globe Cafe Online, 7pm-8.30pm


Globe is a weekly cafe open to all international students in Newcastle. Usually it's a place to enjoy a meal and practise english with different discussion topics each week. Free activities to make friends and practise english in smal groups each week. Find out more here.


Tunesdays 12pm-10pm (with the exception of 3rd November when we'll be playing IPL from 3-5pm)


Ask for your drinks to be served in plastic glasses because we're bringing (not quite) live music back to Habita. Every Tuesday we'll be showing classic gigs and festival performances on our screens in the bar. Face glitter and wellies optional.


Indian Premier League Cricket - see sports fixtures for times.


By popular demand, we're bring the IPL to Habita, there's no cucumber sandwiches going for the dinner break but we do have a lovely burger menu - check out our online ordering system.

Sports Wednesdays, 6pm - 10pm

From 28th October we're bringing back your beloved sports social with a new, Covid-secure vibe.


Thursdays are Funny 12pm -10pm


Lord knows, we could all do with a laugh right now - but why stop at one? Get ready to ROFL as we provide LOLs with stand up shows playing all day on the screens in Habita. 


Friday Movie-a-thon 12pm-10pm


More popular movies and box sets in the bar, if you're very lucky we might throw in some popcorn too.

One off events

We love bringing fun and unique events to NSU, from clothing fairs to vinyl record sales. Right now we're looking out for the events we can continue to run safely so you can continue to pick up bargains that you won't find online.

Sports fixtures

Big screen sport still lives in Habita, we show sport and you sit behind big perspex screens that keep you safe. Check out the upcoming fixtures below.

Saturday 24th October 

Live Premier League - West Ham v Man City 12:30pm KO

                                  - Man Utd v Chelsea 5:30pm KO


Live 6 Nations - Ireland v Italy KO 3.30pm


Sunday 25th October

Live Premier League - Southampton v Everton 2pm KO

                                  - Wolves v Newcastle Utd 4:30pm KO


Monday 26th October

Live Premier League - Burnley v Spurs 8pm KO


Saturday 31st October 

Live Premier League - Sheff Utd v Man City 12:30pm KO

                                  - Liverpool v West Ham 5:30pm KO


Live 6 Nations Rugby

Wales v Scotland 2:15pm KO

Italy v England 4:45pm KO

France v Ireland 8pm KO


Sunday 1st November

Live Premier League - Newcastle Utd v Everton 2pm KO

                                  - Man Utd v Arsenal 4:30pm KO


Monday 2nd November

Live Premier League - Leeds v Leicester 8pm KO