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Student Accommodation Newcastle

About Newcastle Upon Tyne

Generally referred to as Newcastle and situated in the north east of England on the River Tyne is the city of Newcastle Upon Tyne. The city grew from a Roman settlement and continued to develop as an important area for wool, mining and shipbuilding. Modern day Newcastle is a technology and retail hub, known internationally for it’s half marathon and Newcastle United Football Club as well as good night out on the town - or as the locals call it, the Toon.

The city has lots to explore including the Beamish Living Museum of the North, Newcastle Castle, The Millennium Bridge, Eldon Square, The Angel of the North as well as St James’ Park football ground. The city is also home to Newcastle University and the University of Northumbria which means there is a vibrant student population in the city. Nights out are perfect for students with numerous bars, pubs and clubs on offer in the buzzing city centre.

Popular Student Areas of Newcastle

City Centre

Perfect for everything the town has to offer as well as university access. Not such a wide range of accommodation available but the amenities and easy access to the nightlife still make it a popular choice.

Heaton

Sitting east of the city centre is the area of Heaton. It’s a large neighbourhood and offers a range of amenities and transport options to the town as well as other areas of Newcastle. Popular with students and young professionals in particular due to its proximity to the city centre. The nearby Chillingham Road has a number of smaller shops and takeaways but there are also larger supermarkets nearby so you are fully covered.

The area is primarily terraced streets which means there is decent availability in the area for a reasonable price. The popular Heaton Park serves the area and is incredibly popular during the summer with a few events taking place in this large park. Heaton has long been popular with students so you are sure to find a great student buzz in the area.

Jesmond

Another incredibly popular area for students is Jesmond. Just north of the city centre and easily walkable from university, the area has everything a student might need. Multiple transport options serve the area so getting into town is easy. Central Jesmond has lots to offer including cafes, restaurants, pubs and bars, but because of this the area can be a little more pricey. But of course these prices can be explained by the proximity and the amenities that Jesmond offers.

Top Universities in Newcastle

  • Newcastle University
  • The University of Northumbria

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does student accommodation cost in Newcastle?

On average, it costs £164 per week to stay in student accommodation in Newcastle. The average price for Ensuites is £118 per week and for Studios it is £205 per week. The actual price will depend on the location, facilities and amenities offered by the accommodation as well as how recently it was built or refurbished. You can browse all options here .

What is the best student accommodation in Newcastle?

Students who stayed in Newcastle have said good things about Garth Heads, Manor Bank, Knoll Court, The Foundry, and Verde student halls.

Can I pay for my student accommodation in installments?

Many properties allow you to pay for accommodation in installments rather than in a single lump sum payment. However, they will usually require you to have a UK-based guarantor (a resident of the United Kingdom between the age of 18 and 75 who will be able to pay your rent).

Can I share my student accommodation in Newcastle with a friend?

Yes, many student properties in Newcastle allow for dual occupancy of their rooms (e.g. for couples, best friends, siblings). Some properties offer this option absolutely for free, others charge a little extra. When browsing student rooms on Campusboard watch out for the 'Dual occupancy' label which will explain the terms for that room.