Student accommodation near Newcastle University

Newcastle University is a prestigious Russel Group university, renowned for its outstanding reputation in academic excellence and graduate employabil…

Newcastle University is a prestigious Russel Group university, renowned for its outstanding reputation in academic excellence and graduate employability. With a focus on research and a commitment to excellence, innovation and creativity, the QS World University Rankings rank Newcastle University among the top 125 universities in the world. Home to a large student population of over 29,000 from 140 countries, the vibrant campus offers a lively, inclusive and supportive community nestled in a cosmopolitan student city. Newcastle University has an impressive range of over 200 societies and clubs to suit your every interest, from different sports, subjects, politics, religion and cultural interests, you’re sure to find one to jump into.

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Student accommodation near Newcastle University

Student accommodation at Newcastle University allows the opportunity to live in a range of accommodation options both in Newcastle University halls as well as in various private properties. But finding this accommodation can be a stressful and daunting task, especially when dealing with tenancy deposits and contracts. Knowing exactly what you need will help make this process easier. Perhaps you would like an accommodation such as The View that is a short walk from the university campus and the city centre, or maybe you would prefer to live in a luxurious accommodation such as Picton Manor, with plush modern facilities. With such a student rich population, there are different types of accommodation to meet whatever your requirements are. A great advantage of Newcastle is that the city is well-connected by an efficient public transport network, ensuring you can get to your lectures on time, irrespective of where you stay. Explore our options for student accommodation in Newcastle to find your uni home.    


About Newcastle University

Newcastle University Rank

Newcastle University is impressively ranked among the top 125 universities in the world according to the QS World University rankings. The university has also received the distinguished Queen’s Anniversary Prize for their outstanding quality of research, not once, not twice, but three times!


Located in North East England, Newcastle is a diverse and welcoming student city which offers the stunning duality of a charming coastline and the picturesque countryside both a stone’s throw from each other. With Newcastle University an easy 15-minute walk from the Newcastle Central Station, this city also offers great connections for nearby cities including Durham and Middlesbrough. Offering great connectivity and an incredible landscape, accommodation for students in Newcastle is varied to suit your every need and budget.


Newcastle University has an award-winning Careers Service that aims to develop the employability of students by leveraging strong industry links with prospective employers. Nearly all the degrees at the university offer the chance to spend 9-12 months in a workplace as a placement. With ample opportunity to study abroad, volunteer with over 150 projects and an excellent record of graduate employment, Newcastle University strives to help you realise your potential through continual career advice and support.

Student Fees

Tuition fees for undergraduate UK students studying at Newcastle University is £9,250. Depending on history of residency, EU students could either be charged the Home Tuition fee rate or the international rate. Typically, fees for international students depends on the specific degree chosen and will be outlined on the individual degree pages.

Bursaries and Scholarships

Aside from subject-specific scholarships and sports-focused scholarships, Newcastle University also offers Opportunity Scholarships of up to £2,000, for undergraduate students from low-income households as well as full tuition support and bursaries for refugee applicants and asylum seekers. Explore the various funding opportunities at Newcastle University on their website.  


Student Life at Newcastle University

Student life at Newcastle University is all kinds of fun and exciting! Renowned for its bustling nightlife, the city offers a range of pubs and clubs to kick back after those long lectures. Check out Tup Tup Palace for a unique boutique nightclub experience. A student favourite for delicious pizza is the independent restaurant Scream for Pizza, the perfect indulgence after a busy night out. For some Sunday chilling, walks along the Quayside are particularly therapeutic. Student life at Newcastle is incomplete without mentioning the sport that’s somewhat of a religion in this spirited city. Football, of course! Catch a match and cheer on Newcastle United, based at the very heart of the city in St. James Park. If you’re looking to get more involved in university activities and meet like-minded individuals, you’re sure to find your fit among the vast range of student-run societies. Check out our detailed guide to living in Newcastle to discover other exciting experiences in this city!  


Newcastle University Accommodation FAQs

Is Newcastle affordable for students?

According to surveys conducted by Times Higher Education, Newcastle has been ranked as one of the top 35 cheapest cities for students in the UK. Other studies have also revealed that Newcastle is 50% more low-priced than other popular student cities like London, Edinburgh or Birmingham.

Where do most students live in Newcastle?

Particularly popular student areas in Newcastle are Sandyford, Jesmond and Heaton. All three areas offer student accommodation near Newcastle University while also being in close proximity to the city centre, so you don’t need to worry about getting home after a night at the clubs.

Which student flats in Newcastle are close to the Newcastle University?

There are numerous student flat options and other student accommodations near Newcastle University. Check out Nido Stepney Yard or St James’ House for a range of studios and ensuite apartment options. They also offer the added advantage of being close to the city centre!

How do I book my Newcastle University student accommodation?

The process is simple and straightforward. Begin by browsing our range of student accommodation options. If you see something you like, remember to click the little heart icon to add it onto your shortlist. Not sure about which of these shortlisted options is perfect for you? There is a message space for you to ask any doubts and queries you have about your accommodation. Once you’re ready to go, check out your chosen provider’s website for payment details.

Is Newcastle University accommodation first come first served?

Accommodation in the Newcastle University halls are allocated in a fair and impartial method once students have met the conditions of their New Student Guarantee. Rather than a first come, first served basis, students are assigned a random number in the system after the application deadline. For more details on the accommodation application process, check out the uni website.

Is there a deadline to apply for Newcastle University accommodation?

It is generally advisable to apply for student accommodation as early as possible, as spaces fill up quickly. For Newcastle University private accommodation, speak to the individual providers for further details.