The Best Places for Student Accommodation in Newcastle

Are you going to uni in Newcastle this year? Whether it's the fab (and super cheap) quad vods or the infamous social scene that's pulling you up north, you're in for a treat.

Here are the best places to find student accommodation in Newcastle this year.

City Centre

Student Accommodation in Newcastle City Centre

Prices start from: £72pppw

House sizes: 2-4 bedrooms 

Best for: Being in the middle of the action

Newcastle’s lively City Centre is a busy hub of bars, restaurants, high street shops and gyms. If you’re constantly getting FOMO, then city living could be for you. You’ll never be more than 10 minutes’ away from the action. If you enjoy the studio-style living that halls offered, then the City Centre is perfect. With a great selection of similar student flats and apartments starting from just £72pppw. 

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Student Accommodation in Heaton 

Prices start from: £56pppw

House sizes: 1-6 bedrooms 

Best for: Family feel

Heaton is a popular student area on Newcastle, and is around 2 miles from of City Centre. With good Metro links into town, uni will only be a short commute away. The area is a mix of students, young professionals and families. Heaton is also home to Chillingham Road, a small shopping street full of cafés and supermarkets to grab all your household essentials.

The deceivingly spacious terraced houses range from 1–6 bedrooms, which make them the perfect student homes. Many also boast on-street parking and a small garden or yard. You’ll also be just minutes away from Heaton Park which is a hub for community activities including silent movie nights and festivals. The cost of renting in Heaton is significantly less than Jesmond or Sandyford, so it's great if you’re on a tight budget. 

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Student Accommodation in Jesmond

Prices start from: £81pppw

House sizes: 1-9 bedrooms 

Best for: Lively atmosphere

Jesmond is probably the most popular student area in Newcastle. If you’ve not visited the countless bars and restaurants during your time so far at uni, then where have you been?!

The area is just a 5-minute Metro ride away from both universities, so you can roll out of bed and be at your morning lecture in no time. You’ll also not be far from the bustling action of Osbourne Road - a thriving hub of pubs, bars and restaurants

Due to the popularity and great amenities of Jesmond, student houses can be a little more expensive - so make sure you budget to be able to enjoy the local area. 

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Student Accommodation in Sandyford

Prices start from: £88pppw

House sizes: 2-6 bedrooms 

Best for: Living next door to your local   

Sandyford is the closest residential area to both Newcastle and Northumbria University. If you live here, you’ll be within walking distance to the City Centre while also being able to enjoy a bit of peace when you need to get some studying done. Located between the City Centre and Jesmond, Sandyford has a great selection of pubs and bars, so you'll never be far from the action.

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