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Newcastle Student Accommodation

Collegiate is proud to offer perfectly located, premier student accommodation to Newcastle University and Northumbria University students alike. Newcastle has grown from its Roman roots into one of the north of England’s most important centres for education, digital technology, retail and culture. It is a city with a distinctive personality, from the Geordie accent to the iconic Newcastle Brown Ale. Like our accommodation, Newcastle is a dynamic and modern city - an ideal location to make the most of your student years.

Student Accommodation - Newcastle

  • From £164.00 per week
  • 20/21 Bookings Now Open
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Plummer House

Breath-taking student residence in Newcastle

  • Double Occupancy available at no extra cost
  • Exclusive design-led apartments
  • Short term lets available for 19/20
  • Ideal for postgraduate and discerning undergraduates
  • Fantastic location, just 10 minutes from Newcastle University
  • Private on-site cinema, gym, games room and VIP bar
  • High speed broadband and Wi-Fi throughout
  • All inclusive rates, top services
  • On-site concierge, CCTV, secure electronic door entry
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Accommodation for Newcastle

Bookings for 20/21 now open

We are now accepting bookings for tenancies commencing in September 2020. As places are going fast we would advise you to book as early as possible so we can make certain you will get the accommodation of your dreams for the next academic year.

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What To Do In Newcastle

Newcastle has a large student population, with two popular universities located in the city. It’s a welcoming place for students from across the country and from around the world, with plentiful resources such as libraries and literary societies for those looking to engage in academic pursuits. Its lively social scene also makes Newcastle a popular choice with students.


Newcastle is home to Newcastle University. Known for its cosmopolitan student community and first rate teaching facilities, the university is centred around a vibrant campus in the heart of the city. Newcastle University is in the top 1% of the world’s universities, according to the QS World Rankings and is recognised for its research excellence.

Newcastle is also the site of the University of Northumbria. Also committed to research, it has a growing reputation as an institution that combines academic excellence with outstanding facilities. Northumbria is top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment, which is backed up by the fact that nine out of ten of Northumbria University graduates are working or studying six months after graduation.

Getting around

Newcastle is a large city perfect for exploring by bike. In November 2015 the city hosted the first national debate of cycling academia and advocacy, with researchers and campaigners coming together at the University of Northumbria to discuss the future of transportation and cycling’s role within it.

Newcastle also has an excellent public transportation system, with a network of bus routes connecting all of the city’s main features, landmarks and places of interest. Newcastle has numerous train stations, including Newcastle Station, Manors Railway Station and Metrocentre Station.

Other UK cities are easily accessible by coach and rail from Newcastle, while Newcastle International Airport serves a range of European destinations, along with a handful of locations in the Americas.


Newcastle has a huge retail offering. The city is packed with independent stores and fashion outlets, including intu Eldon Square and the original Fenwick department store. Newcastle is also home to a flagship John Lewis store set over four floors. founded in 1882. The Gateshead area of the city is a shopping paradise, with popular retail areas including Trinity Square, Team Valley Retail Park and the huge intu Metrocentre shopping mall, all offering plenty of stores and eateries.


Newcastle is one of the best cities in the UK when it comes to nightlife. Whether you prefer glitzy cocktail bars or traditional pubs, sumptuous nightclubs or tropical-themed bars, Newcastle has the perfect place for you to relax and socialise. The city also features plenty of live music venues and has a busy schedule of fairs, festivals and other entertainment options.

Restaurants and Eating Out

Eating out in Newcastle is a pleasure, with the restaurant scene catering to all tastes. Options are varied enough that Newcastle hosts its own Restaurant Week, which is an excellent way to discover the flavours of the city at a reduced price. The top ten restaurants, according to TripAdvisor, including Malaysian, Italian, Indian, French, Turkish and British cuisine, highlighting the wealth of options available to the city’s residents.


Newcastle has a strong sporting heritage. Its professional football team, Newcastle United, plays at St James’ Park, which is the fourth largest football stadium in the UK. The city is also home to the Newcastle Falcons, the  only rugby team in northern England to have taken part in rugby union’s Aviva Premiership.

For those who like to play sport rather than just watch the professionals, the city is packed with clubs and teams, along with leisure clubs, gyms and parks.

Discover Collegiate Newcastle

Newcastle has an electric atmosphere all of its own. It’s a city in which to work hard and play hard. Newcastle is famous for its nightlife, which at one point was listed as the number one British tourist attraction by the Rough Guide to Britain. It’s also an important literary centre, which features the largest independent library outside of London, with over 150,000 books, 8,000 CDs and 10,000 LPs.

Newcastle is a stunning city to explore. From centuries old churches and the Victoria Tunnel, which opened in 1842 to transport coal beneath the city, to soaring contemporary structures like the Avison Library, the city is packed with things to see and do.

Shopping and entertainment options abound in Newcastle. The city is known as one of the north of England’s main shopping locations. It’s also packed with restaurants, cafés, bars, pubs, clubs and more. Cinemas, theatres and plentiful live music venues complete the offering.

On the sporting front, Newcastle also offers excellent variety. As well as Newcastle United Football Club, there are a number of non-league clubs and a leading women’s football team. Horse racing is available at Gosforth Park and other options include basketball and ice hockey. Newcastle is also home to several road-running races, including the Blaydon Race and the Great North Run.

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We are now accepting bookings for tenancies commencing in September 2020. As places are going fast, we would advise you to book as early as possible.

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