Situated on the north bank of the River Tyne, Newcastle is a metropolitan city with a population of approximately 189,000 people, of which around 40,000 are students. 

World famous for its iconic Newcastle United F.C the Geordie nation is a thriving and vibrant city that offers students, both domestic and international, an amazing experience of student life. 

Food lovers are well looked after, with a great range of restaurants from all different cuisines and cultures, offering something for everyone at great affordable prices. Student living is Newcastle is cheap compared to other cities around the UK. 

For those looking to separate from their books to blow off some steam, Newcastle offers students a great nightlife experience with options spread out across the whole city. If it’s clubbing you want, Newcastle’s Digital super club is a regular haunt for many students, offering a range of student friendly club nights with world renowned DJs in attendance.

Traditionally, students choose to live in or close by to popular students hubs, including Sandyford and Quayside. Read more about specific areas within our Newcastle area guide in our blog section to find all student living offers in each. 

Student accommodation in Newcastle is plentiful, with some estimating that 1 in 15 houses in the city are aimed at housing the students of both Newcastle University and University of Northumberland. That said, many of the best places can get snapped up quickly, so it’s always worth keeping your finger on the pulse when looking to book, whether your looking at students halls, student housing or a city centre flat.