Popular student accommodation areas in Newcastle

Newcastle is a really popular town for students, which means there are plenty of areas for student accommodation in Newcastle.

In these popular student housing areas, you’ll find houses and flats within close walking distance of both Northumbria and Newcastle University, as well as Newcastle’s pubs, bars and other nightlife. Here are some of the most popular areas to live as a student in Newcastle!

1. Osborne Road, Jesmond

Overall: a pricey option, but close to the Metro (West Jesmond), 2 supermarkets and, of course, Osborne Road’s bars and restaurants!

2. Starbeck Avenue, Sandyford

Overall: a bit less stuck up than Jesmond, with resulting cheaper rent. Sandyford has its own cluster of shops, cafes and restaurants, and is only a 5 – 10 minute walk to the Metro (Jesmond), or a 15 minute walk in to town.

3. Chillingham Road, Heaton

Overall: generally even cheaper than Sandyford and Jesmond, Heaton is a great student area to live in, with a large student population in the area around Chillingham Road.

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