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Accessibility and Individual Requirements

The information on this page is for students applying for accommodation for 2024/25. If you are currently living with us and have a question about your room, please refer to the 2023/24 Accommodation Guide.

Our student accommodation caters to the diverse needs of our students. If you have additional requirements related to a medical need, we have specially adapted rooms available. We recognise that your accommodation needs to be both comfortable and practical, which is why our accessible rooms are designed to make your time at University feel like home. 

Whether you're in a bedroom or a studio, there are plenty of opportunities for socialising. We'll allocate you accommodation on floors with other studios or in a shared flat. Our current adaptations include:

  • wheelchair accessible accommodation
  • adjustable beds and study desks
  • braille kitchen equipment
  • mini refrigerators to store medication
  • vibrating pillows

However, if you need something else, we're able to make reasonable adjustments to make your stay with us as comfortable as possible. We'd recommend that you also get in touch with our Disability Support team for further advice and guidance whilst in Newcastle.

We have accessible accommodation for undergraduate students at:

  • Kensington Terrace - en suites in houses
  • Park View - en suites in shared flats and studio flats
  • Park Terrace - en suites in shared flats

We have accessible accommodation for postgraduate students at:

  • Grand Hotel - en suites along a corridor, with a shared kitchen

How to Apply

Applying for accommodation is easy, just follow the steps below and apply via our online accommodation portal. Applicants who are unable to use the portal should contact the Allocations Team to discuss alternative ways to apply.