Jesmond Road is next to the Philip Robinson Library, and the Majorie Robinson Library Rooms. Just a short walk from campus and city centre, it's available for postgraduate students.
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Jesmond Road offers self-catered accommodation for postgraduates in eight flats of varying sizes. All the flats have communal lounge/kitchens and shared bathrooms. We will provide you with a free bedding pack to ensure you are comfortable from day one.
It's a great location, just a short walk from campus and the bustling city centre, with its multitude of shops and restaurants.
As it's right next to the Robinson Library, you have the added benefit of being able to pop in and get food at EAT@ROBINSONLIBRARY.
Access and safety
Accommodation is spread over three floors with no lift. We take the safety of our students very seriously and Estates Security Officers patrol our accommodation to ensure your peace of mind.
A Residences Manager is responsible for Residential Services as well as welfare and discipline and a Customer Services Manager is responsible for Reception Services.
Residences Manager: Dianne Wilson
Supported by: Michelle Ridley and Alec Hughes
Jesmond Road is located on campus, next to the Philip Robinson Library and the Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms. It's just a short walk to student services in Kings Gate and the city centre.
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Public transport informationPublic transport information
Jesmond and Haymarket Metro stations are both a reasonable walk away.
There are Metro trains every five minutes during the day.
The city centre is within five minutes’ walk.
For bus times and fares refer to Nexus Travel Line at or contact them by telephone on 0871 200 2233.
Calls to this number will cost 10 pence a minute from a landline and considerably more from a mobile.
From Newcastle Central Station you can take the Metro directly to Haymarket station (two stops).
Taxis are also available from the Central Station.
Newcastle International Airport is about seven miles northwest of Newcastle University.
A taxi from the Airport will take about 15 minutes, costing approximately £15.
You can also travel by Metro (rapid transport system) to either the Haymarket or Jesmond (25 minutes) and follow directions as above.
Find out how much it costs to stay with us.
Jesmond Road is University-managed accommodation.
The contract is a fixed term period of 40 weeks (24 September 2018 to 30 June 2019) and covers the duration of the academic year. Rents are charged per day, so if your contract differs to the standard dates above (i.e. earlier arrival), you will incur additional accommodation charges at the relevant daily rate.
All utility bills are included, WiFi is free and we also provide Personal Possessions Insurance.
Find out more about how to pay your rent.
|Type of Room||Weekly Rate||Annual Rate (40 weeks)|
|47 single standard (without washbasin)||£96.18||£3,915.90|
|8 large single standard (without washbasin)||£102.06||£4,155.30|
|26 single with washbasin||£106.40||£4,332.00|
The virtual tours of our accommodation give you a view of a small sample of our bedrooms and communal areas.
We have a large variety of room types so can't show every variation. The room you're allocated may look different to the ones shown in the virtual tours.
Find out about getting in touch with your reception.
This accommodation uses the reception at Windsor Terrace at the following address.
16 Windsor Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne
Telephone: + 44(0) 191 208 8859
Customer Services Manager: Sian Crossey and Elizabeth Moore
Customer Services Team Leader: Stephen Olver
Reception opening times
The reception is open Monday to Friday, 8.00-18.00.
Outside of opening times
If you have any problems after hours or need emergency assistance, contact our Estates Security Service at +44 (0) 191 208 6817.