Newgate Court

September 2020 applicants

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Newgate Court


Newgate Court, available to postgraduate students, is a short walk from the University campus and in the heart of the city centre.

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Our facilities include:

  • WiFi
  • on-site laundrette
  • fortnightly cleaning of communal kitchen/lounge

Newgate Court is one of our Managed Partnership accommodation sites, owned by Unite Students.

Take a look at our Accommodation Overview (PDF: 75KB) to see how this residence compares to others.


This site offers 86 en-suite rooms (each with a four-foot bed) in flats of four to 10 bedrooms. Each flat has a communal lounge/kitchen where you can relax at the end of a hard day.

There are also 10 studios for couples or single students.

Access and safety

This accommodation is spread over six floors. There is a lift and an entry-phone system. The Security Service Team will look after you in your new home 24/7 and our Emergency Control Centre is manned 24/7 to help with any issues.



Newgate Court is situated in the heart of the city centre, around a 10 minute walk to Newcastle University's Business School and Urban Sciences Building and the main campus.


Newgate Court
Grainger Street
Newcastle upon Tyne 

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Find out how much it costs to stay with Unite Students.

Your contract

Newgate Court is one of our Managed Partnership residences, owned by Unite Students. The length and terms of contract differ to that of the University.

2019-2020 residents

The contract is a fixed term period of either 42 weeks (17 September 2019 to 7 July 2020) or 50 weeks (17 September 2019 to 1 September 2020) covering the academic year.

Rents are charged per week, so if your contract differs to the standard dates above (i.e. earlier arrival), you will incur additional accommodation charges.

All utility bills are included; WiFi is free, and they also provide Personal Possessions Insurance via Endsleigh Insurance.

Find out more about how to pay your rent

Type of RoomWeekly Rate (2019/20)Annual Rate (42 weeks)Annual Rate (50 weeks)
86 single with en-suite


- £5,950
10 double studios for couples or single occupancy £169 £7,098 £8,450

You will be required to pay the first rent instalment before your arrival at University and must also pay a deposit of £250 at the time of acceptance.

2020-2021 residents

Our updated pricing for students staying with us from September 2020 will be published soon. 

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Accessible Rooms

Our accommodation is accessible to all and we support students who have particular needs or disabilities

We have two accessible studios fully equipped with a wardrobe with pull down hanging rail, a DDA-compliant desk, a mobile drawer unit and moveable bedside cabinet, as well as a fire alarm strobe warning light system and pull cord alarm. The bedrooms are fitted with a fixed height bedframe. The en suite is equipped with alarm pull cord alarm next to washbasin and shower with a fully accessible level access shower, thermostatic shower with an adjustable head, hinged shower seat, accessible toilet and grab rails located throughout.

Accessible studios have their own integrated kitchens, with worktops in line with DDA compliance, complete with a shallow draft sink and drainer and four ring hob, all with easy reach controls. There is lower level combination microwave oven, with its own pull out transfer tray below and a standalone mobile trolley storage unit.

In addition, there are thirteen standard studios with DDA compliant wet rooms.

For further information on our accessible accommodation, see our Access for All Leaflet (PDF: 85KB).


Find out about getting in touch with your reception.

Contact information

Newgate Court
Grainger Street
Newcastle upon Tyne 

Telephone: 07908154265

Reception opening times

Monday to Friday: 08.00 - 20.00
Saturday: 08.00 - 16.00

Outside of opening times

If you need to collect keys outside of these opening hours or if you need emergency assistance, you can contact the Control Room on 0300 303 1611.