University Accommodation

University Accommodation

We have a range of competitively priced accommodation to choose from. Our accommodation is close to campus and the city, and you're guaranteed a room in your first year.

Staying in University accommodation gives you the chance to make new friends and enjoy being part of a supportive community as you settle in to university life.

Students cooking together in student accommodation

University accommodation for undergraduates

We have 11 accommodation sites for undergraduate students, offering a range of facilities and prices to suit your needs.

All of our accommodation has self-catering facilities, and catered accommodation is available at Castle Leazes.

Other options include:

Affordable and near campus

Most of our accommodation sites are within 10 minutes' walk of our city centre campus.

In 2017-18 our costs ranged from £84.14 per week for a self-catered room with a shared bathroom, to £167.09 for a catered room with en suite facilities. Prices include utility bills*, insurance and internet and you can spread the cost by paying in installments. 

Prices for 2019 entry will be available from March 2019.

*up to a set amount for Managed Partnership schemes and excluding family accommodation.

Guaranteed accommodation

We guarantee you a place in University accommodation. For UK/EU students this applies to your first year of study, and for international students it applies to the duration of your study.

Find out more about our accommodation guarantee, how to apply, and application timescales.

Choosing University accommodation

There are many benefits to choosing University accommodation for your first year:

  • all our sites are within easy reach of the campus and city centre, and meet nationally recognised management and physical standards set out in the UUK code.
  • get a continuous contract for the full academic year, including the Christmas and Easter vacation periods
  • get a price that's inclusive of all charges (including contents insurance) and flexible payment to help you spread the cost
  • rents are discounted and places come with free car parking at off-campus sites, and 24-hour security arrangements in case of emergencies
  • use our Facebook page to help you get to know people you will be living with before you arrive

How to apply

If you'd like further information you can find out more about how to apply, including deadlines for our accommodation guarantee.

Or if you're ready to make the next step you can apply online.

Visiting our accommodation

We offer lots of opportunities for you to visit our accommodation sites, both before and after you apply:

  • many of our accommodation sites will be open for you to see during Open Days
  • our post application visit days usually include an accommodation tour
  • see virtual tours of our accommodation sites

Find out more about accommodation

Visit the Accommodation Service website for more information on choosing your accommodation.