Working at Newcastle



The North East offers a wide variety of housing, which is still among the most affordable in Britain.

Popular residential areas

  • Jesmond and Gosforth - leafy suburbs a short walk (20-30 mins) or Metro ride from the University
  • Spital Tongues - close to University (less than 10 minutes walk) and cheaper than Jesmond
  • Fenham - a reasonable area to live with frequent buses to the city centre
  • City Centre - more expensive, but plenty to choose from in the Manors and Quayside areas
  • Tynemouth, Cullercoats and Whitley Bay - variety of housing at the coast (20-30 mins Metro journey away)
  • Tyne Valley - picturesque villages provide an alternative to city life, with railway for easy commuting
  • Northumberland and County Durham - rural tranquillity to the north and south and easy commuting

Average house price information on a particular area is on Zoopla.

We have a limited amount of staff accommodation in University-owned properties.

We may be able to offer a range of options depending on availability and length of stay.

Jesmond offers picturesque park walks and great local amenities.
Jesmond offers picturesque park walks and great local amenities.

Transport schemes

The University offers discounted travel and cycle-to-work schemes.