Union Square apartment is a perfect place to stay for students studying in Newcastle. You will be a 10-minute walk away from Northumbria University, and only 15 minutes away from Newcastle University. Newcastle's city centre is within a 20-minute stroll of your front door too.
After classes, jump cross the iconic Millennium Bridge to get to the world-famous Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art viewings. Grab brunch and order poached eggs with your friends at the hip Ernest cafe, which is super close to the apartment. Head to the Quayside to browse at the Sunday Market's stalls and check Peruse modern artwork at The Biscuit Factory. If you fancy going out, grab your mates and listen to some live music at The Cluny.
Chill out in your private room or join your flatmates in the common area for a chat as you are making dinner in your modern, fully-equipped kitchen. A Tesco supermarket is just a minute walk away from your apartment if you run out of some ingredients to make something delicious for tea.
Organise a movie night in the private cinema room, get comfy on the plush double seats or watch your favourite TV shows on the flat screen TV. If sitting is not your thing, get down to the on-site gym or grab your bike from the free bike storage to pedal around the city. Throw your cycle clothes in the on-site laundry room when you get back to the apartment.
Skype your family as soon as you step in your front door, you will have free Wi-Fi throughout the building. All the bills are included in your rent so you will not have to worry about a thing. All the rooms offer a great working space with plenty of storage places to make sure everything is tidy when studying comes. Spread your books out at the desk study area and get started on your latest coursework. For a change of scenery, use the library to focus on your studies.
The on-site management team is always there for you if you have any questions, while the 24 hour CCTV and secure door entry will give you the peace of mind to feel safe at home all times. Please feel free to get in touch to ask any questions about the property or area... you can also check out our useful City Guide!
Student Offer - £300 rent discount on any room type, T&C's apply
One of the jewels of the North East is the city of Newcastle, which sits on the northern bank of the River Tyne. The city boasts a population of 1,650,000 according to the very most recent figures. The city also sits roughly 8.5 miles away from the North Sea.
The city of Newcastle has long been proud of their history and have immortalised it in some of their many museums including: Discovery Museum, Hatton Gallery, Beamish Museum, Turbinia and Great North Museum: Hancock, all of which are affordable and accessible to all members of the public.
There are a number of cinemas in the city too, if you’re looking to see some of the latest and greatest in Hollywood films. Newcastle has a number of places to offer such as Empire Cinemas, Tyneside Cinemas and Odeon (Which has it’s on IMAX Screen too), the whole cinema experience is also affordable and accessible, we recommend you check them out!
There are a number of famous people from the city too including: Alan Shearer, Cheryl Cole, Rowan Atkinson, Sting, Michael Carrick, Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Catherine Cookson and Vineeta Rishi.
The city that you choose to study in often boils down to what the nightlife in the city is like. Luckily for you, we’ve compiled a list of three places that we think will be perfect for you in Newcastle regardless of what it is that you’re looking for. Check them out below and see what you think!
First up we have, the retro-modern fusion of Florita’s Miami Bar which offers everything from cocktail competitions and beer pong all the way through to live music and DJ sets. We recommend you check it out as it is one of Newcastle’s hottest nightclubs and the guestlist is mighty long!
Secondly we have, Tup Tup Palace, which has a bit of a list in terms of notable people that have visited, including 50 Cent, Cheryl Cole and Ed Sheeran and it’s difficult to argue with them! The club has everything from DJ Battles all the way through to themed nights! We recommend you jump on the guestlist for this one too!
And last, but by no means least we have, Tiger Tiger, which is a jungle themed nightclub with everything you need from a club, whether it be cocktails or a packed dancefloor, Tiger Tiger has got you covered! Make your way on over to Newgate Street and see what the club is all about first-hand!
The city has a number of ways to keep the community together including: The Grand Lantern Parade, which is a magical live music event, incorporating light and movement. The procession makes its way through The Alnwick Garden and into Alnwick Town creating a spectacular visual feast for everyone and is run annually, make sure you get your tickets.
The transport in Newcastle is very efficient, offering everything from bus routes, cycle paths, underground metros and train stations. The city itself also has it’s own airport, so if you’re looking to take a mini-break abroad then this is the place to go to as it flies to most international destinations.
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