You’ve just found the perfect balance between getting to seminars on time and going out on weekdays. You’ve settled into student halls, made friends and joined a society. Now it’s already time to start thinking about where you’re going to live in the next academic year and it can feel overwhelming. But here at Roseworth we’ve put together a guide to Newcastle student areas which should help you make your decision

City Centre

What could be better than waking up in the heart of the city? Liiving in the city centre can be slightly more expensive however the plus side is that you’ll have everything is on your doorstep. Property is in high demand so best act quickly if you’re thinking of living in a central location.

Roseworth recommends: Jam Jar, 88 Osborne Road. Beat the barman on Monday night by rolling the dice for cheaper drinks or take advantage of their 2 for £14 burger deal every Tuesday –


Where to live: Lillico House

  • 5, 6, 7 and 8 Bed Flats
  • Rent –  £80 –  £88pppw
  • Available 25th June 2017 –  23rd June 2018
  • Newcastle University – 0.9 miles
  • Northumbria University – 0.4 miles

To view more of our student properties available in Jesmond CLICK HERE.


Sandyford is also within walking distance of both universities, and is particularly popular with students studying at Northumbria University. There’s a good range of affordable student accommodation available.

Roseworth recommends: Mascalzone, 238 Helmsley Road. A cosy restaurant serving delicious Italian food. A Foods Award England 2019 Finalist!

Harrison Interior

Where to live: 5 Harrison Place

  • 6 Bed Terrace House
  • Rent-  £85pppw
  • Available 15th September 2017 – 13th September 2018
  • Newcastle University – 0.6 miles
  • Northumbria University  – 0.3 miles

To view more of our student properties available in Sandyford CLICK HERE.


Heaton is a bohemian area of the city with great transport links. There’s plenty of quirky cafés where you can treat yourself to a hangover breakfast and a large park to have picnics in the summer months.

Roseworth recommends: Sky Apple Cafe, Heaton Road. Cute café offering tasty vegetarian and vegan food at a reasonable price. Worth trying one of their mega breakfasts!

Heaton Ext

Where to live:  9 Roxburgh Place

  • 6 Bed Terrace
  • Rent – £70pppw
  • Available 14th July 2017 – 12th July 2018
  • Newcastle University  – 1.9 miles
  • Northumbria University – 1.9 miles

To view more of our student properties available in Heaton CLICK HERE.

Spital Tongues

Spital Tongues is located to the West of the City and can be worth considering when looking for suitable student housing.


Where to live:  Huntsmoor House

  • 2, 5, 6 & 7 Beds
  • Rent –  £75 – £84
  •  Available 14th July 2017 – 12th July 2018
  •  Newcastle University – 0.8 miles
  •  Northumbria University – 1.5 miles

To view more of our properties in Spital Tongue CLICK HERE.