Having been twice named as the best university in the UK, it’s easy to see why Newcastle is such a popular choice for both national and international students alike. Newcastle is one of the friendliest student cities in the UK and choosing Downing Students for your student housing will enable you to become a part of this amazing community.

Our range of high end contemporary student accommodation, will make you feel as if you’ve never left home, providing comfort, security and value for money, as well as giving peace of mind to your loved ones that you’re in safe hands.

Offering a range of high-end contemporary student accommodation boasting en-suite facilities, cutting edge interiors and private kitchens, our student halls in Newcastle all offer a cosy and familiar hub in which you can study, relax, socialise and make your own home.

Let Downing Students support your student adventure, by making your accommodation decision process and experience run smoothly, leaving you to focus on the things that really matter.


Choosing the right Newcastle student accommodation is essential in helping to create an enjoyable and memorable experience. We will help you settle in and find your feet around this vibrant city, enabling you to become a part of the 60,000 plus student community and form friendships that will last a lifetime.

Central Location

Each of our student flats in Newcastle is purpose built to provide you with everything you need to ensure you receive a warm welcome when you first arrive and continuing on throughout your time here. Whether you choose student accommodation in the Verde or The View, both are conveniently situated next to Newcastle University Business School and are within easy walking distance of both Northumbria University and Newcastle College as well as the many other sights and sounds that Newcastle has to offer. Which means when you’re not studying, you’ll be able to enjoy the buzzing social scene, award winning restaurants and bars, go shopping in one of the largest shopping centres in the EU, hike along Hadrian’s wall, and try out anything else that helps you fit in to the Geordie way of life.

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Keep up to date with the latest student news with the Downing Student Blog. We’ve created this space for you to get the best advice about the things that matter most to you.

Find up to date information on student news, student discounts and insider tips on your chosen student city. We’ve created this blog as your survival pack. It’s jam packed with all the essentials you’ll need during your time at University.