You’ve just started settling into the University life and now you have to start looking for a property to live next year. Who will I live with? Where do I look? Where should I live? At letslivehere we are the student lettings experts. Our process is simple and transparent so you can enjoy the process rather than dread it. If you are unfamiliar with Newcastle’s most popular student areas and are unsure of where would suit you best, we at letslivehere have put together a helpful guide to finding the right Newcastle area to live.

City Centre

Price: Starts from £59 pppw

Newcastle’s City offers a combination of great bars, restaurants, gyms, high street shopping and more. If you class yourself as someone who always wants to be amongst the action and kept busy, the city is a great choice. As majority of the Universities in Newcastle are situated around the city which mean it’ll never be more than a short walk to your morning lecture.

If you enjoy the studio or communal living that student halls offer, the city centre has a great selection of similar flats and apartments.

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Price: Ranging from £65 pppw to £160 pppw

A popular student area to live for the right reasons – from a great selection of bars and restaurants to a beautiful park to explore. The famous ‘Osborne road’ draws in students from all over the area to dine to some of the best burgers and watch sport with cheap booze. If you are a student looking for a bar before a night out or a Sunday session, you’ll find yourself here.

Located close to the universities with only a short 10-minute bus journey into town. If you have a great bunch of friends from university that are looking to flat-share, we have a range of Jesmond properties from 2 bedroom apartments to 6 bedroom houses.

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Price: Ranging from £50 pppw to £110 pppw

Another popular student area in Newcastle, complete with delicious eateries, pleasant pubs, great travel links and local amenities. Down every street of Heaton, you’ll find students living in terrace houses so it’s a great social environment if you enjoyed the community setting of student halls. Heaton is well-served with bus stops and the metro so you will never have to worry about not being able to find a suitable travel route to university.

Usually properties in Heaton you can find at a cheaper price compared to Jesmond with great property standards. Search our huge selection of Heaton properties ranging from 2 bedroom flats to 8 bedroom houses.

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Price: Starting from £60 pppw

Perfect for students who want to live in a residential area but still only minutes’ walk to universities. Enjoy the benefits of a quiet sleep at night but still enjoy everything the Newcastle city has to offer within arm’s reach. Usually cheaper to rent a property in Shieldfield compared to finding an apartment in the city, therefore it’s a great middle ground.

Walking or investing in a bike will mean you can cross off going to the gym on your to-do list. At letslivehere we have a selection of Shieldfield properties from a 3-bedroom flat to a studio apartment.

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Price: Starting from £55 pppw to £87 pppw

Tucked between Jesmond and Heaton, this Sandyford is another popular area student’s love to reside. Only a stone throw away from the city centre and universities, meaning you’ll save on travel costs. Enjoy picturesque strolls through Heaton Park and beautiful view of Jesmond dene, you’ll feel miles away from urban life.

Our range of Sandyford properties start at 2 bedroom flats to 6 bedroom houses.

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Price: starting from £65 pppw

If you are a third year student who has experienced it all, and want to take a step back from the busy student streets to focus on your final year, Gosforth is where you want to be. Gosforth High Street consist of boutique shops, local cafes and pubs. It is equipped with metro stations and plenty supermarkets from Asda, M&S and Sainsbury’s.

Located further out than the usual student areas, but if you enjoy time away from the student life you’ll love Gosforth. There are great travel links that travel directly into Newcastle city, and only a 15-minute journey.

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