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iQ Stephenson

iQ Stephenson House is located in the Ouseburn Valley and is great choice for those who would like to be close to both the university campus and the vibrant atmosphere of the local city. 

Choose from a range of bedroom sizes and enjoy a clean and contemporary room where you can relax. Get together with your flatmates for a family-style dinner in the communal kitchen or have a movie night in the shared living area.

Did you know that Gold and Platinum rooms are located in flats with a bigger kitchen and living space, giving you that extra cupboard space and a comfortable seating area. 

Meet other students or join some of the on-site events in the vibrant social space equipped with a pool table and a TV. Collaborate with your course mates in the study room or use some of the quiet study spaces to focus on your work. 

iQ Stephenson House offers a limited number of car park spaces, offered on a first-come first-served basis. Additional weekly cost applies.

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 Room type Cost per week  Total contract value 
Bronze room £94.19 £4,050.17
Silver room   £100.33  £4,314.19
 Gold room  £103.40 £4,446.20 
Platinum room   £111.59 £4,798.37 

Key Facts

Contract length    43 weeks
 Advance rent payment  £50 booking fee
 Distance from campus  10 minute walk
 Bathroom  Shared facilities
 Wi-Fi speed   100MB 
 Social space


 Bedrooms per flat 4-7 rooms
 Bed size   Three quarter
  Laundry facilities   Onsite laundrette
  Operated by iQ Student Accommodation


Address: iQ Stephenson House, Stoddart St, Shieldfield, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AW

Bookings for September 2023 are now open! 
You can book your room in iQ Stephenson House in five easy steps:

1. Confirm Northumbria University as your Firm/First choice on University.

If you are applying via UCAS, please log into UCAS Track and accept your course offer as Firm. Please note this might take up-to 48h to be updated on the University system.
If you are applying via Clearing, please log into UCAS Track and refer yourself to confirm your course offer.

If you are a direct entry applicant, please visit the Applicant Portal to review and accept your course offer. To learn more about the process and the required steps, you can visit the After You Apply page. 

2. Receive your student portal login details via email, log in and go to the Accommodation section to start your application.

You might need to wait up-to 48 hours for UCAS to update and using your applicant portal login details (you will have received this via email when you applied) select the Accommodation section to start your application. 

Top Tip: Make sure you register with your personal email address and not one associated to a school/college. School/College email addresses are often closed after you leave and can delay the process.

Lost your login details? Get in touch with our team on 0191 227 4209 or by contacting the IT team using IT Chat

3.Select your bedroom

View the building floor plan and select the exact bedroom you want to live in based on real-time availability. Browse through the available options using our self-selection system and make your room selection. You can see some general details about your flatmates, such age, country of origin, course and level of study.

We recommend students book accommodation early and always in advance of travel.
Bookings made during July and August are completed via an application form. Please include a minimum of five accommodation choices and submit your flatmate preferences to allow us to process your details. The team will contact you via email with a room offer, please check your emails regularly, including your spam folder.

4. Complete your guarantor information 

If you are booking iQ Stephenson House, you will be asked to provide the details of a guarantor. A guarantor is a person who shares financial responsibility for your contract in the event you are unable to pay your rent.

Top Tip: Make sure you read your contract carefully as it is a legally binding contract. If you don’t understand anything, get in touch, we will be happy to run through it with you.

5. Pay your advance rent payment

You will be contacted by iQ Student Accommodations to confirm your guarantor details and finalise your booking by signing a tenancy agreement and making a £50 booking fee.

Once you've completed the process above, the room is secured for you.

Your data will be processed in accordance with our accommodation Privacy Notice. By submitting your application you are confirming that you have read this privacy notice.


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