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Trinity Square

Based above a retail and leisure centre featuring a multi-screen cinema and a Tesco Superstore, Trinity Square boasts fantastic facilities and breath-taking views of the River Tyne.

The contemporary accommodation is divided into 11 stylish blocks which house almost 1,000 students. Choose from a standard single en-suite room in a shared flat in groups of three to five students or a self-contained en-suite studio apartment. Unlike other residences, Trinity Square residents also benefit from of a washer/dryer and a dishwasher in each flat. 

The open plan kitchen and living room provide an ideal base for socialising with flatmates, but if you'd like to go further afield, you can also take advantage of the generously sized communal hubs, comprising of study hubs, games area and a private cinema room. Whether you want to play in the outdoor sports court or relax and enjoy the spring sunshine at the vibrant outdoor seating area, Trinity Square has something for everyone. 

*Please be advised the gym images below are provided as a representation of the available facilities when the refurbishment is completed but will be to the same standard.

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Prices for 2024/25

 Room type Cost per week  Total contract value - Semester One Total contract value - 43 weeks Total contract value - 51 weeks 
Standard room  £154.77


£6,655.11  £7,893.27
Premium room £165.34 N/A  £7,109.62  N/A
Studio £205.66 N/A  £8,843.38  £10,488.66


For arrivals in January 2024, please contact the Accommodation Team for further information on availability and rent prices.


Key Facts

Contract length    Single Semester, 43 weeks or 51 Weeks
 Advance rent payment £250
 Distance from campus  20 minute walk 
 Bathroom  En-suite 
 Wi-Fi speed  1Gbps download speed, unlimited usage
 Social space
 Bedrooms per flat 3-5 rooms  
 Bed size   Double 
  Laundry facilities   Washing machine in flat 
  Operated by  Student Living by Sodexo

Address: Trinity Square Student Accommodation, 202 High Street, Gateshead, NE8 1AQ.


Want to live in a diverse and vibrant environment? With nearly 1000 students, Trinity Square has something for everyone. Get together with friends in the social space or relax in the comfort of your modern en-suite room.

You can view an example room layout below. Please note that room sizes and layouts can differ depending on your flat number. You will be able to browse the building floor plans when you are selecting your room during the booking process. Furniture colours are for illustration purposes only.

You can also view a 360 degree virtual tour for further detail.

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 Example bedroom



Example kitchen



Example Studio



Example Gym Layout

 Trinity Square Gym Floorplan

Log into the Accommodation Section of the Student Portal to browse availability and start a booking. We encourage students to book accommodation early and always in advance of travelling to Northumbria University. If you have any questions regarding accommodation, please contact the accommodation team at

If you apply early in the academic year you benefit from our real-time self-selection system and can follow the below booking process:

1. Confirm your course offer with Northumbria University

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

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. Visit the Student Portal and log in to the Accommodation section where you can start your booking

Wait up-to 48 hours for your course acceptance to be recorded 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 by calling 0191 227 4209 or contact the IT team using IT Chat

3. Select your bedroom

Be in control of your accommodation and be able to select the most suitable bedroom for your preferences. Browse room availability in real time and self-select the exact location of your bedroom based on true building floor plans. See information about other residents and live with like minded people. We recommend booking accommodation early to ensure you can secure your top preference for accommodation. 

Did you know, if you click on an occupied space during the bedroom selection process, you can see that persons age, course, nationality and flat preference.

4. Complete your contract 

Room offers are sent via email, please check your inbox regularly, as well the spam/junk folder. You are required to sign a tenancy agreement to accept and confirm your accommodation booking. This is completed online and you receive a confirmation email with all relevant documents.

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

The final step of your booking is making an advance rent payment of £250. Once the payment has been made, the room is secured for you. This payment is part of your total accommodation cost and is used towards your final rent payment. 

Once you've completed the process above, the room is secured for you. You will also get access to our dedicated Facebook groups to help you connect with flatmates before you arrive.

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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