Student Accommodation in Newcastle near Northumbria University
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Casita provides you with 33 Northumbria University student accommodation options and Newcastle student halls near the study centre and all over the city. All student accommodations feature various room types and a wide range of facilities. The room types include Studios, Ensuites, and flats. The facilities and services have Wi-Fi, all-bills inclusive, on-site laundry, communal spaces, bike storage, and 24/7 Security and CCTV.
Why Study at Northumbria University
Northumbria University is a public university located in Newcastle upon Tyne, North East of England, UK. It was founded in 1992 and originally known as Newcastle Polytechnic which was formed in 1969 from the amalgamation of three regional colleges. Those are Rutherford College of Technology, the College of Art & Industrial Design, and the Municipal College of Commerce. The Polytechnic was awarded university status in September 1992 and became Northumbria University. By 2000, Northumbria University became the largest university in the North East of England, with a rich cultural diversity in its student population and a broad portfolio of courses.
The university got an excellent result in a recent Institutional Audit by the Quality Assurance Agency and the professional standing of the university’s programmes has been endorsed with accreditation from over 30 professional bodies. It is ranked the top young UK university according to Times Higher Education’s Young Universities Rankings 2020, in the top 50 in the UK for research power according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, in the top 30 in the UK according to the Guardian University Guide 2021, and in the top 15 in the UK for graduates in highly skilled employment according to the UK Fulltime Undergrads and Graduates Outcomes 2017/18.
Departments and Divisions
Teaching and research activities at Northumbria University are managed by four faculties which are Arts, Design, and Social Sciences, Engineering and Environment, Business and Law, and Health and Life Sciences. Northumbria’s courses are highly rated with many programmes that are accredited by professional bodies and achieving satisfaction scores of 90% or above in the annual National Student Survey. The university has a strong national and international reputation for its academic quality.
The university’s programmes got the Silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, and it’s research is ranked in the top 50 in the UK according to the results of the last Research Excellence Framework. In 2019, Northumbria University was considered the fastest climbing university according to the Times Higher Education's world rankings.
The university has a number of academic departments which include Applied Sciences, Architecture and Built Environment, Arts, Computer and Information Sciences, Geography and Environmental Sciences, Humanities, Mathematics, Physics, and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Construction Engineering, Newcastle Business School, Northumbria Law School, Northumbria School of Design, Nursing, Midwifery & Health, Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Work, Education & Community Wellbeing, and Sport, Exercise, and Rehabilitation.
Northumbria University also offers undergraduate courses and postgraduate courses in full-time, part-time, and distance learning. Examples of undergraduate courses are 3D Design BA (Hons), Accounting and Finance BA (Hons), Accounting BSc (Hons), Accounting, Finance and Economics Foundation Year, American Studies BA (Hons), Animation BA (Hons), Applied Computing Top-up BSc (Hons), and more.
Postgraduate courses include Academic Professional Higher Apprenticeship | Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP), Advanced Clinical Practitioner Degree Apprenticeship | Advanced Clinical Practice MSc, Advanced Computer Science MSc, Applied Linguistics for TESOL MA, Architect Degree Apprenticeship | MArch, and many more. Degree apprenticeships are also offered at Northumbria University in many types of courses.
Facilities and Resources
The university’s campus includes facilities like classrooms, labs, clinics, and studios as well as learning spaces where students can meet, study, and connect. The university’s library is considered to be one of the best academic libraries in the UK and it includes around half a million print books, around 85,000 e-journals, and over 900,000 e-books. The campus also includes retail and catering outlets for students and staff members to use; these outlets offer hot and cold takeaway food and drinks which can even be pre-ordered through an app.
Northumbria University Accommodation
Northumbria University lets students choose their desired building, flat, and room according to their preferences, and you can confirm your booking online upon availability. The student halls of residence available are Trinity Square, Claude Gibb, Lovaine Hall, Glenamara House, Winn, New Bridge Street, and Camden Court. The university also offers virtual open houses for students to check out.