Students exploring London

Living at Newcastle University London

An exciting place to live and study

Is your future career in London? As the most influential city in the world (‘Forbes magazine’) it could be. But, studying and living in London isn’t only about getting your dream job, it’s about the experience of a lifetime.

You’ll see famous landmarks, go to world-class sporting venues, shop in some of the largest shopping centres in Europe and make life-long friends along the way.


A popular student destination

More international students choose London than any other city in the world and it's easy to see why.

There are hundreds of attractions on your doorstep, many of which are free or offer discounts for students - from museums and art galleries to music venues.

Getting around London couldn’t be easier be it by underground, bus, tram or train.

Want to see the rest of the UK and Europe? With a vast rail network and three major airports, you’re only an hour or two away from many great cities.

Group of students in London

Make life-long friends

Making friends

Nervous about making new friends? Don’t worry, the social activities run by the Newcastle Students’ Union (NUSU) rep will have you making friends in no time. 

From film nights and cooking classes to London tours and paintballing trips, our social calendar will ensure you’re never bored and that you settle in to your new surroundings quickly. 

Want to keep fit? The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is just three underground stops from the campus. Here you can join the gym, take an exercise class, swim in the London Aquatics Centre or cycle in the Lee Valley VeloPark, just like in the 2012 Olympic Games.

Students socialising

Catch up with your new friends

Everything you need right here

Need a break from your studies? There are plenty of comfortable spaces on campus to catch up with your friends between classes, as well as a café to grab a cup of coffee and a bite to eat. 

If it’s a workout you’re after there are plenty of gyms in the local area and the Olympic Park is just three underground stops away.

Need a place to worship? No problem, London caters for all religions and there are plenty of places to worship close to the campus.

If being a member of the Newcastle Students’ Union isn’t enough, there’s also the International Students House (ISH), an ideal place to meet fellow students from all over the world, including the UK.

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A home from home

You’ll live alongside other international and UK students in our student residences. All are within easy reach of the campus and have communal areas making it easy to socialise and make new friends. 

All rooms have a private en suite bathroom and bedding is provided, so there’s no need to bring any with you. There’s also a fully equipped kitchen so you can learn how to cook from your new friends. 

Want to catch up with your family back home? There’s free Wi-Fi so you can Skype and email home to your heart’s content.

Want to experience British culture first-hand? Choose our homestay option and you can live with a carefully selected host family.

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Students in the campus cafe

The campus cafe

An international menu

The campus hosts students from every corner of the globe and the food services reflect this. Not sure whether you fancy Japanese or Italian tonight? Head down to the ground floor for a katsu curry in the Japanese Canteen or grab a pizza at Pizza Union. 

There’s also a café on campus, if you’re after a snack or drink. And, just down the road from the campus, you’ll find Petticoat Lane food market, where you’ll find food from all over the globe.