Situated just a short walk from both Northumbria University and the University of Newcastle, The Shield is in a prime location for getting to university. Plus, you'll have access to entertainment on tap with the city centre is just an 11 minutes walk away get to all of your favourite shops, bars and restaurants in no time. And, for those days youd like to get out of the city, the train station is also a short strolling distance from us.
Our students love living at The Shield, with the Global Student Living Index/National Student Housing Survey 2021 showing that:
- 99% of students were happy with our communal spaces
- 96% loved how close we are located to local amenities
- 94% of students would recommend The Shield to their friends
couldn’t be easier...
Our rooms are designed with student living in mind. With a choice of en suites and studios, we have the perfect room for you! Plus all our student rooms include all bills*, Wi-Fi and contents insurance.
From group deals to incredible cashback offers, have a look to see how you can make the most of your stay with us.
We care about your wellbeing. Through the good times and the tough times, our wellbeing and lifestyle programme, Be, is there to connect you with your new community.
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