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Trinity Square

Newly refurbished fitness suite equipped with state of the art equipment provides you with an excellent place to train and achieve your goals. Open 24/7, the on-site fitness suite is exclusively available to Trinity Square students only.

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 2022-23

 Room type Cost per week  Total contract value - Semester One  Total contract value - 43 weeks Total contract value - 51 weeks 
Standard room  £125.51 £2,133.67  £5,396.93  £6,401.01
Premium room £130.97 N/A  £5,631.71  N/A
Studio £170.10 N/A  £7,314.30  £8,675.10

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.


What is it like to live in Trinity Square? Let Karolina and Mohammadzaid show you. This vlog will tell you everything you need to know about living in Trinity Square.

Newly refurbished fitness suite for September 2022 equipped with state of the art equipment provides you with an excellent place to train and achieve your goals. Open 24/7, the on-site fitness suite is exclusively available to Trinity Square students only.


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

*Due to high number of accommodation requests for September 2022, we are no longer accepting new applications onto the accommodation reservation list.*
For any questions regarding availability, please contact the accommodation team at

You can book your room in Trinity Square in five easy steps:

1. Confirm Northumbria University as your Firm/First choice 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 by calling 0191 227 4209 or by contacting the IT team using IT Chat

3. Select your bedroom

Bookings made between July - September are completed via an online application form. Please include a minimum of five accommodation preferences 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. We guarantee an accommodation room offer to all students.

4. Complete your contract 

Once you have received your room offer, you can log into the Student Portal to review your accommodation details. 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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