Incredible facilities including gym & cinema room in a top Newcastle location.
The Shield delivers the very best quality student accommodation in Newcastle, offering a variety of en-suite rooms in shared student apartments and en-suite studios with mini-kitchen. With plenty of social spaces and social events all year round, it’s no wonder why The Shield was voted The Best Social Experience in the UK by Student Crowds’ Student Accommodation Awards!
A stroll away from the banks of the River Tyne and the city centre, it’s also a great spot to get to uni; you can reach Northumbria University in eight minutes and be at the doors of Newcastle University in under 20. Our students love living at The Shield, and we are sure you will too. 97% of students were satisfied with their experience in the NSHS 2019. And there’s more:
- 98% were pleased with the level of security
- 98% rated our overall management
- 97% enjoyed our availability of communal space
- 96% were satisfied with the opportunities for social interaction
When you feel like catching up with friends (or making new ones) there are three amazing social spaces to enjoy, including quiet study areas, gym, multi-media room and an outdoor courtyard. So whether you need space to study or to enjoy your downtime, it has something for you.
Our en-suite rooms include a study area, well-planned storage, small double bed and en-suite shower room, and the shared kitchen and living spaces are the place to go for quality time with your flatmates. Select a self-contained studio and you’ll be set to enjoy your own mini-kitchen. Plus, prices on our studios are per room rather than per person so sharing is a great option, at no additional charge!
Take a look at our video, to see why living at The Shield is so great, or view our rooms to pick the perfect place for September.
And don’t forget that bills, contents insurance and Wi-Fi are included in the price. Think that’s a great deal? Our students certainly did, voting us the Best Value for Money Student Accommodation in the UK!
So don’t miss out on your place at The Shield, book online today in just a few clicks.
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- Small double bed
Take up as much room as you like or big enough to share.
- En-suite shower room
Be treated to your very own shower room, with no waiting in line.
Dedicated desk area for all your books and computer tech.
- Spacious storage
We give you bags of storage to stay tidy. Go on, make your mum proud!
- Full length mirrors
Check you out!
- Shared kitchen/living spaces
Catch up with all the latest gossip over a bite to eat.
- Mini-kitchen in all studios
With combi-oven and your own breakfast bar you’ll be cooking up a storm!
- Social space
With a huge TV, games area and multimedia room you’ll never want to leave!
- Quiet study area
Always be among friends, even when it’s time to study in this dedicated room.
- Outdoor social space
For when the sun decides to shine.
There's no gym fees with our high-tech equipment, it's just here when you want it!
- Cinema room
Dim the lights and settle down for movie nights infront of the big screen. Don't forget the popcorn!
For your peace of mind we're always watching out for you.
The card-operated machines can wash and dry so there's no excuse for washing going home to mum!
- Bike Store
Your bike gets a home that's as safe and secure as your own.
- Social events
Our social calendar will be buzzing with events to give you a great time and leave you feeling far from bored.
- Vending machines
Whether you're a night owl or an early riser there's just no need to venture out for a snack.
- High Speed Broadband
150Mbps broadband means buffering will never stop you finding out just how that movie ends.
Our extensive service will keep you connected wherever you are in the building.
- All bills*
No need to stress over bills or ever running out of hot water.
- Contents insurance
Keep everything safe with inclusive contents insurance with Cover4Insurance.
- Secured deposits
You can trust us; we're part of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme.
- ANUK accreditation
We're signed up to the ANUK code, so you know we're a legit landlord. Visit http://www.nationalcode.org/
- Free dual occupancy
With fixed price rooms, there's no additional charge if couples share a studio.
We think we’re pretty great, but here’s what some of our students have to say about living with us
Holly & Katey, 1st Years
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