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Byron Central

*Byron Central is fully-booked for September 2023. If you wish to book an en-suite room, we still have availability at Winn, Camden Court and Trinity Square.*


Byron Central is only a 2 minute walk to Northumbria University and ideally located within a short walk of the city centre and all its attractions. Book a classic en-suite room, or select a premium en-suite for a bit of extra space in your room.

Your flat will include a spacious shared kitchen and living area. The residence also has a private study area, as well as spacious common room with a games area, cinema room and TV lounge. So you’ll have lots of places to hang out in your spare time and a chance to meet lots of new people.

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 Room type Cost per week  Total contract value 
Standard room  £135.00 £5,940.00
Premium room £137.00 £6,028.00

Key Facts

Contract length    44 weeks
 Advance rent payment £250
 Distance from campus  2 minute walk 
 Bathroom  En-suite 
 Wi-Fi speed   100MB 
 Social space
 Bedrooms per flat 3-4 rooms  
 Bed size   Three quarter
  Laundry facilities  Onsite laundrette 
  Operated by  Unite Students

Address: Byron St, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE2 1XH.


Bookings for September 2023 are now open! 
You can book your room in Byron Central in five easy steps:

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

3.Select your bedroom

View the building floor plan and select the exact bedroom you want to live in based on real-time availability. Browse through the available options using our self-selection system and make your room selection. You can see some general details about your flatmates, such age, country of origin, course and level of study.

We recommend students book accommodation early and always in advance of travel.
Bookings made during July and August are completed via an application form. Please include a minimum of five accommodation choices 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.

4. Complete your guarantor information 

If you are booking Byron Central, you will be asked to provide the details of a guarantor. A guarantor is a person who shares financial responsibility for your contract in the event you are unable to pay your rent.

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

You will be contacted by Unite Students to confirm your guarantor details and finalise your booking by signing a tenancy agreement and making a £250 advance rent payment.

Once you've completed the process above, the room is secured for you. You will also get access to the MyUnite app 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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