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The Bridge

Stay at The Bridge accommodation and get the full student experience with a modern en-suite bedroom, vibrant social space and an exclusive monthly events programme. Whether you wish to relax and soak the sun in the outdoor garden, enjoy a movie night with your flatmates at the on-site cinema room or relax and recharge in your bedroom - there is something for everybody. 

Get the perfect mix of independent living with a private bathroom and a shared kitchen and living space where you can enjoy time with your flatmates.

Located only a 10-minute walk from the University City Campus, The Bridge is conveniently located in the trendy Ouseburn ares and surrounded by plenty of local restaurants and cafes to explore.

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Prices for 2024-25

 Room type Cost per week  Total contract value
Standard En-suite £169.00 £7,436.00
Premium En-suite £179.00  £7,876.00

Key Facts


Contract length   44 Weeks
 Advance rent payment from £169.00 (equivalent to one week's rent)
 Distance from campus 10-minute walk
 Bathroom  En-suite facilities
 Wi-Fi speed  200 Mbps
 Social space


 Bedrooms per flat 6-8 rooms 
 Bed size   Double bed
  Laundry facilities   Onsite laundrette
  Operated by  Abodus Student Living

Address:The Bridge, 50-54 Union St, Shieldfield, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AH

If you apply early in the academic year, you can benefit from the below booking process:

1. Confirm your course offer with Northumbria university.

If you are applying via UCAS, please log into UCAS Hub and ensure your course offer is updated as your Firm choice. If you are applying via Clearing or Adjustment please log into UCAS Track and refer yourself to confirm your course offer. Please note this might take up-to 48h to be updated on the University system.

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. Visit the Student Portal and log in to the Accommodation section where you can start your booking. 

Wait up-to 48 hours your course acceptance to be recorded and using your applicant portal log in details ( you will receive 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

Be in control of your accommodation and be able to select the most suitable bedroom for your preference. Browse room availability in real time and self-select the exact location of your bedroom based on true building floorplans. See information about other residents and live with like-minded people. We recommend booking accommodation early to ensure you can secure your top preference for accommodation. 

Did you know, if you click on an occupied space during the bedroom selection process, you can see that person's age, course nationality and flat preference. 

4. Complete your contract 

Room offers are sent via email, please check your inbox regularly, including the spam/junk folder. You are required to sign a tenancy agreement to accept and confirm your accommodation booking. This is completed online and you will receive a confirmation email with all relevant documents. For bookings at The Bridge you will be required to provide details of a UK guarantor who can co-sign your tenancy agreement. 

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. For bookings at The Bridge this is equivalent to one week's rent. 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 receive arrival details from the on-site team closer to the start on the contract. 

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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