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You’re well placed at Northumbria University

Just a five-minute walk from Newcastle city centre, Northumbria University’s main campus is in a prime spot, not far from Eldon Square Shopping Centre and the vibrant quayside, where the famous Tyne Bridge looms large over the city. The Metro is great for travelling around the region. The university has an excellent reputation for its business and accountancy courses. If you’re thinking of studying here, open days are held throughout the year.

Browse Grainger Market

For great food at great prices, you can’t beat this bustling indoor market which dates back to the 1800s, and features the world’s smallest M&S. Over 100 traders sell everything from homemade pies to authentic Italian pizza. It’s enough to make your mouth water. To pick up a vintage or handmade bargain, head to the High Bridge Quarter, home to cool boutiques and indie record store RPM Music.

See a concert at The Sage

Newcastle’s nightlife is legendary, but it’s not all pubs and clubs. If you’re here visiting a loved one at the university, why not book tickets for a show or concert and make a weekend of it? Gateshead music venue The Sage is one of the best concert halls in the world, with pop, classical, acoustic, indie, folk and jazz on the menu. The Theatre Royal has all the latest touring shows, from Grease to The Nutcracker. Looking for a Cheap hotel Near Northumbria University? In the heart of the city, Travelodge Newcastle Central Hotel is a 5-minute drive from the main campus. Travelodge Gateshead Hotel is also close by.