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Where you will live is an important consideration when you are moving abroad to study. You want somewhere that will feel like home, where it will be easy to meet new friends, and where it will be easy to access university facilities.

Living on campus is a great, affordable way of settling into your new home quickly and, at Teesside University, there are a range of accommodation options for you on campus.

Whether you want a student halls experience, your own en-suite, or a shared house, we will find you a place that you will quickly call home.

Benefits of Teesside University student accommodation

We provide plenty of on-campus living options, with over 1,000 rooms that are within five minutes’ walk of the campus centre. 

We offer a choice of a 40-week rental agreement, or the option to rent your accommodation for a full year. You are able to stay with us throughout your whole time at Teesside University if you would prefer not to live off-campus.

Just a few of the benefits of living on campus are:

  • The International Study Centre is always a short walk away: no travel or paying for public transport required
  • Free Wi-Fi with speeds of up to 100mb
  • Free insurance for student contents
  • 24-hour support from wardens and security
  • Maintenance on site
  • Laundry facilities.

Please note that Teesside Universtity Student Halls are in high demand. Booking early will ensure you get the accommodation you want, giving you more time to focus on your visa application.

On-campus accommodation options

With prices starting from just £75 a week and with all your bills included, there is accommodation that will suit everyone’s budget.

AccommodationCornell QuarterKing Edward's SquareWoodlands HallsWest Parkside VillageEast Parkside VillageParkside Hall
Weekly cost*from £140from £115from £90from £85from £80from £75
Distance from campusOne minuteOn campusOn campusLess than four minutesLess than five minutesLess than five minutes

In order to arrange on-campus accommodation, please request it on your application form and our Central Student Support Team will contact you directly regarding the options available.

*Please note, these are guideline costs for the 2022/23 academic year.

Arranging your own accommodation

If you prefer to arrange your own accommodation, please note that you must live within a 50-mile distance from the International Study Centre. It is your responsibility to ensure this is arranged and ready for your arrival in the UK. 

Whatever your budget, there are many different private accommodation options available, in various locations close to the International Study Centre. We are here to help and will support you every step of the way.

Living close to the Centre comes with many benefits, such as a more lively atmosphere, access to restaurants and entertainment venues and other cultural activities. It is the best way to get the most out of your time studying in the UK.

Nearby locations to live

These towns have more to offer than just their ideal location. Whether you're after a vibrant university town or a quieter seaside home, these nearby locations are all within the required 50-mile distance of the University.

Middlesbrough is a popular, affordable place to live. Many younger people choose to live here because of how close the University is, creating a diverse, vibrant community. Middlesbrough was recently named as one of the small cities of the future by the Financial Times. 

Middlesbrough boasts a lively atmosphere with restaurants, busy shopping centres and a range of entertainment venues, from pubs and sports centres to galleries and museums. If you enjoy exploring the outdoors, then you will find many relaxing hotspots, such as the popular Stewart and Albert Parks. There is something for everyone and, because you'll be close to the International Study Centre, you will have your whole world at your doorstep.

Darlington is a large market town located in County Durham. Lovingly known as ‘Darlo’, it has a rich industrial history and was the birthplace of the world's first steam-powered passenger railway. Smaller than Middlesbrough, it is perfect for students who want a quieter university experience, whilst also having strong travel links to the University: the International Study Centre is only 40 minutes away by train, or 22-40 minutes by car.

Most commonly known as Stockton, Stockton-on-Tees is a small market town only a 30 minute train journey away from the University. It is located on the banks of the River Tees, offering peaceful riverside walks or water sports activities for those seeking something more adventurous.
Travel around Darlington is very affordable, giving you easy access to nearby cities such as Middlesbrough, Newcastle and Durham. Stay local or travel further out to see everything that North Yorkshire and Durham has to offer. 

Redcar is a beautiful seaside town located on the coast of Yorkshire. It is only 7 miles from Middlesbrough, so a fun night out with friends is never too far away. A perfect place to live for those wanting to live near the sea, whilst maintaining close links to the University and other towns.

The University is just 30 minutes away by train, or 15-25 minutes by car.

Located just 35 minutes away by train (20-35 minutes by car), Saltburn is a seaside town very close to Middlesbrough. Known for its stunning beaches and striking Victorian architecture, whether you like surfing, exploring or visiting one of the many independent shops, Saltburn is perfect for those who want to be only a moment away from the coast.

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Our student enrolment advisors are available to answer your questions and help you with your application. We can’t wait to meet you.