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    True Newcastle Opto

    pinOpto Student, City Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2AQ, United Kingdom
    From £195 / week
    3 Offers + Bills Included
    Dual Occupancy
    No Visa No Pay
    No University No Pay
    dining-roomDining Room
    electric-stoveElectric Stove

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    True Newcastle Opto is one of the best and most affordable student accommodations in Newcastle. It has different kinds of rooms with a small kitchen and bathroom. The place is by the Quayside, a nice area, just a 10-minute walk to the city centre. It's also close to Newcastle University and Northumbria University.
    True Newcastle Opto has spots for studying, relaxing, and having fun. They have a gym, a movie room, quiet places to study, and events. There's a team available all day and night to help you if you need anything, making it an ideal student housing in Newcastle.
    Newcastle is a lively city in the north of England with a lot of history and fun things to do. It's home to three big universities: Newcastle University, Northumbria University, and Durham University (which is not far by car). Lots of students from all over the world come here, so it's a great place for international students.
    Newcastle is known for being friendly, having its unique accent, and cool places like the Tyne Bridge and the Angel of the North. There's a bunch of stuff to do in the city, from museums and restaurants to outdoor adventures and walks by the coast. The rent and living costs are lower than in many other UK cities. Newcastle is all about supporting students to do well in their studies and future careers.
    True Newcastle Optostudent accommodation is located at Opto Student, City Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2AQ, United Kingdom, and it starts from £195 per week.
    If you're looking for affordable and popular places to eat nearby, there's Marco Polo, an Italian restaurant with pizza and pasta, Simla Restaurant for Indian food, and Moulin Rouge Cafe and Grill which serves dishes from Turkey, Iran, and Morocco, along with pizzas, burgers, and salads.
    Newcastle is a lively city with a lot to explore. You can visit places like Grey Street, Grainger Town, Quayside, Tyne Bridge, Ouseburn, Chinatown, and Newcastle Castle for history, culture, and fun.
    And if you want to hang out with friends or meet new people, there are cool bars like As You Like It, The Alchemist, 97 & Social - Jesmond, Point Blank Shooting Newcastle, and four bars under one roof at Howlers, ChaChaBuchi, Verano, and La Fee.
    Students living at True Newcastle Opto have a few transportation options:
    Bus: There are many bus routes that connect the accommodation to the city centre and the universities. The New Bridge Street-St Dominic bus station is only a 6-minute walk from True Newcastle Opto. A single journey costs £1.80, and a weekly pass is £13.50.
    Train: The closest train station is Manors, just an 18-minute walk away. Students can use the train to travel to other cities or explore the countryside. The fare depends on where you're going and the time of travel.
    Bike: Riding a bike is a healthy and eco-friendly way to get around Newcastle. Students can rent a bike from Mobike, which has many docking stations around the city. It's £0.69 for every 20 minutes, and a monthly pass costs £15.
    True Newcastle Opto offers a host of amenities for a comfortable student life. The apartments come with dining rooms, and utility bills are included. You'll have access to high-speed Wi-Fi, a microwave, an electric stove, a TV, and a fridge. The community areas include spaces for relaxation and study, a theatre, lounge area, garden, game room, and an on-site gym. There's also secure bike storage and contents insurance. For your peace of mind, there's 24/7 dedicated support, and the electronic key fob entry system ensures security and convenience throughout your stay.
    Room Types:
    You can pick from different room styles, from a regular studio to a big one with a balcony looking at the river. Here are the room types at True Newcastle Opto for the academic year 2023-2024 and 2024-2025:
    1. Studio:
    • Students can get single room with private bathroom.
    • Includes a study desk, wardrobe, double bed, and windows.
    • Rent for 51 weeks is £195/week, with a £150 deposit.
    • Rent for 44 weeks is £215/week, with a £150 deposit.
    2. Studio Plus:
    • A larger single room with private bathroom and kitchen.
    • Comes with a study desk, wardrobe, double bed, and windows.
    • Rent for 51 weeks is £215/week, with a £150 deposit.
    • Rent for 44 weeks is £237/week, with a £150 deposit.

    Key Locations:
    Places of Interest
    Manors Train Station
    Newcastle Castle
    Newcastle University - Newcastle City Campus
    Manors Metro Station
    The Quayside
    Quaylink Electric Bus Q3
    Sage Gateshead
    University of Sunderland - City Campus in Sunderland
    Newcastle Central Station
    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
    Teesside University - Main Campus in Middlesbrough.
    Local Bus Stops along City Road
    Millennium Bridge

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    Opto Student, City Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2AQ, United Kingdom

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    study-deskStudy desk and chair
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    44 week
    £231 / week
    51 week
    £210 / week
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    Entire-PlaceEntire Place
    Double-bedFree Dual Occupancy
    study-deskStudy desk and chair
    windowWindows / Curtains
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    44 week
    £237 / week
    51 week
    £215 / week
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    If you want to be released from your tenancy agreement, licence agreement, or SAT (Scotland) and you do not meet the requirements of a tenancy release, it is your responsibility to find a replacement tenant. The replacement tenant must agree to the existing rent and term conditions of the existing tenant.

    If you find a replacement, you will be released from your tenancy from the start date of the new tenancy, however you may be charged to the Friday nearest to this date. You will be responsible for paying a £160 administration fee, paid directly to true.  This fee covers the deep cleaning of the room in the period between you and your replacement, as well as the administration relating to issuing a new contract. 

    A tenancy takeover will be deemed complete to the point where a replacement is found when the following criteria are met:

    • The new tenant has paid  any current due rental charge, and this has been confirmed as received by true
    • The new tenant has signed their AST or Licence Agreement
    • The new tenant has confirmed receipt of keys
    • The new Tenant has moved into the building and completed an inventory form. true will not refund any advanced rent payment until all the above criteria are met.

    This policy will be reviewed regularly as the situation surrounding Covid-19 develops. true reserve the right to change the terms and conditions of this cancellation policy at any time.

    No. As per your tenancy agreement, it is not permitted to smoke inside any true Student building. There are designated smoking areas which you are welcome to use.

    We have a true staff member of security guard on the premises 24 hours a day to help with any enquiry. Our team are more than happy to help with any issue, especially helping you accessing your room when you get locked out!

    True takes safety seriously. We have a dedicated member of staff or security guard on-site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to give you peace of mind.

    Our Electronic door entry systems, intercoms and CCTV ensure that everyone who lives with us benefits from the highest security standards, so the only thing they have to worry about is your studies.

    For True Newcastle Opto, a UK-based guarantor is required.

    True Newcastle Opto offers 4, 10 installments or the full payment option.

    Yes, True Newcastle Opto offers 'No Visa No Pay' policy.

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