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Trinity Square - i2i accommodation

Trinity Square is the home of i2i students and we offer accommodation for each year of attendance whilst you study and train on the International Soccer Academy. 

Located on the foot of the historic Tyne Bridge, Trinity Square is part of a retail and leisure centre which boasts a multi-screen cinema and 24-hour Supermarket, and restaurants, along with breath-taking views across the city of Newcastle.

The contemporary accommodation is divided into 11 stylish blocks which house almost 1,000 students. Enjoy your private en-suite room with double bed in a shared flat of five students. Unlike other residences, Trinity Square residents also benefit from of a washer/dryer and a dishwasher in each flat. 

The open plan kitchen and living room provide an ideal base for socialising with flatmates, but if you'd like to go further afield, you can also take advantage of the generously sized communal hubs.

Whether you want to wind down in the on-site cinema room, revise in one of the study pods or work out in the on-site fitness suite, you’re sure to find a space to suit you in Trinity Square.

You'll live with other students on the International Soccer Academy, helping you build friendships and a community. Trinity Square is also home to students from all over the world and you get the chance to experience the full international student experience.

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Key Facts

Contract length    43 weeks
 Distance from campus  20 minute walk 
 Bathroom  En-suite 
 Wi-Fi 1Gbps download speed, unlimited usage
 Social space
 Bedrooms per flat 5 rooms  
 Bed size   Double 
  Laundry facilities   Washing machine in flat 
  Operated by  Student Living by Sodexo


To assist you with your arrival into Newcastle and help you settle in, we provide an arrival pack for each i2i student. The pack includes bedding (duvet, pillows, and bed sheets) and a kitchen pack equipped with essential items to get you settled into your new living space.

Trinity Square is a 20-minute walk from the University City Campus and is conveniently located next to Gateshead Bus/Metro Interchange giving you easy access to local buses and the Metro service (underground trains). The Metro offers travel discounts to students and is a great way to explore the local region, giving you 30 minutes access to Newcastle International Airport and our amazing beaches. Students also benefit from free travel on the Number 1 bus which links the University's City and suburban (Coach Lane) Campuses - helping you commute around the city.

Address: Trinity Square Student Accommodation, 202 High Street, Gateshead, NE8 1AQ.


What is it like to live in Trinity Square? Let Karolina and Mohammadzaid show you. This vlog will tell you everything you need to know about living in Trinity Square.


You can view an example room layout below. Please note that room sizes and layouts can differ depending on your flat number. You will be able to browse the building floor plans when you are selecting your room during the booking process. Furniture colours are for illustration purposes only.

You can also view a 360 degree virtual tour for further detail.

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 Example bedroom



Example kitchen



Example Studio


All students joining the i2i International Soccer Academy are offered housing together at Trinity Square. 

You will receive room allocation information in June once you have accepted your offer to study. 

You can review and complete your accommodation booking in a few easy steps:

1. Log in to your Student Portal and click on Accommodation

An email with your log in details will have been sent to you when you received your course offer. 

Lost your login details? Get in touch with our team by calling (+44)0191 227 4209 or by contacting the IT Team using IT Chat.

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.

2. Review your Accommodation booking

Once you've logged in, click on 'i2i Soccer Academy' to review your booking details. If there is another student that you wish to live with, please contact us to let us know your preferences and where possible, and we'll do our best to accommodate your request.

3. Sign your contract

To complete your booking at  Trinity Square, you'll need to sign your contract online as a part of your booking.

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 talk it through with you. 

Once you've completed the process above, your room is secured for you. You will also get access to our dedicated Facebook groups 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.


Did you know? The University offers a Meet and Greet service at the beginning of the academic year which offers students free transport from Newcastle Airport to Trinity Square. 


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