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Located in Wales’ third-largest city, our Newport student accommodation is an ideal choice for University of South Wales students as it is situated close to the University’s city centre campus, on the River Usk. There are also public transport links down to the University of West England and University of Bristol.
With easy access to the M4 motorway, our village is in a perfect location for those wishing to travel by car. We’re also popular with students from institutions in a range of neighbouring cities. Trains run regularly to Swansea (taking just over an hour), Cardiff (11 minutes) and Bristol Parkway (23 minutes).
For those who enjoy socialising, Newport has lively nightlife, with countless cosy pubs and restaurants. There are plenty of retail stores and shopping centres to enjoy during your downtime, and for weekend exploring, Cardiff is right on your doorstep.
Newport is perfect for students who are looking for a relaxed student lifestyle with lots of beautiful scenery and natural surroundings. In less than an hour’s drive, you can explore beautiful landscapes including Twmbarlwm and its glorious views of the Severn Estuary, enjoy strolls around Belle Vue Park and the Caerleon Roman Fortress or hang out by the coast at one of the local beaches.
Newport Student Village
Our Newport student village is based in the heart of the city and is located just a five-minute walk from the University of South Wales, Newport City campus. We offer comfortable and modern student accommodation to help you enjoy an inviting and relaxing environment during your time at university.
Places to explore
The different sides of Newport can keep you homely or on your toes. Here are some ways to start by experiencing the extremes and a whole new location nearby...
Wales’ largest city has all the makings of a great place to visit that you would expect from the capital. There is an abundance of sport, art, music, shopping and entertainment, but also some more unique gems, such as the world’s oldest record shop and Cardiff Castle. With regular trains that take just 15 minutes, it couldn’t be easier to explore in a day.
Wales largest ancient is home to winding paths and stunning greenery. Picnic benches, barbecue sites, and a clear plain overlooking a reservoir, Wentwood Forest is open to both exploration and relaxation.
Found on the outskirts of Newport, the historically significant Caerleon is the location of a notable Roman legionary fortress, along with an Iron Age hill fort. Go for a long hike across the untouched countryside and soak in the beautiful views and history for a much-deserved break.
If you’re in need of a bit of retail therapy, Newport’s very own £100m shopping complex has several levels filled with high-street favourites, restaurants, bars and cafes. You’ll even find a cinema and a bowling alley - all just a short walk from the high street.
Built in the 14th century by Hugh de Audley, Newport Castle is now in ruins but it once served the purpose of helping its builder cross the River Usk. It’s now a Grade II listed building and makes for a dramatic backdrop during a walk around its grounds.
How to get around
Newport has bus routes throughout the city so that navigation comes easily. Also available are connections to cities on both sides of the border. These include Bristol, London, and Cardiff. So, what’s the best way to get around Newport?
Travelling by bus is an easy and inexpensive way to get around the city and beyond, thanks to routes operated by Newport Bus, Stagecoach and Cardiff Bus. You can even take advantage of the fflecsi service which allows you to book a bus to pick you up from a location of your choice via an app.
Newport has the second busiest railway station in Wales and is located in the city centre. From here you can easily get to locations across Wales, including Cardiff which takes just 12 minutes. If you are looking to venture further afield, there are regular trains to London and you’ll be there in under one hour and 40 minutes.
Are you an international student?
Whether you want to know about ways you can pay your rent, how to apply for a visa or how you can get your luggage delivered, plenty of international students come to us with similar questions.
We’ve got answers, helpful tips, and handy tricks to help you get your head around life in the United Kingdom.