As we are located in the heart of the city centre, NSU is ideally suited for all your event needs. We provide a truly versatile venue with a variety of multi-functional spaces that not only allows us to accommodate your event but also to give it something that little bit extra as well.

Our range of venues are all available for private hire including a 1,400 capacity hall ideal for exhibitions, conferences and wedding receptions, a 180 seat live performance space with state of the art AV equipment, cocktail bar, sun terrace and a range of meeting rooms.

Conveniently placed for all major transport links:

  • 1.5km from Newcastle Central Train Station
  • 11km from Newcastle International Airport
  • 500m Bus/ Metro


It is a venue for all occasions and is proud to boast some of the most modern and unique facilities on the North East.

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To book one of our spaces contact or to obtain a quote contact: or call 0191 227 7621

Calling all volunteers and society members

Fancy holding a social or end of year celebration at NSU? We’ve got an exclusive student party package where you can celebrate everything from your graduation or end of year ball at your Students’ Union right here on the heart of campus, at a discounted rate.

Here’s what ’s included:

  • Exclusive hire of our ballroom
  • Draping package
  • Specialist lighting package – your choice of colour theme
  • Table linen and your choice of silver or gold chairs
  • Tables centre decorations
  • Party DJ and microphone

Then choose from the following:

  • 3 course dinner or,
  • 2 course dinner and half a bottle of wine per person

Contact or Call: 0191 227 4757 to enquire about costs or to book up.