Nightlife in the North East

As far as student nightlife goes it doesn't get much better than the North East. Whether you're looking for a couple of casual drinks with friends or a party night to remember you'll definitely find what you're looking for when it comes to a good night out.. 

Jesmond ·

Newcastle upon Tyne

Just a mile from town, this peppy student-packed area boasts a string of open-air terraces and Al Fresco establishments, making it the perfect place to spend a sunny evening. Most of Jesmond’s oh-so-stylish bars, including Jam Jar and Sohe, are clustered along Osbourne Road – which is ideal for near-by students. If glitzy bars aren’t your scene, take a short walk to Sandyford – a prevalent suburb where you can find ‘As You Like It’ and ‘The Holy Hobo’.

Newcastle City Centre ·

Newcastle upon Tyne

Travellers flock from all over the world to have an outrageous night out on the legendary “Toon” – boasting universal popularity among partygoers. Savour a proper Northern night-out and hit the area’s sleekest clubs, making sure to tick student-favourite Digital off your list. Be submerged in the eccentric and exuberant atmosphere that the city has to offer. Whether you are drinking in a famed hotspot or having a quiet pint in a quirky backstreet pub, you’ll be met with heart-warming Geordie hospitality.

Durham ·


Nestled among the iconic riverside beauty and crooked cobbled streets of Durham is a lively and kaleidoscopic bar scene waiting to be explored. Popular among Durham University students is Klute, best known for its cheesy music and fun-filled atmosphere. Featuring the perfect blend of contemporary bars and quintessentially British haunts, against one of the country’s most stunning backdrops, it is no surprise that tourists flock from all over the world to grab a drink in the city of Durham.

Sunderland Nightlife ·


With something on every night of the week, a night out in Sunderland can be thrilling, spontaneous and unpredictable. Whether it’s student nights or rock nights – there is something for everyone. Themed nights also come as standard amongst students, so don’t be afraid to don your best costume and move over to the dancefloor. Visit Sunderland’s vibrant underground music scene – which is fit to burst with venues hosting fresh new talent.

Teesside Nightlife ·


With artisan cocktail bars and experienced mixologists impacting on the area’s twilight scene, Teesside is the place to be for a quirky night out. The Artizan, in the pit of student-colony Linthorpe, boasts a unique drinks menu – inspired by Middlesbrough’s industrial past. Fans of real ale and live music, will be spoilt for choice with the off-the-wall selection of pubs such as The Twisted Lip, Sherlock’s, The Chairman and The Bottled Note.