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At Portland Green Student Village we believe you should love where you live and we want to help you get the most out of your University experience while living with us. We're here to help residents integrate into the immediate Ouseburn Valley and wider Newcastle communities, and make you feel right at home with special events throughout the year.

On arrival at Portland Green Student Village you will be given a Resident's Discount Card which will identify you as a resident and entitle you to numerous benefits, from discounted rent offers on rebooking at PGSV for next year to discounts in stores, restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues. Keep up to date with offers and opportunities throughout the year on the PGSV Website, Facebook and Instagram pages.

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What you can expect from the PGSV experience:


  • Bespoke tours of the Ouseburn Valley highlighting what facilities are on your doorstep
  • Annual PGSV Treasure Hunt across Newcastle City with cash prizes and other goodies for winning teams
  • Local services and businesses offering discounts to PGSV residents
  • Local Clubs non University affiliated e.g. do you like to Surf?! Join the Ouseburn Surf Club

Make the most of Newcastle & the surrounding area through discounted and free tickets to:

  • Major sporting events in Football, Rugby, Basketball, Horse Racing etc.
  • Entertainment at Theatre and Cinemas
  • One off Events such as Festivals and Concerts
  • Historic venues in the North East if you fancy a day out

PGSV bespoke events on site and in our social space

  • Diwali
  • Halloween
  • Quiz nights
  • Film & food evenings
  • Christmas celebrations
  • Chinese New Year
  • St Patrick’s Day party
  • Eid

Body & Soul free or discounted services on site monthly

  • Yoga classes
  • Massages
  • Arts & crafts
  • Workshops with local businesses
  • Book Exchange

Free Lectures & Demonstrations on ad hoc evenings throughout the year

  • Educational support
  • Book Tour lectures
  • Local history
  • Culinary classes

PGSV Championships throughout for cash prizes; are you the best?

  • Table tennis
  • Pool
  • Darts
  • Chess
  • Scrabble
  • Poker
  • Video games

At PGSV we are always open to good ideas, and looking to improve your Student Experience, so if there is something you would like to do, or organise, come and talk to us at Reception.