Newcastle University is a Russell Group university with a reputation for academic excellence and world-leading research. You’ll find this global university, with its community of 28,000 students from 135 countries, in a small and friendly city in northeast England in the United Kingdom. An attractive mix of red brick buildings, modern architecture, and green spaces, the city-center campus provides everything students need for successful study within easy reach.

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Internationally Renowned and World Leading

Over its 180-year history, Newcastle has established itself as an internationally recognized university. It certainly is a big-hitter when it comes to global reputation, listed as one of the top 150 universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2019.

As a research-intensive university, Newcastle’s research is making a global impact too, addressing some of society’s big issues and making the world a better place for everyone. Teaching is informed by academics who are leaders in their discipline, meaning students will learn the latest thinking and benefit from research expertise that is unique to Newcastle.

To help students take their first step to studying at Newcastle, the university has a partnership with INTO Newcastle University. A range of academic preparation programs and English language courses designed exclusively for international students are available. You’ll improve your English language, adjust to life as a student at Newcastle and get to grips with the British education system – getting you off to the best start for your degree.

Producing Graduates in Demand

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As well as being one of the consistently top-ranked universities in the UK, Newcastle is also known for producing highly employable graduates equipped with the skills and knowledge to succeed – an impressive statement reinforced by the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018, which place Newcastle in the top 200 universities worldwide for graduate employability.

Helping students to explore their career options and take steps to achieving their dream career is Newcastle’s Careers Service. Industry-relevant degrees, many of which are accredited by professional organizations, help prepare students for the world of work and further study. And with the option of adding a year-long placement to their degree, students can apply their learning to the real world.

Campus Life

The university has invested millions in its facilities and campus to deliver an outstanding student experience and an excellent learning environment. With such a great campus and facilities, it’s no surprise that students at Newcastle are very happy with where they’re studying. So much so that the university has been rated 7th in the UK for overall student experience by The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018. Additionally, the university has planned to spend a further £100 million over the next five years, investing in quality facilities to support your learning.  

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An award-winning library? Specialist facilities and equipment? Cafés and bars? Awarded five QS Stars for facilities in 2018, students will find everything they need at this city-center campus. Additionally, the Students’ Union and fantastic Sports Centre will help you make the most of your university experience.

Forming part of the modern architecture on campus is the purpose-built INTO Study Centre, where students following an academic preparation program will learn. Here, students will benefit from exceptional facilities, including science labs, an architecture studio and lecture theatre. The modern Study Centre is close to everything on campus, ensuring you feel like you’re a part of the university from the moment you arrive.

Fun, Friendly and Affordable

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Often described as a small city with a big personality, Newcastle is a popular choice for international students. Friendly and cosmopolitan, Rough Guide 2018 recently named the city as the number one place that should be on your radar in 2018. What’s not to like? There’s excellent shopping, a vibrant nightlife, plenty of culture, and a compact city center that’s easy to navigate. The city even has its own Chinatown.

Studying abroad is the ideal opportunity to explore, and Newcastle’s great location – just three hours by train from London or an hour by plane – makes going on an adventure easy. With so much on offer, Newcastle is the perfect study destination.

If you are interested in finding out more about studying at Newcastle University, simply click on its SchoolApply profile for more details and information.