|Location||Newcastle upon Tyne, England|
|Percent International Students||19.3%|
|Famous For||Computer Science, Finance & Business, Engineering, Medicine, Biosciences, Architecture, Media and Law|
Newcastle University is a world-class university dating back to 1834, with an international reputation for academic excellence. Newcastle University is a member of the elite Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Newcastle’s high-quality teaching, strong research profile, and outstanding student support make it one of the most popular universities in the UK. Situated in the heart of one of the UK’s most dynamic student cities, Newcastle University is home to over 27,000 students including 5,400 International students.International students appreciate Newcastle’s city-centre campus and excellent travel links.
With a staff complement of more than 6,200, Newcastle’s reputation has resulted in attracting some of the leading academics and researchers from around the globe, opening access to a wealth of global experiences and expertise for our students. Newcastle is the National Innovation centre for a range of different research areas (Data Science, Ageing, Rural Enterprise, Subsea & Offshore Engineering). With a strong focus on internationalisation, Newcastle has built prestigious partnerships with institutions worldwide.
Newcastle University is considered one of the top 160 universities in the world by QS and overall satisfaction at the University is at 93%, one of the highest scores in the country. Newcastle believes in preparing students for the world of work through their degrees and support from the award-winning Careers Service.
Newcastle University, London Campus
Based on a close-knit campus in London’s financial district, Newcastle University London Opened in 2015 and offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and pathway programmes in business, marketing and finance.
The London Campus combines researched informed teaching with an industry immersive education, working hand in hand with industry to enable to students to build the skills that top employers demand. Students benefit from regular professional masterclasses, practical work projects and paid work placement opportunities.
Services for International Students
International Welcome Week is held at the beginning of the year to introduce international students to the UK, the University and each other. This includes a meet and greet service from Newcastle International Airport as well as workshops, talks and social events like quizzes and ceilidh (traditional dance). In partnership with INTO, Newcastle offers free in-sessional language support throughout the year, as well as pre-sessional courses.
- 28th in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
- 35th in the Guardian University Guide 2020
- 152nd in the QS World University Rankings 2021
Following the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, Newcastle University was ranked 16th in the UK, a rise of one place from 2008. The bulk of Newcastle’s research output was classified as world leading or internationally excellent.
Newcastle University Business School is a triple accredited business school providing you with an exceptional education. Most programmes are professionally accredited that assures you the education you receive here is ready for your future.
Accommodation for international students is guaranteed for the first year of study. Newcastle University has almost 4,000 places available, about 25% of which are catered. Facilities vary, with en suite and standard rooms available, as well as larger single rooms and studio apartments. Self-catered rooms are generally arranged in flats with a shared kitchen. The Accommodation Service offers free advice for students looking to find private rented accommodation within Newcastle.
Newcastle is regarded as the capital of the north-east of England, 544 km north of London. It is a lively, compact, cosmopolitan and student friendly city which is located on the banks of the River Tyne. It is famous for its world-class culture, vibrant nightlife, fascinating history, great shopping and beautiful architecture.
Stunning countryside and coastal scenery is within easy travelling distance of the city, including hills, lakes, castles and beautiful coastlines. The historic cities of Durham, York and Edinburgh are easy to reach by train or bus, while London is only a three-hour train journey away. Newcastle Airport has links to major cities including Paris, Barcelona and Amsterdam as well as a daily connection to Dubai.
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