About Newcastle University

Newcastle University is a highly-ranked Russell Group institution, with a global reputation for academic excellence, research power and graduate employability. With students from more than 135 countries and campuses in London, Singapore and Malaysia - Newcastle is a truly international university.

Teaching and learning with real global impact

Newcastle University has a well-earned reputation for top-quality teaching and research over its 180-year history. As one of the original Russell Group universities, you can expect a high level of academic excellence at this research-intensive institution.

At Newcastle you can expect a high level of teaching, designed to challenge you and help reach your potential as a student and academic. Earning Gold for teaching quality (Teaching Excellence Framework 2017), you can be confident that your lecturers are measured against the highest standards. The university's first-rate academics and teachers are in fact rated Top 10 in Europe for teaching excellence (Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2018) and the university is among only 10 other universities in the world for it's teaching quality (5+ stars awarded for teaching, research and university facilities (QS Stars University Ratings 2018)).

Newcastle's combination of teaching, research, academic facilties and support means it ranks 11th in the UK for academic experience (The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018) - ensuring you'll get the most out your university experience in the UK at Newcastle University.

One of the UK's favourite student cities

Newcastle, the cultural centre of North East England, is known for its exciting nightlife, stunning Georgian-era buildings and most of all for its friendly locals.

It's also one of the UK's best student cities, consistently ranked as a Top 10 student city in the UK (QS Best Student Cities 2018). Newcastle's winning combination of shopping, nightlife and food means it's Top 10 student city in the UK (QS Best Student Cities 2018) and 2nd in the UK for city life (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018). Friendly, safe and affordable - it's the ideal student city.

Newcastle University's campus is close to the heart of the action, right in the city centre, so you'll always be close to shops, cafés and parks. The university's world-class facilities and location means it's highly-rated for campus environment and safety (94% satisfaction rate for campus environment and 95% satisfaction rate for safety (International Student Barometer Autumn 2017)).

You'll soon discover your favourite places to study, relax around Newcastle - ensuring you have a special university experience both on campus and around the city.

A strong reputation for graduate employability

Studying at Newcastle University is a superb investment in your future, with an outstanding track record of developing students' employability prospects. Not only will you gain a high-quality degree at Newcastle, you'll be given the skills to thrive in the workplace. Many of the university's degrees are accredited by, or developed with, professional organisations so you can be sure your degree has value in the workplace.

Newcastle University's pedigree in graduate employment has placed them consistently as a Top 20 UK university targeted by leading UK employers for the last 6 years (High Fliers Research 2012-2018). Its reputation extends globally, making it one of only 11 universities in the world to attain 5+ QS stars for employability (QS Stars University Rankings 2018) and is Top 200 in the world for graduate employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019). With 96% of 2016/17 UK/EU graduates progressing to employment or further study within six months of graduating. (Destination of Leavers of Higher Education Survey 2016/17), Newcastle University has an impressive record of preparing students for work.

Newcastle University's Award-winning careers service will give you the support you need to gain valuable skills desired by employers around the world. The university offers a comprehensive and varied service including online networking, drop-in CV clinics, skills workshops and one-to-one sessions with professional careers advisers. Newcastle University will even support you in starting a business!