University Guide

Newcastle University

Newcastle University is located in North East England but also has overseas campuses in Singapore and Malaysia. The University works closely with partners from more than 120 different countries all over the world to carry out research and tackle global challenges. Its campus is in the heart of a lively and cosmopolitan student city, well known for culture, sport and nightlife. There are currently over 27,000 students studying at Newcastle University.

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Newcastle University

The overview

The main things you need to know about studying at the Newcastle University.

  • Rankings

    Newcastle University is a well-regarded university and is ranked 30th out of 130 UK universities overall by The Complete University Guide 2024 and rated 21st in the UK by the Times Higher Education. In addition to this, it has 12 subjects ranked in the top 10 in the country including Marketing, Dentistry and Architecture.

  • Employability

    Newcastle University has been awarded 5 QS Stars for Student Employability thanks to the hard work of the Careers Service who help students land their dream job. Graduates of Newcastle also benefit from careers support for three years after graduation as well as business start-up support on an on-going basis.

  • Fees

    At Newcastle University, all undergraduate tuition fees for new UK students entering Newcastle University in 2024 will be £9,250. for EU and International students, tuition fees var depending on the selected course. Click here to find out more.

  • Bursaries

    Newcastle University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide extra help for eligible students. These include subject scholarships, student financial support and care leavers bursaries.


From traditional university halls to modern city centre apartments, Newcastle University has an accommodation option to suit every student. offering a range of prices, each property has its own identity and quirky character, giving students the perfect welcome to Newcastle. Alternatively, AFS has a number of suggestions of private student accommodations on this page.

Students' Union

Newcastle University’s Students’ union is run by the students for the students. There are loads of opportunities to get involved in societies and sport at Newcastle University. With over 200 societies and 60 clubs, the Students’ Union is here to make sure all students have a great time outside of their lectures.

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Famous for

A member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities in the UK, Newcastle University has a world-class reputation in the fields of medicine, science and engineering, social sciences and the humanities.


Newcastle University has recently launched a ‘Creative Community’ to introduce students to the creative Sector. The University wants to introduce its students to the available opportunities in the industry and inspire more to get involved.

AFS says

"The city is alive with vibrancy and culture – not only are there countless things to see and do, it also has a lot of open spaces and parks, making it seem less urbanized".

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