Newcastle University is a Russell Group University and we ranked 17th out of 122 in the UK in The Sunday Times 2013 University Guide, and third in the North East and Yorkshire.
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We have a world-class reputation for research excellence and are spearheading three major societal challenges that have a significant impact on global society. These themes are: Ageing and Health, Sustainability, and Social Renewal.
The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) commended our management of academic standards and quality of learning by giving us a 'judgement of confidence' – the highest rating available.
In 2013, we were awarded five QS Stars.
Newcastle University is the first UK university to establish a fully owned international branch campus for medicine at its NUMed Campus in Malaysia.