Student Support

Students on campusAt Newcastle we provide excellent support services for our students. Our Student Advice Centre , Student Counselling Service and other central services are always available for you to turn to if you are looking for information, advice and help.

Personal tutor system

The University runs a Personal Tutor System for undergraduates to give you help and advice. Your tutor is is your Degree Programme Director who advises you on your academic progress and who acts as a personal link between you and the University.

Postgraduate students benefit from being assigned a Supervisor, usually a member of academic staff directly concerned with the teaching of your subject.

We have further support information available for:


When you choose a University - you are also choosing your home for the next few years. We have a range of accommodation available for all students - find out more on undergraduate accommodation or postgraduate accommodation.

Student life

Student life at Newcastle is dynamic and exciting - find out more about the social aspect of undergraduate studying and living at Newcastle University and what life is like for postgraduate students.

At Newcastle we offer you a comprehensive support system - and it starts even before you get here! Please view our Pre-Arrival Information that outlines everything you need to know about registering as a student here.

Once you are at Newcastle - you have access to:

  • first-class, award-winning academic facilities to support you in your studies
  • a comprehensive student wellbeing network
  • dedicated, specialist support for students with disabilities, mature students and students with childcare needs
  • tailored postgraduate supervision for taught and research students - central to the support services that we offer, it exists as a link on a personal basis between you and the University.

...And we continue to support even after you leave!

When you graduate you will become part of a global community of Newcastle University graduates - we keep in touch with over 60,000 members in 136 countries through our Alumni Association. Each member receives a biannual magazine and e-mail bulletins - to keep up to date with latest developments.