International Study




You'll receive a warm welcome at Newcastle. Every year thousands of students choose to join our thriving international community. Currently we have more than 200 Indian students.

We also have a strong global reputation for our high quality teaching and research.

At Newcastle, you will develop connections with fellow students from around the world. You're guaranteed a fantastic global experience.

We asked our current Indian students the top reasons you should choose Newcastle. They said:

  • worldwide recognition and impressive rankings
  • outstanding graduate employability and industry links
  • extra-curricula opportunities, such as student societies and on-campus jobs
  • scholarships specifically for Indian students
  • low cost of living compared to other parts of the UK

Student blogs

Student blogs

Read what Anubhi from India has to say about studying at Newcastle on our PG Café blogging pages.

Student societies

Newcastle University Students' Union (NUSU) has over 200 societies and sports clubs you can join. These include cultural societies such as the International Society, which aims to bring together students of different nationalities to promote cultural diversity and help students settle in to the local environment.

Find out more about societies on the NUSU website.

Entry Requirements

English language requirements

If your first language isn't English you will generally need an IELTS score of 6.5, or equivalent, to study at Newcastle.

Our English language requirements section also lists the alternative English language qualifications we accept. This varies depending on which country you are from.


Find out the Indian qualifications that we accept for entry onto undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Newcastle.

Fees & Scholarships

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for international students from outside the European Union are provided on individual course profiles. Find an undergraduate degree or postgraduate course and check what fees apply.

Scholarships and discounts

Find out about the scholarships and discounts available for international students.

Meet Us

Representatives from the International Recruitment Team and academic schools visit different countries throughout the year. Our upcoming visits to your country are listed here, or you can see all our travel plans on our events page.

Find Out More

Contact us

You can contact us by email to answer any questions you may have about applying to Newcastle.

We also have Newcastle representatives in India, who regularly attend exhibitions, fairs and school visits. Our representative for India is Preety Bansal, she is based in Delhi NCR but travels extensively.

Connect with us

To keep up with the latest updates for international students you can connect with us on social media.

Education agents

We have excellent relationships with education agents from India who can provide further information and assist you with the submission of your application to Newcastle University. Our contacts in India are listed below by region.