International Study

Kenya

Kenya

Overview

You'll receive a warm welcome at Newcastle. Every year thousands of students choose to join our thriving international community. Currently we have 18 Kenyan students and more than 200 students from Africa. The city of Newcastle also has a strong East African community.

We 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.

Student societies

Newcastle University Students' Union (NUSU) has over 200 societies and sports clubs you can join. The International Society brings together students of different nationalities. This society can help you settle in to the local environment and promotes cultural diversity on our campus.

The Afro-Caribbean Society aims to bring together students from Africa and the Caribbean, and anyone who shares an interest and love their culture.

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.

Qualifications

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

Fees & Scholarships

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.

  • Rainbow International School Fair, Kampala (Uganda)

    Meet a representative from Newcastle University, collect course information and ask any questions that you have

    Date/Time: Thursday 22 and Friday 23 September 2016, 09:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Golf Course Hotel, Plot 64-88 Yusuf Lule Road/P.O. Box 22774, Kampala

  • British Universities Fair, Nairobi (Kenya)

    Meet a representative from Newcastle University, collect course information and ask any questions that you have

    Date/Time: Friday 16 September 2016, 09:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Nairobi Academy, Nairobi. Tel +254 20 891281

  • British Universities Fair, Nairobi (Kenya)

    Meet a representative from Newcastle University, collect course information and ask any questions that you have

    Date/Time: Thursday 15 September 2016, 09:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Premier Academy, Nairobi. Tel +254 20 4452732

  • Counselling at UNISERV, Nairobi (Kenya)

    Meet a representative from Newcastle University, collect course information and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Wednesday 14 September 2016, 14:00 - 16:00

    Venue: UNISERV, Fortis Tower, Westlands, Nairobi. Tel +254 20 4452732

  • British Universities Fair, Mombasa (Kenya)

    Meet a representative from Newcastle University, collect course information and ask any questions that you have

    Date/Time: Tuesday 20 September 2016, 09:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Sarova Whitesands, Malindi Highway, Mombasa. Tel +254 41 212 8000

  • British Universities Fair, Nairobi (Kenya)

    Meet a representative from Newcastle University, collect course information and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Saturday 17 September 2016, 09:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Serena Hotel  Processional Way, Nairobi, +254 20 2822000

  • Find Out More

    Contact us

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

    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 Kenya who can provide further information and assist you with the submission of your application to Newcastle University. Our contacts are listed below.

    UNISERV

    9th Floor, Fortis Tower Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi

    Mobile: +254 723 597 445
    Email: info@uniserveducation.com 
    Website: https://uniserveducation.com

    Other offices: Mombasa

    Preparation For Life

    Tosica Centre, 2nd Floor 55 Westlands Road, P.O Box 1671 00606 Nairobi 

    Tel: +254 (0)706216885
    Email: kenya@preparationforlife.com
    Website: http://www.preparationforlife.com/Office/Kenya/1