Welcome Flag of Brazil

We are delighted that you are considering studying at Newcastle and hope to welcome you to the University in the near future.

From our records, the first time a Brazilian student graduated from Newcastle was in 1965.  The University has strong links with Brazil and we currently have over 130 students from Brazil at Newcastle.


Find out about our wide range of scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate international students.

Science Without Borders - Ciência sem Fronteiras

Newcastle University is delighted to welcome undergraduates and postgraduates from Brazil who wish to study here as part of the Brazilian government's Science Without Borders (SWB) programme.

If you are interested in applying for the Science Without Borders programme in the UK, you must first apply to CAPES (Coordenacao de Aperfeicoamento de Pessoal de Nivel Superior) or CNPq (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnologico) either directly or through your institution.

The UK application process is managed centrally by Universities UK. Full details of how to apply can be found on the UUK website.  UUK contact for any questions:

If you need help or information on particular programmes at Newcastle University, please contact the Newcastle University Science Without Borders group to meet Science Without Borders students already studying at Newcastle University. Use this group to make friends, ask questions and share advice:

Education Agents

Newcastle University is represented by a number of education agents in Brazil who can provide further information about studying here and assist with your application.

Dr Andrew Macrae
Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 1335/1101
Copacabana CEP 22070-010
Rio de Janeiro – RJ
Tel. 55 21 2247 9916

Across the Pond – Study in Britain
Niebla 2 Bambu 1003
Ampliacion Vista Hermosa
Edo. De Mexico, Mexico
Phone: +52 (55) 8421 4929
Twitter: @StudyinBritain

Estudios Britannia
Contact: Judy Westerdale
19 Greenhall Close
M46 9HP

Student Societies

Newcastle University Students' Union has over 200 societies and sports clubs for you to choose from.  These include cultural societies such as the International Society.  See if your area of interest is on our A-Z list - if not, we can help you start a new society when you join us!

Entry & English Language Requirements

Find out about our entry and English language requirements.

Visa Information

Read our information about visas and immigration.

Meet Us

Representatives from the International Office and academic schools visit different countries throughout the year and this may include a visit to your region.  Our latest travel plans are on our exhibitions and visits page.

Want to contact us?

If you have a query then the International Office will be happy to help. We have dedicated staff who will answer your enquiry quickly. Please email