Flag of BrazilNewcastle University is home to a diverse and cosmopolitan community with over 4,000 international students from over 110 countries worldwide.

From our records, the first time a Brazilian student graduated from Newcastle was in 1965. We are delighted that you are considering studying at Newcastle and hope to welcome you to the University in the near future.



We are pleased to offer the Newcastle University Brazil Scholarship award with a value of £7,500, payable toward the first year of tuition fees. This is available to high-achieving Brazilian students applying for postgraduate Master's degree programmes commencing in September 2015.

Funding assistance for Latin American students is also available through Fundacion Beca.

Find out more 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 Join 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 (1) 55 4141.8913

Estudios Brittannia
Judy Westerdale
19 Greenhall Close
M46 9HP


Visa Information

We have details of support and guidance on visa applications on our University website.


Entry & English Language Requirements

Find out more about our entry and English language requirements.


International Office and academic staff visit different countries throughout the year and this may include a visit to your region, so please refer to the country visits page for our latest travel plans.


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