Information for Partners and Sponsors

Newcastle's famous quaysideThe University maintains long-established relationships with a wide range of partner institutions and student sponsors. The International Office is the first point of contact for international organisations who wish to develop closer links with the University or place students at Newcastle.

Partner institutions

The University maintains links with numerous partner institutions around the world. Where mutually beneficial, we are committed to developing collaborative teaching and research partnerships. 

For further information, please contact the International Partnerships team at

Sponsored students

Many of our students are supported by organisations that wish their employees or scholars to benefit from studying at Newcastle. Suitable programmes range from English language preparation and summer schools to degrees and PhDs.

We also offer shorter courses to assist continuing professional development and can often tailor courses to an organisation's needs. The International Office supports sponsoring organisations in a variety of ways, including assisting with the application process and providing regular student progress reports.

For further information, please contact Wendy Ridley at or +44 (0) 191 222 7637.