Entry to Newcastle UniversityEntry to Newcastle University
Whether you’re a first time student thinking of studying at Newcastle University or a current student looking at options for further study, we can help with your questions.
We provide information about:
- our courses
- getting a prospectus
- entry requirements
- entry routes
- visiting us to find out more
- the cost of studying
- funding available
- student and city life
- arriving to start your course
Contact us to find out more.
Academic supportAcademic support
We offer information and advice on a broad range of issues to all students. Whether you want to discuss changes in your circumstances or just explore the options available to you, we can help.
We provide information about:
- student registration
- Smartcard issuing
- University policies, procedures and regulations
Change of circumstances:
- programme transfers
- leave of absences
- withdrawal from studies
- transcripts of study
- Council Tax exemption certificates
- bank letters
- research student support
For further information visit the Student Progress website.
We have an extensive range of catered and self-catered University-owned and managed accommodation. There’s something to suit every requirement and budget.
Through our Property Management Service, NUstudenthomes, we lease properties from owners and rent them to students. We also have a comprehensive selection of privately advertised properties.
We can help with:
- allocation of University accommodation, including swaps and transfers
- advice on general accommodation concerns, including tenancy issues and re-lets
- management of rent accounts and associated debt advice
- advertising vacant properties in the private sector
- private-sector contractual advice before, during and after tenancies
- provision of staff accommodation, both short and long term
For further information visit the Accommodation website.
Fees, funding and financeFees, funding and finance
Information, advice and guidance on finance issues. Through drop-in sessions and one-to-one appointments we can offer:
- funding to ease unexpected financial difficulties
- short-term emergency loans
- information about sources of funding and managing finances
Support for UK students:
Support for non-UK students:
For further information visit the Student Wellbeing website.
Paying accommodation and tuition fees
Card payments for tuition fees and accommodation can be made at Student Services in King’s Gate (Level 2).
The Cash desks also offer information and advice on international bank transactions, exchange rates and payment by foreign currency.
We can also help you with alternative payment methods, including:
- online payments
- bank transfers
- cheques (also called drafts)
- cash payments
Health and wellbeingHealth and wellbeing
Counselling and mental health
Confidential support is available to students with personal problems or emotional and mental health difficulties affecting their work and general wellbeing. We can support you through:
- group work
- mental health support
- signposting to specialist services
Disability and specialist learning support
Advice, information and guidance is available to students with a disability, long-term medical condition or specific learning difficulty, such as dyslexia or Asperger’s syndrome.
We can provide you with advice on:
- Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs)
- exam arrangements
- study skills support
- psychological assessments
- physical access issues
- loan equipment
- personal/individual circumstances
Career and workCareer and work
The Careers Service can help you make the most of your unique skills and experiences, whatever your ambitions are. Whether you are thinking of a graduate career, going on to further study or starting your own business, we offer a range of support to help you realise your potential.
Our support is available while you are studying and up to 3 years after you have graduated.
We can offer you:
- information on occupations and employers
- advice on working during and after your degree
- business start-up resources
We can help you with:
- working out what to do next
- gaining enterprise, entrepreneurial and employability skills
- finding placements, internships, part-time jobs and work experience
- building up your contacts and networks
- developing your business ideas and getting them off the ground
- marketing your skills and yourself in your CVs and job applications
- finding graduate vacancies and postgraduate courses
Visa supportVisa support
We offer advice and support on immigration issues to all international students registered at Newcastle University. We offer both individual appointments and drop-in sessions. We also offer some workshops.
Help is available in the following areas:
- student visas guidance and renewal
- student-dependent guidance and renewals
- submission of visa applications through the ‘Student Batch Scheme’
- immigration rules for working while studying
- working in the UK after graduation
- Police Registration
- guidance on Schengen visas
- changes to study plans
More information is available on the Student Progress website.
Study abroad and exchange programmesStudy abroad and exchange programmes
We offer advice and guidance to incoming exchange, study abroad and Erasmus students, as well as to Newcastle students wishing to participate in an exchange programme.
We support incoming students with issues involving your study period at Newcastle and signing documentation.
We support outgoing students with application advice and relevant documentation.
For further information visit the International Office website.