Undergraduate

Asylum Seekers

Asylum Seekers

We welcome applications from Asylum Seekers.

Tuition Fees

If you were to undertake an Undergraduate degree programme as an Asylum Seeker, you would normally pay International tuition fees. Newcastle University offers a limited number of tuition fee reductions for Asylum Seekers, making the fee equivalent to the Home tuition fee.

If you are applying for an Undergraduate degree programme and would like to be considered for a tuition fee reduction please complete the Asylum Seekers Tuition Fee Reduction Form.

Sources of further support and information

The Helena Kennedy Foundation 

The Helena Kennedy Foundation can provide financial bursaries, mentoring and support for asylum seekers, enabling them to progress to and attend Higher Education. 

Find out more about the The Helena Kennedy Foundation

SMART

SMART is based in Newcastle and is run by the Children’s Society. It supports migrants, asylum seekers and refugees through:

  • drop in sessions
  • social activities
  • individual targeted support

Find out more about SMART.

Refugee Council

Refugee Council works with asylum seekers and refugees in the UK.

Find out more about the Refugee Council.

UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)

UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) is the national advisory body for international students in the UK. They provide advice and information to current and potential students.

Find out more about the UK Council for International Student Affairs