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Working in the School of Engineering

Join our collaborative community, where research innovation meets hands-on education, empowering the engineers of tomorrow to change the world.

A legacy of engineering excellence

Newcastle University has over 150 years of history in engineering education. We’re proud to carry on the legacy of innovators like Armstrong, Stephenson, Merz, and Swan.

Today in our School of Engineering, colleagues work together on solutions to global challenges. We're leading the way in research on climate change, sustainable energy, transport, and water supply.

By joining us, you'll be part of a School of Engineering which is helping to shape the future of our world.

“My research focus is developing better prosthetic limbs, and I love that at Newcastle I have the freedom to focus on areas that will bring the most benefit to the end users."

Jenny Olsen, Postgraduate Researcher

An inclusive, supportive community

Be part of an inclusive environment where everyone can flourish, with diverse perspectives that fuel creativity. 

As a school, we’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We strive to create a culture where all members of our engineering community have equal access to opportunities to succeed and reach their potential. 

Investing in facilities

You’ll have access to world-class facilities for teaching and research, including our recently redeveloped Stephenson Building.

This £110 million investment will deliver an outstanding student experience and a world leading environment for research and innovation.

Hear from some of our Engineering academics about working at Newcastle: