International Students

Egypt

Egypt

Overview

Welcome to Newcastle!

We are a world-class university with a thriving international community. Currently we have students from over 120 different countries.

If you are thinking about joining us, we are here to help you every step of the way.

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Student life

Student life

Newcastle is friendly, multicultural and safe. The city centre is just a few minutes' walk from the campus, and we're also close to the beach and countryside.

At Newcastle, you will develop connections with fellow students from around the world.

The International Society brings together students of different nationalities. This can help you settle in to the local environment and promotes cultural diversity on our campus.

The Islamic Society maintains the prayer room on campus, and arranges regular lectures, study circles and social events.

Find out more about societies on the NUSU website.

Entry Requirements

Qualifications

Find out the qualifications from Egypt that we accept for entry onto undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Newcastle.

INTO

INTO Newcastle

If you do not meet these requirements you may be eligible to apply for entry to a course at INTO Newcastle.

These courses are conducted on our campus and prepare you for studying with us.

English language requirements

If your first language isn't English you will generally need an IELTS score of 6.5, or equivalent, to study at Newcastle University.

Our English language requirements section also lists the alternative English language qualifications we accept. 

If you don't meet our English language requirements, extra support is available. You could also complete a pre-sessional course to help improve your English before you start your degree. We provide these at our INTO Newcastle, if you will be studying in Newcastle.

You will also receive language support throughout the course of your studies.

Visa

Most non-EEA students need to apply for entry clearance permission before departure to study in the UK. You can find more information on our Visa and Immigration page.

Fees & Funding

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for international students are provided on individual course profiles. Find an undergraduate degree or postgraduate course and check what fees apply.

Scholarships and discounts

Scholarships and discounts

If you're wanting to come and study at Newcastle, we have a number of schemes that you can take advantage of:

Visit our undergraduate finance pages or our postgraduate funding and finance database for more information on scholarships and discounts.

Cost of living

Newcastle upon Tyne is a budget-friendly city for international students, compared to other UK cities. This is because:

  • the rent tends to be lower than the UK average
  • many amenities are within walking distance of your accommodation
  • the city is very compact, with most of the shops, theatres, cafes and restaurants a few minutes' walk from the campus
  • there are many discounts for students

Approximate living costs, excluding tuition fees and return fares, can be found on our Living Costs page.

Apply

How to apply

You can apply online to study with us.

We explain how to do this on our undergraduate and postgraduate websites.

Education agents

Education agents can help you find the right university and assist you with applying for a course. They can also offer advice on visas, accommodation, travel and more.

We have excellent relationships with education agents from Egypt who can provide further information and assist you with the submission of your application to Newcastle University. Our contacts are listed below.

Global Study UK - Regional Offices

Cairo Office

1st Floor, Florida Tower

Masaken Sheraton

Heliopolis, Cairo

Tel: +20 22269 9753

6 October Office

D1 Polygon Bldg, 5, 4th Floor

Sodic West, Beverly Hills Compound

Sheik Zayed City

Tel: +20 23865 382

15th Settlement Office

3rd Floor, Trivium Business Complex

North 90th Street

New Cairo

Tel: +20 2 2306 7394

Alexandria Office

Suite 211, Bldg. 3, El Wataneya Complex

14th May Bridge Road

Alexandria

Tel: +20 33856 807

 

Email: info@globalstudyuk.com

Website: https://globalstudyuk.com/

 

IDP - Regional Offices

Alexandria Office

20 Mahmoud ElDeeb street, ElKhaleeg Tower, ElSabah Building

Zizinia, Eleventh Floor – Office (B)

Alexandria

(Landmark: Marciano Café – Egyptian Arab Land Bank)

Tel: +00203584016 | +00203584012 | +00203584014 | +01093893990

Cairo Offices 

31 Omar Bekeir St., off Othman Bin Affan, behind Military Academy

2nd Floor Office

Heliopolis

Tel: +20227744308 | +20227744206 | +20227744204 | 201024805889

 

Office #304, Second Floor, Plaza 34 Administration Building

Shabab St., Sheikh Zayed District

6 October City, Giza

Tel: +20238517424 | +20238517425

 

Website: https://www.idp.com/egypt/

 

Careers

Careers

Our graduates are in demand 

From social leaders, innovators of industry and famous faces, Newcastle University alumni are leaving their mark across the globe.

Skills for the workplace 

Our courses have strong links with industries which informs both teaching and research carried out at the University. This equips our graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in their chosen career.

Careers service

Our award-winning Careers Service has much to offer its international students. They run various modules as part of courses to equip students for a modern workforce. Their initiatives and events throughout the year can help you plan and begin your job search as soon as you arrive, whether it be part-time jobs or graduate jobs.

Meet Us

Contact us

You can contact us by email with any questions you may have about applying to Newcastle.

Explore our campus and the city of Newcastle upon Tyne by watching our videos or taking a virtual tour.

Representatives from the International Office and academic schools visit different countries throughout the year. Our upcoming visits to your country are listed here and new events will be added as they are confirmed. You can see all our travel plans on our events page.