International Study

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Welcome to Newcastle!

We are a world-class university with a thriving international community. Currently we have students from over 120 different countries including more than 375 students from Hong Kong. 

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

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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.

Student life

At Newcastle, you will develop connections with fellow students from around the world. Newcastle University Students' Union (NUSU) has over 200 societies and sports clubs you can join.

The Hong Kong Society aims to bring together students from Hong Kong by organising dinners, parties, sports activities and mahjong events.

You may also be interested in joining the Chinese Students and Scholars Society that runs events and activities for Chinese students and anyone interested in Chinese culture.

Student Profile

Newcastle has a rich history background for playing an important role in the Industrial Revolution, and its transformation into a commercial and educational city

Meet Kelly from Hong Kong
Kelly, student profile, Hong Kong

Entry Requirements


Find out the qualifications from Hong Kong that we accept for entry onto undergraduate and postgraduate courses at 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 based on our campus and help you to prepare for study 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.

Our English language requirements section also lists the alternative English language qualifications we accept. This varies depending on which country you are from.

If you don't meet our English language requirements extra support is available. You could also complete a course to help improve your English before you start your degree. We provide these at our:

You will also receive language support throughout your studies.


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.


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 Hong Kong who can provide further information and assist you with the submission of your application to Newcastle University. Our contacts are listed below.

Amber Education

5th Floor, Office Plus @Wanchai 303, Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2377 7888

Aston Education

5th Floor, Office Plus @Wanchai 303, Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2866 9933

British United Education Services

9/F Wai Hing Building, 148 Prince Edward Road West, Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 3426 9976

Education UK

Unit B and C, 18th Floor Lockhart Centre, 301-307 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2525 9849

HKIES Overseas Education Centre

Unit 1302-03 Pilkem Commercial Centre, 8 Pilkem Street, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 22648990 

Hong Kong Education Web

Room 901, Shanghai Industrial Investment Building, 48-62 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2272 2800

IDP Education Limited

IDP Education Limited, Room 2807-09, 28/F, Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 21793600

How to Apply

You can apply online to study with us.

We have helpful instructions explaining how to do this on both our undergraduate and postgraduate websites.

Join us in 2018

You can still apply to join our undergraduate courses in September 2018.

Visit our application website to find out more about the courses you can apply for in our Newcastle and London campuses.

Applying to INTO Newcastle

INTO Newcastle has courses to help you prepare to study with us. You can find out more about how to apply on our website.




Our graduates are in demand 

Newcastle University has a proud tradition of graduates who achieve greatness in their chosen fields. From social leaders, innovators of industry and famous faces, Newcastle University alumni are making their mark across the globe.

Skills for the workplace 

We work closely with employers to ensure the content of our degrees reflects the skills that are needed in the world of work. By providing internships and work experience placements wherever possible, we ensure you have the relevant skills to excel in your chosen career.

Careers service

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the best, largest and most innovative in the UK. Every year international, national and local employers come to our campus to deliver presentations and to hold interviews for their graduate-level jobs. If you want to build up work experience whilst studying, we have various initiatives to help you add to your degree

Meet Us

Join us in September 2018

Join us in September 2018

There is still time to apply for undergraduate courses starting in September 2018. To find out what it's like to study and live in Newcastle you can meet representatives from our International Office and members of our academic staff, who will travel to Hong Kong over the summer. Our staff will be happy to answer any questions you may have.


Contact us

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