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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 200 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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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.

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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
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Newcastle University has a successful history in lecturing the modules and partnerships with numerous museums, galleries and heritage sites in organising placement programmes.

Meet Fion from Hong Kong

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Interested in finding out more? We’d love to stay in touch. Fill in our short form and we’ll keep you updated with everything you need to know about studying with us.

Entry Requirements


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


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.


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


AAS Education Consultancy
Room 1708, 17/F, Grand Plaza Office Tower Two, 625 Nathan Road, Mong Kok, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2323 3287
Amber Education

Room 1208-11, Tai Yau Building, 181 Johnston 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

15/F, Belgian Bank Building, 721-725 Nathan Road, Mongkok, Kowloon

Tel: (852) 3426 9976

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

LINKEDU Overseas Education

8/F, Chinachem Tower, 34-37 Connaught Road Central, Central, Hong Kong 

Tel: (852) 21573822


Room 1309-11, Tai Yau Building, 181 JohnstonRoad, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2967 8009

How to Apply

All applications for undergraduate degrees are made online through UCAS. 

Postgraduate applications are made through our online portal. You can create, edit and submit your application here. 

Visit our undergraduate or postgraduate websites for a step-by-step guide on the application process. 

Applying to INTO Newcastle

INTO Newcastle offer courses that prepare you for studying with us. Click here to find out more about International Pathway courses




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.

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Contact us

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