International Students





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Welcome to Newcastle!

We are a world-class university with a thriving international community and we have a long history of welcoming students from India. Currently we have students from over 120 different countries with more than 550 students from India. 

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

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Meet our Regional Team for India

Meet our Regional Team for India

Preety Bansal

Country Manager - India 
Gabriella Nazareth 

Regional Officer - India 
Rakshit Karwasra 

Regional Officer - India 
For guidance and information about studying at Newcastle University, then please feel free to get in touch with the India team at We would love to hear from you. 

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.

Student life

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

  • Bollywood Dance Society
  • Newcastle South Asian Society
  • International Society

Stay in touch

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 which qualifications from India are accepted for entry onto undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Newcastle University. 


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

Fees and 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 applicants from India can take advantage of:

  • Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships. Awards of £4,000 for students joining an eligible undergraduate degree or postgraduate taught Master’s degree. Find out more about the Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate applicants. 

  • Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships. 50% or 100% tuition fee awards for outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate applicants

  • Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship (NUORS). We are pleased to offer a small number of University funded NUORS awards for outstanding international students who apply to commence PhD studies in any subject in 2024/25.

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

Scholarship awardee

The scholarship has enabled me to study in the UK thus opening the doors to a global career ahead

Manpreet, Synthetic Biology MSc
Richard Davies scholarship

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.


Education agents

You may be interested in applying for University via an agent. Education agents in your country can help you find the right university and assist you with your application. They can also offer advice on studying in the UK, accommodation, travel and more.

Newcastle University has signed the UK Agent Quality Framework for Education Agents. Download the Guide for Choosing the Right UK Education Agent

We have excellent relationships with education agents from India who can provide further information and assist you with your application to Newcastle University. Their contact details are listed below.

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.

Our Indian graduates are employed by a variety of international companies such as

  • KPMG
  • Deloitte
  • Amazon
  • Accenture
  • Shell
  • Reliance Industries

(Source: LinkedIn, 2019)

Many of our graduates have conducted world-class research in their fields.

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 email us with any questions you may have about applying to Newcastle University.

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