International Students




Welcome to Newcastle!

You'll receive a warm welcome at Newcastle. Every year thousands of students choose to join our thriving international community

We also have a strong global reputation for our high quality teaching and research.

At Newcastle, you will develop connections with fellow students from around the world. You're guaranteed a fantastic global experience.

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Student societies

Newcastle University Students' Union (NUSU) has over 200 societies and sports clubs you can join. 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.

Find out more about societies on the NUSU website.

Entry Requirements


Find out the Nepalese qualifications 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 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.

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


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 & Scholarships

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

Find out about the scholarships and discounts available for international students.

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


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.

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

IDP International Education Specialists

IDP Education Student Services Nepal Pvt. Ltd, Hattisar, Kathmandu-1, Nepal

Tel: +977 1-4217400

SI-UK (Nepal)

2nd Floor, Agriculture Development Bank, Putalisadak-44600, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: +977 15903980, +977 15903981

Radha Home, Second Floor, opposite UFO, above Nepal Investment Bank Ltd, Chiple Dhunga Road, Pokhara 33700
Tel: +977 61-590052

Meet Us


Representatives from the International Office and academic schools visit different countries throughout the year. Our upcoming visits to your country are listed here, or you can see all our travel plans on our events page.

Contact us

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