International Students




Welcome to Newcastle!

We are a world-class university with a thriving international community. Currently we have students from over 120 different countries, including 46 Pakistani students.

If you are thinking about studying with 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.

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.

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.

Newcastle University Pakistan Society is open to students of all cultures and nationalities who want a greater understanding of the nation and its culture.

Find out more about societies on the NUSU website.

Student Profile

I really enjoy my supervisor's guidelines and encouragement. I am learning a lot from her not just academically, but also in developing my personal ethics.

Meet Siddiqua from Pakistan

Entry Requirements


Find out which qualifications from Pakistan 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 & Funding

Fees and Funding

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for international students from outside the European Union are provided on individual course profiles. Find an undergraduate course or a postgraduate course and check what fees apply.

Scholarships and discounts

If you want to come and study at Newcastle University and you're from outside the EU, we have a number of schemes you could take advantage of. Visit our undergraduate finance pages or our postgraduate funding and finance database for more information on scholarships and discounts.

  • Chevening Scholarships. The UK government’s global postgraduate scholarship programme
  • British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM. This year, supported by the British Council, Newcastle University is delighted to announce five fully funded scholarships for female students from South Asia interested in pursuing master’s studies in the field of Climate Change.

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 offer advice on studying in the UK, accommodation, travel and more.

We have excellent relations with education agents from Pakistan who can provide further information and assist you with your application to Newcastle University. Their contacts are listed below.


Campus Connections

7-B Shami Road Cantt Lahore,Pakistan.

Tel: +92 423 7187287,+92 333 4493747



Other offices: Islamabad


Education Resources Network

Office No. 11, 1st Floor, Block 8 Supermarket F-6 Markaz, Islamabad 

Tel: +92 51 2824754, +92 300 5007969

Other offices: Lahore

IDP International Education Specialists

Office No. G13, Ground & Mezzanie Floor, Islamabad Stock Exchange Tower, Blue Area, Jinnah Avenue, Islamabad

Tel: +92 51-2726799 | +92 51-2726798

Other offices: Karachi, Lahore


Success Factor

14-C, 2nd Floor, 7th Commercial Lane, Khyban-e-Bukhari DHA Phase VI, Karachi

Tel: +(92-21) 35342947-48-49

Other offices: Lahore, Islamabad, Sialkot 


Study International UK (SI-UK)

Ground floor, Plaza No 8, Block K,
DHA Phase 1 Commercial Lahore

Tel: +92-301-4434942, +92-308-4591446, +92-42-37207108



841 Maulana Shaukat Ali Road, Faisal Town, Lahore, near Nadeem Buffet, Lahore
Tel: +92 42 32332608

Other offices: Peshawar, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Multan, Karachi, and Rawalpindi 


HR Consultants

Office No. 35, 1st Floor Beverly Center

Blue Area, Jinnah Avenue,

Islamabad, Pakistan

Tel: +923464747033 / 051 2206451-2


Other offices: Rawalpindi, Lahore DHA, Lahore Gulberg, Peshawar, Karachi (DHA), Karachi (PECHS), Faisalabad, Multan

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.

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.

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 pageEvent details will be updated when confirmed.

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.