International Students




International student

Welcome to Newcastle!

We are a world-class university with a thriving international community. Currently we have students from over 120 different countries including 50 students from Taiwan.

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.

At Newcastle, you will develop connections with fellow students from around the world.

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.

Student Profile

Newcastle University is famous for its translating and interpreting programme, which is the field I wanted to study further.

Meet Emily from Taiwan

Entry Requirements


Find out the qualifications from Taiwan 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 Taiwan who can provide further information and assist you with the submission of your application to Newcastle University. Our contacts are listed below.

IDP Education Limited

6F, #289, Sec. 4, Zhongxiao E. Rd., Da'an Dist. Taipei 106450 Taiwan

Tel: 886 2 2778 2600

Index Education Services

3/F, No. 156, Xinyi Road Section 3, Da’an District, Taipei

Tel: 886 2 27017793

Gostudy Education Institute

No. 224, Dongmen Road Section 2, East District, Tainan

Tel: +886 6336 2561

Other offices: Taipei, Zhongli, Hsinchu, Taichung and Kaohsiung

Oxbridge Consulting

5/F, No 169 Zhongxiao East Road Section 4, Da’an District, Taipei

Tel: +886 2 2779 0801

Other offices: Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung

Intake Education

7F, No. 169, Sec. 4, Zhongxiao E. Rd., Da’an Dist., Taipei City 106662, Taiwan

Tel: +886 (0)2-2778-2600



Cities: Keelung, Taipei, Banqiao, Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung


157-1, No. 6, Sec. 4, XinYi Road, Daan District, Taipei City

Tel: +886 2 27556365

IAE Global

43, Huaining St., Zhongzheng District, Taipei City 100, Taiwan

Tel: +886 2 7730 5686 / 2383 0638

+886 2 2383 0632



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

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.