Global Opportunities

Support and Services

Services for Students

From the moment you arrive, our services are available to you.

Student Services IN MAST

Arrival

Welcome to Newcastle University – a world-leading academic institution located in the heart of England’s friendliest city!

We can't wait for you to join us in the heart of the beautiful North East - to show you around, help you settle in to the University and city, and discover the many gems that make up this beautiful area!

We offer a 'Meet and Greet' service at the airport during Welcome Week, so you can find a friendly face as soon as you land at Newcastle International Airport. All the information for arriving, settling and joining in will come in your pre-arrival pack. 

During our International Welcome, you’ll enjoy getting to know our stunning campus and accessing all of the brilliant services we offer. In addition to practical information sessions to support your studies, there are lots of social activities to meet new friends and unwind. With a strong sense of community, it won’t be long before Newcastle feels like home. 

You will receive an email from the University detailing our full induction programme closer to your arrival time, so please keep an eye out for that.

You'll find more information about preparing to come to Newcastle and our welcome service on the pre-arrival website.

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Accommodation

From traditional university halls to modern city centre apartments, your new home from home is waiting for you in Newcastle!

I will never forget the British friends I have made. My flatmates were very welcoming and choosing to spend time with them rather than in my room made my experience so much more enjoyable.

- Nicole, Fairfield University, 2019

From traditional university halls to modern city centre apartments, your new home from home is waiting for you in Newcastle!

This is where you’ll experience student life, make your first British friends, and where you’ll start making your Study Abroad dreams a reality. Each residence building has its own identity – but all are already home to thousands of unforgettable student stories and a warm Newcastle welcome!

Study Abroad and Exchange Students will be asked to apply for housing once their application has been accepted. This will be in Summer for students arriving in September, and Autumn for students arriving in January. We make every effort to ensure Study Abroad and Exchange students are provided University-managed accommodation and where this is not possible, we help students to choose from a wealth of safe and affordable options just off campus in the City Centre. There is no shortage of housing for students in Newcastle!

Types of Housing

Study Abroad and Exchange students have many housing options to choose from in Newcastle and while the prices very, housing in Newcastle is moderate compared to most other UK cities.

You won’t share a bedroom in Newcastle – all of our rooms are designed for single occupancy living and combine sleeping and study space. Each bedroom comes equipped with a bed, a desk, a chair, a wardrobe and shelving for your many books! Some rooms have ensuite bathrooms but if not, you’ll share a bathroom with approximately 4-6 other students in your ‘flat’ . You will also share a communal space and kitchen area with your new ‘flatmates’.

Heating, lighting, water and an internet connection are included as standard (up to a set amount in Managed Partnership accommodation).

ResLife

ResLife aims to support all of our students within University-owned and managed partnership accommodation to make your time in University halls the best it can be while you Study Abroad in Newcastle University.

This friendly team help to build a sense of belonging and community through an organised events programme; this includes everything from treasure hunts and inter-hall battles to movie nights and cooking classes.

The ResLife programme also includes an educational curriculum to help students to develop life skills during their stay. Students benefit from free interactive seminars on topics such as healthy living, drug and alcohol awareness, finances and budgeting, consent, safety and security, sustainability, handling difficult dialogues and situations, and cross-cultural competences. These will be facilitated by the ResLife team, RSAs and visiting specialists (i.e. the Fire Service, Council Public Health team), and supported by the Writing Development Service, Student Health and Wellbeing, the Careers Service, NUSU, etc.

Safety

Accommodation Services take the safety of our students very seriously. The Estate Security Officers patrol our accommodation to ensure your peace of mind, and the majority of our residences have entry phone systems.

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On Campus

Our campus facilities enable you to make the most of your time with us

We've achieved five QS Stars for our facilities from QS Quacquarelli Symonds, meaning you'll have access to a whole range of top facilities that not only support you and help you get the best out of your studies but give you an outstanding experience.

Find out loads more about Our Campus facilities, or click below for overviews of our biggest and best!

Wellbeing

We understand that coming to live in a foreign country can be a daunting experience and provide a wide range of support and advice to help you while you're here.

We know that most students need a little help at some point during their studies and our dedicated Student Services building, King's Gate, is the place where students go to find solutions. These services are fully available to you as a Study Abroad or Exchange student.

Our large, award winning, Student Health and Wellbeing Service offers expert advice in areas such as:

Our Student Health and Wellbeing Services booklet gives a detailed overview of all the support on offer through our specialist teams.

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Financial information

Tuition fees

Tuition Fees

If your home university does not have an exchange agreement with Newcastle University, then you can ‘direct enrol’ and pay tuition for the semester or year of study. For information on our Study Abroad fees, please contact: global.opportunities@ncl.ac.uk

Additional Costs

Students will also be responsible for other fees and costs including insurance, accommodation, travel and living costs.

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