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Widening Participation

Everything you need to know about Widening Participation in the school.

The School of Pharmacy at Newcastle University supports equal and fair access to our degree programmes

In line with institutional principles, we encourage equality of opportunity. Plus, we support the brightest and best students to succeed, irrespective of their background.

Newcastle University has a long-standing commitment to widening participation and equality of opportunity.

Full details of the University’s commitment to Widening Participation can be found in the Access and Participation Plan.

Widening participation initiatives and partnerships at the University include:

Newcastle University PARTNERS Programme

The PARTNERS Programme is Newcastle University’s own access programme for supported entry to Higher Education. It offers a range of support and opportunities to help you make a successful application to Newcastle University.

The School of Pharmacy actively supports applications to study pharmacy via the PARTNERS Programme.

Through the PARTNERS Programme you could:

  • receive a lower conditional offer to study pharmacy to Newcastle University
  • attend the PARTNERS Academic Summer School
  • develop skills necessary to be a successful student
  • meet other students and increase your confidence
  • receive support through the application process, on results day and after entering the University

The PARTNERS scheme is open to all students from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland who fulfil widening participation eligibility criteria.

Further details can be found here.

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