Teaching Facilities

Library Services

Our library provision is consistently rated as excellent - we are the only UK university library to be awarded the government's Charter Mark for 'excellent customer services' five times in a row.

Our library facilities: Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms

The Philip Robinson Library is our main library on campus complemented by the specialist Law Library and Walton Medical and Dental Library. We now also hold the prestigious Customer Service Excellence award for the quality of our library services.

Open 24-hours a day, seven days a week in term time with:

  • group and social study spaces
  • free Wi-Fi
  • over one million books and journals
  • 500,000 e-books
  • 200 networked computers
  • laptop loans

Our teams of Faculty Liaison Librarians have specialist subject knowledge and are there to provide you with advice, guidance and deliver inductions. The Philip Robinson Library is also home to two of our study support services: Maths Aid and the Writing Development Centre. Take a virtual tour of the Philip Robinson Library.

We have a range of rare and unique research and teaching resources with our special collections from rare and historic books, maps and illustrations from the mid-15th to 21st centuries.

Computing Facilities

You are fully supported with technology - we provide you with free services and additional study and research resources to enhance your learning.

Across campus all our computers offer a high-speed network connection, with over 40 clusters available, some with 24-hour access.

Free Wi-Fi is available across campus. You can also use our mobile-friendly apps to help you find the nearest available free PC, view your timetable or contact your tutor.

You'll also get a University email account and if you want to publish your own website or blog, we can host that for you for free too.

Our virtual learning environment (VLE), Blackboard, gives you access to:

  • reading lists
  • course handouts
  • online assessments
  • discussions with your tutors and fellow students

With ReCap you can rewatch your lectures at anytime and the ePortofolio provision enables you to keep track of your personal and professional development while completing your research.

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International Preparation Courses

We have international preparation courses available with INTO Newcastle and Newcastle University London. Find out what you can expect from the teaching facilities.

INTO Newcastle

Our INTO Newcastle centre is on the city campus, right in the heart of Newcastle.

The purpose built INTO Newcastle building is a modern, safe, centre. With our accommodation just next door, you'll find everything you need in one place. The INTO Newcastle centre provides:

  • contemporary classrooms
  • fantastic IT facilities
  • a versatile laboratory
  • a Language Resource Centre
  • an extensive library
  • a cafe, complete with vegetarian and halal options

You can read more about our learning facilities and access to libraries and tech

Check out our virtual tour of the building and campus.

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Newcastle University London

Newcastle University London delivers outstanding learning facilities in a purpose-built building near Liverpool Street station. The London campus brings together students, alumni and businesses from around the world.

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