Confidential, free help and advice is available on anything from student finance to immigration and more general student support questions.
Our Student Wellbeing Service also provides tailored support for you. Any needs from special requirements relating to a disability, mobility issues or a specific learning difficulty, such as dyslexia, will be supported.
We can work together to plan your support from the moment you complete your application, and are always happy to answer your questions.
Information is also available about local doctors, dental practices other local health service providers. Independent personal support is also provided by the Student Advice Centre, run by the Students' Union.
Information about the University can be offered in an alternative format, for example Braille, large print or audiotape. Use our enquiries form to get in touch.
While the average age of our postgraduates is 35, we regularly have people in their 40s, 50s and 60s studying at Newcastle. Once you have arrived, your specific support includes a mature student orientation programme. This is held before the start of term so you can meet other mature students.
Most major world faiths are represented on campus, with Chaplains based in the University Chaplaincy and regular services of worship. Student-led religious societies also operate from the Students' Union.
There are several prayer rooms on campus which are open to all students and staff. This includes:
- multi-faith prayer room in the University Chaplaincy
- dedicated Muslim prayer room in the King George VI building
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International Preparation Courses
Our preparation courses are for international students. They provide the high level of academic and/or English language skills you need for further study at Newcastle University.
You can study an international preparation course at INTO Newcastle or at Newcastle University London. You can be sure that that you'll receive the support you need wherever you decide to study: