International & Exchange Students

International and Exchange Students

Find out about our International Welcome Programme and how to prepare for your journey.

International students arriving at Newcastle Airport.

We're delighted that you will be joining us at Newcastle and look forward to welcoming you to the University.

If you are travelling to the UK during the 2020-21 academic year please ensure that you follow the Government requirements that you need to adhere to. These differ depending on the country you are travelling from (including those you travel through in the 10 days before arriving in the UK). We have created a blog to help you ensure that you comply with all requirements.  

Our pre-arrival pages for international students will help guide you through everything you need to know before travelling to Newcastle.

iNClude App

Newcastle University have a free app called iNClude. It is the essential guide for new students. Get information and support to help you prepare for life as a student at Newcastle University. With information and advice on transitions, preparing for University, student life at Newcastle, finances and fresher’s events – Download iNCLude today! You’ll find everything you need in one place. Download through iOs or Google Play.

International Welcome

All new international and EU students are invited to take part in the University’s International Welcome.

International Welcome takes place in September & January. They are designed to help and support new international students adjust to their new life in Newcastle. International Welcome consists of the following:   

Airport Meet & Greet Service

The Airport Meet & Greet Service assists all new international students to their accommodation from Newcastle Airport. 

The Airport Meet & Greet Service for the 2020-21 academic year is now closed. 

If you are travelling to Newcastle for the start of the 2021-22 academic year we will be providing an Airport Meet & Greet Service, more information on this will be available soon on our Airport Meet & Greet pages.  

Self-isolation on Arrival / Quarantine

You should familiarise yourself the quarantine requirements that are in place for travellers coming to the UK. If you are required to self-isolate upon arrival we have support available to help support you during this time. More information is available on our Self-isolation on Arrival page. 

Welcome Programme and Information Sessions

We provide a Welcome Programme and Information Sessions as part of International Welcome in September and January. For the 2020-21 academic year these will be held online. Information on Canvas our Virtual Learning Environment is available any time throughout the year. 

Information on the 2021-22 Welcome Programme and Information Sessions will be available soon.


For information regarding University accommodation please see the Accommodation Arrival Information pages.

If you are staying in 
University accommodation, please check when your tenancy agreement starts. If you wish to arrive before the tenancy agreement starts, then you will need to arrange alternative accommodation. If you have any questions, please contact us.

You will find additional pre-arrival and registration information, applicable to all students at Newcastle, on other sections of this website. Our international website also contains a range of useful information.

If you require any further information please contact us.