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. 

We will soon be updating our information for students joining us in September 2020. Please check back soon for updates for students joining us in September 2020.

The Pre-Departure Guide 2019 contains lots of useful information about Newcastle and helpful advice on how to prepare for your move to Newcastle.

All new international and EU students are invited to take part in the University’s International Welcome. These run in September & January.  

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

The Airport Meet & Greet Service will be running to assist new international students to their university accommodation. More details on this service will be available soon.


Welcome Programme and Information Sessions

We provide a Welcome Programme and Information Sessions as part of International Welcome. The full schedule will be available soon. 


Families’ Welcome Reception

Families are invited to join us at Newcastle University’s annual Families’ Welcome Reception. The event is an ideal opportunity to meet with Newcastle University staff and fellow families to gain a deeper insight into the University and the experience that awaits your family. The date, time and booking information for this event will be available soon.


International Welcome Week involves a schedule of information sessions. We'll inform you about the practicalities of being a new student at Newcastle University and hold social activities to help you make new friends. It also includes our Meet and Greet Service from Newcastle International Airport.

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.