International Welcome

International Welcome

Find out about our International Welcome Programme and how to learn all about your new city!

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.

Our International Welcome has been designed to help and support new international students adjust to their new life in Newcastle, however all students, including those from the UK are welcome to join with the events and activities should they wish to. 

International Welcome takes place each September and January and consist of the following:  

Welcome Programme

The January 2022 Welcome Programme of events and information sessions will be held both online and in person, so if you have to quarantine upon arrival you can still be involved, meet new students and learn about your new city. 

We also have information on Canvas, our Virtual Learning Environment in the Induction course, which is available to access any time throughout the year for you to refer back to. 

Information on the January 2022 Welcome Programme is available on our January 2022 Welcome Programme Pages.

Social Events

We have a full programme of social events and lots of opportunities to meet others during International Welcome. Our Students Union will be hosting a variety of activities and events that will take place both online and in person. Check out our Social Events page for more information.


Helpful Information


What to Expect Living in Newcastle

We've pulled together a handy guide giving you some examples of what you can expect living in Newcastle, check this out for handy hints and tips!

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.

Self-isolation on Arrival / Quarantine

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. 


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


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.