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Student Life at Newcastle University

Find out more about accommodation, student finance, study skills, sports and societies and everything else you might want to know about studying at Newcastle University. This page will be updated regularly as we continue to add resources.

Applying to University

Watch our brief video to find out more about the university application process and what you need to do.

Why Choose Newcastle University?

There are lots of Universities to choose from throughout the UK and further afield. Here are a few reasons why we think Newcastle University is a fantastic choice for students in a handy, downloadable summary.

Why Newcastle University?


Writing your Personal Statement

Your Personal Statement is a crucial part you your application for university. Watch our short video on how to go about writing your personal statement. 

We also have a guide to support teachers when helping their students to write a personal statement available here.


You can take a virtual tour of some of our accommodation sites and see some of what is on offer.

Online Open Day

Sit back, relax, and take a life-changing virtual journey with us. Explore our beautiful campus and city, find out about our courses and hear from our friendly students and staff. Let’s get to know each other better.

Sign up for our online events 

Student Finance

This handy infographic gives you an overview of the steps you need to complete when applying for Student Finance and can be downloaded to view offline.

Applying for Student Finance

Student Life

Become part of our lifelong community. Meet people from around the world, forge lasting friendships, seek out life-changing experiences and create memories for life - all from our beautiful city-centre campus in the heart of Newcastle.