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Why Choose
Newcastle University?

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.

One of the highest-ranking universities in the world

Newcastle University ranks in the top 125 universities in the world. We’re also a founding member of the Russell Group. This year we ranked first in the UK and eighth in the world for sustainable development in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.

We also have one of the largest European Union research portfolios in the UK. You'll learn from academics who are leaders in their fields.

Whatever your passion, we'll pair you with like-minded students and academics who share your interests. We challenge you to delve deeper.


Newcastle is an affordable and student-friendly city

Newcastle has a rich culture of sports, local music, and history. It’s also home to a thriving theatrical arts and literature scene.

Historic buildings house a mix of cocktail bars, pubs, theatres and galleries. They showcase the finest local art, gyms, and so much more. All within walking distance of our city-centre campus.

Newcastle ranks in the top 10 most affordable cities in the UK in the QS Best Student Cities 2022. It's also 5th in the UK for Student Life (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022).

Build your future with us

We are one of the top 20 'most targeted' universities in the UK, as rated by the Times Top 100 Employers. And we know how to prepare you for life after your degree.

Our Careers Service will support you while you’re studying with us and for up to three years after you graduate. You'll learn to:

  • plan your career through workshops and insight events
  • market your skills and experience in CVs, applications and LinkedIn profiles
  • find placements, internships or work experience
  • prepare for interviews and assessment centres
  • find jobs – including part-time work while you’re studying
  • start your own business or independent career

Keeping you safe

Our Student Services are in one dedicated building on campus. So you can access all the advice and information you need throughout your journey with us.

And if life gets a bit challenging our Student Health and Wellbeing services are there to help too. We offer:

  • counselling
  • mental health support
  • disability support
  • financial support
  • faith and spirituality support, including opportunities for prayer, worship and meditation
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Find a degree

Now you know more about our wonderful city and world-class facilities, are you ready to make Newcastle your home? We would love to welcome you to our campus this September.

Explore our courses now to find your dream degree.