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Why Choose Newcastle University?

Seek out life-changing experiences, forge lasting friendships 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 110 universities in the world. We’re also a founding member of the UK’s Russell Group of world-class, research-intensive universities. 

Through research that matters we’re working to build a better world. With social and environmental justice at the core of everything we do, we’re top 25 in the world for sustainable development in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023. 

Through teaching that inspires we’re nurturing the next generation of enquiring minds. Both our teaching and the facilities our students need to learn are ranked 5-star by QS Stars 2023. 

Be part of an exciting future with us. 

Newcastle is an affordable and student-friendly city

Make our friendly and welcoming city your new home. It's an exciting and cosmopolitan place, Newcastle is a world top 40 QS Best Student City 2024. It’s also one of the most affordable.

Discover a multicultural arts scene and vibrant mix of music venues, bars and clubs all within walking distance of our safe city-centre campus.

Go shopping, relax in glorious green spaces, or explore Newcastle’s rich history. There’s top-class sport to enjoy, too – we’re home to Premier League Football Club Newcastle United.

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

Get the support you need by accessing our Student Services from one dedicated building on campus. 

And if life gets a bit challenging, our Student Health and Wellbeing teams can offer: 

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

Find a degree

Ready to study and grow with us? We would love to welcome you to Newcastle University this September. 

Explore our courses now to find your dream degree.