Student and Staff Wellbeing

New to Newcastle

Welcome to Newcastle University

Whether you’ve just started on your university experience, embarking on further study, or beginning a new role, you’re now part of our University community and this exciting city. It’s a strange time for everyone, but we want you to know you’re welcome and we’re here to support you.


Student Societies


There are a number of student societies for people of faith, which are open to staff as well as students. You can find out about them here:

Catholic Society

Christian Union

Hindu and Sikh Society

Islamic Society

Jewish Society

Details about all the student societies can be found on the NUSU Societies website.

Faith and Spirituality Support

We have a team of Chaplains who come from a variety of faith and belief backgrounds to offer diverse and inclusive pastoral support to the whole university community. We also offer a programme of activities for students and staff to make connections, have conversations, and deepen commitment.

Places of Worship

There are lots of places to worship in Newcastle and the surrounding areas. Here’s a map of places of worship to help you find places of interest: