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Who we Are


Who we Are

We exist to advance education and research and to help society tackle the many challenges it faces.

From Newcastle. For the world.

As a founding member of the Russell Group of Research intensive universities, and a Global Top 110 university (QS World University Rankings 2024), Newcastle University is dedicated to excellence, creativity and innovation, pioneering solutions that can change our world.  

Delivering world-class research and teaching, we are tackling some of the biggest challenges facing society globally, leading in our key strengths of ageing and health, data, energy, cities, culture and creative arts, and one planet. We educate for life, nurturing the next generation of creative practitioners, clinicians, scientists, engineers and educationalists.  

Newcastle University has a global reach; Home to a vibrant international community of 29,000 students from 140 countries worldwide, the University has three campuses: Newcastle, Singapore, and Malaysia. We are also connected to and networking with strategic partners, industry collaborators and employers around the world. 

Proud to be a University of Sanctuary, we promote a culture of welcome, engagement and safety for people fleeing persecution and violence.  

We were one of the first universities to sign up to the UK Government’s Emissions Reduction Pledge and are working to reach net-zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2030. 

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