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Santander Universities


Santander Universities

Santander has been a valuable partner of Newcastle University since 2009.

The partnership provides support for many different types of activity within the University. This includes funding for scholarships, graduate internships, undergraduate work placements and research travel awards.

This collaboration allows Newcastle University to continue enhancing student and staff experience and enriching academic research. Find out more about Santander Universities

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International scholarships

Ten scholarships of £5,000 each are available to international students attending Newcastle University.

Mobility awards

Mobility awards are available for students and staff who wish to undertake research or study abroad. 

Support for entrepreneurial activity

Our partnership with Santander provides financial awards for students participating in the START UP entrepreneurial programme, as well as support for public engagement events. Contact the START UP team for more information.  

Sporting excellence

Sporting scholarships are awardable to individuals of sporting excellence at Newcastle University. Visit the Centre for Physical Recreation and Sport for more information.  

NUSU volunteering support

Santander provides financial support to the Students’ Union for student-led social enterprise and volunteering.  

Undergraduate and graduate internships

Santander has made a commitment to taking on current and graduate students for funded internships from one to ten weeks.  

Work experience

Work skills placements are available through the Santander branch on campus. These experiences offer a valuable insight into global business and are a great way to boost your CV. To find out more, contact Branch Manager James Bowes.   

The Discovery Project

Discovery Grants of up to £5,000 are available for charities that support local communities. For more information, contact Robert Davidson or visit the Discovery Foundation website