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The Stephenson Building

A beacon for world leading education, research and collaboration.

£110m investment in world-class engineering facility

The redevelopment of the Stephenson Building is a £110 million investment. We have designed the scheme as a beacon for world leading education, research and collaboration.

The scheme is a momentous commitment to:

  • engaging, challenging and supporting students to discover and fulfil their potential
  • catalysing transformative research within and between disciplines
  • improving the economy, social wellbeing, and cultural richness of Newcastle
  • fostering an environment for international ambition and activities

The new Stephenson Building is part of our ongoing investment in exceptional facilities. It will deliver an outstanding student experience and a world leading environment for research and innovation.

Key features

Features of the redeveloped Stephenson Building will include:

  • Maker Space - a student-centred, student-led hub for creativity and entrepreneurship
  • a place for everyone, from quiet spaces to 500 person events and everything in between
  • minimising carbon emissions through efficient design and the latest building services technology
  • a home for three extraordinary research hubs focusing on current and future challenges: