Our 50-acre campus in Newcastle city centre is the hub for our teaching, research and collaboration.
Fun, friendly and effortlessly cool, Newcastle has gained an enviable reputation as one of the UK’s favourite student cities. One in six people in Newcastle is a student, helping create the city’s vibrant social scene and renowned nightlife.
Freshers’ Week at Newcastle University has been voted the best in the country, with over 15,000 daytime opportunities to take part in, as well as legendary night-time events.
Newcastle University was ranked 11th in the 2014/2015 BUCS National League Table and is one of the top universities in the UK for competitive sport.
Newcastle University was rated as one of the top institutions in the country in the 2016 National Student Survey with a 90% overall satisfaction. We’re also in the UK’s Top 10 for student experience according to the 2015 Times Higher Student Experience Survey.
Newcastle graduates are highly in demand – we are one of the top 20 ‘most targeted’ universities by the UK’s leading employers (The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers 2015).
The UK Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has commended our management of academic standards and quality of learning by giving us a ‘judgement of confidence’ – the highest rating available.
Newcastle University is 16th in the country for research power. We have a world-class reputation for research excellence and are spearheading three major societal challenges that have a significant impact on global society.
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