Newcastle University has roots that trace back as far as 1834, though it was officially given its current trading name in 2006. The university’s vision for the future is to be globally ambitious and yet remain regionally rooted. As a civic university, they form an integral part of civil society and create knowledge within their students to respond to the demand of societal challenges. Additionally, the campus hosts free cultural events, museums, galleries, and theaters, and welcomes the local community on campus to enjoy them.
The campus in Newcatle’s city center lies on a 50-acre plot of land and is a hub for teaching, research, and collaboration. They are committed to sustainability and en
courage students and staff to adopt more sustainable lifestyles. Picture green spaces, and a blend of old and modern architecture and you will get a feel for what the campus is like. The student-run Students’ Union caters to all your needs and provides opportunities, activities, and services designed to help you get the most out of university life. Friendly, beautiful, and just a short Metro journey from the coast, Newcastle is the perfect study location.
Newcastle is in the far northeast of England near the North Sea, considered by some to be the last important city in England along the Scottish border. It is about three hours from London by train. The name of the city refers to the castle built by Robert II Duke of Normandy at the end of the eleventh century. It is a wonderful city for students, as it is both friendly and affordable. With a blend of vibrant nightlife, festivals, celebrations held during the summer, international restaurants off
ering various cuisines, and a wonderful shopping area, there is never a shortage of things to do. Additionally, the University of Newcastle and Northumbria are among the best universities in the UK.