Newcastle University

(Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, UK)

University of Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 7RU, England
Tel: +44 (0)191 222 6000

Newcastle University InformationNewcastle is home to one of the most successful universities in the United Kingdom, highly regarded for its teaching and excellent research facilities. With excellent teaching standards, an attractive campus in the centre of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, an award-winning library and a wide range of outstanding features, the University of Newcastle is home to more that 240 programmes of study.

The University of Newcastle has many different departments and schools, over 16,000 students and Newcastle's university is currently one of the largest employers in the Newcastle-upon-Tyne area, currently employing over 4,000 staff. Newcastle University has around 2,500 full-time students who come from abroad and more than 100 countries are represented on the University of Newcastle's campus.


Founded in 1834 as a school for Medicine and Surgery, the University of Newcastle also encompasses Armstrong College, which dates back to 1871. These large Newcastle colleges merged in 1937 to form King's College, now known as the University of Newcastle. With continual expansion and development, Newcastle University's facilities are constantly improved, including new building programmes, a £5 million sports hall, and considerable investment to the university's infrastructure.


Location and Campus Information

The University of Newcastle's campus is open to the general public during the weekend and appointments should be made in advance if you plan to meet specific individuals at the university. Newcastle's university is easy to reach and is well sign posted in the Newcastle area.

Sports and Leisure Facilities

Newcastle University has more than 100 different societies and organisations, including religious societies, athletics, football, rugby, tennis, wine appreciation, languages, juggling, dancing, music, space exploration and many more. There are also many other subject-based societies at Newcastle University and computing clubs.


The University of Newcastle is highly regarded throughout Europe and covers more actual subject areas than most other universities in the country. This wide variety of study options and wealth of experience make the University of Newcastle one of the most appealing universities in the area, attracting students from all over the United Kingdom and abroad. Newcastle's university is also a popular venue for Newcastle conferences, large meetings and many of Newcastle's lively events and festivals throughout the year.