Newcastle University

History

  • Newcastle University has a proud history of teaching dating back to 1834 and we are a Russell Group University.
  • Today Newcastle University offers world-class education in one of the most exciting student cities in the UK, attracting 23,000 students from across the globe.

Location and Transport

  • Newcastle University’s 50-acre campus is right in the city centre, at the heart of what has been voted the best city in the UK.
  • Newcastle has an international reputation for its vibrant social scene. World-class arts, music, shopping and sport can all be found in the city centre.
  • Newcastle is a very pretty city with elegant Georgian buildings alongside stunning modern architecture. The city borders the county of Northumberland, with its ancient castles, Hadrian's Wall and unspoilt coastline.
  • Our city-centre campus means most places are within walking distance, or you can hop on the Metro, with stops throughout the city and the coast.
  • A good road network provides fast motorway links with all major cities in the UK; London is around 3 hours by train and Edinburgh is around 1.5 hours.