Newcastle University, UK, is a thriving international community of 17,000 undergraduate students and 6,000 postgraduate students. Our vision is of Newcastle as a civic university with a global reputation for academic excellence.
As a member of the Russell Group of research intensive universities in the UK we have a world-class reputation for research excellence and are in the UK’s top twelve for research power in Science and Engineering. We strive for excellence with a purpose, and to this end are tackling three major challenges that have a significant impact on global society: Ageing, Sustainability, and Social Renewal. We organise much of our research and teaching to addressing these three Societal Challenge themes.
Our students consistently rate their time at Newcastle very highly with 9 out of 10 Newcastle University students are satisfied with their overall experience (National Student Survey 2016). Newcastle is one of the top 20 'most targeted' universities by the UK's leading employers and the latest official figures show that 94% of our graduates go on to employment or further education six months after graduating, among the best in the UK.