Newcastle University is an elite member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities, and inspires the minds of 27,750 students from over 130 countries around the globe. Over 200,000 alumni are at the forefront of thinking in sectors as diverse as digital technology, finance, and fine art and Newcastle teaching was awarded the highest possible award – The Gold Award – in the most recent Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
Learn more below about what makes the University so special below and if you would like to begin your Newcastle UCAS application, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today.
Five Reasons to Study at Newcastle
1. Graduate employability
Newcastle University’s students are highly sought-after, with 98% of international graduates in employment in professional or managerial jobs. Newcastle are one of the top 20 universities targeted by graduate employers in the UK and one of the top 10 in the UK for graduate prospects.
There are more than 200 Newcastle University undergraduate courses to choose from, as well as postgraduate, foundation and distance learning programmes.
2. Fantastic student experience
Newcastle University has a city centre campus (all schools are within short walking distance of each other, including the libraries and Student Union) and "from Sunday walks along the Quayside, to seminars and lectures from our award-winning academics, student life at Newcastle University is varied and rewarding."
In 2018, Newcastle was rated 7th in the UK for student experience, and 4th in the UK for social life (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey), and consistently scores highly for international student satisfaction.
3. Rankings and reputation
Newcastle University is ranked within the top 155 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2021) and has an international reputation for teaching quality, having been awarded Gold in the most recent Teaching Excellence Framework.
4. The Newcastle London campus
The Newcastle University London campus has an industry-immersive approach to teaching and learning is focussed on providing international business students with the practical skills needed to succeed as a global business leader of the future. Degrees include opportunities for work experience, internship and placements with national and international brands based in the capital.
5. Focus on sustainability
Newcastle's commitment to sustainable development encompasses action across education, research and stewardship. In 2020, the University was ranked 11th in the world for its impact on society and leadership in sustainable development (Times Higher Education’s Impact Rankings) as it strives to make a difference in a rapidly changing world.
Study at Newcastle
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