Main   location  Newcastle, UK
 Courses  Undergraduate , Masters, PhD
  • Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Engineering and Environment
  • Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
 Student   life  

 *Northumbria Students' Union: it is a campaigning and representative organisation. It offers a range of student activities.

 *Mosques in the area: Newcastle University Islamic, Shah Jalal Mosque Newcastle upon Tyne.


About Northumbria University

Based in Newcastle, one of the liveliest cities in the UK is Northumbria University, built in 1969 and formerly known as Newcastle Polytechnic. It became Northumbria University in 1992 and today is home to 20 schools and departments, and around 35,000 students from about 135 countries. It provides access to more than 550,000 print books, 822,000 eBooks and 108,000 print and electronic journals.

Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic quality. They conduct groundbreaking research that is responsive to the science & technology, health & well being, economic & social and arts & cultural needs of the communities. They have an impressive record of accomplishment of collaborating with like-minded international research, education and business partners. They conduct groundbreaking research and have an international reputation for creating successful, multidisciplinary research projects that make an impact nationally and internationally.

Students from all over the world choose Northumbria University for many reasons; their academic excellence, the desire to give their career an edge, and the knowledge that they will benefit from a fantastic student experience. Northumbria University has approximately 33,500 students, 23% of whom are international. A thriving multi-national community of staff and students from over 136 countries ensures you will receive a warm welcome whichever programme you study.

They guarantee accommodation for all first year students and all of their residences are all within easy reach of the University campuses and Newcastle’s bustling culture and nightlife. Everyone is welcome in their accommodation, from new and current students, to undergraduates and postgraduates, both from the UK and around the world.