Newcastle University

Rank 172
Established 1834
Famous for

Medicine, Architecture, Education

Fees £20,900.00 - £28,800.00


Newcastle University is a world-class institution established in 1834 with an international reputation for academic excellence. Newcastle University is a founding member of the elite Russell Group, a group of 24 highly research-intensive universities in the UK. High-quality teaching, strong research profile, and outstanding student support make the University one of the most popular institutes in the UK.

Newcastle University is dedicated to excellence, creativity and innovation, pioneering solutions that can change our world. Delivering world-class research and teaching, we are tackling some of the biggest challenges facing society globally, leading in our key strengths of ageing and health, data, energy, cities, culture and creative arts, and one planet. We educate for life, nurturing the next generation of creative practitioners, clinicians, scientists, engineers and educationalists.

Our campus is beautiful, with green spaces and a blend of old and modern architecture. It is perfectly situated less than two minutes walk away from the hustle and bustle of the main city centre shopping area. Newcastle is one of the world's best student cities and one of the most affordable cities in the UK. Newcastle boasts friendly local people and a cheap and easy-to-understand transportation system.

Newcastle University


International Welcome Week, which is held at the beginning of the academic year for international students, provides an opportunity for international students to get to know each other, as well as introduce them to life in the UK and the university. During Welcome Week, there will be a meet and greet service at Newcastle Airport, information sessions and social events.

We also provide an academic skills kit, maths-aid, health and wellbeing, peer mentoring, language learning resources and career services to support your personal and professional growth throughout your time at Newcastle University.


  • 37th in the Times University Guide 2024
  • 67th in the Guardian University Guide 2024
  • 129th in the QS World University Rankings 2025
  • 168th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 78th in the Leiden Ranking 2022
  • 176th in the University Ranking by Academic Performance 2021
  • Top 25 in the World for sustainable development in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023
  • Awarded 5 Plus QS Stars for Overall Excellence 2022

Satisfaction ratings

The ratings below show how satisfied different groups of students are with their overall experience at Newcastle University. Currently, Newcastle University's satisfaction ratings are as follows:

  • 71% in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2021
  • 78% in the Postgraduate Research Survey 2021

Sector rankings

Newcastle University is ranked in various league tables comparing UK universities on specific metrics, from student satisfaction to our environmental record. Currently, Newcastle University is ranked:

  • 93% of full-time graduates in a job or further study, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020
  • Top 10 for sport in the British Universities and College Sports (BUCS)
  • Top 5 in the UK for sustainable development in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023 

Newcastle University Business School is one of the few elite business schools to be triple accredited by the three major accrediting bodies, providing a high-quality education. Most programs are professionally accredited and provide an excellent education for your future career.



Accommodation for international students is guaranteed for the first year of study. Newcastle University has almost 4,000 places available, about 25% of which are catered. Facilities vary, with en suite and standard rooms available, as well as larger single rooms and studio apartments. Self-catered rooms are generally arranged in flats with a shared kitchen.

The Accommodation Service offers free advice for students looking to find private rented accommodation within Newcastle. A full list of the available accommodation at Newcastle for undergraduate and postgraduate students can be found here.


What our students have to say about SI-UK

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Masters in Business Analytics, Lancaster University
Nidhi Agarwal
"SI-UK has been a crucial part of my UK journey. They assisted me in obtaining my bachelor's degree in August 2019 and now, they've aided me in securing admission to a top design university in London for my master's. The counselors at SI-UK offer personalised support to each applicant, helping us in each and every step including the final stage of obtaining our CAS letter once we receive the offer."
Nidhi Agarwal
Nidhi Agarwal
MSc Design Innovation, Loughborough University
"The entire team at SI-UK was incredibly supportive. They provided me with a list of universities to consider, and I ultimately chose Aston University. With their assistance, I applied and received an offer along with a £5000 scholarship. I am grateful to my counselor and the entire team for guiding me through the visa application process and every other aspect. Thank you, SI-UK, for helping me pursue my dream."
Engineering, Aston University
Saumya Sharma
"Last year, I reached out to SI-UK, Jaipur for my Master’s journey, and it has been an incredibly fulfilling and successful experience. From guiding me through the application process to assisting with letters of recommendation and statement of purpose, and even following up with universities, SI-UK provided comprehensive support at every step of the journey. They went the extra mile, assisting with admissions, fee processing, accommodation arrangements, visa guidance, and coordination on medical checkups. I firmly believe that my admission to the University of Birmingham wouldn't have been possible without SI-UK. I highly recommend SI-UK to anyone seeking admission to a UK or Ireland university."
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MBA , University of Birmingham
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In September, I sought assistance from SI-UK for my studies in the UK, with a planned intake for January 2023. With the support of my counsellor who made exceptional efforts, I smoothly navigated the application process which culminated in the timely acquisition of my UK student visa hassle-free. I wholeheartedly endorse SI-UK to fellow students aiming to pursue their dreams of studying in the UK. Thank you!
Jehabuz Khan
Jehabuz Khan
MSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Strathclyde
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