Newcastle, United Kingdom

Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Join the University of the Year (THE Awards, 2022). Northumbria is the biggest rising UK University in research power*, with a global reputation for academic and research excellence.

*UK top 25 for Research Power and largest riser in research power ranking for the second time. (REF 2021)

Northumbria is an innovative, pioneering university which pursues new thinking, forges new partnerships, creates and exchanges new knowledge and finds new solutions to tackle tomorrow’s challenges head on.

Rated 5 stars for both teaching and employability by QS Stars, Northumbria offers cutting-edge postgraduate degrees, degree apprenticeships and research degree opportunities.

Student Community

Newcastle Upon Tyne is a friendly and diverse city and one of the most affordable places to live in the UK. With a thriving student community, one in every six people in the city is a student and Newcastle is regularly voted the best student city in the UK. Northumbria also has campuses in London and Amsterdam, and partnerships with other higher education institutions across the globe.

Campus Life

Northumbria understands that university life is not just about academia. It’s a chance to meet new people and try new experiences. In fact, there are over 100 societies and sports clubs for students to choose from.

Societies cover faith and belief, culture and politics, academic subjects and hobbies and special interests. All sports clubs and societies are open to all students, including postgrads, and membership fees are low.


The University has invested more than £250m in campus facilities over the past 10 years, in order to support its world-class research and learning experience.

Northumbria’s library is one of the biggest and best in the UK. It contains around 450,000 print books, over 936,000 e-books, more than 82,000 print and e-journals and 2,000 study spaces.

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Academic Expertise

Northumbria’s strengths lie in its diverse body of world-leading research, which underpins all course curriculums. Northumbria researchers are working at the forefront of current global knowledge and practice and responding to the world’s most urgent and complex problems.


Northumbria University produces work-ready graduates fully equipped with everything they need to succeed in their chosen industries.

Northumbria is top 25 in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment and nine out of 10 graduates are working or in further study six months after graduation (REF 2021).

Professional practice is central to Northumbria’s postgraduate programmes. The university works with industry leaders including Unilever, GlaxoSmithKline, NASA, the Ministry of Defence, Kellogg’s and the NHS to provide a wide range of work placement and research collaboration opportunities.


Northumbria offers a number of scholarships to both UK/EU and International students. Scholarships are updated regularly, so for the most up-to-date listings, visit the Northumbria website.

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Discover Northumbria

Northumbria holds a number of open days and events throughout the year. For details of our next event, and to register, visit our website.

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