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Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Join the fastest rising UK University in the world rankings*, with a global reputation for academic and research excellence.

*THE World University Rankings 2020

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 hear on.

Rated 5 stars for both teaching and employability by QS Stars, and awarded Silver in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework, Northumbria offers cutting-edge postgraduate degrees, degree apprenticeships and research degree opportunities.

Student Community

A vibrant, multicultural community, the University is home to over 32,000 students, from nearly 140 countries. Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, which 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.

Newcastle is a friendly and diverse city and one of the most affordable places to live in the UK. Over 100,000 students choose to make it their home each year – in fact, one in six people in the city is a student, making it feel like one giant student community.

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 a massive 138 societies and 48 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 over 500,000 print books, 843,000 e-books, 110,000 journals and 2,000 study spaces.

Northumbria University

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 10 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.

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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