Northumbria University offers students a vibrant city experience and outstanding education in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.
The university ranked in the top five in the UK for the ‘City Life' WhatUni Student Choice Award 2018 and offers an internationally renowned education, plus top rate graduate employability rates. It gives students a desirable blend of an exciting life in a friendly, sport-loving city with a thriving cultural scene mixed with a high-quality education to advance their global job prospects.
Northumbria University has recently undergone huge investment to create new, state-of-the-art facilities to supplement its award-winning 24-hour library, Student's Union and sports centres. It provides excellent learning areas with affordable accommodation and has been voted one of the best student cities in the UK (QS Best Student Cities 2018).
A research-led education at Northumbria takes a deep interest in solving real-world challenges in a fast-paced world. It has an international reputation with major partner organisations such as Nissan, IBM and Nike, as well as over 500 global education institutions to provide full value for students' studies. The university ranked 7th in the UK for the overall number of graduates in professional employment, with its dedicated careers assisting students and resulting in 95% of graduates working within six months.
Northumbria also welcomes students from over 130 countries amongst its 32,000-strong student community, all of whom can benefit from excellent support services and get involved with over 100 societies and volunteering projects. For international students, tuition fees are at a competitive rate and there are generous scholarships available. Newcastle is also one of the UK's most affordable cities, making Northumbria an attractive option for many students.