Students from mainland China currently make up over 25% of our international student population on campus.
Our Chinese students are involved in a wide range of clubs and societies through our Students’ Union, including our very popular Chinese Students and Scholars Association. You can see the full range of societies on the Students’ Union website.
Life at Northumbria University for Chinese students
Newcastle is one of only 5 cities in the UK with a Chinatown. Here you’ll be able to find a range of Chinese supermarkets and restaurants as well as the annual celebration of Lunar New Year. The Chinatown is located to the west of the city, in Grainger Town mainly on Stowell Street and is less than a 15 minute walk from the Northumbria University City Campus.
- Palace Garden – traditional Chinese restaurant
- Orchid – classic Chinese dishes (at the Quayside)
- Wing Hong Supermarket
- Tsang Foods
- Red Diner – Stowell Street
- Moji Restaurant – New Bridge Street