About Us

Why choose Northumbria?

At Northumbria University, we embrace tomorrow. We pursue new thinking, forge new partnerships, create and exchange new knowledge, and find new solutions. We’re ready for the future whatever it may hold.

Confident and creative in everything we do, we offer leadership and direction in this fast-changing world. Those with courage will transform lives and make a remarkable impact on the world. Tomorrow. How will you handle it?

Students from all over the world choose Northumbria University for many reasons; our academic excellence, the desire to give their career an edge, and the knowledge that they will benefit from a fantastic student experience.

Our range of pathway programmes and our Pre-Masters course is designed to help bridge the gap between your current academic/English level and your chosen route of study.

 

Studying in Newcastle, UK

As one of the UK’s largest and most respected modern universities, we can offer you an unrivalled student experience through the quality teaching and exceptional facilities at our campuses in Newcastle.

The city of Newcastle is a thriving student city with low living costs. Newcastle truly is a city that feels like home, no matter where you’re from. Discover more about studying in Newcastle, here.

Our perfect city, combined with our huge choice of programmes, has enabled Northumbria to grow into the outstanding international university that it is today.

 

Helping international students to feel supported and confident with their studies

Our staff come from a variety of nationalities and have extensive experience of working with students outside of the UK. They use their expertise to help international students integrate into UK academic culture, and thrive with their studies.

Our pathway programmes help international students feel confident about studying in the UK. You will receive expert guidance to improve your English language and academic abilities, to fully prepare you for your university degree. You will develop many transferable skills that will benefit you for a lifetime, helping you to ace your future studies and thrive in employment.

Find out more about our range of pathway courses, and how they can benefit you.

32,000

Students studying at
Northumbria University

125

Nationalities make up
our student body

Fastest

Rising UK University in the world rankings (THE World University Rankings 2020)

Meet our students

Aziza Zahran Saleh Al Ismaili

Oman

International Foundation Programme – Art, Design and Media

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Aziza Zahran Saleh Al Ismaili

Adebayo Abdulganiyu Mustapha

Nigeria

International Foundation Programme

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Adebayo Abdulganiyu Mustapha

Christiane Zom A Iroume

Cameroon

International Foundation Programme – Business

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Christiane Zom A Iroume

Saleh T S A M Aldamkhi

Kuwait

International Foundation Programme – Engineering

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Saleh T S A M Aldamkhi

Steven Herron

Head of Pathway College

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Steven Herron

Phil Abbot

Academic Lead

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Phil Abbot

Jacqui Glover

Operations Officer

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Jacqui Glover

47

in the Guardian University Guide 2020 rankings

215,000

alumni around the globe

175

countries have our alumni

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“I absolutely love Newcastle, there is so much to do and so many students. The campus is beautiful and there are loads of facilities where I can do extra-curricular activities around my studies.”

Christiane Zom A Iroume
International Foundation Programme - Business

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