Newcastle University

Smoking in cars with children banned

New law designed to help protect children from the dangers of secondhand smoke

UK's first earthquake baseline

At least three earthquakes a year caused by human activity

'Kerplunk' slows the flow

How the game Kerplunk has inspired a new flood management scheme

Newcastle University is in the top 1% of world universities

Our commitment to academic excellence is demonstrated through our position in global rankings

Students research glacier

Six of our Geography students embark on exciting research trip to Greenland

Dr Martin Luther King Jr

On 13 November 1967, Newcastle University made the historic award of an honorary degree to Dr Martin Luther King Jr—the only UK university to do so during his lifetime.

Newcastle campus

Welcome New Students

Our welcome activities for new students aim to help you settle in to university life at Newcastle.

Find out about:

Students at Newcastle University London

Our London Campus

You can now study for a Newcastle University degree at our new campus in central London. It offers:

  • access to one of the world’s largest financial centres
  • work placement opportunities
  • masterclasses from industry experts

Watch our video about NU London.

Leading in Research: Newcastle University is a member of the Russell Group
INTO Newcastle University - English language study partnership
Newcastle Biomedicine - our partnership with the NHS
QS Stars
Queen's Anniversary Prizes
At the heart of Science City: Our world-class science is helping to build Britain's knowledge economy
N8 Research Partnership
Athena SWAN