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Northumbria University


Northumbria is a campus university located in the UK's best city for students (MSN Travel Guide), Newcastle, North East England.

The city and region offer a rare insight into the UK's history with stunning coastal castles to the East and Roman World Heritage Sites to the West.

An accessible city and campus within walking distance of each other and a Metro system connecting suburbs, coast and International Airport contribute to our rank of 7th in the UK for Student Satisfaction. 

The University's origins date back to 1894 as a college of art and industrial design and it has expanded into a comprehensive university with over 400 programme options in four academic faculties at undergraduate and postgraduate.

Northumbria hosts 32,000 students including 4000 international students representing 125 nationalities. 96% of our graduates are working or in further study six months after graduation, we are in the top 10 for UK graduates in professional employment and No 1 in the UK for graduate start-ups. Research rich, industry informed and a notable collection of alumni from Olympic Gold Medalists, Apple Vice Presidents and Government Ministers.