Year of Establishment: 1880, Origins in the Rutherford College

  1. USPs of the University 
    • Academic excellence
    • Works with major players in the industry
    • Partnered with other higher education institutions globally
    • Highly ranked (21st out of 111 universities in the 2014 Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey) 
  2. Jobs and Placements
    • The university was ranked 16th in the UK in 2016 for the number of graduates employed or studying at a graduate level. The graduates of the university scored higher than the national employability average.
      Top recruiters are Nike, IBM, Nissan, Procter & Gamble, the BBC, and the NHS
  3. Infrastructural Facilities 
    • The university has numerous laboratories, prototyping workshops, CAD suites, media labs, etc.
    • University-owned and -managed accommodation options are also available for students.
    • The sports centers have a sprint track, a fitness center, a six-lane 25m swimming pool, squash courts, and a number of outdoor pitches.
  4. Residence - Students can choose from the following options and the rent varies from EUR 80 to 130. 
    • Camden Court
    • Lovaine Hall
    • Glenamara House
    • Trinity Square
    • Winn
    • Liberty Quay
    • Claude Gibb
    • Liberty Central
    • New Bridge Street
  5. Notable Alumni 
    • John Ive
    • Martin Corry
    • Steve Cram
    • Neil Marshall
    • Scott Henshall
  6. Location 
    • Newcastle City Campus: Sutherland Building, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
    • Coach Lane Campus: Benton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
    • London Campus: Middlesex Street, London
  7. Train Services  
    • There are direct rail services running from many UK cities to Newcastle Central Station
  8. Nearest Airport 
    • Newcastle
  9. Nearest Hospital 
    • Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  10. Recreational Sites 
    • The Tyne Bridges
    • Historic Quayside
    • Newcastle Castle
    • Newcastle Cathedral
    • Grainger Town and Grey's Monument


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