Northumbria University at Newcastle

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Northumbria University at Newcastle - Overview and Background

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Established     1877 - Rutherford College of Technology, 1969 - Newcastle Polytechnic 1992 - gained university status
Founder John Hunter Rutherford
University Type Public  Research University
University Motto     The age of learning
University City     Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Acceptance Rate 63% – 85.5%
Employment Rate 95%
Faculty to Student Ratio 1:15
Campus Size 875 acres
Official Website Link Northumbria University, England
Contact Details +44-191-232-6002

 

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Northumbria University at Newcastle Virtual Tour

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USPs of the University 

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Academic excellence

  • list items Works with major players in the industry
  • list items Partnered with other higher education institutions globally
  • list items Highly ranked (21st out of 111 universities in the 2014 Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey) 
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    Jobs and Placements

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    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

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    Infrastructural Facilities 

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    The university has numerous laboratories, prototyping workshops, CAD suites, media labs, etc.

  • list items University-owned and -managed accommodation options are also available for students.
  • list items The sports centers have a sprint track, a fitness center, a six-lane 25m swimming pool, squash courts, and a number of outdoor pitches.
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    Residence

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    Students can choose from the following options and the rent varies from EUR 80 to 130. 

    Camden Court

  • list items Lovaine Hall
  • list items Glenamara House
  • list items Trinity Square
  • list items Winn
  • list items Liberty Quay
  • list items Claude Gibb
  • list items Liberty Central
  • list items New Bridge Street
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    Notable Alumni 

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    Some famous alumni from Northumbria University at Newcastle include:

  • list items Sting, musician.
  • list items Alexei Mordashov, Russian billionaire businessman.
  • list items Sir Jonathan Ive, former Chief Design Officer at Apple Inc.
  • list items Sam Ainsley, artist
  • list items Bibiana Aído Almagro, Spanish politician, previously served as Minister for Equality
  • list items Tunde Baiyewu, vocalist, lead singer of the Lighthouse Family
  • list items Rodney Bickerstaffe, former General Secretary of UNISON
  • list items Gavin Brown, art dealer
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    Northumbria University at Newcastle Location 

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    Newcastle City Campus: Sutherland Building, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

  • list items Coach Lane Campus: Benton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • list items London Campus: Middlesex Street, London
  • Train Services  

    There are direct rail services running from many UK cities to Newcastle Central Station

    Nearest Airport 

    Newcastle

    Nearest Hospital 

  • list items Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Recreational Sites 

  • list items The Tyne Bridges
  • list items Historic Quayside
  • list items Newcastle Castle
  • list items Newcastle Cathedral
  • list items Grainger Town and Grey's Monument
  • Northumbria University at Newcastle Map Location

    Address - Sutherland Building, 2 Ellison Pl, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, United Kingdom