Newcastle University

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About the institution

Newcastle University, UK, is a thriving international community of some 27,750 students from over 130 countries worldwide.

As a member of the Russell Group of research intensive universities in the UK we have a world-class reputation for research excellence in medicine, science and engineering, social sciences and the humanities. We are committed to providing our students with excellent, research-led teaching delivered by dedicated and passionate teachers. This is reaffirmed by achieving the best possible outcome - a Gold Award - in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Based on the evidence available, this means that the TEF Panel judged that Newcastle University delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students of the highest quality found in the UK.

We are investing over £10m per year to our award-winning teaching, learning and research services. Our Library Service has won five government Charter Marks in a row for customer service. The new £75 million Park View Student Village providing 1,300 high quality en-suite bedrooms for future students. We have 11 accommodation sites from en suite to standard rooms, catered or self-catered. All our accommodation is either close to, or within easy reach of our city-centre campus. 

In 2008, in partnership with the Singapore Institute for Technology, we opened our campus in Singapore which now supports more than 700 students. With the opening of Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed) in 2011, we became the only UK university to establish a fully-owned medical campus overseas. NUMed delivers degrees in medicine and biomedical sciences to more than 500 students.

Opened in September 2015, Newcastle University London, provides full and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate study Business programmes. 
Newcastle is among the top 20 universities in the country for our employment rate with 95% of our graduates going on to employment or further study, more than three quarters in graduate-level jobs. The 2017 National Student Survey found that 88% of our students were happy with their time at Newcastle.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
22,411
Male UG students: 
52%
Female UG students: 
48%
Full-time students: 
100%
Under 21 on entry: 
90%
International: 
19%
Undergraduate: 
73%
Student-staff ratio: 
15.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
424.0

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 21%
2.1: 50%
2.2: 16%
Pass: 3%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

87%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
54%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
22,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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