Newcastle University

www.ncl.ac.uk

About Newcastle University

The University can trace its origins to a School of Medicine and Surgery (later the College of Medicine), established in 1834, and to Armstrong College, founded in 1871 for the teaching of physical sciences.

These two colleges formed one division of the federal University of Durham, the Durham Colleges forming the other division. The Newcastle Colleges merged to form King's College in 1937. In 1963, when the federal University was dissolved, King's College became the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, and latterly, Newcastle University.

Newcastle University is a Russell Group University and we ranked 18th out of 121 in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014 and third in the North East and Yorkshire.

Newcastle is ranked: to 5th in the UK for employability (amongst comparator universities (Higher Education Statistics Agency) in the UK’s top 12 for research power in science and engineering ranked 8th for Medical research power We have a world-class reputation for research excellence and are spearheading three major societal challenges that have a significant impact on global society. These themes are: Ageing and Health, Sustainability, and Social Renewal..

University Rankings

This Year / Last Year

The Sunday Times

22/12318/121

The Guardian

30/12137/119

The Complete University Guide

23/12925/127

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    • City Centre
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    Newcastle University, 6 Kensington Terrace, Newcastle, NE1 7RU

    Telephone: 0191 222 5594
    Email: enquiries@ncl.ac.uk
    Website: www.ncl.ac.uk

    Stats and Facts *

    Total Postgraduate Students:

    6,070

    Total Undergraduate Students:

    17,720

    Total Non-UK Students:

    6,555

    Total Part Time Students:

    1,550

    Total Full Time Students:

    22,245

    Total Student Population:

    23,795

    * Based on 2016 HESA Figures

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