Northumbria is well known for its School of Design, which was formed from one of the original colleges that made up Newcastle Polytechnic. The university also scores highly for architecture, engineering and midwifery. Northumbria is also one of the best universities for sport, and consistently ranks in the top 20 of the British Universities and Colleges Sport table. More than 550 employers sponsor degree programmes and accreditation comes from almost 50 professional bodies. This is one of the highest rates in the UK. Northumbria also offers 'clinical' courses in law accredited by the Law Society and Bar Council. These allow graduates direct entry to the profession after their degree.
The University of Northumbria is one hour away from Edinburgh via train, and 2 hours 40 minutes from London on the fastest rail service. The closest airport in Newcastle is just 25 minutes away.
Services for International Students
In a recent Financial Times survey, Northumbria came top for student support. International students have free access to dedicated Student Advisors, as well as the Student Services department. Student Services also offers a meet and greet service, with pickups from Newcastle International Airport to the university. Upon arrival, students receive an orientation and an introduction to staff and students.
- 66th in the Times University Guide 2015
- 60th in the Guardian University Guide 2015
- 58th in the Complete University Guide 2015
Students who are interested in studying at this university should contact the SI-UK Delhi office to reserve a 20 minute private interview with the University Representative. Please bring any supporting documents with you. Our contact details are: 011 4202 8200; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org we are looking forward to seeing you.