Newcastle ranks in the top 10 most affordable cities in the UK in the QS Best Student Cities 2022. It’s not just affordable though, it also came fifth in the UK for Student Life in general in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022 and scored 93% for Overall International Student Satisfaction.
International students can be greeted at Newcastle International Airport with the university’s Meet and Greet service. There’s also an International Welcome Week including information sessions and social activities to help you settle in.
Newcastle University has the only library awarded by the UK Government for ‘excellent customer service’ five years in a row. With more than a million print books and collections of rare and vintage books, the libraries are certainly well-stocked. Other impressive facilities include the Centre for Physical Recreation and Sport and language resource centre.
95% of Newcastle University graduates entered employment or further study within six months of graduating and it is in the top 20 universities for graduate career prospects in the UK. It is also one of the top 20 'most targeted' universities in the UK, as rated by the Times Top 100 Employers. Its Careers Service supports students and graduates for up to three years after graduation with workshops, insight events, placements, interview preparation and enterprise support.