Newcastle, England—Study Abroad
This program is offered through International Studies Abroad (ISA) at Newcastle University.
Newcastle, voted the best student city in all of England, is located in northeast England along the Tyne River. The city is a cultural hub as students from around the globe converge in this town and find themselves engulfed in a truly British experience. With easy access to the surrounding landscape as well as the rest of England and Europe, Newcastle is a great place for students to integrate themselves into the local culture.
Whether you are a sports fan, history buff, or cultural enthusiast Newcastle offers a little bit of something for everyone. Students can explore the English countryside (one of the country's best kept secrets), enjoy the local music scene, or take in the sights of the impressive city architecture built around the Castle.
Newcastle University is a modern university in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne that provides an academic and social home to about 19,500 (3,000 international) students from all corners of the UK and the world. Part of the Russell Group and ranked in the top 20 universities in the UK for research and student experience, Newcastle University focuses on research and teaching in many subject areas.
Newcastle University was first established as a School of Medicine and Surgery in 1834. Becoming independent from Durham University in 1963, Newcastle University has since become one of the UK's leading international universities.
Centrally located on campus is the students' Union Society Building. There are over 100 student associations and 58 sports clubs open to all students. Besides housing key student support services, the Union also has a reputation for providing excellent entertainment to help develop a social atmosphere throughout the campus. By participating in these activities, students are given a chance to meet and interact with students from England and from all over the world.
Students participating in the Newcastle program attend Newcastle University and find themselves located on a campus that merges a traditional academic setting with the wealth of opportunities offered in a lively cosmopolitan city. The University is located in the heart of the city and provides easy access to the local sights and sounds. Participants enroll in classes with local and international students and are taught by Newcastle University faculty.