Founded in the 19th century, Newcastle University belongs to the most prestigious universities in the UK. Roughly 26,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students attend its schools in the UK on the university's campuses in Newcastle and London. An additional 1,700 students are enrolled at the university’s overseas locations, an international campus for medicine in Malaysia - the first one ever established by a UK university abroad - and an international campus in Singapore that is focused on engineering. Among the university's notable alumni are actor Rowan Atkinson and Virginia Gamba de Potgieter, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict and shared awardee of the Nobel Peace Price of 1995.
Top 150Newcastle University is ranked 134th in the world according to the QS World University Ranking 2022
94%of Newcastle's 2017/18 UK full-time undergraduates found employment or further study withing 15 months of graduating
9 out of 10international students are satisfied with Newcastle University according to the International Student Barometer (ISB) Autumn 2018 results
Newcastle University is a world-class research university. Teaching and research activities at take part at three faculties: the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Medical Sciences and the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering. With 9 research institutes and 37 research centers housing more than 170 research units, Newcastle University is a member of the Russell Group, an association of 24 leading research-intensive universities in the UK. The university plays a leading role in the economic, social and cultural development of North East England. Its core research areas are in ageing and health, data, energy, cities, and culture and the creative arts.
Engagement with IU
Indiana University and Newcastle University have been formal partners since 2013. The School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI administers an undergraduate exchange program for students of the humanities and social sciences under the sponsorship of IUPUI's Institute for American Thought (IAT).
The two universities and their faculty have collaborated and continue to work on a number of projects, including the annual SDG Poster Competition and Global Research Forum.