Northumbria University is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence.
The results of the Research Excellence Framework in 2014 showed Northumbria was UK’s the biggest riser in the research power in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework with the third highest gain in in market share of research power in the sector.
Officially the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, the university is based in the best two cities for students in the UK, Newcastle and London (NSS 2015).
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The university has two campuses and has invested more than £200m in its estate since 2005.
City Campus is located in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne – a city which has been repeatedly voted the UK's best city for students. Coach Lane Campus is situated 3 miles away and the two are linked by the university’s free bus service.
Newcastle boasts a combination of friendly culture, rich history and a vibrant social scene that can rival any city in the world.
It’s a stone’s throw away from the stunning North-East coastline and surrounded by beautiful countryside dotted with castles, stately homes and the world-famous Hadrian’s Wall
Getting around is easy thanks to the Metro – one of the best integrated transport systems in the country – and extensive bus networks.
Newcastle stands on the premier north-south rail route in the UK – with London just 3 hours away – and Newcastle International Airport operates domestic and international flights to destinations across the world
Northumbria opened its London Campus in September 2014 which is based in the heart of London’s business and financial district.
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