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Newcastle University

Creative Diverse local nightlife Varied union activities City

Ucas code: N21

Newcastle University is home to a cosmopolitan community, offering a first-class student experience in Britain's number one student city. A member of the Russell Group, the university is ranked among the best in the world according to Times Higher rankings. Our Union building has undergone an £8m refurbishment, now home to outstanding social and learning facilities.
Source:Newcastle University Students' Union
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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Political

57%

MED

Sporty

69%

MED

Varied union activities

78%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

91%

HIGH

Creative

65%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 96% MED
Student satisfaction score 81% MED
Average graduate salary £23k HIGH

Number of students

23,274

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

74%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

7%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

50%

of students are male

Young / Mature

10%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

28%

of students here are from outside the UK

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League table rankings

Here's where this university ranks in the three main league tables (where available), which are calculated using a combination of stats that they each weight in different ways. They’re a handy guide but don’t offer the full picture – just because a university is top (or bottom) of the league tables doesn’t mean it is (or isn’t) the right choice for you.

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