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Northumbria University, Newcastle

Newcastle upon Tyne | North of England

Sporty Varied union activities Diverse local nightlife City

Ucas code: N77

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.

Diverse local nightlife

88%

HIGH

Varied union activities

76%

HIGH

Political

49%

MED

Sporty

78%

HIGH

Creative

61%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £21k MED
% of graduates in work or further study 96% MED
Student satisfaction score 79% MED

Number of students

26,673

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

80%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

20%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

44%

of students are male

Young / Mature

20%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

13%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

Dialog 670 comments (161 students)
    • Support

      I did not seek help from university

      2018, 2nd year, Adult Nursing

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    • Course

      Architecture is a subject where it’s self motivated therefore you’re always working by yourself

      2018, 2nd year, Architecture Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Accomodation

      Heaton is dangerous

      2018, 2nd year, Architecture Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Accomodation

      Let’s Live Here does everything

      2018, 2nd year, Architecture Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Course

      Feedback on assessments are always released within 20 working days and is normally pretty detailed, which is good. Not all...

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      2018, 1st year, Applied Psychology

      Course

      Feedback on assessments are always released within 20 working days and is normally pretty detailed, which is good. Not all staff's lectures are hugely helpful and only some use lecture recording software such as Panopto.

      2018, 1st year, Applied Psychology

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    • Accomodation

      Student area that is close to my campus but in a great area with great transport

      2018, 2nd year, Children's Nursing

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