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Northumbria University

Newcastle upon Tyne | North of England

Diverse local nightlife Sporty City

Ucas code: N77

At Northumbria you will be in Newcastle, one of the best student cities in the UK. Think culture, shopping, music, sport, nightlife and cost, with a students' union that is one of the best in the country, voted Union of the Year in 2011. One in seven people living in the city is a student. Plus this is a university where over 90% of graduates go into employment or further study.
Source:Northumbria Students' Union

What students say about this university

Dialog 1164 comments (323 students)

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.

Varied union activities

72%

MED

Sporty

79%

HIGH

Political

43%

LOW

Creative

57%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

88%

HIGH

Vital stats

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

Overall student satisfaction

85%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

27,165

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

83%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

22%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

56%

of students are female

Young / Mature

21%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

12%

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.

More on what university league tables really tell you.

Where it's located

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