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A city of invention and innovation...

Originality and a pioneering spirit have helped make Newcastle the perfect place for students to achieve their dreams. From the award-winning Millennium Bridge being the first of its kind, to the UK’s largest bakery, Greggs, being born in the city, Newcastle is forever pushing the boundaries of invention and innovation.

4 reasons why our students love Newcastle

Man playing guitar

The Sage Gateshead Music Centre

This stunning silver building is set into the south bank of the River Tyne overlooking the impressive 'blinking eye' Millennium Bridge.
Science Museum

The Life Centre

The award-winning Life Centre hosts exhibitions, events and theatre shows, and is home to the biggest planetarium in the north of England.
The Tyne Bridge

The River Tyne

Cruise down the River Tyne and take in all the landmarks, including Newcastle’s several impressive bridges.
Seats in sports stadium

Sport

Newcastle offers sports to suit all tastes. Why not tour the home of Newcastle United at St James' Park, or take in a Falcons rugby union match at Kingston Park?

Local area

Transport

There's plenty of affordable ways to get around Newcastle using public transport. Various bus companies operate routes around the city alongside the Metro service. If you're travelling further afield, Newcastle railway station makes connecting with cities like London and Edinburgh simple. It's easy to travel abroad from Newcastle too, with Newcastle airport around 30 minutes away by train.

Sport

Aside from facilities on campus, you can expect to find plenty of gyms in and around Newcastle, from local to national gyms. If you like watching live sport, then a visit to St James' Park, home of Newcastle United Football Club, is an absolute must.

Shopping

You'll find all the big brand names close to your accommodation at the Eldon Square shopping centre, which boasts over 150 high street names including Apple, Hollister and Topshop. There's plenty of choice when it comes to food shopping too, with various convenience stores located close by.