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Why come to Northumbria

The Northumbria University Exchange and Study Abroad Programme gives you an unmissable opportunity to spend an unforgettable semester or two in England. 

Students from all over the world choose Northumbria University for many reasons; our academic excellence, the desire to give their career an edge, and the knowledge that they will benefit from a fantastic student experience living in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Newcastle is a vibrant, multi-cultural city with a global reputation for its warmth and friendly culture. It boasts rich history and culture and sporting passion that can rival any city in the world. With famous landmarks such as the stunning coastline and beaches, Hadrian’s Wall, castles and the bridges over the River Tyne, the city and surrounding areas has many places to visit.

It is a compact city that is well connected offering easy access by air, rail, road or sea.  Newcastle offers a great choice of music, arts, theatre, cinema, food and shopping so there really is something for everyone and with one in every six people being a student you will quickly feel at home.

Find out more about Life in Newcastle here.

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