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Northumbria students are part of a global family. We welcome over 32,000 students from 110 nationalities to live, learn and make lifelong friends here.

 

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When you join Northumbria, you are joining a global family. We welcome over 32,000 students from 130+ nationalities to live, learn and make lifelong friends here.

We not only work together but we play together and support each other offering plenty of opportunities to get involved. Our student accommodation, voted 2nd best in the UK (National Student Housing Survey 2015) where you can be part of a global community making friends for life from all over the globe. Our Students' Union has over 100 societies, including 14 international societies with 500 members, so you’ll always find a friendly face.

University life is new and exciting, but can also be a bit challenging at times. We have an award-winning support network that is Customer Service Excellence accredited offering a range of services including international support to help you with any issues you might face. Our Welfare, Immigration and Funding Advisers offer free confidential guidance on a wide range of topics including Immigration/visa issues, working in the UK and student finance.

To help you settle in, Student Support and Wellbeing and the Students' Union run a programme of events and activities called Fast Friends where you can take part in social events, sports events and much more.  

Our award-winning student support team are always here for you, providing help and advice whenever you need it.  

“Northumbria has been supporting the IDEALS programme in Zambia for ten years and it’s made a real difference to children of all ages and backgrounds. Thanks to Northumbria I was able to experience something very special.”

Brogan O’Connor, BA Applied Sport and Exercise Science graduate, Sports President

 

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