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Best Student Experience

The best student experience

Newcastle is one of the best cities in the UK for students, we have been voted best student city 9 times since 2009. (Which? University Survey 2016 & 2018, WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2014, MSN Travel Survey 2009, 2010, 2011)

So, if you’ve only got a few hours spare or if you are joining us for the weekend make sure you head off campus, explore and find out what it’s going to be like to live in Newcastle. To ensure you have the opportunity to make the most of your time in this fantastic city we’ve even put together some ideas of how you can make the most of your visit!


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Northumbria Open Days

Open Days are a great way for you to get a feel of the University, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the course(s) you are interested in.

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NU World Virtual Tours
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Virtual Tour

Get an insight into life at Northumbria at the click of a button! Come and explore our videos and 360 panoramas to immerse yourself in our campuses and get a feel for what it is like studying here using our interactive virtual tour.

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Chiara Ingravallo and Nathan Goodison from Northumbria University collect the award for Best Student Drama at the Royal Television Society Awards for the North East and Borders.
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Nursing Degree Apprenticeship shortlisted for national award
Simulated learning using virtual reality recognised as example of best practice in nursing education
A three-year research project, led by academics from Northumbria University, aims to better connect the care system and expand it include creative health approaches such as art, crafts, sports, gardening or cooking to provide holistic support tailored to individuals. Getty Images.
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Mothers working on the quilts at the community workshops hosted by the researchers.

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