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Living in Newcastle

Studying at Northumbria University Newcastle allows you to live in Newcastle upon Tyne, one of the best rated cities for students in the UK*. With its famed social life and hospitality, you're sure to feel welcome in the North East of England. Newcastle has been rated the best place to visit in the world for 2018, why not go one step further and begin a new adventure in the city? Find out more about the city, courses, North East region and day to day of Northumbria students by checking out our student blog, The Hub. One of our bloggers came from Rome, Italy to study in Newcastle, find out more about his decision to become a Northumbria student. With some of the best value accommodation and living for students in the UK, along with a long list of things to do and places to see, we invite you to Live Better and Enjoy your Time.


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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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