Newcastle University

Smoking in cars with children banned

New law designed to help protect children from the dangers of secondhand smoke

UK's first earthquake baseline

At least three earthquakes a year caused by human activity

'Kerplunk' slows the flow

How the game Kerplunk has inspired a new flood management scheme

Newcastle University is in the top 1% of world universities

Our commitment to academic excellence is demonstrated through our position in global rankings

Students research glacier

Six of our Geography students embark on exciting research trip to Greenland

Dr Martin Luther King Jr

On 13 November 1967, Newcastle University made the historic award of an honorary degree to Dr Martin Luther King Jr—the only UK university to do so during his lifetime.

Clinical skills training

Apply for Medicine or Dentistry

Don’t forget, the deadline for applying to Medicine or Dentistry via UCAS is 15th October.

Choose Newcastle for highly ranked courses in one of the UK’s top cities.

Hadrian's Wall

Free Online Courses

We are working in partnership with FutureLearn to deliver free online courses on a range of topics.

Our next course, Hadrian's Wall: Life on the Roman Frontier, starts on 2 November 2015. Register now to take part.

Find out more about our courses.

Leading in Research: Newcastle University is a member of the Russell Group
INTO Newcastle University - English language study partnership
Newcastle Biomedicine - our partnership with the NHS
QS Stars
Queen's Anniversary Prizes
At the heart of Science City: Our world-class science is helping to build Britain's knowledge economy
N8 Research Partnership
Athena SWAN