Tyne and Wear
Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. It is based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, which is regularly voted the best place in the UK for students.
The University has its origins in the Rutherford College, founded in 1880. Today, by putting students at the heart of an outstanding experience, and with world leading research and award-winning partnerships, Northumbria is a new kind of excellent university.
Northumbria is top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment and nine out of ten of our graduates are working or studying six months after graduation. We are ranked 21st out of 111 universities in the 2014 Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey.
Northumbria works with major employers, including Nike, IBM, Nissan, Proctor & Gamble, the BBC, and the NHS, while more than 560 employers and 60 professional bodies sponsor or accredit the University’s programmes. Innovative and entrepreneurial, we are also ranked fourth in the UK for graduate business start-ups.
We have a campus in London as well as Newcastle, and work in partnership with other higher education institutions across the world attracting students from 136 countries.
Northumbria University is committed to developing an inclusive, diverse and accessible campus and wider University community and are determined to ensure that all opportunities we provide are open to all.
Our Student Support and Wellbeing team work to ensure all students are able to access any support they need to make the most of what our university has to offer including disability and dyslexia support, welfare and health support, mental health support and more.