Northumbria University's international reputation as a leading British university is the result of a distinctive combination of outstanding academic research and teaching, innovative programmes, traditional values and social and cultural diversity. Located in the extremely popular student city of Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumbria is the largest teaching and research university in North East England. It has a student population of 35,000 with around 3,300 students from over 100 countries outside the EU. There are a further 3,000 students studying Northumbria University programmes in their own countries. Northumbria has a rich history going back through its constituent colleges to the late nineteenth century. Today Northumbria is both research-engaged and business focused, enjoying excellent links to industry and professions. Every year, close to a hundred Sri Lankan students choose Northumbria University to jumpstart start their career success. Not only is Northumbria University able to offer them the highest possible levels of education by combining the best of curriculum, alumni and support services, but it also offers them a 'home away from home'. Ensure yourself a successful future with Sri Lanka's favourite British University. Consistently ranked amongst the UK's best modern universities, Northumbria University offers a high standard of teaching, excellent facilities and a supportive environment for international students.
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Lots to choose from It's hard not to find a course to suit you at Northumbria University – there are nine schools with around 250 undergraduate degree programmes, part-time courses, postgraduate opportunities and distance learning options as well as exciting research areas. And with quantity comes quality – Northumbria is recognised as a top university for teaching, with over 93% of graduates in work or further study after six months.
September and January intakes for many programmes We realize that not all students can always make it in time to begin their degree programme in September which is the traditional start date in the UK. For that reason, Northumbria University offers many of its postgraduate programmes with the option of a January start date. These are publicized on our website, and cover the majority of our course offerings.
Convenient base for exploring the UK Newcastle is ideally located on the UK's East Coast Mainline which offers extremely fast train transport to other major cities within the UK such as Edinburgh (just 1.5 hours from Newcastle) and London (under 3 hours from Newcastle). This is one of the very best ways to explore the UK when you are not studying. Students can apply for a discount rail card which reduces the cost of train travel substantially. Low cost of living compared with many parts of the UK. The city of Newcastle offers a huge choice of accommodation for students. The University has its own student accommodation and there is also plenty of choice in the private sector for those who decide to find their own place to live. Prices are competitive compared to many other cities. University accommodation includes single room flats in halls of residence. Some halls offer up to two meals per day, while others are self-catering, The university also offers managed accommodation, flats and houses for people sharing, located off campus. The least expensive University accommodation starts from around £60 per week. International students are guaranteed University accommodation provided that we receive your application by the deadline.
We'll meet you at the airport We want you to get here with minimum fuss and stress. Northumbria offers all new international and EU students a free Meet and Greet service, which includes a free pick-up from Newcastle International Airport. Students must book for this service at least three working days before their arrival. We would encourage you to register for this in good time before the start of term.
Visit the Northumbria website at www.northumbria.ac.uk/international
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