Newcastle University is a world-leading university, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions, and addressing global problems.

The University’s vision is supported by a strategic plan, articulated in Vision 2021- A World-Class Civic University. Vision 2021 sets out the strategic objectives they aim to achieve by 2021. It outlines the core principles and values that guide how they will work together as a University towards these goals.

Their Internationalisation Strategy underpins the aim to be a world-class civic university. It intends to foster a culture receptive to interaction across the world and cross-cultural understanding, engaging all types of staff and students.

Newcastle University are seeking to address some of the key global societal issues through their research in three areas:

  • Ageing
  • Social renewal
  • Sustainability