Northumbria University, Newcastle, is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence.
It has more than 35,000 students and is one of the largest universities in the UK, contributing significantly to the North-East economy.
Northumbria is committed to providing students with an outstanding learning experience, both from its main campus in Newcastle and through a developing presence in London – the UK’s two most popular university cities – and through its partnerships abroad. Aligned with this is a focus on employability and maximising career prospects for students. It is in the top 10 in the UK for number of graduates entering professional employment and has partnerships with 560 employers and 60 professional bodies.
Northumbria is an innovative and enterprising university, offering a range of business support and engagement initiatives. This includes the recent launch of a £1.1m project, joint funded with the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), to help start-up 30 new businesses and provide graduate interns for more than 50 small businesses.