The University of Newcastle upon Tyne is a popular university with an excellent pedigree in research and teaching and is closely integrated into the economic, cultural and social life of the North East.
From our origins in 19th-century medicine and the physical sciences, we have developed a strong and vibrant interdisciplinary research base
Our teaching record across all disciplines is outstanding, and we were chosen by The Sunday Times newspaper as its University of the Year 2000-01. The newspaper commented ’Backed by superb all-round strength, Newcastle is our choice because of its outstanding teaching record.’
We currently have a core student population of 16,339 in 2002-03, 4,187 staff and an annual income of more than £210m. More than 2,000 overseas students choose to study here, from over 100 countries, and our graduates are much sought-after by employers.
However, we are aware that there is always room for improvement and so, during 2002, the University undertook a major restructuring exercise with the aims of
At the heart of the plan was the formation of fewer, bigger academic units. Three new faculties were created, each headed by a Provost
and 27 new schools were formed from the 75 departments which previously existed.
The aim is to create a £6 million-per-year fund for investment. This fund will provide the ’headroom’ to build on current and emerging strengths and to invest in new staff, initiatives and infrastructure.
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle upon Tyne
Further information: http://www.ncl.ac.uk