Newcastle University is a public research university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England. It is a Russell Group University and it has been ranked 18th out of 121 in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014 and third in the North East and Yorkshire. Newcastle is also ranked 5th in the UK for employability, in the UK’s top 12 for research power in science and engineering and 8th for medical research power. The University has a world-class reputation for research excellence and are spearheading three major societal challenges that have a significant impact on global society. These themes are: Ageing and Health, Sustainability, and Social Renewal. The university has one of the largest EU research portfolios in the UK.As one of the UK’s leading universities, Newcastle attracts over 20,000 students from more than 120 different countries.
Teaching and research are delivered in 24 academic schools and 40 research institutes and research centres, spread across three Faculties: the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences; the Faculty of Medical Sciences; and the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering. The university offers around 175 full-time undergraduate degree programmes in a wide range of subject areas spanning arts, sciences, engineering and medicine, together with approximately 340 postgraduate taught and research programmes across a range of disciplines
As well as being a constant resource and core academic partner across PEI’s work, Newcastle University are also a fundamental part of our CESSAF project in Angola.