At Newcastle University, we have always focused on academic excellence and the impact of our academic work. Today, these long-held ideals are more relevant than ever. They define our vision for the University – the kind of university we wish to be.
The Newcastle Colleges merged to form King’s College in 1937. In 1963, when the federal University was dissolved, King’s College became the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. The University’s name changed to Newcastle University in 2006.
We have 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,