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Newcastle University is one of the best on the world, ranking in the top 1% of world universities. We have a long history of teaching dating back to 1834 and are consistently highly ranked for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey.

With a low cost of living, outstanding student support and a consistently strong graduate employability record, we are the university of choice for over 23,000 students from more than 135 different countries.

Our campus is located right in the heart of Newcastle, one of the UK’s most vibrant cities; famous for its friendly locals and fun-loving character. A big city in a compact space, Newcastle offers all the excitement of a modern metropolis combined with small town friendliness. We have a lively bar and restaurant scene, as well as world-class arts, stunning architecture, music, shopping and sport. We’re also just 25 minutes away from beautiful beaches via our underground metro system.

We are proud of what we have to offer as a university and a city and want the brightest and best students to join our diverse and international community.


Your Newcastle contact: Lydia Robinson

International Officer (Americas)


Lydia works within Newcastle University’s International Recruitment Team and has responsibility for student recruitment and marketing in the USA, Canada and Latin America.

Lydia started work for Newcastle University in 2009, based in the Careers Service helping recent graduates to secure employment. Lydia later joined the International Office in 2011.

Having only recently gained responsibility for the Americas, Lydia was previously responsible for student recruitment from China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Lydia completed her BA (Hons) Combined Studies at Sheffield Hallam University.