Newcastle University is a member of the Russell Group of universities, one of the 24 leading research intensive universities in the United Kingdom. It entered into a joint venture partnership with INTO in February 2007 in order to build its international profile and increase access to ambitious students from around the world.
The University has enjoyed significant success since the partnership launch.
In November 2018, the Independent Schools Inspectorate gave INTO Newcastle an EXCELLENT rating. They commented "The centre exceeds expectations for the
quality of education. At the time of the inspection, all Standards for Educational Oversight were met and quality is excellent."
151 per cent increase in the number of international students studying at the University - growing faster than the Russell Group and the UK higher education sector as a whole
More than 8,500 students have progressed from INTO Newcastle University to further study generating an estimated £115 million in additional revenues.
100 per cent of students progressing to postgraduate degrees achieved a Masters degree in 2013
93 per cent student satisfaction ratings with the INTO programme.
Award winning international student centre developed in the heart of the University campus
More than 170 jobs created at INTO Newcastle since 2007