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A Russell Group university with a tradition of academic excellence going back over 180 years

Newcastle University is a consistently top ranked university, with a reputation for world-leading research, graduate employability and academic quality.

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Newcastle University has a diverse, international student community of 28,000 students from more than 135 different countries. With additional campuses in London, Singapore and Malaysia; Newcastle is a truly global university. 

There are a wide range of courses available including more than 500 degrees, with everything from Architecture to Pharmacology, this university has something for everyone. With 25 subjects in the Top 20 in the UK (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018) Newcastle University promises a first-rate educational experience.

The university is also well known for its world class research and teaching, renowned the world over as one of the most research-active universities in the UK. Newcastle is rated 16th in the UK for research power (REF 2014) for its pioneering scientific breakthroughs. As for teaching quality, there are few better institutions in the country. Not only does Newcastle hold a gold award for teaching quality (TEF 2017), it’s also among the top 10 in Europe for teaching excellence (Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2018).

Another of Newcastle’s strengths is its reputation among top employers. Many of the university’s degrees are accredited and developed with professional organisations, ensuring students are highly employable globally. Newcastle University’s commitment to developing employability skills means it’s a Top 20 UK university targeted by leading employers for 6 years running (High Fliers Research 2012-2018).

The INTO centre

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Overview of the INTO centre

  • Established in 2007
  • £56m award-winning facilities
  • On-campus centre with access to some university facilities
  • 736 students in 2017/18
  • Students from 50+ countries
  • Student learning satisfaction rating of 95% in 2017/18
  • Student progression rate of 91% in 2017/18
  • Student pass rate of 96% in 2017/18

The first-rate facilities include:

The centre is based in its own, state of the art building which opened in September 2012. 

The £56m development, which includes teaching and living space is situated right in the heart of the University precinct. Specialist facilities including science labs and an architecture studio.

With two large lecture theatres, cutting-edge teaching rooms with interactive whiteboards and specially designed spaces for studying and socialising, The INTO Centre provides everything the modern student needs.

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Management Team


Kevin Conroy

Centre Director
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Chris Heady

Director of Studies (English/EAP)
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John Larkin

Head of Recruitment
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Domenic Belisle

Assistant Management Accountant
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Gareth McKay

Facilities Manager
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Alex Perrin

Student Progress Manager
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Clarisse Almeida

Marketing and Recruitment Manager
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Chris McMorrow

Academic Planning Manager
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Laney Wang

Admissions and Student Progress Officer


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The programmes at INTO Newcastle University have been developed to meet the strategic needs of the University. The programmes are developed with and validated by the University.


  • Pathways in Architecture; Business and Management; Humanities and Social Sciences; Physical Sciences and Engineering and Biological and Biomedical Sciences.
  • One year long programme
  • Successful completion allows students to progress on to a wide range of undergrduate degree courses at the University.


  • Pathway available in Business
  • One year long programme
  • Successful completion allows students to progress into the second year of selected business undergraduate degree courses.

Graduate Diploma

  • Routes available in Business & Social Sciences and Architecture.
  • One year long programme with two start points
  • Successful completion allows students to progress into a selection of masters degree courses at the University.

Also available

  • Study Abroad with English
  • English for University Study
  • Pre-Sessional English

Contact us

INTO Newcastle University
The INTO Building
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 191 208 7535
Fax: +44 (0) 191 208 5239


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