Year of foundation: 1992
Approx. number of students: 26,700
MCI partner since: 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in North East England. It is the most populous city in this region The city developed around the Roman settlement Pons Aelius and was named after the castle built in 1080 by Robert Curthose, William the Conqueror's eldest son.
Newcastle's economy includes corporate headquarters, digital technology, retail, tourism and cultural centres.
Northumbria University, officially the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, is a university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England. A former polytechnic, it was established as one of the new universities in 1992.
The university has two large campuses. City Campus, located in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, is divided into City Campus East and City Campus West by the city's central motorway and linked by a bridge.