NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY AND PFL STRENGTHEN PARTNERSHIP
Newcastle University and PFL have taken further steps to strengthen and consolidate their partnership by appointing a PFL in country representative based in our PFL Abuja office in Nigeria. The new dedicated Newcastle staff member, Damilola Funsho, works closely with members of the Newcastle International Office.
Why Study at the University of Newcastle?
- Newcastle is placed in the global top 150 universities in both the Times Higher Education (THE) and QS rankings published in 2011. The "THE" ranked Newcastle 146th overall, and 56th equal in Europe. The QS table placed Newcastle 127th, a rise of 13 places on the previous year.
- The Sunday Times league table of UK Universities places Newcastle in 12th place (out of 121).
- Newcastle University were one of just five universities shortlisted for ‘University of the Year 2010’ by Times Higher Education, the influential UK magazine for academic and other professional staff in universities and colleges.
- The quality of Newcastle University research has been recognised by the award of two Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education. The 2005 award was for a project to address the damage to the environment caused by polluted water from abandoned mine workings, and the 2009 award recognised our research in the field of ageing and health.
- Newcastle has also been shortlisted in the Excellence and Innovation in the Arts, Widening Participation Initiative of the Year and Outstanding Contribution to Sustainable Development categories in the 2011 THE Awards.
- Newcastle University is a partner organisation in the Centre for Life, which is a pioneering science village based in the heart of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne where scientists, clinicians, educationalists and business people come together to promote advancement of the life sciences. It is also a key part of Newcastle Science City.
- Newcastle University is home to a diverse and cosmopolitan community with almost 4,000 international students from over 110 countries worldwide.
- Newcastle has a long tradition of welcoming students from all over the world, and provides a well-established and dedicated support and advice service.
- Newcastle offer a large number of undergraduate and postgraduate partial scholarships to international students.
Find out what it is like to study at Newcastle University by visiting their video wall.
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For more information and advice please contact Damilola: