Newcastle University

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Newcastle Universityis a Russell Group University and is ranked 18th out of 121 in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014 and third in the North East and Yorkshire. The University is also ranked in the UK’s top 12 for research power in science and engineering. [1]

The University was founded in 1834, it started as a School of Medicine and Surgery (later the College of Medicine)which was established in 1834, and to Armstrong College which was founded in 1871 for the teaching of physical sciences. [2]


Newcastle University is a donor to the Science Media Centre. [3]

It is also an associate member of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Unconventional Oil and Gas [4]

Lobbying groups


  • Address: Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 7RU, UK


  1. Reputation and Quality Newcastle University, accessed 7 November 2014
  2. History of the University Newcastle University, accessed 7 November 2014
  3. SMC, Funding, accessed 29 September 2013. See also Science Media Centre - Funding
  4. Associate members list,, accessed 22 October 2015
  5. Register September to November 2013 PRCA, accessed 27 January 2015