Regional Capital Newcastle
Our students love to explore Newcastle upon Tyne and its attractions. This fascinating and vibrant city is home to the world-class research centre, Life Science Centre, innovative business, two major universities and world famous football club Newcastle United, who play at St James’ Park. You will enjoy its bustling shopping streets, the Eldon Square shopping centre, as well as its variety of interesting museums, art galleries and bustling Quayside.
Famous for its culture, the city’s highlights include the Theatre Royal, the Northern home of the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Sage Gateshead for concerts of all genres - classical, rock, pop, jazz and folk; and the Metro Arena for pop concerts. Around the city centre are smaller theatres, cinemas, comedy clubs and a variety of music venues.
As a world famous party city, Newcastle is crammed with night clubs, pubs both traditional and trendy, and restaurants of every flavour, Indian, Lebanese, Italian, French, Belgian, Spanish, Turkish, Japanese, Greek, Chinese, Mexican, American, Thai and traditonal English, of course, where you can sample roast beef and Yorkshire puddings as well as fish and chips.
Getting around Newcastle is easy on the Metro system linking the city with the coast and other regional destinations.