Reputation and history
As you would expect from a University that has been providing education since 1901, we offer a rich and high-quality education and facilities that are among the best in the United Kingdom.
We’re very proud of our achievements, which include:
- 'World leading' research in 10 subjects, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)
- A diverse student population: the University has students from over 100 countries
- Shortlisted for University of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards 2012
- Best new university in the North East, according to The Guardian University Guide 2012