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Top Universities in the North East 2019

Alter The Complete University Guide's League Table to see how universities compare within their region, whether overall or by subject. If you've got your heart set on a particular part of the UK but don't know which university, we can help.

Wanting to find the best university to suit you in the North East? The region has a lot to offer its students, whether it's crazy nights out on the toon (that's the colloquial term for Newcastle), a cultural day out in the historic city of Durham, or a Saturday afternoon spent watching premier league football or county cricket. Below is a countdown of the top universities in the North East:

"Northumbria University"
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3. Northumbria University

In the heart of Newcastle, Northumbria University is placed third in the North East. The library is highly rated as one of the best in the UK for students, and the Librarianship & Information Management course is consistently in the Top Ten. Graduates have been increasingly leaving with Good Honours of 2:1 or above – now at 77% – in turn boosting their Graduate Prospects. Alumni include Sir Jonathan Ive, Senior Vice-President of Apple and designer of the iPhone, iPod and iMac.

Surveys regularly rate Newcastle as one of the best cities for students in the UK. It offers a diverse nightlife, from the thriving Jesmond and quirky Ouseburn areas, through to the renowned Bigg Market, Quayside and Diamond Strip.

Search through undergraduate courses at Northumbria University.