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Top Universities in the North East 2020

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

Third in the North East, Northumbria University offers a library considered one of the best in the UK for students, and its Librarianship & Information Management course is consistently in the top ten, this year coming second. It also has strong links with innovative design: alumni include Sir Jonathan Ive, designer of the iPhone, iPod and iMac; and Rob Law who came up with children's suitcase, the Trunki.

Newcastle is one of the best cities for students in the UK, according to an array of surveys, offering a diverse nightlife. From the thriving Jesmond and quirky Ouseburn areas, through to the renowned Bigg Market, Quayside and Diamond Strip, there's plenty to keep you entertained.