University Open Days in Newcastle 2023

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28 February 2023

Last Updated 01st March 2023

Home to 42,000 students, Newcastle is well known for being one of the most iconic cities in Britain. Lively and diverse, its popular nightlife, music and sports make it the perfect city for students to call home.

Bridge in Newcastle


If you’re considering studying in Newcastle, the university open days are an amazing opportunity to explore the city and experience student life for yourself.

We know how big a decision whittling down your university of choice is, so to make it a little easier we’ve put this short guide together with everything you’ll need to know on the day, including all the open day dates for Newcastle University and Northumbria University.

Newcastle University Undergraduate Open Days

All dates confirmed for Newcastle Uni are as follows:

  • Friday 23 June 2023
  • Saturday 24th June 2023
  • Saturday 30th September 2023
  • Saturday 18th November 2023

No timings have been released yet, but event registration is opening soon. Keep an eye out on the website to book your place or alternatively fill out this form to keep updated on all information and updates from the university about the upcoming open days.

Newcastle University Postgraduate Open Days

Although the open day date has passed, you can still attend one of the university study events held throughout the year. For more information check out the website. For some insights and guidance, you can also register your interest here.

Newcastle University Virtual Open Days

Can’t make it to one of the campus-day events? No problem. You can join multiple virtual events throughout the year where you’ll be able to ask questions, hear from staff, and students and get a better feel of your student community. If you’d like to take a look around the university also has a range of virtual tours available to you now.

Northumbria University Undergrad Open Day

All dates confirmed for Northumbria Uni are as follows:

  • Friday 23rd June 2023
  • Saturday 24th June 2023

Timings for both days are 9:00 to 15:00, to book your place complete this form here.

Northumbria University Postgrad Open Day

Visit on Saturday 4th March 2023 from 10:00 – 14:00, for your on-campus postgraduate open day. To book your place now fill out this form.

Northumbria University Virtual Open Day

You’re spoilt for choice with virtual events at Northumbria! Postgrads and Undergrads, if you can’t attend one of the on-campus days these are the next best thing.

For dates on Undergraduate Virtual Events click here.

For dates on Postgraduate Virtual Events click here.

Things to do while you’re visiting…

Now, of course, you’ll have to explore the city while you’re here too. We know how this may factor into those final decisions! Newcastle has a long list of activities to do and places to see, but we’ve picked out a few that may take your fancy.

Quayside – Bars, restaurants, shops and more…all coming with a beautiful view.

Going for drinks? – Slug & lettuce, all bar one, the botanist or the alchemist all in the city centre to name a few. If you’re also wondering where you can find the best nightclubs in Newcastle? No worries, we’ve got that covered too.

Fancy a gameTickets to St James Park the home of Newcastle United FC is a no-brainer, with the bouncing stadium and amazing atmosphere we can promise it’ll be 90 minutes out of your life you won’t regret!

Why not pop down to see our stunning student accommodation in Newcastle while you’re visiting? We’re located right in the city centre so will fit perfectly into your tour of the city, our experienced team will be on-hand to help and answer any other questions you might have.


Do I need to have a place at a university in Newcastle to attend an open day?

Not at all, universities are open to applicants but also to anyone who’s considering studying in Newcastle.

Do I need to book to attend an open day in Newcastle? 

Yes, booking helps the universities manage numbers on the day and makes sure everyone is safe. Booking is also essential for virtual open days so you can ensure you’re emailed the correct links and information.

How do I get to Newcastle University?

Newcastle University is connected to the city by the Tyne & Wear Metro – Haymarket is the closest station to the university Campus. If travelling via car, the university recommends utilising local park-and-ride services, which can be found here.

How do I get to the Northumbria University?

Northumbria University has two campuses – the City Campus, and the Coach Lane Campus

The city campus is located in the centre of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, which has brilliant public transport links. To access via car, use the postcode NE1 8ST (City Campus West) or NE2 1UY (City Campus East).

When visiting the Coach Lane Campus, please use the postcode NE7 7XA.

More information is available here.

Are the universities in Newcastle the same?

No, Newcastle University and Northumbria University are entirely different organisations.

Student accommodation in Newcastle

When exploring the universities in and around Newcastle, and the city of Newcastle itself, be sure to check our Collegiate’s student accommodation in Newcastle.

Our accommodation in the city, Plummer House, offers tours of the property with accommodation options including a variety of room types, such as Studios, Linked Studios, En-Suites and Mezzanine Apartments.

All bills and Wi-Fi are included in your rent, leaving you with more money in your pocket to enjoy the vibrant city life that Newcastle has to offer.