A royal opening for Newcastle University London

29 October, 2015

Newcastle University London was officially opened last week by HRH Princess Eugenie, adding to Newcastle University’s existing global network of campuses in Singapore and Malaysia.

HRH Princess Eugenie with Professor Chris Brink, Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University, at the opening ceremony.

Having graduated from Newcastle University in 2012 after studying English and History of Art, Princess Eugenie, who is eighth in line to the throne, unveiled a new sculpture created by artist Joseph Hillier, also a graduate of the university, to mark the opening.

The new campus in London will offer full- and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and will be a base for Newcastle University’s triple-accredited Business School and Continuing Executive and Professional Development programmes.

Professor Chris Brink, Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University, said, “Having a base in one of the most popular cities in the world complements Newcastle University’s reputation for academic excellence.

“This exciting new development reinforces our international profile, and will deliver top-quality opportunities with an international focus.”

Professor Amanda Broderick, Chief Executive Officer at Newcastle University London, added, “We are working hand-in-hand with businesses in the capital and globally to develop graduates with the enviable skills and knowledge that top employers demand.”

Newcastle University London is a joint venture with INTO University Partnerships. Andrew Colin, Founder and Owner of INTO Partnerships, said, “We are enormously proud of our long-standing partnership with Newcastle University and delighted to support this exciting new campus in London.”

Georgina Deacon
Staff Journalist


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