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Want to know what it's like to be a Northumbria student? Attending one of our Open Days can help you experience the city and the university for yourself.

What can you expect on the day?

  • Registration and Check-in can be done at either Sport Central at City Campus OR at Coach Lane Campus depending on which course/subject ypu are interested in*.
  • Head to your check-in destination where you can sign in and receive your Open Day pack, including the schedule for the day.
  • The Open Day runs between 9am to 3pm, drop in at any time, but be sure to check the Programme for the times of any sessions you want to attend on the day.
  • Visit our Central Exhibition space to discover more about our range of full-time undergraduate degrees, student finance, the Northumbria community and so much more.
  • Experience your chosen course at one of our subject sessions, or meet and talk to academic staff and current students on the Department stands.
  • A well as subject talks, we also have talks on Student Funding, the UCAS Journey and a Welcome to Northumbria.
  • Take a tour of our campus and its facilities, including our accommodation, and get a feel for what life is like on campus.
  • Ask any questions about courses, student life and the region. Get the answers you need to help decide if Northumbria is right for you. 

*Which Campus?

Northumbria University has two campuses in Newcastle - City Campus and Coach Lane Campus. Please make sure you check which Campus the subjects that you are interested in are held at. The majority of our courses are based at City Campus, but if you are interested in any of the following, these are based at our Coach Lane Campus:

  • Childhood and Early Years Studies
  • Guidance and Counselling
  • Health and Social Care
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Operating Department Practice
  • Physiotherapy
  • Primary Education
  • Social Work



Car Parking

On both Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June, we have access to two of the University main car parks free of charge.

City Campus

City Campus East Car Park - postcode NE1 2SU / what3words: builds.beyond.either

There may also be some spaces available in our smaller car parks:

  • Camden Street - NE2 1XE / what3words: double.brands.jolly
  • Day Street - NE1 8SU / whtat3words: ally.fields.leave
  • Sport Central - NE1 8QD / what3words: mass.visits.people

Coach Lane Campus

Coach Lane Campus East Car Park - postcode NE7 7TR (this will guide you to a nearby housing estate, so as you get close please follow the signs to the University) / what3words: fine.truly.healers


During Open Days, a free shuttle bus will also run for visitors between City Campus East and Coach Lane Campus East.


Alternative City centre Pay & Display car parks inlcude:

  • John Dobson Street - NE1 8HL
  • MEA House - NE1 8SX
  • College Street - NE1 8JG
  • Civic Centre - NE2 1DF
  • Manors - NE1 2LA

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Northumbria Open Days

Open Days are a great way for you to get a feel of the University, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the course(s) you are interested in.

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