As part of the Russell Group, Newcastle University ranks among the world’s top 150 universities in 2018. The city of Newcastle itself has often been ranked as students’ favorite UK city to study in. Most notable degrees at the university include Engineering and Urban Planning, to name a few. It’s Architecture program is accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects. The university also offers a great way to experience different cultures in one city where everyone feels involved. Current students enjoy Newcastle for five main reasons: affordable city, legendary nightlife, city-center campus, fun and friendly atmosphere, and easy transportation within the city (everything is in walking distance!).
Queen Mary University of London is a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities. It is recognized for its academic and research excellence across an array of science and humanities subjects where it ranks in the global top 50 in English, History, Drama, and Law. In fact, it is ranked 9th in the UK’s research excellence framework. Based in a creative and culturally diverse area in London, QMUL has one of the largest campuses in the area. Its location near central London and its Russell Group status provide its graduates with an advantage in the job market.