Newman is a different kind of university; we’re driven by the belief that higher education should enable us to develop new ways of understanding the world, and help make a positive impact within it. Our students become independent thinkers with ambition, empathy, and a lifelong love for learning.
We’re a friendly community of staff and students, and our small class sizes mean that academic staff can give personal care and attention to each student.
Reports frequently highlight the positive experience of students and individual attention offered by Newman’s staff. As a student-centred University, Newman’s challenging yet supportive learning environment will enable you to engage with theories and concepts, discuss ideas with your tutors and become independent learners and creative thinkers able to make a difference in the world. Being founded as recently as 1968, the buildings are modern and purpose-built. The campus is arranged around a series of inner quadrangles of lawns and trees. Halls of residence provide bedrooms for over 200 students, conveniently adjacent to the teaching areas and well-stocked library. Over £20 million has been invested on improving the campus for students, including a vibrant new-build entrance and state-of-the-art library, creating a modern and attractive learning environment, a new halls of residence and new teaching spaces. Further developments are still ongoing to improve life on campus.
With approximately 2,700 students from a variety of backgrounds, Newman is becoming an increasingly popular place to study.