The 50 acre campus of Newcastle University is located in the Newcastle city center. With historical sites, natural beauty, and a host of dining and cultural opportunities only a few steps away, Newcastle has something for all travelers. Student-athletes studying abroad in Newcastle have access to the Newcastle University training facility for all their training needs. With two summer sessions per year, Newcastle is an ideal destination for student-athletes looking for a more intimate, English-speaking city to immerse themselves athletically, academically, and culturally.
Newcastle University's vision expresses their collective sense of purpose. They aspire to be a people-focused university that harnesses academic excellence, innovation and creativity to provide benefits to individuals, to organisations and to society as a whole. Newcastle University exists for the public benefit to advance education, learning and research. Their objective is to build on this core purpose and, in doing so, provide new knowledge and creative solutions that make a positive impact. They aim to work collaboratively with our many external partners to shape brighter futures, grow the economy and champion social justice.
Newcastle University continues to maintain and build upon their long-standing commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, while continuing to respect and protect the principle of academic freedom. They are passionate in their belief that universities should play a fundamental role in creating and fostering more equitable societies.
DATES & PRICE
Summer Session 1 2023:
July 2nd-22th, 2023
Application due June 1st, 2023
Student-athletes visiting Newcastle, England take two courses over a three-week span. The classes are taught in person at Newcastle University's campus. Upon completion of the program, student-athletes are awarded six transferable college credits from our accrediting partner, Hellenic American University. In addition, student-athletes in Newcastle have access to the Newcastle University training facility for athletic training purposes.
In addition to traditional English sites, all student-athletes have the chance to visit local sports organizations and mental health and wellness experts. Activities will include sea kayaking from Cullercoats Beach, visiting Castles of the North East, and a tour of the St. James Park stadium.
Summer Session 1 2023:
SHI 100 - Introduction to Student-Athlete Development
SHI 103 - Entrepreneurship in Sports
Visiting student-athletes reside in on-campus apartments close to the host institution and the training facilities. Apartments have individual rooms and shared common spaces. All apartments have a full kitchen, wifi, and bed linens. There is also an onsite laundry facility and multiple lounges.
The program provides medical and accident insurance for all student-athletes. In addition, student-athletes have access to on-site student support services (academic advising, career guidance, and counseling). All student-athletes must complete a pre-departure orientation and on-site orientation. Airport transportation is provided upon arrival and departure. Lastly, student-athletes who complete the coursework receive an official Hellenic American University transcript.