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Newcastle University is a public research university in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England. The university can trace its origins to a School of Medicine and Surgery, established in 1834, and to the College of Physical Science, founded in 1871.
Newcastle University performs consistently well in university rankings, featuring in the top 200 of most world rankings. Currently, Newcastle University is ranked: 146th in the QS World Ranking published 2019. 91st in the Leiden Ranking 2019.