Welcome to International Newcastle

International Newcastle facilitates international relations, by hosting international visitors including dignitaries, officials and businesses, representing the City and North East overseas.  We work with clients to equip them with the skills to get the most out of international relations and develop productive international relationships.  We provide cultural briefings on working with other nationals, to help in gaining that competitive edge, as well as delivering workshops on cross-cultural communication skills. Through partners such as Newcastle University we also support International students to integrate into the city and raise cultural awareness.

People – residents, students, visitors

We can help you meet people, take part in local cultural events and find internationally related opportunities, projects and programmes to take part in.

Meet people – join our International Club and meet other international students – email us to be added to the invite list.

Learn to understand the locals!  Take a GSOL class (Geordie for Speakers of other languages) and learn the local dialect in this fun workshop.

Be a local host – help support our international students and visitors by being a host. See what is required to join this exciting programme.

Find international contacts – browse our online directory and see who is doing what with which countries.

Business and organisations

businesses

Our 25 years’ experience of effective international relations has resulted in strong global connections. We provide specialist services to equip you with the skills and competitive edge, which result from productive international relationships and partnerships. We can help you develop your ideas, provide expert advice and find specialist support or partners – at home and abroad.

Enhance the experience of your visitors – our Better Visits service provides coordination and local hosting services for your international visitors in business, education and the public sector. We have the connections to bring local culture, community and heritage alive, letting you concentrate on the business issues.

Cultural Briefings – We run practical seminars and workshops for you and your staff, designed to raise intercultural awareness and knowledge in a global marketplace.

Get your name into new places locally and internationally: we offer a range of sponsoring opportunities that can help you do this

 

Latest News

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NUFC welcomes international students

International Newcastle and Newcastle United Football Club (NUFC) hosted an afternoon for international students at the Football Club in November.  Over 60 students from local universities and Newcastle college attended, with nationalities represented from across the globe. Students were treated… Read More »

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Newcastles of the World gather at Canada conference

Newcastles of the World held its bi-annual conference in Newcastle, Ontario, Canada in September, bringing together representatives from around the world in different Newcastles. International Newcastle is the project secretariat for Newcastles of the World and Zelie Guerin was invited… Read More »

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Lord Mayor welcomes students at International Community Day

Over 200 students came through the doors for international students community day on November 2nd, welcomed by the Lord Mayor of the city. The annual event held at the Civic Centre in Newcastle is to welcome international students to the… Read More »

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La Yuan offering authentic cultural Chinese experience

La Yuan restaurant is a new modern, light filled restaurant serving zestful food from Sichuan province, China right here in Newcastle and on our list of favourite places to eat. It offers a traditional Chinese tea ceremony, presented by Georgina, their tea guru…. Read More »

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International students – Come and join us at Newcastle United Football Club

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 1-4pm     International Newcastle and Newcastle United Football Club (NUFC) would like to invite you to join us for an afternoon at the Football Club.  As you will know, our Newcastle United football team is… Read More »

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Students from around the world given a warm geordie welcome

Students from 152 different countries have been arriving in Newcastle over the past month and 25 days of celebrations have been organised to welcome them to the city. Organised to coincide with the International Welcome Weeks of the city’s three… Read More »

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Nancy interns make most of placement in Newcastle

Two French students from Nancy have been enjoying an internship at Newcastle City Council for the past four weeks with International Newcastle’s assistance.  Marie Hoff and Romain Olivier are University students from Nancy in Northern France, with Marie studying political… Read More »

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Newcastles of the World

Newcastles of the world
We project manage and develop the Newcastles of the World alliance. First established in the 1980s, Newcastles of the World is an international network of towns and cities with the name Newcastle.

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Join the IN crowd -International students

If you are an international or a home student in Newcastle and would like to sign up to receive information about our programme of opportunities for students please email zelie@internationalnewcastle.org.uk

 

Testimonials

Matthew Ord, North East Chamber of Commerce, International Trade Senior Account Manager

The staff at International Newcastle are fantastic ambassadors for the region and the offering from Better Visits is first-class.

 Study Visit to Newcastle upon Tyne: SWEDEN, Västra Götaland 2014, Folkpartiet

We would like to thank you, both for arranging an outstanding programme and for your devoted approach during our visit to Newcastle.   To quote our Group Leader in the County Council of the Region of Västra Götaland, Sweden:  “You, from International Newcastle, have raised the bar for this type of international study visit by one hundred, no two hundred per cent!”