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Northumbria University, officially the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, is a university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England. A former polytechnic, it was established as one of the new universities in 1992. It is a member of the University Alliance and the second university of Newcastle.

Northumbria University
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Motto Latin: Aetas Discendi
Motto in English
"The age of learning"
Type Public
Established 1992 - Gained University status
1969 - Newcastle Polytechnic
1894 - Rutherford College of Technology
Chancellor Tanni Grey-Thompson
Vice-Chancellor Andrew Wathey
Students 27,075 (2014/15)
Undergraduates 22,705 (2014/15)
Postgraduates 4,370 (2014/15)
Other students
220 FE
Location Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
54°58′35″N 1°36′29″W / 54.9764°N 1.6080°W / 54.9764; -1.6080Coordinates: 54°58′35″N 1°36′29″W / 54.9764°N 1.6080°W / 54.9764; -1.6080
Campus Urban and Suburban
Athletics Team Northumbria
Affiliations University Alliance,
Wallace Group
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