Your STEM based career in North East England...



North East England – from historic Durham to culture-filled Newcastle with its iconic monuments, bridges and buildings, the Angel of the North, Gateshead Quay's, Sunderland's annual Air Show,and surfer-friendly beach towns Tynemouth, the region has a lot to offer those looking to work and/or study.

Cited as one of the UK’s fastest growing economies, with a highly-skilled, flexible workforce, connectivity to global markets and low cost base.

Key Cities

newcastle upon tyne & gatesheAD

Newcastle upon Tyne, a centre of business, arts and sciences with world class culture, nightlife, shopping, architecture and famous Geordie spirit. Newcastle is named the best city to bring a up a family


Sunderland is a city with a fascinating history, boasting sandy beaches and green spaces with a wealth of opportunities.


Beautiful, historic city known for listed buildings, landmarks and World Heritage sites: Durham Cathedral & Durham Castle.

middlesbrough & Stockton

Middlesbrough has a passion for entertainment, art and music with Teesside University and local businesses establishing a world reputation for digital innovation and animation wizardry.


Durham University, third oldest university in England, after Oxford and Cambridge, renowned for world-class research.

Newcastle University is a world-class university with a proud tradition and ranks highly for its courses in civil engineering, cancer studies, architecture, built environment and planning.

Northumbria University is a research-rich, business-focused university with a reputation for academic excellence and well regarded business studies and general engineering courses.

Teesside University, Middlesbrough, ranked by 3D World as one of top 20 places to study animation & computer games design.

The University of Sunderland focuses on sciences, advanced manufacturing, software, innovation & creative industries.

North East colleges

University Technical Colleges


Five of the best companies in Newcastle by Glassdoor:

Hedgehog lab (Company Rating 5.0)

Northern Gas and Power (Company Rating 4.7)

Nigel Frank International (Company Rating 4.5)

Cundall (Company Rating 4.2)

University of Newcastle (Company Rating 4)

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