Last night, the University swept the board with three awards winning University of the Year, Students' Union of the Year and Employer Engagement of the Year for the Business School.

The Educate North Awards celebrate and recognise best practice and excellence in the education sector in the North.

Newcastle was recognised for its outstanding performance in the areas of business finance, teaching, research, student experience, innovation and economic impact.

Professor Tony Stevenson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Newcastle University, said: "We are delighted to have been named University of the Year, and to have won Students' Union of the Year and Employer Engagement of the Year for the Business School.

"These awards reflect Newcastle University's outstanding quality in teaching and research along with our focus on high levels of student satisfaction.  The success of these awards follows the recent QS World University Rankings by Subject results which highlighted the University as being among the best for many of its popular courses."

Read the full press release here.