Fast Friends is a programme of activities to help you make the most of your time at Northumbria. It is a great opportunity to meet students from an array of different backgrounds, make friends, and discover more of the UK.

Here are our Term 2 Fast Friend Trips: 

If you would like to attend one of the above events, visit the Welcome Desk to register your interest and to purchase. 


NUFC Tickets

Enjoy the action and atmosphere of the Championship live at St James’ Park in exclusive seats in the Milburn stand. The Fast Friends programme has negotiated discounted prices for the following Newcastle United games:

  • NUFC V Rotherham, 21st January 2017
  • NUFC V QPR, 1st February 2017
  • NUFC V Derby, 4th February 2017
  • NUFC V Aston Villa, 18th February 2017
  • NUFC V Bristol City, 25th February 2017
  • NUFC V Fulham, 11th March 2017
  • NUFC V Wigan, 1st April 2017
  • NUFC V Burton, 5th April 2017
  • NUFC V Leeds, 15th April 2017
  • NUFC V Preston, 22nd April 2017
  • NUFC V Barnsley, 7th May 

Prices of tickets will range from £10 - £15 per ticket – dates and times subject to change due to television rights.

If you would like more information about any of these events, contact 

We also run a befriending service called Fast Friends Buddies. Do you think you could give the time to make sure your fellow students are happy in their new home? Find out more about volunteering here.