Trick your brain to improve your revision

Want to know how your brain works when you’re revising and how you can make what you learn stay in your head?   Our School of Psychology focuses on the scientific and experimental study of mind and behaviour with many of our degree programme leaders recognised as experts in their field – in fact...

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Need revision advice? We asked our students...

With exams just around the corner, we wanted to give you some top revision tips that actually work. So, we spoke to our students Ashley, Olivia, Giorgia and Leila. Here’s what they had to say:  

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How are exams changing for 2022?

Starting to feel the pressure with exams just around the corner? Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, sitting a formal exam might be a first for you and you might not know what to expect.   So, in this blog, we have pulled together a breakdown of what happens on the day, how A Level (and equivalent)...

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What are Offer Holder Days?

An Offer Holder Day is a daylong event where you can visit the University and delve deeper into your chosen degree programme through a range of activities, alongside other students who have been given an offer to study on the same course as you. Once you receive an offer from your chosen...

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Is Newcastle right for your son or daughter?

Managing your own anxieties about your child leaving home whilst encouraging your son or daughter to grow and pursue their passions isn’t easy. One thing many parents struggle with is knowing whether their child is moving to a place where they’ll be supported, happy and safe.  In our latest blog,...


How much does it cost to study at a UK university?

Studying in the UK is possibly one of the biggest investments you will ever make in your career. But with so many factors to take into account, there is no exact figure for how much that investment is going to cost. For example, your tuition fees will vary depending on your course, course length...

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10 reasons why your son or daughter should study in the UK

The UK is one of the most popular overseas study destinations for international students, but is it right for your son or daughter? Read on to find out. A higher standard of education

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Top places to explore in Newcastle

Want to discover more about Newcastle and see what this beautiful and friendly city has to offer? Read on to explore its history, culture and some of the top locations you simply cannot miss.

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Applying to a UK university | How to write a personal statement

When you apply to do an undergraduate degree at a UK university you will need to apply online through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). And part of that process involves writing a personal statement. But what is a personal statement? And how can you make sure yours stands out?

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