How does Clearing work?

The thought of not getting the grades you need on Results Day for your university offer can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t mean the end of your journey to higher education. UCSA Clearing can help you find the degree and the university that’s right for you, and our step-by-step guide will help you...

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This is how to prepare for postgraduate study

Postgraduate study is such an exciting chapter in many people's lives. It's rewarding, challenging and it positions you at the forefront of research in your field. But how can you prepare for your postgraduate degree? In our blog, we've listed ways you can get a head start on your postgraduate...

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Gone through Clearing? Find out what happens next?

You’ve gone through Clearing and got the place on the degree that you want. You’ve done it; you’re off to university! But what happens next? How do you confirm your offer? Will your student finance be affected now that you’re going to a different university, and how can you find somewhere to live...

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Living with us | Molly’s story

Want to know what Uni halls are really like? In another of our ‘Living with Us’ series of blogs find out what happened when Molly applied for accommodation with us, how she moved in during lockdown, and get her top tips on living with flatmates. Hi, I’m Molly, and I'm studying Philosophy. During my...

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Living with us | Supporting you is teamwork

Making sure our students feel safe and supported living with us is all about teamwork. In another of our ‘Living with us’ series of blogs, we’ve taken a look at how our great teams at Newcastle will help you settle in once you’ve joined us, and how they work to make sure you have the best possible...

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Living with us | Live your best ResLife

Living away from home for the first time, learning new life skills and making new friends, can feel like a daunting prospect. That’s why we’ve developed ResLife. In this blog – part of our ‘Living with Us’ series – we’ve focused on the network of support ResLife provides for our first-year...

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Living with us | Finding your home from home

Moving away from home for the first time can be a little overwhelming, so when it’s time to choose your university accommodation make sure you research your options. In another of our ‘Living with us’ series of blogs, get an overview of accommodation at Newcastle University – from what’s available,...

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What is Adjustment?

Clearing and Adjustment give you another chance to find the best course for you. However, don’t get them mixed up, as the two UCAS services are very different. Read on to find out more.  

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Your Clearing questions answered

Type into Google the phrase ‘no such thing as a stupid question’ and in 0.45 seconds you’ll get 268,000,000 hits – proof, if it was needed, that while we may feel awkward asking a question, we should never feel stupid. So, we’ve come up with some questions of our own about Clearing – the sort of...

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