International student societies: how to make friends at university

Wondering how you’ll make new friends when you’re studying in the UK? One of the best ways is to join a student society. Newcastle University is home to over 27,000 students from 145 countries. With such a vibrant, multicultural community our societies include groups representing countries from...

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Mastering The Next Chapter: The Transition From Undergraduate to Postgraduate Study

Making the move to postgraduate study from your undergraduate degree is an exciting challenge. Whatever your motivations - whether you choose to jump straight in after completing your undergraduate degree, or decide to come back to it years later - it can be an extremely rewarding venture both...

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Is a Master’s Worth it?

Starting a postgraduate taught or research degree can be incredibly rewarding, but it’s also an important decision that should be properly researched to make sure it’s the right choice for you. When considering this type of study, you might be contemplating whether pursuing a Master's degree is...

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Applying to university when you've missed the 2024 UCAS deadline

Not every student's journey to university is the same. If you miss the UCAS application deadline, whatever your reasons, don't worry - there are other opportunities to apply to university. Read on to find out more.

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How to apply for a Master’s degree | A guide for students

Thinking of studying for a Master’s degree? It could be the best choice you can make to further your education and advance your career. Whether you’re finishing up your Bachelor’s degree or returning to higher education, read on to find out more about how to apply for a Master’s degree, available...

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Taught vs Research Master's: What's the difference?

One of the first choices you'll need to make when considering a Master’s is whether to enrol on to a taught Master's or a research Master's course. In this blog post, we explore the key differences between these two types of postgraduate degree - helping you make an informed decision about which...

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Budgeting for students in the UK | Student budget tips

With the rising cost of living, are you wondering how you're going to cope when you go to university?

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Top 5 reasons to study a Master’s degree in the UK

More and more students and professionals are opting to study for a Master’s degree in the UK, with 13% more people achieving a postgraduate degree in 2022 compared to the previous year.

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Personal statement structure | Advice for international students

As a potential student, you will be asked to write a personal statement – also known as a statement of purpose – detailing your skills, experience, and suitability for the course as part of your application to study at a UK university. Whether you’re just starting your personal statement or looking...

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