Caroline Hardaker

Recent Posts

What will it be like to study Engineering at the new Stephenson building?

A £110m investment in our Engineering facilities will transform our Stephenson building into the home for people who make things happen.

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This is how we support our students' mental heatlh

University can feel daunting sometimes, and that's okay. Here are the resources and support available to all Newcastle University students.  Taking care of your mental health at university is priority number one. 

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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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This is when you need to apply to university 2023

Sorting out your university application can feel overwhelming. How do you know when to submit your application? Is it better to submit it straight away? And when should you get started? Find answers to all these questions and more in our latest blog. 

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What is a Bachelor’s degree?

A Bachelor’s degree is one of the most common and widely available degrees that you can study at university in the UK. But do you know how long it takes to complete a Bachelor’s, what the different abbreviations mean in degree titles, or what you can do with your qualification after you have...


What is the Russell Group?

If you are thinking about studying at a UK university you will probably have heard of the Russell Group. But what is it? Which universities are in the group? And what makes them special? Read on to find out.

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Should I stay at home for university?

Moving out to go to university is a big deal, and it's not for everyone. Each year, many students opt to live at home or locally during their studies, and still get to enjoy all the fun and excitement of university life without having to compromise on home comforts. Leaving home for the first time...

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How to make your university firm and insurance choices

You’ve received offers to study at university and now you have to decide which one to accept. But what do your offers actually mean and how do you make the right choice for you? Read on to find out more about university offers, the difference between firm and insurance choices and some of the...

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What exams are needed to study in the UK?

If you are an international student and want to study for a degree at a UK university, one of the first things you should do is check the qualifications you need to apply. These qualifications – and your grades – will form a huge part of your application. However, they are not the only entry...

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