Caroline Hardaker

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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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International Baccalaureates | IB requirements for universities

Are you an IB student considering going to university in the UK? Find out everything you need to know about IB requirements for universities, including how UCAS points work...

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How important are predicted grades?

Predicted grades help show a university how academically capable you are and whether you’re likely to achieve the entry requirements needed for the degree you want to study. They’re the results your teachers think you’ll achieve, whether that’s at A Level, in your Scottish Highers, or equivalent...

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How to prepare for university interviews

Whether you do a university interview or not will depend on where you want to study and the course you're interested in. If you’re expecting to interview for a place at university, read on to discover answers to some of the most commonly asked questions from applicants.

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Can I get into university if I’m studying BTECs?

Are you a BTEC student and thinking about applying to university? Find out everything you need to know about university entry requirements and whether universities accept BTEC qualifications in our latest blog.

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What is the difference between BSc and BA Hons?

There’s a lot to think about when choosing an undergraduate degree and lots of new names and terminology to understand. Most degrees will have BA or BSc attached to their titles – but what do they mean? And what is the difference between a BSc and BA? Find out in our latest blog…

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How to apply to uni after a gap year

Whether you want some breathing room after your A Levels or a chance to see the world, there are many reasons to take a year out before studying a degree. Find out what you need to do when you're ready to apply below. There is so much information available about the 'typical' university application...

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When is Newcastle University Open Day?

There's no better way to get a feel for university life than by attending an Open Day. We host both summer and autumn Open Days, so you can choose when to visit us. This year, we're hosting events in June, September and November, giving you plenty of opportunity to join us on campus.

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