Jenny Shippen

Jenny Shippen
Jenny is a graduate of Newcastle University three times over, having earned her BA (Hons) in English Literature, MA in Creative Writing, and PGCE under the arches. She now works as a writer, illustrator, and copywriter for the university.

Recent Posts

ICSC Internships | Vic's story

Since 2021, the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience (ICSC) has offered internships to Newcastle University students as part of its efforts to bridge the gap between past and present human rights challenges.

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How to write a personal statement for university

Writing an eye-catching personal statement could be the thing that earns you a place at your favourite university to study your dream degree. But with so much out there on how to write a personal statement, how can you tell what the best advice is? Follow our step-by-step guide to crafting a...

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ICSC Internships | Pippa's story

Since 2021, the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience (ICSC) has offered internships to Newcastle University students as part of its efforts to bridge the gap between past and present human rights challenges. The ICSC helps to preserve the memories of historic sites and memorials around...

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Study in the UK | What is an undergraduate degree?

Chances are you have heard the terms ‘undergraduate’ and ‘undergraduate degree’ while researching what it would be like to study at a UK university. But do you know what they mean? In this blog, we have looked at some of the commonly asked questions about UK undergraduate degrees, what they are,...

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The A*STAR PhD programme for career success | Burak’s story

Computer Science student Burak is taking the A*STAR route to achieve his PhD.

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Global Young Scientists Summit | James' story

Imagine rubbing shoulders with some of the most talented scientific minds in the world today. Physics with Astrophysics student James got the chance to do just that at the Global Young Scientists Summit 2023 in Singapore. We caught up with him to ask about his experiences.

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