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How we support our international students

Starting a university degree is an exciting time, particularly when it involves studying in a different country.  Newcastle University is home to 29,000 students from 140 countries, so we understand what it’s like for students to study abroad. We also know how sometimes they need a little extra...

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Study with us | A guide to our facilities

According to one of the most popular university ranking systems – QS World University Rankings – our facilities are five-star. High specification labs, innovative teaching and lecture spaces, clinical skills suites, rehearsal spaces, industry standard workshops and studios, are just the tip of the...

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How easy is it to get to Newcastle?

Worried about being able to afford travelling to university or do you just want peace of mind that your family and friends are a short trip away, should you need them? There are lots of reasons for choosing a university that's easy to get to and has plenty of transport links. Find out why Newcastle...

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How to Write a Personal Statement for Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Are you interested in studying Electronic and Electrical Engineering degree? Engineering can be quite a competitive subject area, but don't worry, we're here to help you write a personal statement that's sure to impress.  To help you with your application, we spoke to Richard Glenton, the Deputy...

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How to Write a Personal Statement for Nutrition

Are you interested in studying a Food and Human Nutrition degree? One of the first steps to applying to the degree is to write your personal statement.  To help you with your application to study Human Nutrition we spoke with Dr Tom Hill, the Degree Programme Director, to find out what he looks for...

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The Top 10 Packing Essentials as Voted by Current Students

We asked some of our Newcastle University students what they wished someone had told them to pack when they were a Fresher, and their answers may surprise you... Packing too many things or forgetting the most important ones are up there as two of the most common Freshers' mistakes. So, who better...

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What is Online Learning?

Everybody seems to be talking about online learning, but what does it actually mean? And are there any good things about studying online? Find out in our latest blog post. 

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What Will Campus Look like in 2020?

Much has changed so far this year, so you’ll be wondering what our campus might look like from September 2020. Our teams from across the University have been working hard, putting extra measures in place, to ensure our community is kept safe and our campus is ready to welcome us back this September.

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What will student accommodation look like in 2020?

Much has changed so far this year, so you’ll be wondering what your future student accommodation might look like in 2020. Over the last several months, our accommodation and residences teams have been working hard to ensure that all first year students have an enjoyable accommodation experience...

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