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Top places to explore in Newcastle

Want to discover more about Newcastle and see what this beautiful and friendly city has to offer? Read on to explore its history, culture and some of the top locations you simply cannot miss.

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Is NHS healthcare free for international students?

The UK has a publicly funded healthcare system called the National Health Service (NHS) which provides a wide range of services. Read on to find out more about the care it offers, how to access services as an international student and whether healthcare is free.

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How does Clearing work?

UCAS Clearing can help you find the degree and the university that’s right for you. Read our step-by-step guide to work through the process, calmly and confidently.

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What do I need for Clearing?

UCAS Clearing can be unpredictable, but it's also a great opportunity for students to find their perfect university. Make sure you're prepared and know what you need if you go through Clearing - it will take a lot of stress and guesswork out of the process. Read our guide to getting the most out of...

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Top tips for studying in the UK as an Indian student

Relocating to the UK is a big decision, and it’s normal to want to know what to expect before you arrive. We asked our India team to tell us their top tips for prospective Indian students. Read on to find out how you can make your new life as a student in the UK a success.

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Clearing 2023 explained

The Clearing route to university is getting more and more popular each year. Managed by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), Clearing is an opportunity for universities to fill course vacancies and for students to snap up one of those places.

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What to say during Clearing

Look, we get it. Clearing is daunting. But don’t see it as a ‘going out of business' sale. Clearing is actually just another opportunity to find your perfect university. During Clearing, you will have to call each university you’re interested in and have an informal chat about why you’d like to...

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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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5 minutes with: Nancy Kerr-Elliott, Folk and Traditional Music Degree

Acclaimed folk musician Nancy Kerr-Elliott has recently joined Newcastle University as a Lecturer in Folk and Traditional Music. With 40 years' experience playing the violin and a wealth of knowledge spanning composition, traditional song, English violin repertoire and music therapy, Nancy brings...