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5 Tips for Getting the Most out of a Virtual Open Day

Many prospective students are well versed on the ins and outs of ‘traditional’ university open days: what to expect, whether to bring parents, things to ask. But, how can you make the most of a virtual open day? Although Covid-19 restrictions are starting to ease in the UK, chances are most...

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How to prepare for a Masters after a break from university

Are you thinking about returning to university as a Masters student after a break? Discover our top tips for how to prepare for higher education… Returning to university after some time in employment, volunteering, or travelling is both a big decision and an exciting new beginning. You might...

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iNCLude | Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme is kindness. All week we’re encouraging you to be kind to yourself and to others by building healthy, positive habits so we can all give our wellbeing a much-needed boost. Download our iNCLude app for iPhone or Android now and play along with...


Teetotal in the Toon

After-hours activities at university undoubtedly play an important role, but everyone has a different idea of the "perfect night out". Some enjoy the world-famous Geordie nightlife, but that's not all Newcastle has to offer. Journalism, Media and Culture student, Jenny, is here to share...

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Stronger Together: Newcastle University Community Combats Covid-19

We're so proud of the many ways our student and staff community continues to come together, step up and show support throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.


Move in Day | Helping Your Son or Daughter Settle in at University

Moving into university halls, when your son or daughter truly flies the nest – possibly for the first time – must rank among the most stressful life events for parents. But it doesn’t have to be, if you approach things in the right way. Moving in day is emotionally tough, but if you remain...

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How Home Exams are different to Regular Exams

With exam season around the corner, this year is undeniably unlike any other. Revision sessions in the library are no more and bedrooms are both the new workspace and exam hall. But how exactly is this new way of examination different and what can you expect? Here’s 5 things to help you understand,...

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Student and Staff Wellbeing Support #WeAreNCL

Students and staff alike, we are all in this together and it's time to give our wellbeing a boost. Take a look at the below information regarding support available to you.


Student & Graduate Entrepreneurs Adapt Amid Covid-19 Challenges #StartedAtNCL

There are 203 businesses currently trading that have been supported by our START UP offer, a part of our Careers Service.  We're continually impressed by stories from our community, who are utilising their entrepreneurial mindset to adapt and innovate in spite of the many challenges brought on by...

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