ICSC Internships | Pippa's story

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

How to write a personal statement for Music

Music is an incredibly competitive degree, so how can you make sure you stand out in your application? We asked Dr Adam Behr, Senior Lecturer in Contemporary and Popular Music, what he looks for in the perfect Music personal statement. There is a lot of pressure on applicants to nail their personal...

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How to write a personal statement for Nutrition

Are you interested in studying a 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 to Professor of Nutrition, Prof. Tom Hill, to find out what he looks for when assessing...

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How to write an English Language/Literature personal statement

When you're applying to university, a personal statement is your chance to showcase what you can offer. It's important to be persuasive, direct, and really project your love of your subject. You also need to highlight why you think your chosen university should want you. Ultimately, an English...

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An international student's guide to late applications and Clearing 2023

Think you have left it too late to study in the UK and apply to Newcastle University this year? Or perhaps you are worrying about your exam results, and don’t know how to make your dream of studying at a Global Top 110 university come true?

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

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

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Built for you: what current students look forward to in our new engineering building

Our redeveloped Stephenson Building will be the place for future engineers and visionaries to come together and tackle world challenges. Some of our current students wanted to share their excitement about the project, so here are their stories…

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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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