How to cope when your child goes to university

Let’s be honest, it’s tough being a parent when your child leaves home to go to university. You want them to become the wonderful, confident and independent person you know they can be, but it’s hard to see them go.

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What is the difference between a BSc and BA Hons?

There’s lots to think about when choosing an undergraduate degree and lots of new names and terminology to understand. Most degrees will have BA or BSc attached to their titles – but what do BA and BSc mean? And what is the difference between them? Find out in our latest blog… Quickly find answers...

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Meet our in-house Careers Team

Did you know that here at Newcastle we have a huge student-facing department entirely dedicated to helping you prepare for the job market and achieve your dreams? We met with some of the team and asked them for their Careers Service highlights. Our Careers Service Information Officers, Careers...

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How are Master's Degrees Graded?

Whether you're interested in a Master's, you're already studying towards a Master's, or perhaps you're just curious - read our blog post on how Master's degrees are graded. 

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Top 10 tips for self-care at school this year

Back to school and feeling a little overwhelmed by strange timetabling and safety precautions in the classroom? Covid-19 has had a huge impact on how we go about our daily lives in the UK, so it’s understandable if you’re feeling anxious about how your future, and your studies, have been affected.

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How to Apply to University After a Gap Year 2023

Whether you want some breathing room after your A Levels or a chance to see the world,  there are many reasons to take a year out before studying a degree. Find out what you need to do when you're ready to apply below. Taking a different route to most students can leave you feeling a little out at...

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Can Master's Students Join Societies?

So much is said about the social aspect of university for Undergraduate students, but what about Postgraduate students? Read our blog post by Museum Master's student Sakshi, as she explains whether Master's students can join societies. 

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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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