Where to Safely Social Distance in & Around Newcastle

Journalism, Media, and Culture student, Anna, shares some of her favourite spaces to relax and safely social distance in and around Newcastle... So, let’s talk about the elephant in the room - Covid-19. As we all know, there’s currently a pandemic and the UK is in lockdown. But as we begin to...

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5 Things I Took for Granted Before the Covid-19 Outbreak

As a final year student, Ari was devastated to spend most of her last semester away from University. Here she shares 5 things she took for granted before the COVID-19 outbreak... As a final year student, I was devastated to spend most of my last semester of university… not actually physically being...

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Newcastle experience at the heart of your induction programme in 2020

We’ve always been proud of the warm welcome we give our new students – in fact we’re well known for how friendly we are! And this year, against the backdrop of Covid-19, we’re working extra hard to support you. We’re gearing up as never before to help you settle in to our vibrant student community,...

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How Long Does Clearing Take?

The wait until Results Day is long enough, without having to wait even longer to know if you’ve secured a place through Clearing.  First things first, remember to stay calm. Not getting the results you need to secure your firm or insurance choice can feel scary, especially since things suddenly...

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What We Do to Help New Students Settle in

Going to university can be nerve-wracking, and if you also think you could be applying through Clearing, you might be feeling even more unsettled.  We know our students sometimes have a lot to learn when they join us - it might be the first time they've lived independently, cooked their own meals,...

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Student Diary | A Day in the Life of an International Marketing Student

The university life of a student starts and ends with each semester, in between comes the lectures, workshops, group projects, individual assignments, and final exams.  But what about the rest of your time? There is always scope to add some extracurricular activities in a daily life routine....

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This is why International Students Should Choose Newcastle

Are you thinking of studying in the UK? Do you want to know why we're one of the most popular higher education destinations? According to the UK's Higher Education Statistics Agency, over 500,000 EU and international students are currently studying here, so you won't be alone! But we know there is...

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Can I Change my Clearing Choice?

Worried about what to do if you change your mind about your Clearing choice? Read on to find out the simple steps you need to take to change your Clearing choice, as well as some top tips on how to navigate Clearing calmly and find your dream degree. This blog relates to the Clearing process on...

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#WeAreTogether: Proud to Help

Tuesday 30th June, marks the launch of Universities UK's "#WeAreTogether: Proud to Help" campaign which recognises, shows appreciation for and gives thanks to all student and staff at UK universities who have stepped up, volunteered, fundraised and much more during the Covid-19 pandemic. Let's put...

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